Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

Global Impact Series

Join us and hear from an amazing line-up of speakers from across the world on four key areas impacting startups and investors in these turbulent times. You can register for each session using the links below, registration is free of charge.
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YOUTH

Awake enthusiasm and awareness for entrepreneurship. Panelists will share and discuss best practices in the area of youth entrepreneurship education and support.

 

Panelists:

Date & Time: 

Monday, 16.11.2020
15:00 – 16:30 (+2 GMT)

Panel moderated by Carsten Sudhoff with the opportunity to ask questions and participate.

GOVERNMENT

Initiatives to support businesses during crisis. Panelists will share and discuss initiatives that have worked better and those that have been less successful.

 

Panelists:

Date & Time

Tuesday, 17.11.2020
15:00 – 16:30 (+2 GMT)

Panel moderated by Carsten Sudhoff with the opportunity to ask questions and participate.

INVESTMENT

Accessing early & mid stage investment. Panelists will share best practices in the world of classical investment as well as in the rising market for impact investment.

 

Panelists:

Date & Time

Wednesday, 18.11.2020
12:00 – 14:00 (+2 GMT)

Panel moderated by Carsten Sudhoff with the opportunity to ask questions and participate.

BRANDING

How do countries brand themselves as entrepreneur hub? Against the backdrop of the Swiss Entrepreneurship brand project, panelists will share best practices about how ecosystems have positioned and differentiated themselves.

Panelists:

Date & Time: 

Thursday, 19.11.2020

12:00 – 13:30 (+2 GMT)
 
Panel moderated by Barbara Ruebel with the opportunity to ask questions and participate.

Other Sessions

Facing uncertainties and refocus on sustainable development goals (SDGs): the future of investment and entrepreneurship policies

Panelists:

  • Daniel Loeffler, Deputy Secretary-General at Departement of economic development at State of Geneva
  • Dawn Lyle, Founder iCreate and 4theRegion, Swansea, Wales, UK
  • Daniel Emejulu, Programme Manager UN Affairs Microsoft
  • Joannie M. Bewa, United Nations Young Leader for SDGs  
  • Marta Perez Cuso, Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Commission on Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)
  • World Bank, Geneva

Date & Time: 

Thursday, 19.11.2020

15:00 – 16:30 (+2 GMT)
Daily Morning Meditation
Start the day right and get in the mood for the GEW events of the day through a virtual morning meditation.

Date & Time: 

Daily, Monday-Friday

7:30 – 8:00 (+2 GMT)
Innosuisse Entrepreneurial Course: Culture and Leadership

Date & Time: 

Tuesday, 17.11.2020

17:30 – 21:00 (+2 GMT)
Mental Health and Resilience for Entrepreneurs

Let’s connect to discuss and enhance our mental health and resilience, benefitting from the strength of the entrepreneurial community.

Date & Time: 

Wednesday, 18.11.2020

17:00 – 19:00 (+2 GMT)
Innosuisse Entrepreneurial Course Basel Alumni Event

Date & Time: 

Thursday, 19.11.2020

17:30 – 19:00 (+2 GMT)
Youth Enterpreneurship - Learning Session

Shared learning session on how to inspire youth to solve real world challenges.

Date & Time: 

Friday, 20.11.2020

12:10 – 13:00 (+2 GMT)

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