The conference provides a forum for entrepreneurs from around the world.
The theme of the 2015 conference is Creating Wealth through Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Innovators knowledge seminar is running at the same time.
The main attraction however is the presence of US president Barack Obama who will highlight the importance of investing in women and young entrepreneurs in particular.
Thanks to the initiative of President Obama the US hosted the first Global Entrepreneurship summit in 2010 and launched the Spark Global Entrepreneurship Initiative to raise $1 billion to invest in emerging entrepreneurs by 2017.