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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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]