The United States has made public the list of names of over 700 entrepreneurs and over 300 investors that have been selected to attend the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The summit will be held in Palo Alto, California at the Stanford University.
The 1,000 selectees are part of over 5,000 entrepreneurs from all over the world that applied to attend the event. The fact that the applications came from all over the world only serves to prove that innovation is global and found at every corner of the planet.
The applications were reviewed by a committee of experts made up of seasoned business and industry leaders including venture capitalists, founder of incubators, startup founders, and finance professionals. The selected attendees represent 170 different countries and territories.
There is also a list of 150 GES delegates that have been specially chosen to participate in GES+; a day-long event focused on the most promising youth and women entrepreneurs. GES 2016 is a global event that highlights innovators, pioneers, and problem-solvers across the international community, while inspiring a generation of leaders to use their ideas to change the world.
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