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5/30/2018
ANDE SA Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot Workshop

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The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global membership network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits.

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Accelerating the Flow of Funds into Early-Stage Ventures: An Initial Look at Program Differences and Design Choices

The Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI)—a partnership between the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Social Enterprise @ Goizueta at Emory University—released its third major report about what is working in startup acceleration. One of the report’s major findings is that, in most cases, $1 spent on an accelerator program translates into more than $1 of additional funds for participating entrepreneurs. Click here to learn more. 

Read the press release here. 

 

Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative Launched 

ANDE has officially launched Phase I of our two-phase Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative with the announcement of our implementing partner, Centre for Development Alternatives, a Uganda-based consultancy. Learn More Here

 

State of Measurement in the SGB Sector

To better understand measurement practices in the small and growing business sector and to help organizations benchmark themselves against their peers, ANDE surveyed 30 members about their measurement practices as a follow-up to our 2014 paper. Read the report now. 

 

Mapping Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Ghana and Nigeria

The ANDE West Africa regional chapter has just released entrepreneurial ecosystem snapshots of Lagos and Abuja (Nigeria), and Accra (Ghana). With the generous support of the Citi Foundation, ANDE developed these snapshots to provide a better understanding of the entrepreneurship landscape in these cities. 

View the snapshots now. 


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Press Release - Announcing a New Partnership 

ANDE is excited to announce a $2.3 million investment in the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative! The program partners, including the US Global Development Lab at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Omidyar Network, The Lemelson Foundation, and the Argidius Foundation, are eager to examine the effectiveness of accelerators over the course of the next three years. To learn more about the partnership, please read the press release