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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]