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World Forum, The Hague

Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019 will connect entrepreneurs from all over the globe to the most influential international investors and business leaders. Starting Monday December 17 2018 entrepreneurs are invited to apply for a ticket to GES 2019, which will be held June 4 and 5 in the Netherlands.

The event – organized in a joint effort by the US and Dutch governments – will focus on the commercial value of global challenges, showcasing technological impact solutions within Agriculture, Connectivity, Energy, Health and Water. GES 2019 will bring 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policy makers and thought leaders under one roof. The event offers an inspiring two-day program filled with motivational keynote speakers, high-level panel discussions, matchmaking activities and curated investor meetups.

Application

Entrepreneurs who want to be part of GES 2019 are invited to apply before 1 March 2019. They must meet criteria in order to be eligible for selection:

  • Technology with the potential to contribute to global challenges within Agriculture, Connectivity, Energy, Health and Water
  • An innovation that is more than a concept, with a functioning, market-ready business model
  • An enterprise that is investor-ready, with the ambition and the capacity to scale-up internationally within 5 years
  • Preference for entrepreneurs that work together with universities or research institutions

Applications will be reviewed by an independent jury who will carry out the selection of invitees for GES 2019. Please find more details about the event, the participation criteria and selection process on www.ges2019.org.