Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week

 

The Minnesota State University Mankato College of Business Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) invites all students, faculty, staff and the entire regional community to an annual international celebration of entrepreneurship. Events are provided by the CIE and a number of local organizations serving entrepreneurs. 

Events occur Monday to Friday, most in the later afternoon. 

Unless noted, all events are free.

2021 Event listing
Saturday, Nov 6 
1:00pm Waseca New Business Challenge: Final Pitch Competition
Waseca Chamber and City of Waseca 
Waseca Public Safety Building
Hybrid

Monday, Nov 8th 
8:30am Making LinkedIn Work for your Small Business
South Central SBDC
Online

10:00am CyberSecurity for Side Hustles
Profinium Bank and Greater Mankato Growth
Online

4:00pm Growing Local Food Growers
Region 9 Dev Commission
Online

6:00pm Start Up Smart
South Central SBDC
Online


Tuesday, Nov 9th 
9:00am Project Management
Workforce Professional Education, MNSU
Online

11:00 am LinkedIn for Your Consulting, Side Hustles and Professional Brand
South Central SBDC
Online

Wednesday, Nov 10th
8:30am 1Million Cups 4th Anniversary
Online

12:00pm Pivoting in a Pandemic
Mogwai Collaborative
Online

7:00 pm Women Entrepreneurs Lead (WE Lead)
Women’s Center and CIE
CSU Rooms 253/4
Hybrid

Thursday, Nov 11th
1:50 pm Junior Achievement Student Pitches - West
Junior Achievement and Greater Mankato Growth
West High School
In-Person

6:00 pm Big Ideas Challenge Kick Off
Ctr for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
424 N. Riverfront Drive, 2nd floor
Hybrid

Friday, Nov 12th
8:00 am TikTok for Business
South Central SBDC and Social Media Breakfast Mankato
424 N. Riverfront Drive, 2nd floor
Hybrid

10:00 am The Winning Combo: Amazing Customer Service + Online Reputation Management
Better Business Bureau of MN & ND
Online

“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. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. These activities connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors — introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.”  (from genglobal website)

For more information about GEW

Questions about Global Entrepreneurship Week may be directed to cie@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1018