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. 

2022 Event listing
Unless noted, all events are free.

Monday, November 14, 2022
7:00pm Online
Start Up Smart
South Central SBDC 
Register for Start Up Smart


Tuesday, November 15, 2022
3:30pm, Ostrander Auditorium, Minnesota State Mankato
Women in Business: A Showing of the Documentary "Shot of Influence"
CIE & Women's Center
Register for women in business

4:00 PM
Start Up Smart
Register for Start Up Smart


Wednesday, November 16, 2022- CANCELLED
Power of the Podcast
Mogwai Collaborative

Thursday, November 17, 2022
7:30pm Online
TikTok for Small Business
South Central SBDC
Register for TikTok for Small Business


Friday, November 18, 2022
9:00 AM 
Startup to Restart: Powerful Entrepreneurial Tools You Need to Know
Minnesota State Mankato
Register for Startup to Restart

“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 or 507-389-1018