GEWUSA News & Updates: Nov. 2
Arizona,California,District of Columbia,Florida,Massachusetts,New Jersey,Pennsylvania
Nov 02, 2011
Each day, we take a look at more news and updates emerging from GEW/USA partners and their plans for Global Entrepreneurship Week:
- St. Thomas University's School of Business is hosting four special events during GEW demonstrating the school's emphasis on entrepreneurship during its 50th anniversary year--including the launch of Startup Florida, a regional member of the Startup America network.
- Two Arizona State University student-run companies, Ellens Technology and reNature, were recognized for being named to the 'GEW 50' in the Startup Open competition.
- The Boston Herald picked up on four Boston startups that were named to the 'GEW 50' in the Startup Open competition.
- Chapman University is looking to Startup Weekend Orange County during GEW as a way to help achieve its "goal to put Chapman at the forefront of transforming the county's entrepreneurial ecosystem."
- Carnegie Mellon University is holding a 'show & tell' on the opening day of GEW--highlighting the startups and spin-offs generated by CMU students and faculty based on cutting-edge research at the university. Later in the week it is holding a jobs fair and a 'Smart Start' event focused on commercializing opportunities from game hackfests.
- The International Council for Small Business and the Global Business School Network, in association with the George Washington University School of Business, is hosting a panel of international entrepreneurs who will address how accessibility to technology and cloud computing are changing entrepreneurship around the globe.
- Congratulations to the next generation of eCommerce (and spawn of Startup Weekend Los Angeles), Zaarly, for landing former eBay CEO Meg Whitman to its Board as well as $14.1 million in new funding.
- Several GBSN Member Schools are holding events highlighting entrepreneurship and inspiring people to develop new ventures.
- Entrepreneurship in art, music, and poetry is the focus of New Jersey's ARTfest on November 19--the closing event of Start Something NJ.