Global Entrepreneurship Summits

Date: 08/29/2017 Description: Logo for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India.  - State Dept Image


The Global Entrepreneurship Summit aims to showcase inspiring entrepreneurs and investors from around the world creating new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration; connect American entrepreneurs and investors with international counterparts to form lasting relationships; and highlight entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable global challenges. The summit typically includes a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions aimed to give participants tailored opportunities to gain skill and relationships that will help their ventures grow. There are also demonstration areas and experiential learning exhibitions to create opportunities for participants to connect with industry experts.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit was held for the first time in South Asia in Hyderabad, India, from November 28-30. This was the eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the preeminent gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 highlighted the theme "Women First, Prosperity for All" by convening emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world to help innovators take their ideas to the next level. Visit the GES2017 website for more information.