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 170 countries.

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of GEWKC.


  • What is the timeline for GEWKC?

  • What is the schedule for the week?

  • Who organizes the sessions?

  • Is GEWKC in-person or virtual this year?

  • Where is Base Camp?

  • I want to host an in-person event. How do I do that?

  • I want to host a virtual evet. How do I do that?

  • What are the selection criteria for submissions?

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

  • What event format is most successful?

  • What time should I hold my event?

  • What if I don’t know all event details or if event details change?

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

  • How will I know who has signed up for my event?

  • How will event attendees know if my event has changed?

  • Who is responsible for marketing my event?

  • How do I become a sponsor?

  • Whom can I contact with questions?

  • I need straight-up business help. Is there someone I can talk to one-on-one?

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