Wednesday, March 16
11:45 to 12:00
Plaza Mayor - Gran Salon

At the GEC, six outstanding startup from around the world, led a discussion about the challenges of creating their own company, the importance of social entrepreneruship and ways others can seek to change their environment through bright ideas that bring about significan change in the world. 

These entrepreneurs are part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network's first cohort of GEN Starters Club, an initiative by GEN support and provide resources to promising startups around the world. The entrepreneurs during the session shared their motivations for creating their companies -- focusing on the determination to meet a self-imposed mission, which was to solve real-world problems locally, with the potential for global replication.  

Speaker Bios: 
William Janssen
Aisa Mijeno
Paul Koenig
Viroment USA

United States

Theo Marcolini
Abdeljalil Sadouk
Byron Sitawa