Global Entrepreneurship Network

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Washington , DC

Global Entrepreneurship Network provides a year-round platform of programs and initiatives aimed at creating one global entrepreneurial ecosystem. GEN helps millions of people in 170+ countries unleash their ideas and turn them into promising new ventures—creating jobs, unearthing innovations for society and strengthening economic stability around the world. For details on the programs and initiatives that make up GEN, visit, follow @unleashingideas on Twitter or on Facebook at


Policy Associate
United States

Project Manager
United States

Vice President
United States

Vice President for Policy & Research
Data and Research, Policy / Government

Cristina Fernández focuses on integrating policymakers into startup ecosystems across the world, creating platforms for them to exchange ideas with...
Director of Network Integration
United States

Director for Digital Products
United States

Genesis Lodise is GEN's Director for Digital Media. He joined GEN after working in digital content creation and management since 1999 and...
Executive Vice President
United States

United States
Ecosystem Development, Starting & Scaling, Data and Research, Policy / Government, Entrepreneurship Education, Social Entrepreneurship

Jonathan Ortmans has a background as an entrepreneur –being part of his first startup team at the age of 19 in his native United Kingdom and starting...
Director of Strategic Partnerships
United States

Startup Community Manager
United States
Ecosystem Development, Entrepreneurship Education, Social Entrepreneurship

United States

Marketing & Communications Manager
United States

03 November 2016 08:00:00 to 04 November 2016 16:00:00

This year our annual summit for the New Zealand angel investing community takes place in stunning...

03 October 2016 16:00:00 to 06 October 2016 12:00:00

October 4-6, 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia


Scaling Up Angel Capi...
24 May 2016 07:00:00 to 24 May 2016 07:00:00

NACO’s inaugural Western Regional Summit is shaping up to be a dynamic day spent...

05 July 2016 18:15:00 to 05 July 2016 18:15:00

Date & Time: 19:15 - 11:30pm, Tuesday 5th July 2016


08 June 2016 08:00:00 to 08 June 2016 08:00:00
  REGISTRATION NOW OPEN     On Wednesday June 8th, 2016...
25 May 2016 07:00:00 to 27 May 2016 07:00:00
25 August 2016 07:00:00 to 25 August 2016 07:00:00
GEN Africa
Save the Date

DEMO Africa now on its fifth season, is happening at the Sandton...

14 November 2016 01:00:00 to 20 November 2016 23:00:00

Join the world in celebrating entrepreneurship this November 14-20, 2016

14 November 2016 00:15:00 to 20 November 2016 23:30:00
Global Entrepreneurship Week

Join us to celebrate entrepreneurship worldwide.