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Call for Proposals Now Open for the SGB Evidence Fund

The Small and Growing Business (SGB) Evidence Fund is a joint effort of ANDE and the International Growth Centre (IGC) to support collaborations between researchers and practitioners to understand the most effective ways to support SGBs and the economic and social impact of SGB growth. The call for proposals is now open, and submissions are due October 18, 2019 (with a second round of submissions due February 2020). To learn more, read the practitioner one-pager.

Impact Investing Simplified: A Guide to Making and Receiving Impact Investments in India

In India, there has been a growing interest in impact investing, as social enterprises look to expand and seek alternate means of funding. However, there is a knowledge gap among entrepreneurs and accelerators in understanding the legal landscape and managing negotiations related to impact investing within the region. This report, a collaboration between ANDE, one of India’s leading law firms Nishith Desai Associates, and Thomson Reuters Foundation, is an attempt to address the gap in the impact investing ecosystem in India, both for investors and entrepreneurs. Read the report here!

ANDE’s 2018 State of the Sector report is now available!

This report examines global trends in support for small and growing businesses through capacity development services, direct private investment, and donor funding, as well as specific trends in the regions covered by each of our eight chapters: the Andes, Brazil, Central America and Mexico, East Africa, East and Southeast Asia, India, South Africa, and West Africa. Read the report now!

Fueling Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: How 20 Major Funders are Supporting Small & Growing Businesses (Executive Summary)

*ANDE Members: Click here to access the FULL report*

This report analyzes how twenty different donors and development finance institutions (DFIs) engage with the entrepreneurship and small & growing business (SGB) sector in emerging markets. The goal of this study is to provide an overview of the main channels through which these institutions provide funding to entrepreneurs and small and growing businesses in emerging markets, reveal key statistics around this funding (such as investment size and horizon), highlight trends to look out for over the course of the next few years, and discuss implications for how ANDE should engage with each institution moving forward. 

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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.