GEW In The News…

The three winning ideas from last weekend’s StartupWeekend Spokane

Spokane Spokesman Review

Katie Neal and Paige Bernier are getting set to earn their Gonzaga engineering degrees this spring. But they found time last weekend to be one of three winning teams during the Startup Weekend Spokane competition.

Thirty three ideas were pitched and 11 teams moved on to final presentation on Sunday.

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Adventure takes the prize at Startup Weekend

Spokane Spokesman Review

A travel website catering to people looking for affordable adventure won the sixth Startup Weekend Spokane.

That idea, with the business name Go-Kefi, earned three months of free office space, the chance to make a pitch to a Spokane investment group, and 40 hours of website development.

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Columbia County to host week of entrepreneurship activities

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Events around Columbia County next week will celebrate the impulse to be your own boss.

Start Up Columbia County, a local observation of Global Entrepreneurship Week, includes five events around Dayton, several of which are geared toward the younger set.

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GEW inspires year-round entrepreneurship focus in Washington State

Global Entrepreneurship Blog
One week of entrepreneurship education and training just didn’t seem to be enough for economic development planners in Washington State. Following their highly successful 2013 GEW celebration, which featured more than 100 events statewide, the Department of Commerce considered a more significant investment in entrepreneurship.
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Global Entrepreneurship week is a good time to get started

The Bellingham Herald

Today marks the beginning of Global Entrepreneurship week (GEW), when activities world-wide are designed to inspire entrepreneurs to start, build and grow their businesses. If you have been thinking about entrepreneurship for a while, this is a great week to find inspiration and see if your idea is worth pursuing.

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Inslee proclaims Nov. 17-23 Global Entrepreneurship Week

Port Orchard Independent

OLYMPIA — Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Nov. 17-23, 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Washington. This third annual celebration of entrepreneurship and startups will feature more than 100 local education and networking events in all 39 counties — surpassing the reach of any other state program. More events take place year-round in Washington.

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Nurturing “Local, Global” Entrepreneurs in Washington

Public News Service

Move over Shark Tank! Washington entrepreneurs are ready to dive into new business ventures – and across the state, this is the week to get started. The third annual Global Entrepreneurship Week has grown to include every county, and more than 200 workshops and classes.

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