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Extended: Request for Applications: WECREATE Challenge in Papua New Guinea.

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, News, Uncategorized, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

StartUp Cup in partnership with the U.S. State Department, will implement the WECREATE Challenge | PNG in Port Moresby and Goroka, Papua New Guinea in 2016-2017. The Challenge aims to develop women’s entrepreneurship through a nation-wide Acceleration program that utilizes a business model competition and mentor training program. Each step of the competitive process is tailored [...]

StartUp Academy Graduate | How One Women Leads Pakistan’s Future Game Developers

By | January 25th, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Academy, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

Originally published 01.22.2016 by ShareAmerica Do you remember the first time you played Super Mario Bros.? Sadia Bashir does. It’s what sparked her love of video games and eventually led her to open Pakistan’s first video game design institute. As a young child, Bashir didn’t have a TV or any other entertainment. It wasn’t until she [...]

KawaMoka Wins Ghana Startup Cup 2015

By | November 12th, 2015|Categories: Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, Global Entrepreneurship Week, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies|

  For Immediate Release: Ghana, November 10, 2015 StartUp Cup hit Ghana’s capital for the 3rd time this past weekend for its conclusion, as the three winners of this year’s competition were revealed following a morning of rapid pitches from 12 finalists. After whittling down hundreds of entrants, via an online registration, twelve entrepreneurs where invited to compete. Emi-Beth [...]

WECREATE Center’s StartUp Academy Program Bolsters Female Entrepreneurship In Pakistan

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, WECREATE, WECREATE Initative, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

WECREATE | PAKISTAN's StartUp Academy Graduation Celebration of Flight I. The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Center held its ‘Graduation Celebration of StartUp Academy Flight I’ in Islamabad September 21 to mark the completion of a 15-week program that takes aspiring female entrepreneurs from idea to [...]

Armenia StartUp Cup’s Impact on Armenia’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Continues to Grow

By | September 21st, 2015|Categories: Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial Communities, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, News, StartUp Cup Awards Ceremonies, Uncategorized, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

Last week, Armenia StartUp Cup held their third annual Extreme Build-A-Business Weekend, organized by Armenia StartUp Cup and International Academy of Business (IAB) with support from AYB School, Congress Hotel and leadership from StartUp Cup Global. This year’s Armenia StartUp Cup is a prime example of high impact, sustainable entrepreneurial development, with the entire program being produced exclusively by local Armenian organizations. [...]

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 [...]

Visually Thinking Your Way to a Better StartUp

By | September 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|

Your ability to draw images, even stick figures, representing your thoughts and visions has a powerful ability to accelerate their manifestation. Visual thinking helps you focus and think more clearly, boost your creative I.Q. and think bigger thoughts. Some of the most famous thinkers in history, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, and John F. Kennedy, have been [...]

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. [...]

WECREATE | ZAMBIA Women’s Entrepreneurship Center Launches!

By | June 7th, 2015|Categories: Business model design, Entrepreneur Community, Entrepreneur Mentor Networks, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, News, Women Empowerment, Women Entrepreneurship|

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) and the Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) project, these women’s entrepreneurship centers will advance gender equality and address entrepreneurship skill barriers faced by women and girls. This investment in the centers marks the first ever [...]

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.