Silicon Prairie News

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Omaha November 17, 2008 by Dusty Davidson

This week, people from around the world are organizing events and promoting entrepreneurship in the first annual Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a civil-society initiative to promote the entrepreneurial aspirations of young people everywhere. During this week, partner organizations will conduct a range of activities designed to inspire, connect, mentor and engage young people, to help them acquire the knowledge, skills, networks and values needed to grow innovative and sustainable enterprises.

Here's a few links to get you started...

Wikipedia - Global Entrepreneurship Week

Kauffman Foundation - Global Entrepreneurship Week

More videos on YouTube

And here are a few events going on this week to let you get out and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs...

Cornstalks @ Nomad

Thursday, November 20th @ Nomad Lounge (1013 Jones) at 7PM

Cornstalks is a networking and light education group for early stage, high growth companies in the Omaha region. This is an informal meet-up at Nomad Lounge, to spark conversation and dialogue around entrepreneurship and innovation. If you are interested in entrepreneurship, please join us!

Anyone else know of activiites surrounding Global Entrepreneurship Week? If so, please leave a comment and let everyone know!

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