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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Global Entrepreneurship Week, external link, opens in new window is a celebration of innovators who dream big and launch startups that bring ideas to life. GEW reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds through local, national and global events and activities. During one week each November, thousands of partners across the world hold events and competitions to celebrate and support local entrepreneurs.

The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates a platform of projects and programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business.

Why Zone Learning?

Since 2010, our zones have incubated more than 3,500 startups supported by more than 5,200 innovators, creating more than 4,000 jobs and raising more than $750 million in funding.

What’s happening this week:

Throughout GEW Zone Learning and our 10 zones will be hosting a variety of informative and engaging programming. From info sessions and showcases to panel discussions and more, find out what we have planned below. All events are open to the entire Ryerson community, unless otherwise specified.

Tuesday November 17

Free Legal Advice Clinic, opens in new window 

(4-7pm, by appointment)


Wednesday November 18

Thursday November 19

Research & Innovation Collision: Entrepreneurship during COVID-19 (members only)

Clean Energy Zone

Friday November 20

Meet our alumni and members

Zone Learning offers members a variety of opportunities to learn and grow through entrepreneurship. Past members have gone on to find great success whether they have continued to build their companies or simply utilized the skills gained in the Zone Learning ecosystem to become more talented and well-rounded professionals. Throughout GEW we’ll be introducing you to a few of our amazing alums.