Global Entrepreneurship Research Network: Annual Meeting

The Global Entrepreneurship Research Network is a working coalition that catalyzes and aligns research that is integrally linked with the practice of entrepreneurship and the growth of entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Ms. Beauty Akter who is the Executive Director of GERN-DIU attended the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network Annual Meeting at Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2019. She shares about the barriers to entrepreneurs are facing in 2019-2020, and which type of entrepreneur-support entities the research outputs help the most to them.

Key benchmarking tools include the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) and the Index of Dynamic Entrepreneurship (IDE). GEN also engages in collaborative initiatives including the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI), to study what factors make accelerators successful, and the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) which utilizes the most rigorous scientific methods to examine the effectiveness of particular entrepreneurship support initiatives.