- The 9th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit has started in Hague,Netherlands from June 4,2019.The theme of the summit is ‘The Future Now’.Indian firms has also taken part in GES 2019.
- The Summit is being hosted by the governments of the United States of America and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.It is the first edition of the event to be held in the European Union.
- The summit features about 1,200 entrepreneurs from across 140 countries.It will also provide an avenue for these entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and work to 300 investors.
- The key focus areas of the summit include the five global challenges surrounding (a)water (b)agriculture (c)healthcare (d)connectivity and (e)energy.
- The GES 2017 event was held in Hyderabad,India. It had hosted more than 1,500 entrepreneurs from around the world and focussed on the issue of ‘Women First, Prosperity for All’.
- It was the first edition of the GES to take place in South Asia and more than 50% of the delegates at the event were women.
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