Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City

Founded in Kansas City by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare.


  • 114+ local events
  • Join the conversation at #GEWKC

During one week each November, more than 114 events inspire, engage, and connect entrepreneurs across our Kansas City community while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and resources to help them succeed.

Created in 2008, Global Entrepreneurship Week has expanded to more than 160 countries, empowering roughly 25 million people through 115,000 activities.