The Entrepreneurship world Cup started out as an idea, much like your business, that two teams deeply believed in and scaled it out to what you see now, 100 countries and 100,000 entrepreneurs!
Misk Global Forum
To a world inspired by youth
The Misk Global Forum is a flagship ongoing platform of the Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation, established to discover, develop, and empower the youth to become active participants in the knowledge economy. The Misk Global Forum brings young leaders, creators and thinkers together with established global innovators to explore, experience and experiment with ways to meet the challenge of change.
Global Entrepreneurship Network
Building one global entrepreneurial ecosystem
The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates a platform of projects and programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business - fostering deeper cross border collaboration between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations.
The EWC accelerator sessions are run virtually by GEN Accelerates with training content provided by an array of knowledge partners as well as Misk Global Forum and the Global Entrepreneurship Network. For national winners, a second accelerator session introduces one-on-one mentorship sessions.
The global finals will be held at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with finalists’ travel and accommodation fees to be covered The forum, scheduled for November 2019, is a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week when 10 million people will participate in 35,000 events, activities and competitions around the world.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
The Entrepreneurship World Cup is open to creative and innovative individuals anywhere on the entrepreneurship spectrum. With categories and prizes for idea-stage, early-stage and growth-stage ventures, the EWC customizes the accelerator resources available and ensures that competitions are conducted on equal footing and for all industries.
Deadline: As soon as possible
Cost/funding for participants:
The value proposition of EWC is all about the entire experience – training, resources, connections, mentorship and more. But on top of that, we’ve got a great number of impactful prizes – up to $5 million in total – with dozens of cash prizes, investment opportunities and awesome resources and perks from our leading partners.