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Welcome to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Croatia

Events and SeminarsPosted by Uvner Business Consulting Sat, July 26, 2014 12:31:45

We would like to inform You about the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, which will be held in Croatia in Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split from September 22 – 26, 2014.

Over the past six years, the Global Entrepreneurial Congress (GEC) has evolved into a premier annual gathering of startup champions from 153 nations dedicated to building and strengthening entrepreneurial ecosystems that fuel advances in innovation and economic growth. During the GEC, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, thought leaders and policymakers work together to help new firms start and scale. It is the part of global campaign GEW, www.gew.co

The goal of GEC2 is to provide a framework for thinking and acting. GEC2 has emerged to fill a need for more in-depth collaboration. It is the first in a series of deep-dives into specific topics, ‘The Entrepreneurial Mindset’. The main goals of this event is:

- Examine the best in terms of formal curriculum as well as more popular experiential education programs for startups with focus on critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Recognize best examples of startup programs around the globe
- Promote global sharing of innovative practices in empowering more citizens to start thinking like entrepreneurs
- Provide Global-wide networking opportunities for participants

The 2014 GEC2 is a joint effort by the GEW - an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation, GEW Host Croatia, the Split City Government, Dubrovnik – Neretva County, University MINERVA and the Croatia Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts. Please visit the Congress website www.gec2.co. A preliminary programme can be downloaded here.
Are you a Swede interested in doing business with Southeast Europe? Or someone in that region having business relations with Sweden? Then you are very welcome to join our web forum here.

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