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Celebrate with the Wolfpack

NC State is proud to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 8 - 12, 2021.

A Celebration of Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups 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.

Here at NC State, we celebrate GEW with a variety of offerings both on and off campus. Check out the events from past years below and stay tuned as we release our 2021 plans. Want to be notified of GEW events as soon as they’re announced? Sign up for our newsletter to get details hot off the press!

Meet the Founders 

Enjoy a catered lunch hosted by bold startup founders ready to share their stories and take your questions.

GEW Kickoff and Alumni Entrepreneur Showcase

Come celebrate the innovation and entrepreneurship taking place at NC State at this kickoff reception and showcase featuring over 15 alumni startups.

Speed Networking with Impact Entrepreneurs

Meet one-on-one with Triangle-based impact entrepreneurs and find out what is involved in creating a business with social, environmental and community impact.

Global Film Series: Entrepreneur

Join NC State University Libraries and NC State Global for this Finnish documentary telling the story of two different sets of entrepreneurs.

Mentorship Mixer

Sync up with local business leaders and find valuable mentors at this mixer hosted by NC State Entrepreneurship’s mentorship program.

Wolf Den

Join innovators from NC State and beyond for this Shark Tank-inspired event giving students the opportunity to pitch their business concept for live judges and a live audience.

Convos with the Pros

Learn how to build your personal brand and navigate starting, maintaining and scaling a business at this fall workshop by the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.

Wolf Den

Congratulations to all the teams who competed at Wolf Den! The event hosted over 200 attendees as the wolves threw some tough questions at the competing teams following their big pitches. The night’s big winners included Exo, 321 Coffee, Flux Hybrids and ZipToVip all of whom went home with cash prizes.

Thank you to our wolves: JiNan Glasgow George, Kevin Barry and Lee Prevost.