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Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2016 in Medellin, Colombia


Edward de Bono Institute Director Dr Leonie Baldacchino joined delegates from 160 counties at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), which was held in Medellin, Colombia in March 2016 (Monday 14th March - Thursday 17th March). Now in its eighth year, nearly 4,000 delegates converged on the thriving startup city hub, exploring innovative approaches to helping entrepreneurs start and scale new businesses. 

The four-day Congress, co-hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, National Business Association of Colombia (ANDI), and the City of Medellín mayor’s office, continues to expand as it more deeply engages all elements of the ecosystem. During the Congress, co-host ANDI, the mayor's office, and other local entrepreneurial leaders made in roads to establish GEN Colombia in the country, pledging to continue promoting the development of young businesses in the country, and to take Colombian entrepreneurship to a global level. The country network will support Colombian entrepreneurs, foster entrepreneurship resarch and encourage public policy discussions.

More information about the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2016 can be found here:
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Proceedings of the Innovation Challenge: Go Green
We are pleased to announce the publication of the proceedings of the Innovation Challenge Go Green. Please click here for further information.
Institute launches GEN Malta Platform

In the run-up to this year's GEC, The Edward de Bono Institute launched the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Malta online platform, which is designed to connect local and international entrepreneurs, educators, students, researchers, investors and policy makers. Click here to read more.

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