Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week returns on 13-19 November 2023 and it is the world's largest entrepreneurship festival, celebrated in 180 countries.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a massive campaign to celebrate and empower entrepreneurs in every country and community across the world – especially those individuals who face barriers or may never have considered starting a business before. 

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week at UoB

Each year, the University of Birmingham runs a series of events and opporutunities to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. We invite you to experiment with your own ideas, to try something new and to gain entrepreneur skills to help you work like a boss in your course, your start-up or future career. 

Our November 2023 programme will be appear here. To find out the latest news visit the Global Entrepreneurship Week website.



Experiment, expand and elevate your ideas:

Freelance, side hustles and passion projects

The are many ways to work for yourself flexibly and we have online tools to help you get started. Find out how you can work for yourself by visiting our Freelance Hub on Canvas or take advantage of the Emerging Freelancers Digital Guide in partnership with Windswept Workshops.

Bring your idea to life with £500

The B-Enterprising Ideas Fund is designed to help you grow an idea and help you find your first customers over a six month period. This is open to anyone who has the potential to start a business in the UK, please check eligibility before making an application.
Full funding details here

Be inspired by these UoB innovators

Our B-Enterprising blog features stories from changemakers, innovators and start-up founders from the University of Birmingham. The UoB Start-Up Guide lists over 90 University of Birmingham start-up businesses and freelance projects. The university also has its very own start-up incubator programme called UoB Elevate at The Exchange.

Contact the B-Enterprising team

Contact the team with any questions. Email: or find a full range of services on the B-Enterprising homepage here.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is taking place 16-20 November 2020


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