About the Publisher

Associação Nacional de Empreendedorismo e Gestão de Pequenas Empresas - ANEGEPE (Publisher)

The ANEGEPE was founded in 2011 and is constituted as a non-economic association, under private law, which according to its statute:

  • It is composed of professors, researchers, students and professionals interested in the areas of entrepreneurship and management of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs);
  • Its purpose is to promote the study and best practices of entrepreneurship and MSME management through a series of activities, such as scientific events, publications, and promotion of research and extension activities, contributing to economic and social development.

Among the scientific activities, the Encontro de Empreendedorismo e Gestão de Pequenas Empresas - EGEPE is the main national scientific congress on the subject. EGEPE has been held since 2000, and is a consolidated event in the country and establishes itself as the main space for the debate on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

In addition, since 2022 ANEGEPE has partnered with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor – GEM project, being the institution accredited by the international GERA Consortium to carry out the GEM survey in Brazil. The GEM is the largest ongoing study of entrepreneurial dynamics in the world. Know more.

The financial support that ANEGEPE gives to REGEPE comes from diversified sources of resources, the most important of which are: the annual fees of the partner members of ANEGEPE; registration fees for its biannual congress; fees for courses offered, and finally, fees arising from consulting services and research projects with financiers from organizations that promote science, technology and innovation.


Contact information

Associação Nacional de Estudos em Empreendedorismo e Gestão de Pequenas Empresas (ANEGEPE)

Main Contact

Prof. Dr. Fernando Antonio Prado Gimenez – President

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR)