Global Entrepreneurship Week


GEW welcome

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

This year we will be celebrating entrepreneurship virtually. Join us!




The Video Business Pitch Competition is open to all current FAU students and designed to promote and support entrepreneurial and startup activity across the campus and provide seed funding to the most widely supported ventures. Create an account and a pitch, and enter the competition (be sure to use your FAU email), then try to get as many votes as you can from your supporters!

Open NOW! Voting Ends: Nov 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM

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Palm Beach Tech GEW

The Startup Pitch Night is meant to encourage the endeavors of our South Florida Startup Community and foster a creative dialogue with feedback from attendees for the startup founders. Attendees will critique the startups and provide feedback on how you can improve and move forward, and get ready for an even BIGGER pitch night to come in a few weeks!

Monday November 16, 2020 5:30 - 5:30 PM

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Community coffee

Palm Beach Tech is hosting its upcoming Community Coffee  to discuss how local South Florida startups have revolutionized tech hubs. They will also talk about:
what accelerator programs look for when selecting startups
the impact of being a part of an accelerator program

Tuesday November 17, 2020 8:00 - 9:00 AM

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Raw Juce Jeff Levine


Guest speaker: Jeff Levine

Co-Founder/President & Chief Extract Officer of Raw Juce. He is an experienced restaurant owner with over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Wedensday Nov 18, 2020 at 5:30 PM via Zoom 

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The evening will highlight the success of Tech Runway’s entrepreneurs and recognize those who played a vital role in assisting these ventures. 

BPC 2018 winner Lock it Plates will be the recipient od the Maverick of the Year award

Thursday November 19, 2020 6:00 - 7:00 PM

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One Plant

Brady Cobb is the CEO of Bluma Wellness Inc. and One Plant Florida. Bluma Wellness owns and operates a vertically-integrated, licensed medical cannabis company in the state of Florida doing business as “One Plant Florida.” One Plant Florida cultivates, processes, dispenses and retails medical cannabis to qualified patients in the state of Florida through multiple retail dispensaries and an innovative next-day door-to-door e-commerce home delivery service. 

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Have an idea and want to learn how to expand that concept into a business? Interested in being an entrepreneur ? Join us for a conversation about how the FAU’s Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneur Boot Camp have helped other students!

Featuring: 2019 BPC Winner David Gorski, Founder @ BestSelf by LifeMetrics & 2020 BPC Winner Viktor Knurov., Founder @ AERLogs

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Co-Lab Weekend @ 1909: Do you believe that teamwork can solve big problems? 

We're harnessing the talent and creativity of our professional community into one weekend of dedicated collaboration, designed to alter the trajectory of 15 promising startups.

Friday November 20, 2020  - Sunday November  22, 2020

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

The Entrepreneur Boot Camp is a fast-paced certificate course empowering promising entrepreneurs and ambitious small business owners with the tools to write a successful business plan, find financial support and design the right operation for success! 

Spring 2021 course starts February 24, 2021

Registration opens this week!

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By participating in the Business Plan Competition venture teams comprised of FAU students, faculty and staff compete for prize money, legal and business services, office space at FAU’s Tech Runway, the possibility to advance to state and national competitions and present their business plan to local angel and VC groups. BPC 2021 will be hosted on Friday  April 16, 2021

Application opens this Friday! 

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 Check other GEW events in South Florida!


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GEW South Florida 2020