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WECREATE | CAMBODIA Women’s Entrepreneurship Center Launches!

By | September 20th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

His Excellency Dr. Sok Siphan and U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, Cambodia Chargé d’ affaires Julie Chung cut the ribbon officially opening the WECREATE | CAMBODIA Women's Entrepreneurship Center. Our network of WECREATE Women's Entrepreneurship Centers continues to expand with the launch of the WECREATE | CAMBODIA Center in Phnom Penh on September 18, 2015. Women [...]

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President Obama Announces Africa Women Entrepreneurship Centers During GES

By | July 26th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, Uncategorized, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

President Obama and President Kenyatta opened the 6th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), co-hosted by the United States and the Government of Kenya, and announced new commitments to promote entrepreneurship as a driver for economic growth, social inclusion, and secure communities.  Following his historic 2009 Cairo speech, President Obama elevated innovation and entrepreneurship in the U.S. [...]

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Brenda Rios Joins StartUp Cup Team as New Operations Director

By | May 3rd, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

We are delighted that our long-time friend and collaborator, Brenda Rios, has joined the StartUp Cup team as our new Director of Operations and enthusiastically look forward to working with her in this new role.  Please join us in congratulating Brenda and for her ongoing commitment to expanding entrepreneurship and women empowerment.

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2014 World StartUp Cup Winner, Predictify.me Partners with UN to Save Schools Around the World

By | March 19th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

Speaking from the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Mr Gordon Brown said: “It has been one month since the kidnapping of 89 South Sudanese boys from their classrooms to train then as child soldiers,  “It has been three months since the Peshawar school attack where 140 were killed,  “It is one year on from Boko [...]

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World’s First WECREATE Women’s Entrepreneurship Center Launches in Pakistan

By | February 16th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, Uncategorized, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

The WECREATE | PAKISTAN team with Ambassador Olsen and Special Representative Scott Nathan during the official launch ceremony. The first Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Center opened in Islamabad, Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, Department of State Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs [...]

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Putting Together a Winning Team For Your Startup

By | January 24th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, Uncategorized, Women Empowerment|

Ghana StartUp Cup Organizer, Emmanuel Nyame Shares Insights Into Building a Startup Team. Kairos Global Fellow and multi-award winning Ghanaian entrepreneur Emmanuel Nyame is involved in shaping the startup scene in Ghana through the Startup Cup accelerator programme, while also running DPI Ghana, his management consultancy based in Accra. In this exclusive guest post [...]

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StartUp Cup’s Growing Global Network

By | August 20th, 2013|Categories: Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem|

The StartUp Cup global community is expanding with over 53 StartUp Cups being organized in 41 countries. Our grassroots-based approach to growing entrepreneurs, communities and entrepreneurial ecosystems is proving to be one of the most high impact entrepreneurial programs in the world. It is an exciting time to support the growth of entrepreneurial ecosystems around the globe [...]

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Six Core Entrepreneur Mentoring Principles

By | May 5th, 2013|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News|

At StartUp Cup we believe the role of Mentor to an aspiring entrepreneur is sacred. However, just because mentors have strong business experience does not mean they have the skills necessary to provide the constructive feedback that builds relationship and trust with aspiring entrepreneurs. StartUp Cup Mentor, Darren Fuqua mentoring aspiring Egyptian entrepreneurs through the business [...]

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Entrepreneurship 2.0 | Lessons from Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2013

By | March 25th, 2013|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, News|

Members of the StartUp Cup leadership team have just returned from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Rio de Janeiro for a week-long immersion into the global entrepreneurial ecosystem. It was a time to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends, engage with our StartUp Cup organizers, and increase our understanding of how entrepreneurship is evolving [...]

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US State Department – Customers, Capital and Confidence

By | February 27th, 2013|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, entrepreneurship, News|

StartUp Cup Interview with Shelly Porges of the State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program is now online. Watch as Sean Griffin and Kristen Bergman share insights into growing entrepreneurial communities, how to encourage greater entrepreneurial activity around the globe, how to design a viable business model and build a sustainable business, along with the importance of growing [...]

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