Sixty Growth Entrepreneurs from Africa, the Middle East and Asia Arrive at Harvard University for the AllWorld Summit

These companies just might have the solution to reviving the Global Economy

Oct 18, 2010, 08:00 ET from AllWorld Network

BOSTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This week (Oct. 18-22) 60 growth entrepreneurs from 20 cities in Africa (South Africa), the Middle East (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and UAE) and Asia (India and Pakistan) will arrive for the AllWorld Summit at Harvard University (  This is an unprecedented gathering of the world's top performing company builders with illustrious Harvard faculty, private equity and VC leaders, and VIPs.

As the world economy stagnated, these companies grew 85% a year over the last three years and employ 7,000.  They expect sales and employment to rise significantly over the next year and plan to launch 46 new companies.

The number one problem for every country is employment.  Who better to create the new growth agenda for the world economy?  This group has the track record for driving job growth in the 21st century.  At Harvard they will come up with new ideas for policy makers to get the market moving. Over the week, they will also test their leadership skills, and go global with their new network of AllWorld collaborators.

AllWorld's mission is to find and scale ALL the growth companies of the emerging world by 2015 to create one million new jobs. AllWorld was co-founded by Deirdre Coyle, Jr., Anne Habiby and Board chairman Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter. Professor Porter was described by the Times of London as the world's "most influential management guru" and is widely regarded at the foremost authority on company and country competitiveness. Coyle and Habiby recently co-wrote the Harvard Business review article – The High-Intensity Entrepreneur.  

Event: AllWorld Summit at Harvard University

Venue: Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School

Time: All day – 9am7pm

Date: October 19-22, 2010


Deirdre M. Coyle, Jr – 617.504.4547 or

AllWorld Network and its partners are looking for the most dynamic, fast growing companies in the emerging world – the companies creating the next economy of ideas and jobs.  AllWorld does this by creating Fast Growth 500 lists – to date they have launched the Africa 500, Arabia 500, Asia 500 and Eurasia 500 with plans to launch the Latin America 500 in 2011.

SOURCE AllWorld Network