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 »

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 rsvp4silverdalegreendrinks@gmail.com.  $10 at the door.  Two drink tickets included. Or register through Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2604930. 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 kitsapbank.com/edg3-fund Networking:  5:30-6:15pm Live Competition:  6:15pm Substantial hors d’oeuvres and two drinks […] 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 »

Gov. Inslee proclaims Nov. 17-23 Global Entrepreneurship Week in Washington State

Washington activities reach all 39 counties – more than any other U.S. state during worldwide celebration of startups and entrepreneurship OLYMPIA, WA — Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Nov. 17-23, 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Washington. This third annual celebration of entrepreneurship and startups will feature more than 100 local education and networking events in all 39 counties – surpassing the reach of any other […] 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 »

Global Entrepreneurship Week: How to make an idea real

OCTOBER 29, 2013 @ 11:11AM | JOHN POWERS ~ KEDA for the KPBJ “To make an idea real” — this is the laser focus of an entrepreneur, and the core objective of entrepreneurship. And, it is the driving force behind Global Entrepreneurship Week to be celebrated here in Kitsap, and around the world, Nov. 18-22. After engaging in many, many entrepreneurial endeavors throughout my multifaceted career (real estate and finance, law, […] Read more »