BRIDGE THE BREAKTHROUGH: INNOVATE, COLLABORATE, ADVOCATE

Nov. 18-24, 2019

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WHAT IS Global Entrepreneurship Week?

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the largest entrepreneurship community in the globe with more than 30,000 members in the network. Once a year, we bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and government leaders in the Greater Washington, D.C. Region and over 7-days to connect, collaborate, share resources and celebrate our thriving Inclusive Innovation ecosystem.

170 countries

35,000 events

20,000 partners

10 mil. people

NETWORK WITH Panelists + Speakers

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist, Canva

Patricia Edwards

Founder, XIS Enterprise

Connell Wise

Founder, Connell Wise & Associates

Ellen Bateman

Partnerships, Global Entrepreneurship Network

Juan Camilo Cardona

Founder, EPICO Global

Yurani Sandoval

Founder, Single Parent Power

Monica Kang

Founder, InnovatorsBox

Steven A. Rodriguez

Worldwide Community Strategist & Speaker

#ZeroBarriers #NewMajority

#GiveFirst

Throughout the year, we strengthen and unite the community by curating inclusive, thought-provoking, and meaningful events and partnerships to grow the ESHIP (entrepreneurship) ecosystem.

SCHEDULE DETAILS Featured Events

We’re announcing our programming and events slowly over the next few weeks. Stay tuned...

5:30 PM - 09:00 PM
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Yurani Sandoval

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Monica Kang

Techstars Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech

In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Juan Camilo Cardona

EPICO DC

EPICO stands for Entrepreneurship, Product, Innovation, Community, and Outliers, which are the five themes that the event evolves around. This event marks the first time that twelve meetup communities will come together to run their monthly event under the same roof on the same day in the DMV.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Guy Kawasaki

How to Make a Great Pitch

Making pitches is a way of life for an entrepreneur. Guy Kawasaki provides his tips for ensuring each pitch is better than the last. His 10/20/30 rule for PowerPoint slides is essential.

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Steven A. Rodriguez

#GEW2019 Kick-Off Celebration

Kick off #GEW2019 with drinks, good food and great networking. A few of the latest DC-MD-VA area startups will also be pitching in a 5-minute rapid-fire presentation for some neat prizes.

HOW TO Get Involved

Volunteer

We can’t put on this week without you. Join our team to help us unite the DMV business community.

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Contact

We are here to support you. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.

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Speaker Proposal

Is there a topic you are passionate about? If you have an idea for an event, fill out the form below.

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Sponsor

Empower the community and interact with more than 6,000 entrepreneurs. We’d love to hear from you!

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Partner

Help us put this week together by providing in-kind support. This week would not be possible without you.

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Have an upcoming event or exciting opportunity you want to share? Let's include it in the newsletter.

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OUR Sponsors

global entrepreneurship network
ewing marion kauffman foundation
kapor center for social impact
google for startups
the yard
wework labs

OUR Community Partners

suego
xis global
bloomshift
international council on trade and development
university of maryland
inncuvate
technical.ly dc
1863 ventures
dc government mayor's office for veteran affairs
ureeka
bay atlantic university
epico global
1 million cups
startup leadership program
hackers/founders
aesir
techqueria

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