Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011

This fall, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) aims to touch more current and aspiring entrepreneurs around the globe than any event, ever. Thousands of activities in 123 countries will teach the power of entrepreneurship by showcasing creativity and innovative thinking. GEW 2011 is being held November 14 – 20, spurring new ideas, ingenuity and firm creation through local, national and global activities.

In three short years, Global Entrepreneurship Week has expanded to more than 100 countries—empowering nearly 20 million people through 95,000 activities. Powered by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a growing network of 24,000 partner organizations. For more information, visit, and follow @unleashingideas, on Twitter.

In Spain, GEW is coordinated by IESE’sEntrepreneurship Innovation Center and co-sponsored by entities and companies such as ACC1Ó, Barcelona Activa, Fundación Banesto, BeCapital, Sociedad de Promoción Económica de Gran Canaria, Fundación Rafael del Pino, Madrid Emprende and Grupo Intercom.

For more information, consult the news section on IESE’s homepage.