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gsbbGlobal Startup Battle (GSB) returns for its fifth year this November as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week!

From November 14 – 24, 2014, entrepreneurial communities around the world are joining forces to create the largest startup competition in the world – Global Startup Battle. Last year there were 15,000 participants at 167 events across 40 countries and more than $500,000 in prizes.

What’s new for GSB this year?

All new regional battles, new cities and bootcamps! As always, there will also be big prizes, a global audience, themed battles, mentorship opportunities and more. Take a look at our event infographic from last year for a quick overview.

Why participate in GSB 2014?

  • Become a part of a global movement to strengthen entrepreneurship in communities around the world.

  • Join thousands of  entrepreneurs in over 100 countries to rally together in the name of innovation and community each year

  • Build relationships with mentors and high profile entrepreneurs

Interested in participating in a GSB event? Sign up for updates!

How do you participate in GSB 2014?

1. Sign up for Startup Weekend Johor Bahru happening 14th to 16th November 2014.

2. Come up with the best innovative and creative startup during SWJB and be one of the top teams during the event!

3. You will qualify to enter Global Startup Battle 2014!

The story behind GSB:

An initiative created by Startup Weekend, Global Startup Battle aims to generate a stronger global community of entrepreneurs through the largest startup competition in the world. During the weekend prior to and following Global Entrepreneurship Week, hundreds of Startup Weekend and other UP Global programs are hosted around the world and winning teams from each event move forward to compete with one another via a global video competition. Global Startup Battle enriches the global entrepreneurial community by creating a sense of inclusion between startup teams around the world.

Jiaway Koh