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GES 2017 Investor and Ecosystem Supporter Application

We welcome your application to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place November 28-30, 2017 in Hyderabad, India.

The theme of this year's summit is "Women First:  Prosperity for All" and will focus on four sectors:  Energy and Infrastructure, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Financial Technology and Digital Commerce, and Media and Entertainment.

GES is focused on bringing together entrepreneurs who are growing their ventures and investors who are making debt or equity investments.  For corporate leaders and others active in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, GES has limited spots.  Use this application if you are a financial investor or if you support business expansion and entrepreneurs in other ways. 

This application opens August 25th 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and closes on September 4 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Please note that your submission does not constitute approval/acceptance.  You will be notified only if you are accepted as a GES participant.   If you do not receive correspondence by September 22, 2017 you have not been selected.  We encourage you to check the GES website and social media platforms for other ways to engage.

For questions please contact: GESInvestorQuestions@doc.gov

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITY: The information on this form is requested under the authority of 22 U.S.C. §4802(b), 31 U.S.C. § 1342, 22 CFR § 71.1 and 22 CFR § 71.6.

PURPOSE: This information is collected to verify applicants who are foreign and U.S. entrepreneurs who have applied to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form may be shared with the GES 2017 selection committee and certain U.S. government officials. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-33 , Protocol Records.

DISCLOSURE: Responding to this survey is purely voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the applicant’s inability to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.