Entrepreneurship Week 2018 topics

women

Women are a catalyst for economic growth not only in developed countries, but also in countries where women's basic rights are a struggle.

Studies have shown that women have lower levels of involvement in the growth of entrepreneurship than men, we also know that accelerating the rate of female entrepreneurship may have the same effect as the entry of women into the workforce during the 20th century.

Entrepreneurship Week celebrates female entrepreneurship, ecosystem builders and investors, and offers opportunities to expand networks, identify resources and is a means of sharing information with other women around the world.

youth

Growing stronger entrepreneurial ecosystems encourages young people to initiate and expand new businesses, so they not only change their lives, they also contribute to their communities through job creation and economic revitalization.

Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrates and shapes the next generation of inventors through activities, events and competitions to help them hone their skills and connect them with entrepreneurs, mentors and investors. 

Equal opportunities

Entrepreneurship is a positive force that drives innovation, creates wealth and improves the lives of people in communities, cities and countries. Today, not everyone has the same opportunity.

Race, religion, sex, age or place where a person lives should not be an obstacle to entrepreneurship. Everyone, everywhere should be able to realize dreams.

In an egalitarian society, every person has the same opportunities and the same chance to improve their situation through decision-making. Global Entrepreneurship Week highlights the work of those who work to minimize barriers and obstacles for entrepreneurs. 

ecological systems

Global Entrepreneurship Week encourages organizations  that are looking to have collaborations with entrepreneurial communities  in developing and promising cities. Sharing knowledge and creating connections between entrepreneurs has become more and more important in building healthy and prosperous entrepreneurial communities.

Entrepreneurship Week aims to encourage communities to collaborate, and share their networks and markets to leverage their startup companies. This theme celebrates the shared challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurial communities around the world.