Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch start-ups 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 explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.

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Venture Capital for Africa ( is the continent’s leading founder’s network, the largest and fastest growing community of  entrepreneurs and investors building promising companies in Africa. Companies on the platform have raised over US$12M in funding (KES 1.03 Billion)

VC4A will be holding a meet up to celebrate the GEW all over the world. Meetups have been confirmed in over 20 cities around the world, including AccraAddis,AlexandriaAmsterdamBerlinBrusselsBueaCairoChicagoDakarDar,JohannesburgKampalaKigaliMonroviaLagosLilleLondonLos AngelesLusaka,NairobiNew YorkSilicon ValleyTunis and Washington D.C. Over 700 people have signed up so far and VC4Africa is receiving many new signups every day.

The Nairobi meetup shall be held at Mercury ABC Place in Westlands on Thursday Nov 21 from 6 pm. Sign up here and get a chance to meet with fellow entrepreneurs and investors.