GIST

Global Innovation through Science and Technology initiative

Empowering science & technology entrepreneurs in 135 emerging economies

VentureWell is supporting delivery of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative, which empowers young innovators through networking, skills building, mentoring, and access to financing to develop startup solutions that address economic and development challenges.

Since 2011, GIST has engaged with science and technology innovators and entrepreneurs in 135 emerging economies around the world, providing training and resources to help them build successful startups. This is done through competitions, startup boot camps, and interactive online programs.

VentureWell is implementing the GIST Startup Boot Camps and the TechConnect interactive online programs.

http://www.gistnetwork.org