There are 582 million entrepreneurs worldwide, and this week, people are celebrating them and the universal entrepreneurial spirit. Global Entrepreneurship Week is a week-long set of events, activities and competitions each November that inspires millions globally to explore their potential as entrepreneurs. GEW focuses on fostering connections and increasing collaboration within their local community’s ecosystem. This year’s events will be held from November 16-20 and include people from 80 different countries hosting 40,000 events.
You can participate in this phenomenal global celebration by joining Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Fort Worth for 75+ free and completely virtual events. Each virtual session fits into one of the five themes for the 2020 entrepreneurship celebration.
While celebrating entrepreneurship this week, don’t forget to attend these exciting events hosted by the Chamber’s community partners the University of Texas at Arlington and TechFW.
The University of Texas at Arlington’s Events:
UTA Maverick Startup Stories: The Good, The Bad & The Messy
November 16, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Serial entrepreneur and UT Arlington alum, Scott Parsinen, will lead a discussion with fellow UT Arlington alumni about their challenges and successes in starting and growing their businesses. Discover how appreciating the lessons learned every day helped them to gain the knowledge needed to become more successful in their business ventures.
UTA MavPitch Winners: Creating Impact
November 17, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
From UT Arlington’s College of Business, Dr. Jeff McGee moderates a conversation with student entrepreneurs about developing a business to have a social impact. Winners of UT Arlington’s MavPitch competition discuss why being intentional about social impact is important to them.
UTA Maverick Resources for Startup Success
November 18, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
UTA Mavericks are building part of an entrepreneurial ecosystem, leveraging local resources and mentoring services to launch and grow their businesses.
UTA Maverick Diversity in Entrepreneurship
November 20, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Learn how UT Arlington’s diverse student body is blazing trails for other women and minorities to create an impact as entrepreneurs.
Global Entrepreneurship: Health, Behavior and Technology
November 17, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Humberto Antunes, entrepreneur, past CEO of Galderma, past Chairman of The Proactiv Company and co-founder of Nestle Skin Health, shares his expert insights on Global Entrepreneurship.
(Spoken in Vietnamese) Tinh thần khởi nghiệp người Việt tại Hoa Kỳ
November 18, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Từ khởi nghiệp cho tới công ty triệu đô – Hành trình đáng kinh ngạc của công ty LURACO Technologies. (Nói bằng tiếng Việt.)
Advice from Angels
November 19, 1:00 PM – 2 :00 PM
Join Fort Worth’s premier investment group, Cowtown Angels, and one of its portfolio companies, Revitalize Charging Solutions, as they dive into the world of Angel funding.
You only have to register once for 75+ events. CLICK HERE to register for GEW Fort Worth Week.