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Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators, who launch start-ups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.

The initiative launched in 2008 and has since grown to 150 countries—with 32,008 partner organizations planning 54,846 activities that directly engage millions of participants every year.

The Bermuda Host Committee is coordinated by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation with organizational support from the Department of E-Commerce and Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Bermuda has fared well on the Global stage winning the award for the most activities, and most program partners per capita at the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan.

Additionally, Bermudians EJ Burrows and Connor Burns of Symatecs and Bermuda Arial Media winning the top prize in the Global Future Agro Challenge in Athens in 2014.

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HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 6 November 2017 – On November, 2nd on the steps of City Hall, The Minister of Economic Development & Tourism, The Hon. Jamahl Simmons, JP, MP, proclaimed November 13 – 20th and  as Global Entrepreneurship Week and the entire month of November as Entrepreneurship Month in Bermuda. 

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a worldwide initiative that has grown to have over 160 host countries participate, 30,000 partner organizations that plan thousands of activities to engage millions of people.

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Rocket Pitch Competition

      • Rocket Pitch Competition: - Thurs., Nov 16th – 5:30 – 9:00pm

    SUBMISSIONS DUE BY OCTOBER 30th   Download your Pitch Kit @ www.BEDC.BM today

  • This annual GEW Event has become a staple of GEW Bermuda with four catagories in 2017 featuring technolory, tourisim, agro/green industry, and a newly introduced catagory for under 18 year olds.

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