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WECREATE | KENYA Celebrates One Year of Women’s Empowerment and Job Creation

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: Global Entrepreneurship Week, News|

It’s been one year since the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) opened in Lavington, Kenya on November 17, 2015. On Thursday, as part of a week-long celebration during Global Entrepreneurship Week, the center officially celebrated their progress in providing the tools and resources to support the growth of [...]

WECREATE | VIETNAM Opens in Hanoi

By | November 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

Vietnam becomes home to fifth WECREATE Center to Expand Entrepreneurship and Gender Equality Empowerment for Women U.S., Vietnamese officials and GriffinWorx leadership gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam on October 21 for the opening of Vietnam’s first Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE). The center will bring 2,200 jobs to [...]

StartUp Cup Announces Nonprofit Status | Rebrands as GriffinWorx

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, Global Entrepreneurship Week, News, SMEs, StartUp Academy, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

StartUp Cup Announces Nonprofit Status, Rebrands as GriffinWorx Change will Expand Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in More than 60 Countries August 4, 2016 StartUp Cup, a global network of entrepreneurial mobilization projects empowering communities, governments, and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds, is proud to announce that it has moved from for-profit to non-profit status and has renamed the [...]

WECREATE | MALI Request for Applications Selection of Local Implementing Partner

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, News, StartUp Academy, Uncategorized, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

StartUp Cup in partnership with the U.S. State Department, will implement the AWEP WECREATE | MALI Center in 2016-2017. The WECREATE Center, like both in Zambia and Kenya, will provide critical business information and tools specific to the needs of women business owners, a safe haven where networking and workshops take place on a regular basis, [...]

The Story Behind Airsave Africa StartUp Cup 2nd Place Winner

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, World StartUp Cup|

Henry Damulira faced many challenges, like many entrepreneurs from around the world. He came from a poor family, and as he grew up, he realized that he had a solution to a problem that many in his situation were facing. As a young child, he would fetch water by hand with the goal of saving enough [...]

Africa StartUp Cup Winner | Connecting the Unconnectable

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Academy, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

  Othmane Bekkair with fellow entrepreneurs during Africa StartUp Cup 2016 in Accra, Ghana. A small rural Moroccan farmer lost his entire harvest one year. After spending months trying to figure out what went wrong, he ultimately learned he had planted too many crops, not allowing any of them to get the nutrients needed [...]

Announcing World StartUp Cup 2016 in Washington, DC

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

StartUp Cup, a global network of entrepreneurial mobilization projects empowering communities, governments, and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds, is proud to announce the World StartUp Cup 2016 Finals will be held in Washington, DC August 3-5. Over 1,000 startups and SME’s participated in 65 national competitions for the prestige of presenting at the world finals. Now the [...]

GoMobile Announced Top Prize at First Africa StartUp Cup

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, WECREATE, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

Accra, Ghana— Global entrepreneurship development agency StartUp Cup announced the top three winning teams of Africa StartUp Cup Challenge, a regional business model competition for startups from over thirteen StartUp Cup Challenges that took place in Africa in 2015 and 2016. The winning teams competed for in-kind donations, totaling to $229,000 of IBM, Amazon, Microsoft, and [...]

Africa StartUps Head to Ghana for Maiden Africa StartUp Cup

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Africa StartUp Cup, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship, World StartUp Cup|

Originally appeared in Disrupt Africa 02.29.16 The maiden edition of the Africa StartUp Cup will take place in Ghana on April 28-30, bringing together winners of local competitions to pitch for the chance to compete at the World StartUp Cup. Winners from the 18 local StartUp Cups around Africa are eligible to travel to Ghana to [...]

WECREATE | KENYA Officially Launches!

By | February 21st, 2016|Categories: Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, StartUp Academy, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

StartUp Cup Executive Vice President, Dalia AlSaid, CEO & Founder of StartUp Cup & Co-Founder WECREATE, Sean Griffin, Program Manager | Entrepreneurship & Gender Adviser | U.S. Diplomat U.S. Department of State, Africa Bureau, Economic Regional Affairs, Fonta Gilliam, WECREATE | KENYA Grants Officer, Dr. Onsomu Onchonga during the launch celebration. Back in July [...]