Get your GEWKC questions answered

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation in 2008, it has since expanded to more than 160 countries. Here in KC, #GEWKC 2017 was celebrated with more than 140 events and by more than 5,000 attendees.

This year, we’re accepting submissions for events. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of GEWKC.



  • How do I submit my session idea?

  • Who organizes the sessions?

  • What kind of ideas have the best chance of being selected?

  • What are the program tracks?

  • What is the schedule for the week?

  • Can I charge for my event? Can I find my own sponsors?

  • What if I have an idea but no venue?

  • What is the timeline for GEWKC?

  • What are the selection criteria for submissions?

  • How do I register for GEW?

  • Who can attend a GEW event?

  • Who’s in charge of GEWKC?

  • How do I volunteer for GEW?

  • How can I become a sponsor for GEWKC?

  • Who can I contact with questions?

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