EO Mentorship and GSEA at Startup Grind Global 2020

14 member delegation to participate in talks, mentorship and to host the US national qualifier of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

Alexandria, Virginia, USA (05 February 2020)Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business owners, is a platinum sponsor at the Startup Grind Global 2020 taking place in Redwood City, California from 11-12 February this year. In addition to offering networking opportunities, EO will host a panel discussing the business benefits of building a diverse network of entrepreneurs and will also coach fledgling businesses via mentorship sessions scheduled throughout conference days.

A 14 member delegation from EO participates at the two-day conference this year which is slated to bring together over 10,000 entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world for education, inspiration, and invaluable networking spanning 10 stages, 100+ sessions, and social events.

Jessica Nunez from EO Dallas and External Relations Subcommittee member says, “We are looking forward to the Startup Grind Global conference. Our participation this year immerses us into a high energy learning environment and creates an opportunity to give back to the entrepreneurial ecosystem through mentorship. We are bringing the US Nationals of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards to Startup Grind, cultivating the next generation of entrepreneurs. The competition round taking place on 11 February will determine who will represent the US at global finals in April.”

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is EO’s premier awards program for students who own or operate a business while attending college or university. 33 student entrepreneurs have made their way to the US nationals taking place at the Startup Grind Global conference. Participants are judged based on their entrepreneurial spirit and business fundamentals and the winner will proceed to the global finals competition in Cape Town, South Africa from 26 – 28 April 2020.

Catch the US Nationals of EO GSEA between 9:30am-12:00pm, 11 February on the Community Stage at the conference venue. To register for a mentoring session or to know more about EO, visit booth #11 at Startup Grind Global 2020.

About Entrepreneurs’ Organization
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 14,000 influential business owners with 195 chapters in 62 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.

About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
As the premier global competition for University students, the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) represents more than 2000 prominent student entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries. Built on a mission to inspire students to start and grow entrepreneurial ventures, GSEA brings global visibility to pioneering student business owners. Since 1998, the GSEA, a program founded at the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, has honored outstanding students who simultaneously attend university full-time while running their own businesses. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) took on leadership of the GSEA in 2006 to offer student entrepreneurs access to a global network of mentors, resources and connections from the most influential community of entrepreneurs in the world. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s GSEA is generously supported by Thomas Franchise Solutions.

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