Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with Think Big

By November 10, 2016Events

Next week, cities around the world will be celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week and Kansas City is no exception. There will be a lot of events and gatherings to attend, so to help you plan out the perfect Global Entrepreneurship Week possible, we’ve compiled a full list of the Think Big events you don’t want to miss. Clear your schedules because it’s time to celebrate life as an entrepreneur!

Monday, November 14

HatchPad Engage! Kansas City

5:30 PM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

ww0hmjs0ut6czhbjjgodHatchPad Engage! Kansas City is a fun networking event for student entrepreneurs. The event will feature have several exciting speakers, including the founders of Zaarly, blooom and Helio Foods, who will talk about their experience with startups, entrepreneurship, and what it takes to become successful. Young entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to conduct a 90-second pitch with the possibility of winning $250.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Wednesday, November 16

LRNG KC Playlist Design Challenge Pitch Night

5:30 PM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

13319906_1031334150282455_2844594995995251671_nLRNG KC’s first Playlist Design Challenge was such a hit with so many deserving pitches, they’re keeping the momentum going by offering another 10 education innovators an opportunity to win a $1000 stipend to develop their Playlist on the LRNG platform.

Pitch Night is free and open to the public. So come cheer on KC’s pioneering education innovators! Details here.

Thursday, November 17

Think Big Chili Cook-off for Charity

12:00 PM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Chili Cook Off

Think Big is hosting first Chili Cook-off for Charity! For a $5 donation, you can come sample some of the best chili recipes in KC and vote on your favorites. In true Think Big style, all proceeds will be donated to the winning chef’s charity of choice.

If have delicious chili recipe you’ve been waiting to “wow” the startup community with, now’s your chance! Join us Nov. 17 for some great food and the chance to meet great people. Sign up here to be a Think Big Chili Chef or Community Chili Taste Tester.

The Innovation Exchange – GEW Edition

4:00 PM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

innovation-exchangeRarely are all the facts of breaking news included in the stories we read. From the coincidences that led to a business deal to the personal challenges along the way, there’s often a fascinating patchwork of details that remain in reporters’ notebooks.

Think of Innovation Exchange as a chance to open a news organization’s notepad for a view into its sources’ rich backstories. On Nov. 17, join Think Big and Startland News as we explore breaking news in Kansas City entrepreneurship via a fireside chat with the newsmakers that catalyzed the headlines. More details here.

Friday, November 18

Startup Waffles

8:30 AM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

gew-startup-wafflesAre you a founder, hacker or investor in a cool startup? Do you like free, all-you-can-eat, yummy waffles? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then come celebrate GEW with Kansas City’s most talented entrepreneurs! Bonus: Made to order waffles are made by the Think Big “chefs”!

Click here to RSVP.

ALL WEEK: Monday, Nov 14 – Friday, Nov 18

Cowork 4 Good

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Think Big Coworking 1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108

2016-gew-cowork4good-2-768x768#Cowork4Good every day during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Drop in and work from Think Big or any of the participating KC Coworking Alliance coworking spaces and give back to the community at the same time!

Your price for drop-in coworking for the day? New/used bedding OR a new pillow OR you pay the normal price for the coworking space you are visiting and 100% of proceeds will go to Sleepyhead Beds. Sign up here.

Come celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 at Think Big with the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life and drive economic growth. We’ll see you there!