Jonathan Ortmans

Building One Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Month: November 2009 (page 1 of 2)

A Global Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

Austria was the last nation to officially sign up for Global Entrepreneurship Week this year and we are especially grateful to the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) who with little noticed organized one of our global Featured Events  – a forum on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Central and Eastern European Competitiveness” which took place on November 15-17. At this event, business leaders, policy leaders and entrepreneurship experts exchanged thoughts on the role of entrepreneurship in the post-Communist transition. Stay tuned for more details and video.
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A Renaissance in Entrepreneurship Policy in the Middle East

Throughout the Arab world, policymakers have been paying attention to the power of entrepreneurship. Hundreds of initiatives are being launched to encourage youth to innovate, learn marketable skills and start their own enterprises. The United Arab Emirates and the Arab Republic of Egypt rank among the top 10 global reformers in 2008/09 (Egypt for the fourth time), according World Bank’s Doing Business in the Arab World 2010 report.  Continue reading

Central and Eastern Europe: the Transition to Entrepreneurial Capitalism

Austria was the last nation to officially sign up for Global Entrepreneurship Week this year and we are especially grateful to the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) who with little noticed organized one of our global Featured Events  – a forum on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Central and Eastern European Competitiveness” which took place on November 15-17. At this event, business leaders, policy leaders and entrepreneurship experts exchanged thoughts on the role of entrepreneurship in the post-Communist transition. Stay tuned for more details and video.
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Policymakers in Egypt Launch Global Entrepreneurship Week

In Cairo, the Minister of Education, the President of the Financial Supervisory Authority and other high-ranking officials gathered on November 15 for the Launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. At this event, participants shared knowledge on how to build an entrepreneurial environment. Egyptian leaders tapped on the expertise of several sponsoring organizations, such as the Middle East Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE), local universities, and development agencies like the International Labor Organization. The event had an attendance of over 300 participants, including over 40 students and entrepreneurs. Continue reading

Global Entrepreneurship Policy Dialogues in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C, the capital of one of the most entrepreneurial economies and home to the largest international development organizations is alive for this, Global Entrepreneurship Week.  Policy events will focus, like others around the world, on the need to globally unleash a new wave of entrepreneurs.
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