Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013


What is Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)?

  • GEW will take place from 16th November to 22md November, and is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship.
  • In the UK, the GEW campaign is hotsed by Youth Business International, a global network dedicated to helping young entrepreneurs get started in business.
  • Last year in the UK more than 600 partner organisations hosted over 6,000 events that reached more than 300,000 entrepreneurial people across the country.
  • GEW UK partners include: Barclays, Accenture, BG Group, JP Morgan, DLA Piper, Credit Swiss, Virgin Start Up, Start Up Direct and Merrill Lynch.

Activities to get involved with include:

  • Networking events for students and Investors
  • Key note speakers from alumni/high profile contacts
  • Fun and informative workshops on business start ups
  • Student and graduate entrepreneurs Question Time panel
  • Stalls showcasing students/graduates merchandiese and service
  • Showcase of social enterprises
  • Chance to win Most Enterprising Society
  • Apprentice style challeges and many more!

How to get involved: If your society wants to hold a workshop then sign up today or email

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