Who is the Global Startup Ecosystem?
Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is the world’s first digital accelerator and leads today as one of the largest digital ecosystem development platforms. With a mission to educate, inspire, and prepare individuals and organizations for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via exponential technologies and entrepreneurship.
GSE is now the fastest-growing tech and business community with an online network that accelerates 1000+ companies a year across 90+ countries and an offline network that supports 75,000+ global delegates a year via its iconic tech summits. This evolving tech community is now a source of tech talent for the remote workforce of the future; accelerating people into the fastest-growing tech startups and corporate career networks.
What do we do? Our Mission
With a mission to educate, inspire, and prepare individuals and organizations for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via tech and entrepreneurship. GSE follows the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for each of its program activations and initiatives.
The Global Startup Ecosystem hosts the world’s 1st and largest digital accelerator – supporting 1000 companies from 90 countries every year. The program is customized with local stakeholders and speakers from 7 key regions- Africa, America, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East.
In 2017 GSE launched a 13-year initiative to accelerate emerging market ecosystems every year until 2030 in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. The initial launch hit 83 million social media impressions with the iconic Haiti Tech Summit. In 2018 GSE expanded the mission to 11 summits. In 2019 the mission extended to 23 summits around the world with over 88 global partners. In 2020 54 tech summits will be held virtually and in-person across all major hubs globally.
GSE Academy is the leading fellowship program that prepares high performing entrepreneurs and executives for the future. In today’s fast-paced environment, entrepreneurs need to be equipped with the knowledge and network needed to succeed in business in a radically new way that embraces disruption as normality.