Global Entrepreneurship Week: Recaps from Countries Around the World

The 15th annual campaign reached 1.13 million startups in 2022.
23 Dec 2022

The 15th annual campaign reached 1.13 startups in 2022, with events taking place in person and online in 200 countries. National hosts share highlights and insights from their local entrepreneurship ecosystems. 

Belarusian Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Celebrates GEW Abroad

With a business landscape complicated by political protests, economic and social challenges, and the war in Ukraine, GEW organizers from Belarus held events to support the Belarusian community abroad, find new solutions and resources for Belarusian founders and connect Belarusian entrepreneurs with the international business community.

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Kigali Today Covers Global Entrepreneurship Week Rwanda

Rwanda's leading news agency provided ongoing coverage during GEW. Read the articles, on topics such as inspiring words for future graduates and founders, rethinking entrepreneurship education, passion, purpose and profit in business, and scaling enterprises.

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GEW Spain Hosts 500+ Activities

Highlights from GEW Spain included a Startup Huddle in Tarragona, which supported connectivity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Empenzar Fest in Andalusia, which included hundreds of activities including the Top 50 Emprendemos Awards Gala, and the Deusto Emprende Week, which introduced the world of entrepreneurship to the students of Deusto University.

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GEW Denmark Champions Entrepreneur Needs During Challenging Time for Its Ecosystem

Peter Joakim Kofler, chair of Danish Entrepreneurs, national host for GEW Denmark, reflects on the state of his country's entrepreneurship ecosystem, the role of GEW within it, and the impact and reach of the campaign in 2022. 

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Sri Lanka Celebrates GEW with 50 Partners and 100+ Events

Fifty-six in-person events were held across Sri Lanka during Global Entrepreneurship Week, including workshops for 200+ female entrepreneurs and freelancers, and 55 virtual sessions including a Digital Investment Summit. 

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Entrepreneurship is Alive Across the Caribbean

GEW highlights in the Caribbean included the Entrepreneurship World Cup Regional Finals and a two-day tech and agriculture startup event reaching 15 entrepreneurs from nine countries. 

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North Macedonia Celebrates Country's Largest Entrepreneurial Initiative Yet

More than 55 organizations hosted Global Entrepreneurship Week events dedicated to advancing entrepreneurial education, inclusion, policy-making, and building entrepreneurship ecosystem partnerships. Twenty-nine in-person events and 21 online events culminated in the largest national entrepreneurship campaign in the country to date.

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Malta Celebrates GEW 2022

Highlights from Global Entrepreneurship Week Malta included events for students, an awards ceremony organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Malta in Turkey, guest lectures and more. 

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Republic of Moldova Celebrates 10th Edition of GEW

Global Entrepreneurship Week was first introduced in Moldova in 2013 and has quickly expanded to promote local and international economic growth.

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Turkey Celebrates GEW in 81 Cities

More than 300 Global Entrepreneurship Week events took place across Turkey in November, reaching 32,000 participants. 

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Kathryn Forrest

Manager for Communications | Global Entrepreneurship Network

Kathryn is the Manager for Communications at the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), where she is responsible for telling and amplifying its … More