February 26, 2016

Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Silicon Valley June 2016

GES ( Global Entrepreneurial Summit ) is a Barak Obama initiative that started in 2010 in Egypt and has been hosted in different country each year. This year it will take place in Silicon Valley!

Selected applicants will be invited by the State Department and hosted in San Francisco amongst some of the best 800 global entrepreneurs. You should encourage “the most promising competitive entrepreneurs with developed business plans and strategies to apply.”

We now welcome your application to participate in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 23-24, 2016 at Stanford University.

Register here: https://gesinvest2016.startupcompete.co/

There will also be programming on June 22nd for a select group of entrepreneurs, the GES + / Emerging Entrepreneurs: Global Women and Youth Leaders, and we encourage investors to participate on the 22nd as well.  This application opens February 22nd 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and closes on March 18th at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Additionally, if any of you like to be on The GES Expert Council (selection panel of judges to screen and select the entrepreneurs to be invited) please reply directly to Fadi Bishara,  fadi@blackbox.vc with a link to your profile (your organization homepage or LinkedIn) and a pone number and Fadi will forward to the head of the selection committee.