Watch: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021

Oct 8, 2021 | Firm News

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is promoted by the Global Entrepreneurship Network which operates an array of programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business. GEW is a platform for organizations and individuals to collaborate and engage while putting a spotlight on entrepreneurs.

During the week of November 8th, Barton LLP hosted daily virtual events, assembling a varied collection of individuals, companies, and organizations to leverage the power of new ideas and innovation in order to stimulate economic growth. Featured speakers shared insights from their experiences working with companies and brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Converse, ED Ellen DeGeneres, Willis Towers Watson, Enterprise Alumni, Cad & The Dandy, JetBlue, BUILD, mParticle, ACT Commodities, Carbon Finance Labs, Advantage Capital, and more.

A huge thank you to all of our panelists, moderators, and partners who helped make Global Entrepreneurship Week such a success! If you missed any of our events, you can check them out below.

(Monday 11/8) Entrepreneurially Speaking — What it Takes to Build a Successful Brand

  • Dave McTague, Prosper Brands; BCL-ED: Ellen DeGeneres
  • Riley McTague, Search and State
  • Roger Barton, Barton LLP


(Tuesday 11/9) BritishAmerican Business, Inc. (BAB) Accelerate: Transatlantic Entrepreneurship

  • Ruchit Majmudar, JetBlue Technology Ventures
  • Ian Meiers, Cad & The Dandy
  • Emma Sinclair, EnterpriseAlumni
  • Diya Luke, Willis Towers Watson


(Wednesday 11/10) Introducing the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

  • Ayele Shakur, BUILD
  • Michael Katz, mParticle
  • Aury Fernandez, BUILD NYC Alum


(Thursday 11/11) Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) of Entrepreneurship 

  • Nick Gogerty, Carbon Finance Labs
  • Michael Vigario, ACT Commodities
  • Carl Weatherley-White, Advantage Capital
  • Jonathan Kitchen, Barton LLP
  • Christopher McNamara, Barton LLP