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

22 May 2017 19:30:00 to 22 May 2017 20:30:00

The Rising Tide Europe 2 (RTE2) programme is part of a global movement to increase women’s partic...

16 March 2017 18:00:00 to 18 March 2017 16:30:00
South Africa
Entrepreneurial Mindset in Action

The growth of GEN’s annual Global Ent...

13 February 2017 08:00:00 to 14 February 2017 16:45:00

World Business Angels Forum brings together the best global SME, public and corporate ear...

15 September 2016 09:00:00 to 15 September 2016 17:00:00

EBAN E-Xcelerator InsurTech Investor Day September 15, 2016 – Col...
14 November 2016 16:00:45 to 20 November 2016 16:00:45

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

Global Entreprene...

19 August 2016 17:30:00 to 19 August 2016 19:30:00
Startup Huddle

Welcome to Startup Huddle! Every month entrepreneurs come together to pitch their startup, reveal...

19 July 2016 13:00:00 to 19 July 2016 14:00:00

Next Tuesday, Investors’ Circle will launch a Global Health Interest Group to reach and engage a...

12 July 2016 15:00:00 to 12 July 2016 15:00:00

Seeders Masterclass for Business Angels: Addressing the Shortage of Business Angels in Le...

24 August 2016 07:30:00 to 26 August 2016 20:00:00


Over the past eight years, the...

10 November 2016 08:00:00 to 11 November 2016 19:15:00

Angels Fair Africa will occur in Nairobi, Kenya on November 10th to 11th. Find out more at ...

26 April 2017 07:00:00 to 28 April 2017 07:00:00

Save the Date for the 2017 ACA Summit

08 September 2016 09:00:00 to 09 September 2016 12:30:00
Asian Business Angels Forum Seoul, South Korea  

Asian Business Angel Forum has...