Junior World Entrepreneurship makes its first appearance in Chile!

It’s the Year of Innovation in Chile and that means programming, activities and events for EVERYONE to participate in, from first time entrepreneurs and young people to retirees and the unemployed workforce who are looking for ways to reinvent themselves.

This week we are thrilled to bring you news that the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF) will be hosted for the first time in Chile. As addressed in this year’s Davos Economic Summit, with young people under the age of 24 making up approximately 40% of the world’s unemployment rate, youth unemployment is now considered both a global crisis and global responsibility  (Source: Global Agenda Council on Youth Unemployment).

This Global Forum on Youth Entrepreneurship will address topics and themes essential for building and nurturing globally competent young leaders throughout Chile. Additionally, the ideas and recommendations generated during these two days will be gathered in a white paper and presented in the 6th Edition of the WEF to be held in Singapore this November.

What is JWEF?

Much like an ‘interactive panel + conference’ the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum, is a gathering of global scale that connects entrepreneurs and students with the aim of consolidating the country’s position as an attractive region of international entrepreneurship.

This event is the junior version of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, a unique global forum that promotes entrepreneurship and brings together all the key players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Impact to Date

Since its inception in 2008, the World Entrepreneurship Forum represented over 75 countries creating a powerful international community. With more than 150 newspaper articles in 35 countries in 2012 – Forbes, The Times of India, etc.. – The World Entrepreneurship Forum gained international recognition and fame defining it as an exceptional and unique event.

Now represented by 18 countries worldwide with over 10,000 students, the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum aims to increase the presence of Chilean entrepreneurs globally, and to promote and encourage youth entrepreneurship in Chile.

Event Details

Through a series of activities – workshops, lectures and pitch contest between several universities – students and young entrepreneurs will have the unique opportunity to exchange, share knowledge and generate new ideas around a common theme: Navigating the change for sustainable growth.

Thanks to Sophie Vurpillot (Planet Expat) who is the  “Ambassador of the World Entrepreneurship Forum in Chile”, and a joint effort of two international Start-Ups – Planet Expat and Fundacity – plus the support of Start-Up Chile and ASECH, this event will take place at the University of Chile in Santiago September 27th and 28th.

Speaker Lineup

Among the 20 speakers who will mark their presence at the event: Nicolas Shea (founder of Start-Up Chile & CEO I meet), Juan de Dios de Carvajal (CORFO Entrepreneurship Manager), Dr. Pedro Vera Castillo (Director Program, EMPRENDO, University of Concepción and President of EmprendeSUR), Horacio Melo (CEO of Start-Up Chile).

Learn more. Purchase your ticket!

AndesBeat and Junior Entrepreneurs

AndesBeat co-founders Carlos and Shoni have strong supporters of young entrepreneurs in Chile for nearly 5 years. We continue to be impressed with the newest developments in logistics, transportation, robotics, social, web and research launching from the under age 25 innovators. We hope that all our young entrepreneurs and innovators in Chile from Kimlu to Corazón de Chileno will join the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum activities and share the many ideas and projects you have created.

Shoni in Puerto Varas, Chile (Sep 2010) with Chilean teen entrepreneurs from Puerto Montt.

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