Aston University supports Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012


2 November 2012

Aston University is supporting Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012- a week of free talks and events aimed at raising awareness about the support available to entrepreneurs.  

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place from the 12 -18 November, and is set to provide networking opportunities for people to share ideas and explore issues to help support the next generation of businesses.

This year’s theme is ‘Pass it on’ passing on the practical help and support needed by early start-ups and individuals who are considering taking the plunge.

 Aston Business School’s Professor of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Mark Hart (author of a recent report on youth entrepreneurship for Royal Bank of Scotland) and BBC’s The Apprentice Finalist, Nick Holzherr will both be giving talks at Aston University on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. 

Other events at Aston will include a digital business webinar, talks on how to turn business ideas into reality, and the launch of BSEEN (Birmingham Skills for Enterprise and Employability Network). The BSEEN initiative is designed to provide an attractive package of Intensive business start-up support for students and graduates launching their own business ventures.

For further programme details and to register for events taking place at Aston University, visit the website.    


For further media information please contact Eva Tabora, University Communications on 0121 204 4294