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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

November 8 - November 14

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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 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, partners around the world hold events and competitions to celebrate and support local entrepreneurs.

The Cedar Rapids community has partnered to bring a variety of events to the community throughout the week! Look for the “Global Entrepreneurship Week Official Activity” stamp (like at the top of this page) to recognize officially sponsored events.

 

The History Center
11/08/21 – 11/14/21
Any time
virtual
office@historycenter.org
Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 8-14. As we celebrate the creativity and innovation of current entrepreneurs in the community, The History Center also takes a look back at the past entrepreneurs of Cedar Rapids. All week we will bring you stories of local people whose entrepreneurial spirit left a mark on the community.
Free Coworking @ The Space Coworking
208 12th Ave SE, Unit G (up the stairs and on the left)
11/08/21 – 11/11/21
8am – 2:30pm
live
create@crcoworking.space
The Space Coworking will offer Free Coworking during the week of Entrepreneurship Week, Monday-Thursday, 8am -2:30pm and Friday 8am – 1pm

Come hang out and get some work done! The Space Coworking offers working professionals a place to set up shop and bang out those financial reports, write a few lines of code, or heck just hang out and watch Netflix. You do you boo!

See you there!

WiFi Network: The Space Coworking
WiFi Password: EscapeTheCube

A Conversation with Black Business Owners
1100 3rd St SE
11/09/21
12pm – 1pm
live
medavis@janeboyd.org
Join this conversation to hear from black business owners about their experiences starting and growing a business. Learn about
the successes and challenges they face and what resources helped them along the way or resources they wish they had access to.
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids
1202 3rd St SE #200
11/10/21
8:30am – 10am
live
jourdan@newbo.co
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly program that happens nationwide designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs.
Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups (1MC) is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Early-stage businesses and established companies facing interesting challenges are welcome to present their companies to a panel of experts for advice and engage the audience in a question-and-answer session to encourage collaborative and honest conversations. We also feature expert speakers, founder fireside interviews, and exploration of business failures and the shared learning that comes from those failures.
Vault Free Coworking
415 12th Avenue SE
11/10/21
9:30am – 5pm
live
john@newbo.co
Vault is a coworking community, giving entrepreneurs and creatives a place to thrive: a high-quality work environment, conference rooms, coffee, high-speed internet – and a network of Vaulters with experience to help you with business, technical, creative, or other challenges. Cowork with us for free and learn more about this work options during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Entrepreneurial Speed Dating
2100 1st Ave NE
11/10/21
TBD
live
medavis@janeboyd.org
Entrepreneurial Speed Dating will focus on connecting like-minded individuals with innovative mindsets and relevant skills.
The main objective of this event is to bridge the gap between concepts and those equipped with the skills to transition them from vision to reality. Within four minutes, entrepreneurs pitch their ventures or skills in hopes of finding a team where their unique innovations, skillsets and perspectives.
Websites That Work: Boost Your Online Presence
2100 1st Ave NE
11/11/21
12pm – 1pm
live
medavis@janeboyd.org
Join Maurice Davis as he discusses creating a website that leads to sales and boosts a business’s online presence. This talk will cover topics from SEO to content.
Whiskey Friday: Rodina
1507 C St SW
11/12/21
4pm – 6pm
live
john@newbo.co
Join us Friday at 4pm at Rodina to celebrate the small and big successes of the week, unwind, and build relationships with our fellow community members!
NewBo Open Coffee
1100 3rd St SE
11/12/21
8am – 9am
live
david@newbo.co
NewBo Open Coffee meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday every month. No agenda, just good coffee and engaging conversations. It’s designed to be a community conversation open to everyone. The topics of discussion are decided by the people that attend.

Seriously, no agenda just great coffee and conversation.

Kohawk Startup
1220 1st Ave NE
11/12/21 – 11/13/21
8am – 8pm
live
david@newbo.co
Kohawk Startup is an 24-hour event designed to infuse entrepreneurship into the Coe experience. Coe students attend, pitch ideas, form teams, and create presentations for their startups.

If you are interested in joining, email david@newbo.co for additional details.

Free Coworking @ The Space Coworking
208 12th Ave SE, Unit G (up the stairs and on the left)
11/12/21
8am – 1pm
live
create@crcoworking.space
The Space Coworking will offer Free Coworking during the week of Entrepreneurship Week, Monday-Thursday, 8am -2:30pm and Friday 8am – 1pm

Come hang out and get some work done! The Space Coworking offers working professionals a place to set up shop and bang out those financial reports, write a few lines of code, or heck just hang out and watch Netflix. You do you boo!

See you there!

WiFi Network: The Space Coworking
WiFi Password: EscapeTheCube

See events happening all over Iowa and all around the globe at the Official Global Entrepreneurship Week website!

Details

Start:
November 8
End:
November 14
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