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16 Jan

Understanding Yoruba Language Will Increase One’s Business Potential

It is universally acknowledged that in today’s modern multilingual world, understanding Yoruba language will increase one’s business potential, enhance one’s professional skill set, enable us to interact with cultural communities in our home town or city and take us to exciting destinations across the planet.

31 Dec

MSMEs policy advocacy and ecosystem connection events – Hargeisa and Garowe

Shaqodoon has organized two parallel events on 20th November 2022 - The first event of MSMEs policy advocacy has been organized with the ministry of trade and tourism of Somaliland. The event brought together all major stakeholders including Development Partners, NGOs, Government, MSMEs and associations, etc.).

23 Dec

Year in Review: 7 Highlights from 2022

In 2022, backed by an incredible community of staff, volunteers and partners, GEN directly helped 5,575 entrepreneurs and indirectly supported 1.13 million startups through our programs. With deep gratitude to all who helped us make this possible, I have selected seven highlights from our 15 global work streams to mention as we close out the year.

19 Dec

Call for Proposals: GEC Speakers + Sessions

The Global Entrepreneurship Network is now accepting proposals for sessions and speakers for the 2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) taking place in Melbourne, Australia May 1-4, 2023. GEC 2023 will bring entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and ecosystem builders together over four days of keynotes, sessions and networking events to give attendees the information, skills, connections and inspiration they need to strengthen their startup ecosystems and address global challenges at home and across national borders, for the benefit of all.

15 Dec

Fail Or Thrive: Young Entrepreneurs Tipped On Scaling Business Ideas Beyond ‘Survival’

The mindset and decision you make plays a crucial role in overcoming business failure. But it all starts with a person’s willingness to change, working with others, and learning from experienced entrepreneurs across the globe. Entrepreneurship is a journey that can’t be walked alone.

1 Nov

Mahlatse Tolamo to lead GEN South Africa as Managing Director

The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) announced the appointment of Mahlatse Tolamo as managing director for GEN South Africa.

16 Aug

GEN Zambia Launched; Edwin Zulu Appointed Managing Director

The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) announced the launch of GEN Zambia and the appointment by its board of directors of Edwin Zulu as Managing Director.

29 Mar

Melbourne, Australia Selected as Next Host City for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress

The Global Entrepreneurship Congress is coming to Melbourne, Australia in March 2023. Co-hosted by the Global Entrepreneurship Network, GEN Australia, and MCI Australia, GEC 2023 will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem builders, policymakers and community leaders from 200 countries to share and strengthen innovative approaches to empowering entrepreneurs.