Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a movement to celebrate and empower entrepreneurs in every country and community around the world – especially those who face structural barriers or may have never considered the idea of launching a startup. Each November, 10 million people take part in tens of thousands of activities, competitions and events that inspire them to act and provide them with the knowledge, experience and connections they need to succeed. 


Programs that support entrepreneurs at all stages to reach their next phase of growth. These include: GEN Policy; GEN Invest; GEN Accelerates; GEN Campus; Global Enterprise Registration; Startup Huddle; and the Entrepreneurship World Cup.


Programs, including Global Entrepreneurship Week, an awareness campaign engaging millions of people each November through thousands of events that celebrate entrepreneurs and inspire others – particularly those who face structural barriers or may have never considered the idea of launching a startup. 


Programs, including GEN Research, and other initiatives that compile, share, and analyze data related to new firm formation to better understand the underlying conditions that best enable entrepreneurs to thrive. 


Programs that strengthen local ecosystems around the world by connecting entrepreneurs, ecosystem builders and community leaders. These include the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, GEC+, the Startup Nations Summit and an expanding range of virtual programming.  

GEW Lebanon 2023

This Year's topic

In today’s dynamic and ever-evolving world, our focus is on addressing essential subjects that shape our future. These four pivotal topics—Green, Tech, Social, and Education—are at the heart of global conversations and innovation.


The Green topic centers on environmental sustainability, advocating for responsible practices and policies to protect the planet for current and future generations.


The Social topic is all about creating a more equitable and connected world, focusing on the well-being of individuals and communities.


Technology is a dynamic force that continually shapes our world, driving advancements and fundamentally altering the way we live and work.


Education is the key to personal and societal growth, and this topic delves into the advancements and strategies that enhance learning and knowledge dissemination.

Acitvities of 2023

We have plenty of activites for GEW 2023!

Click here to learn about them.

Our Partners
Country Host
Outreach and Venue Partners
Outreach Partners
Be Part of GEW Lebanon

Anyone can be part of GEW, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers, educators, entrepreneurship support organizations and interested individuals. if you would like to be part of GEW Lebanon fill out this form.

You can also send an email to [email protected].