Kitsap celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Get ready, Kitsap. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is coming, and it’s going to be big. Now in its 10th year, GEW is an international 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 […] Read more »

KEDA News & Events for November 10

Check out KEDA’s News & Events for exciting events including edg3 FUND LIVE!, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and December’s Kitsap Business Forum. Also featured: Biz Opps, Contracting Coffee Hour, Timely Management Tips and a run down of great Kitsap companies in the news! Read more »

edg3 FUND Live -featuring keynote speaker Griff Griffin, CEO of Combat Flip Flops – is Nov 17th get your tickets now!

edg3 FUND Live is just a few weeks away!  We hope you will help us celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week by cheering on your favorite company competing for the $20,000 grand prize! Thursday November 17, 5:30pm Kitsap Conference Center 100 Washington Avenue Bremerton, WA RSVP at  $10 at the door.  Two drink tickets included. Or register through Brown Paper Tickets at Kitsap Bank’s 2016 […] Read more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 14-20

KEDA and our business and agency partners are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week! FEATURED EVENT: edg3 FUND LIVE!  November  17th  5:30 pm Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton Five local entrepreneurs make their pitches in front of a live audience to an independent panel of judges for their chance to win $20,000 Info & registration at Networking:  5:30-6:15pm Live Competition:  6:15pm Substantial hors d’oeuvres and two drinks […] Read more »

Event will showcase BE$T program entrepreneurs

The KPBJ The Kitsap Business Education, Support and Training (BE$T) program will hold its annual showcase Tuesday, Nov. 17, featuring the products and services of 35 local companies. The event will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Bremerton Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road. Kitsap BE$T got its start in Bremerton 14 years ago as an extension of the Washington CASH (Community Alliance for Self Help) […] Read more »

Growing our entrepreneurial economy from the ground up

John Powers, for the  KPBJ It’s often said, because it’s true: “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy.” And, I would add: “New business formation grows our local economic garden and strengthens the backbone of our economy.” New businesses are born of entrepreneurial endeavors in which an individual undertakes risk in pursuing the creation of a new enterprise in response to a perceived unmet […] Read more »

KEDA Announces Kitsap 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. In 2014, Washington State led the way with more than 100 events in 39 counties and 2015 promises to be even bigger as communities throughout the state recognize the power of entrepreneurism, from elementary school age to senior […] Read more »

Updated schedule for Global Entrepreneurship Week events

Events in observation of Global Entrepreneurship Week are scheduled around the Kitsap region during the week of Nov. 17-21. Please note the change of location for the Tuesday, Nov. 18 session: How to Play Well With Others for Fun & Profit — A World Café Discussion on the power of collaboration. It will be held at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton. The Global Entrepreneurship […] Read more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week – Startup Open deadline approaching

As Global Entrepreneurship Week draws nearer, so do many of its deadlines. This is especially true of Startup Open, a global startup competition run by GEW Global, whose deadline for applications is only three weeks away. The competition is open to any startup founded in the last year that has had a “startup moment” between November 25, 2013, and November 16, 2014. Not sure if […] Read more »