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Venezuela’s Vigorous Entrepreneurial Movement

EWC Venezuela is led by GEN Venezuela, a national affiliate of the Global Entrepreneurship Network. We spoke with Dunia de Barnola, its managing director, on Venezuela’s anticipation to offering its’ entrepreneurs who suffer from so many restrictions on access to resources and connections the opportunity to join a virtuous network of education, training, inspiration and […]

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Looking Back with a Top 100 Global Finalist from EWC 2019

The Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) team caught up with Wael Kabli, CEO of Saudi startup Cura, about what they’ve been up to since they were a Top 100 Global Finalist in last year’s EWC, how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them and some friendly advice to this year’s participants. EWC team: So what’s Cura all […]

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Last Call for Global Competitors for EWC 2020

Applications welcomed from around the world for 2nd edition of the largest and most diverse global pitch competition for entrepreneurs and startups – deadline 12 July. Bigger and better competition aims to double the number of applicants and will offer US$1 million in cash prizes, with US$75 million in-kind support. 29 June, 2020 – The […]

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193 countries.

Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) is the world’s largest entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Life-changing Prizes

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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.

  • 3

    Global grand prizes

    For the three stages, early, idea, and growth.

  • 15

    Global Finalist Stage Prizes

    Including industry-specific and social enterprise prizes.

  • 100

    National Prizes

    (one for every participating country)

  • Open stage for all investors to offer deals

February – June 2020

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Startups are put through a series of education and virtual training opportunities to sharpen their skills around areas such as customer & industry knowledge; personal & team skills; creativity & problem solving, and business acumen.

The 5 Stages of Participation

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  • Accelerate 1

    February – June 2020

    Startups are put through a series of education and virtual training opportunities to sharpen their skills around areas such as customer & industry knowledge; personal & team skills; creativity & problem solving, and business acumen.

  • National Competition

    June - August 2020

    Competitions happening simultaneously in 100 countries at the national level, virtually & live events. 100 winning teams from 100 countries are awarded with prizes and advance to stage 3.

  • Accelerate 2

    August - September 2020

    National winners are put through a combination of virtual training sessions and direct, one-to-one mentorship to prepare them for the Global Finals.

  • Global Finals

    October 2020

    Global finalists are put through live training sessions, network with potential investors and compete on stage for in prizes and support services.

  • Post-EWC Support

    All national winners are enrolled in the Starters Club, providing a global peer network, mentorship and other support services to help members reach their full potential. Other partners may be engaged to provide post-EWC support.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is designed for and made possible by partners. Learn how to become part of the world’s most innovative alliance and connect with more 100,000 entrepreneurs from all over the globe.

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The World is a Stage for You

Entrepreneurship knows no boundaries – and neither should you. No matter where you are, we are coming to a place near you. This is your chance to advance and make your way to a global stage. Stay tuned for more information about what's happening in your area.

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