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Understanding entrepreneurial ecosystems through social network analysis (SNA)

Posted By Lauren Weiner, Aspen Institute, Friday, October 25, 2019
Updated: Friday, October 25, 2019

Understanding entrepreneurial ecosystems through social network analysis (SNA)
A Joint Project By: Credit Suisse, Swisscontact, and Amarin Financial Group

Swisscontact, together with Credit Suisse and Amarin Financial Group, has piloted Social Network in Uganda, both in the buzzing capital of Kampala and semi-rural Jinja. Entrepreneurs tend to receive little support throughout their entrepreneurial path as ecosystem support organizations do not sufficiently provide the linkages needed to help entrepreneurs get faster and easier access to support services or funding. Lack of collaboration further means that there is little to no specialization within the ecosystem which not only leads to resources being under-utilized but also impacts the quality of services provided to entrepreneurs.

Read the full report here.

Tags:  community  dynamic  ecosystem  network  SNA  Swisscontact 

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