The ninth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit is all set to begin The Hague on Tuesday (June 4), with a number of entrepreneurs from across the world, including 33 from India, gathering to share their insights and showcase their ideas on a world stage.
Overall, the summit will feature about 1,200 entrepreneurs from across 140 countries, and will also provide an avenue for these entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and work to 300 investors. The key focus areas of the summit include the five global challenges surrounding water, agriculture, healthcare, connectivity, and energy.
About Global Entrepreneurship Summit
The GES is held to encourage, foster, and promote the idea of entrepreneurship.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019 is being hosted by the governments of the United States of America and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and is the first edition of the event to be held in the European Union.
The GES 2017 event in India in November of that year in Hyderabad hosted more than 1,500 entrepreneurs from around the world, and focussed on the issue of ‘Women First, Prosperity for All’. It was the first edition of the GES to take place in South Asia, and more than 50% of the delegates at the event were women.