Come and meet the world in Melbourne 1-4 May

By |2023-01-21T18:57:20+00:00January 21st, 2023|Education, GEC, GEN UK, policy, Research, Uncategorized|

We are looking forward to gathering together with our GEN colleagues at the GEC in Melbourne and creating new connections and opportunities.   Last year in Riyadh we had a UK delegation of almost 30 ecosystem players, and we would love to invite you to join us this year for GEC 2023.   Vibrant, scalable, and high-performing startup [...]

Grow with Purpose – the big theme for GEW UK 2022

By |2022-11-24T12:12:25+00:00November 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrated its 15th anniversary this year across 200 countries. In the UK hundreds of events took place across the country and online via the GEN UK HUB. The big theme was Grow with Purpose focusing on the why and how entrepreneurs can make an impact. GEW UK 2022 launched at the NatWest conference [...]

GEW focuses on sustainability and innovation at COP27

By |2022-11-18T01:07:38+00:00November 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|

This is Global Entrepreneurship Week and tomorrow our theme is Sustainability and Innovation.  As part of the lineup we are hosting the second Startup Planet conference focusing on green and blue entrepreneurs from around the world and COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.  All sessions are available on demand at   To mark the event we [...]

Counting down to GEW on the road to COP27

By |2022-11-13T17:53:05+00:00November 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|

As we approach Global Entrepreneurship Week, we have driven two Startup Planet electric cars on an envirodrive from Glasgow, home of COP26, to Sharm El Sheikh. Envirorally’s Clara Stone completed over 3,000 miles across 11 countries in 2 legs. En route she visited sustainability and innovation hubs, was welcomed by embassies, and received the kindness of [...]

Driving the Net Zero road to COP27

By |2022-10-27T09:16:20+01:00October 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Our countdown to GEW UK 2022 starts today. As part of GEW UK this year we are presenting Startup Planet will host the big conversation between entrepreneurs and policy makers to fast-track progress towards Net Zero. Started in Glasgow during COP26, we are back for COP27 driving the road from Glasgow to Sharm El Sheikh in [...]

Counting down to Global Entrepreneurship Week

By |2022-09-06T18:26:44+01:00September 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Just 10 weeks until the 15th Anniversary of the World's largest celebration of Entrepreneurship, GEW UK 2022. GEN UK has a vibrant programme of activities 14-20 November and already our launch event on Monday 14th, hosted by NatWest Group is booking fast. This year our theme is Grow With Purpose and you can find events and [...]

GEW UK 2021 is championing entrepreneurs

By |2021-11-10T16:11:52+00:00November 10th, 2021|BeAChampion, Education, GEW, Seminar, Uncategorized|

GEW UK 2021 is championing founders[/caption]GEW UK 2021 is packed with events this year covering a broad agenda covering topics like Climate, Education, Inclusion, Policy, Women's Entrepreneurship, and Founder Wellbeing. You can access all the events and activities taking place across the UK on the GEN UK HUB. If you are away from your screen you [...]

Piers Linney joins GEN UK as first Ambassador

By |2021-09-09T12:52:12+01:00September 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

GEN UK has today appointed SME champion and former Dragon, Piers Linney, as its first ever Ambassador. As the first person to take on the role, Piers will be representing the organisation to the outside world – presenting the face of GEN UK to government departments, NGOs, commercial enterprises, business communities and other bodies in the [...]

Francesca James voted one of 35 under 35 top young business and professional women in Wales 2020

By |2020-12-11T14:00:14+00:00December 11th, 2020|GEN UK, GEW, Uncategorized|

The WalesOnline 35 Under 35 top young business and professional women in Wales 2020 was announced this week. The women that make up this list are making their mark in business across the whole of Wales, but with an impact that goes well beyond. The 35 women come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, from tech start-ups to [...]

GEN UK HUB launches, the new virtual home for entrepreneurs and GEW UK

By |2020-10-05T14:13:44+01:00October 5th, 2020|Education, GEW, Lecture, Seminar, Uncategorized|

GEW UK 2020 goes live 16-22 November and will be celebrated across the UK and in over 170 countries. GEW UK will be inspiring entrepreneurs to drive growth by focusing on innovation and job creation. For the first time GEW UK will be delivered online and coordinated through GEN UK's new HUB, powered by WorldLabs. GEW [...]

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