Universities Across the US Kickoff GEW/USA

Yesterday was the official opening day of GEW 2013 and universities across the country celebrated with various kickoff events for students and the local community.

The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and The University of California, Davis campuses held kickoff events to celebrate the many different efforts related to entrepreneurship and innovation available to students.

Middle Tennessee State University kicked off the week with their 'Resources for Entrepreneurs' event with a Q&A panel featuring Dr. Pat Geho, State Executive Director, MTSU-TSBDC, Dr. Jim Stefansic, Launch TN and more.

The University of South Carolina's Global Entrepreneurship Week Launch Event featured a keynote speech from  Katie Peterson, the Director for Innovation and Networks with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

The University of Kentucky's Lexington Innovation and Commercialization Center held its kickoff event for students and the Lexington entrepreneurial community with featured guest speakers including, Mayor Jim Gray; U.S. Congressman, Andy Barr (KY-6) and more.

What is GEW

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

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