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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Women Entrepreneurs: The Smartest Investment Any Government Can Make

Charles H. Rivkin | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Charles H. Rivkin

As Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, and a former businessman, I have found that investing in the right people is just a...

So Many Ways We Prepare Students for What Comes Next

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 11.01.2016 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

Hardly a week passes without a new article calling for a rethinking of America's higher education system. But is such a drastic change needed?

Make Your Moonlight Your Sunlight; Entrepreneurship during Holiday Season

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

October begins a period when some retailers make as much as 30% of their yearly sales numbers. Last year 7.4 billion dollars was spent on Halloween fo...

Shelly Porges Supports Women Entrepreneurs Globally and Hillary Clinton

Wendy Diamond | Posted 08.17.2016 | Women
Wendy Diamond

When you think of a woman on a passionate mission to support budding women entrepreneurs globally, you naturally envision a successful and accomplished woman herself, right? Shelly Porges is just that woman.

Trailblazing Women: Shelly Porges, Member of the Hillary for America Finance Council, Managing Director of Reservoir Q Global LLC

Anne Ravanona | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Anne Ravanona

An Interview with Shelly Porges, National Finance Co-Chair, Ready for Hilary.

5 Startup Secrets For Women

Susan Liang | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Susan Liang

You'll never know what you're capable of until you take yourself not just to the edge, but jump off of it entirely. Take a risk on yourself: go after your dream and dream big while you're at. Go big or go home.

The Shift From Promotion to Pragmatism in Impact Investing

Randall Kempner | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Randall Kempner

I'm in the midst of an exciting and exhausting round on the conference circuit which has taken me across the continent and back. This week I'm in South Africa participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week festivities. Luckily, I have had plenty of reading material for the plane rides.

Let's Shrink the Growing World of Entrepreneurship

Thom Ruhe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Thom Ruhe

There's nothing like a global economic crisis to bring the world together. Devastating economic events that started in the late 2000s showed the world, once again, that the welfare of one nation is linked to the welfare of others.

Startup Craze in Rio

Lesa Mitchell | Posted 05.28.2013 | Small Business
Lesa Mitchell

Entrepreneurship is a growing global craze, no doubt about it. Case in point: More than 2,000 people from 130 countries met in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last week to share stories about the obstacles and opportunities of building startup communities in cities across the globe.

Unleashing Entrepreneurship: My Generation's Legacy

Marc Nager | Posted 01.16.2013 | Small Business
Marc Nager

I hope I speak for my entire generation when I say that I would be less than satisfied if we were not remembered as the generation that further unleashed the true power of entrepreneurship as one of the most powerful forces for good in human history.

Disrupting the Planet: A New Class and Generation of Entrepreneurs With a Bold Vision Without Borders

Michael Dadashi | Posted 01.14.2013 | Small Business
Michael Dadashi

In the new world economy there's a new universal truth. Job creation is the global equalizer and self-generating currency. What starts in innovation, results in jobs, and I think we can all agree, especially after the last election cycle, jobs are a really good thing.

Why Entrepreneurship and Crowdfund Investing Go Hand-in-Hand in Recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week

Jason Best | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Jason Best

Crowdfunding will be one of the most transparent, efficient and necessary investment channels in the future. Customers become investors and have a vested interest in the success of a company. This is only now possible because crowdfunding democratizes access to capital.

All Eyes on the Doers and Makers of Things

Jonathan Ortmans | Posted 01.12.2013 | Small Business
Jonathan Ortmans

Now that the election is past us, the attention of hundreds of Americans has shifted from political battle to startup battle as Global Entrepreneurship Week launches today in 130 countries. For newly elected politicians, the only issue is how much they want to make their path easier.

The Growing Tech Scene in South Florida

Craig Agranoff | Posted 02.11.2012 | Miami
Craig Agranoff

Florida's tech and entrepreneurship scene is growing at a fast pace. A large part of this is thanks to our close connection with many companies and tech groups in Latin and South America.

Global Entrepreneurship Week: A Smarter World By Startups

Jonathan Ortmans | Posted 01.14.2012 | Small Business
Jonathan Ortmans

What Global Entrepreneurship Week is showing us is that nascent entrepreneurs are already wired to think across borders and increasingly have more in common with each other than their own cultural elders.

It Takes a Village: The Impact of Communal Parenting

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

While the course of action taken to raise a child is solely to the discretion of the parent, what I find to be most effective method is the impact of communal parenting.

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week By Starting a Cause-Integrated Company

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

I call on readers to think more openly about their own abilities to start successful enterprises that empower others in light of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Global Entrepreneurship Week Challenge: Ignite the Spark in Teens

Sean C. Rush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sean C. Rush

Growing up, many kids dream of being an astronaut, a fireman or a movie star - but how many kids dream of being an entrepreneur? Students, educators, ...

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

Having an idea and taking a small action has the power to change your life. You have the power to take an action that can make a huge difference. What is a problem that you see a solution for?