This November, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will bring together over 10 million people to celebrate entrepreneurship, start-up culture and the removal of barriers, with over 35,000 events planned across 170 countries.

To celebrate, Stevenage Borough Council have partnered with business support organisations across Hertfordshire including Hertfordshire Growth Hub, Wenta, the Business & Technology Centre (btc) Stevenage, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Small Businesses, Better Business for All, Young Enterprise, Prince’s Trust, North Herts College and the University of Hertfordshire to support the county's entrepreneurial community. Activities have been planned from 18 November to tackle barriers to entrepreneurship and connect local entrepreneurs to Hertfordshire’s network of support. 

Planned events in Stevenage include:

Stevenage Borough Council will also be launching its Annual Business Grant Scheme on the 21st November to support businesses in the area to accelerate and succeed.