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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021

Date: Time: To be announced Location: Tilburg University

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors — introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.

Program Global Entrepreneurship Week Brabant 2021


Monday November 8: Get Inspired | for everyone interested in entrepreneurship

15:00-16:30 Get Inspired Event

16:00-18:00 Entrepreneurship Game: Playground for entrepreneurs


Tuesday November 9: Get Informed | for student entrepreneurs

10:00-13:00 Workshop: Storytelling sells

11:00-12:00 Workshop: Online marketing

13:00-14:00 Workshop: Working with co-founders the do’s and the don’ts

13:30-14:00 Workshop: Sales

Tilburg University Only:

17:30-21:45 Entrepreneurship Mentor Café – Startup Edition


Wednesday November 10: Expand your network | for (student) entrepreneurs

14:00-15:30 Expert matching

15:45-17:00 Wanted: time travellers

17:00-18:00 Meet the entrepreneur

18:00-19:00 Networking drinks

15:30-20:00 Super bowl event Tilburg or Den Bosch


Thursday November 11: Impact day | for lecturers and researchers

11:00-11:30 Sharing best practices: 02 lab

11:30-13:00 Sharing best practices: Entrepreneurship guide and challenge based learning

13:00-14:00 Networking lunch

14:00-15:00 Workshop: Grant proposal & impact

14:00-15:00 Sharking knowledge: Research resilience in creative companies

15:00-17:00 Workshop: How to start an academic startup?

17:00-18:00 Networking drinks

Tilburg University only | for students participating in the Tilburg University Challenge:

15:00-18:00 Tilburg University Challenge: Speeddate event


Friday November 12: Brabathon | for all students

9:00-21:00 Brabathon: The first cross-institutional hackathon 

We hope to see you during the Global Entrepreneurship Week Brabant, and it would be great if you could share this message with everyone who may be interested!

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