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Global Entrepreneurship Summit

June 22-25, 2016 | Silicon Valley, CA

Deloitte is proud to sponsor the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) taking place on June 22-24, 2016 in Silicon Valley. The Summit will be the seventh installment connecting global entrepreneurs with the access and exchange needed to create, innovate, and unleash their power to change the world. In bringing the Summit back to the United States, President Obama will highlight his commitment to building bridges that help us tackle global challenges together.

About Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GES 2016 aims to showcase inspiring entrepreneurs and investors from around the world creating new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration; connect American entrepreneurs and investors with international counterparts to form lasting relationships; and highlight entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable global challenges. Hosting GES in Silicon Valley will highlight America’s entrepreneurial spirit and allow American investors and entrepreneurs to see the talent, solutions, and opportunities that exist globally.

The summit will include a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions aimed to give participants tailored opportunities to gain skill and relationships that will help their ventures grow. Within the summit, there will also be demonstration areas, experiential learning exhibitions, and opportunities to connect with industry experts.​​

GES overview

  • Create opportunity—Create new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration 
  • Showcase American entrepreneurship—Highlight America’s entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Address global challenges—Discuss entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable global challenges 
  • Connect—Connect American entrepreneurs and investors with international counterparts to form lasting relationships

Deloitte Greenhouse Innovation Salon overview

On June 22, 2016, Deloitte will host 25 entrepreneurs for an “Innovation Salon” at the Deloitte Greenhouse as one of ten official GES “Side Events”.

  • Welcome from Geoff Tuff | Managing innovation (30 Minutes)
  • 10 types of innovation | Workshop (2 Hours)
  • Making it real | Coaching and advice (30 minutes–60 minutes)

Workshop Facilitators: Geoff Tuff, Tom Yang, Ambar Chowdhury, Jessica Kosmowski, Robert de Jongh​

Event details

Date and time

June 22
7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. PT
 
This day long intensive program will pair 150 leading industry experts and investors with 150 of 2016’s most dynamic global women and youth entrepreneurs.

June 23-24
8:00 a.m.–5:45 p.m. PT
 
The two day summit will include a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions.

June 22-25
9:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. PT
 
GES side events include field trips, workshops, and seminars on topics and technologies of interest.

Location
Stanford University
255 Panama Street,
Stanford, CA 94305

Full agenda

Speakers