Posts Tagged ‘2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit’

Empowering Entrepreneurship in Morocco and Beyond [The Atlantic Council]

Moroccan entrepreneur Yasmine El Baggari on promoting job creation and entrepreneurship: With more than half of the Arab world under the age of twenty-five, countries in the Middle East and North Africa face unique challenges in addressing the problems of unemployment, inequality, and poverty. Morocco in particular has an opportunity to embrace and meet the youth’s expectations by providing tools, information, and support not only to encourage motivated millennials to ...

Emerging World Offers Opportunity for US Venture Capitalists [Wall Street Journal]

More good news from US officials at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco: U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is considering launching a new breed of trade mission focused on bringing American capital to developing markets. On the sidelines of last week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, Secretary Pritzker told WSJ Frontiers that she is considering creating “some sort of capital trade mission” aimed at bringing American venture capitalists and ...

Global Entrepreneurship Summit Provides Stimulus for Innovation and Collaboration – Jean AbiNader

Participants cite opportunities to exchange and grow from interactions Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC November 25, 2014 In his keynote speech to the fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakesh last week, Vice President Joseph Biden set the tone by tying the goals of the Summit to three themes: the critical importance of a fair and effective educational system, the need to empower women as entrepreneurs, and the key role that ...

Message from the King of Morocco: Knowledge is the Only Resource Whose Value Increases When it is Shared – Jean AbiNader

US and Morocco Sound Strong Support for Global Entrepreneurship Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC November 20, 2014 The fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit kicked off this week with a meeting between Vice President Joseph Biden and King Mohammed VI and opening remarks by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at the Summit’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Day event. Held in a special tented facility in Marrakech, the Summit, which seeks to promote greater support and ...

US hails Morocco’s encouragement of women entrepreneurs [Business Standard]

Morocco praised by US official for its work to encourage women entrepreneurs: US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has hailed the leadership of Morocco’s King Mohammed VI in encouraging entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurs, noting that the North African country’s achievements in this area are “truly fantastic”. Speaking Wednesday on the sidelines of the 5th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), being held in Marrakech Nov 19-21, Pritzker said she ...
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