global entrepreneurship week 2011Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators that takes place every November. From November 14th – 20th this year entrepreneurs from around the world will gather for events big and small. Since GEW started in 2008 it has grown to over 115 countries with over 37,000 activities planned around the world. With so many markets around the world in turmoil and governments looking for ways to spark growth many have embraced a week aimed at innovation and developing the next generation of businesses.

The organizers want you to remember that this week is not just about creating awareness but really about building businesses. Don’t go to an event just to cheer for others but go to find opportunities, take risks and solve problems.

You can get involved in a few ways:

Some GEW statistics:

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