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Register Now: London Member Meeting and Evening Reception

ANDE members will gather in London on April 8 for a one day meeting. It provides a place to network and meet other ANDE members, share reports from the field, and announce opportunities and discuss challenges. The daytime event is for ANDE members only but the meeting will be followed by an evening reception that is open to members and non-members.

ANDE members can register for the daytime meeting here and for the Public Networking Reception hereANDE Members: please note that you must sign up separately for each event.

Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative: Phase I Findings and Recommendations
ANDE, the Center for Development Alternatives, Enterprise Uganda, and Koltai & Company released the Phase I findings of ANDE's Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative on November 28, 2018. The Phase I report maps the entrepreneurial ecosystems of Kampala and Gulu—two key regions for Ugandan economic growth. It then outlines a strategic path forward for promoting entrepreneurship in these regions, recommending specific actions to overcome ecosystem constraints. Read the report now. 

A Research Agenda for the Small and Growing Business Sector
Hundreds, if not thousands, of programs exist to help drive business growth in emerging markets. But what does the evidence actually tell us about whether these programs help businesses grow? ANDE and the International Growth Centre at the London School of Economics are excited to launch a knowledge synthesis that summarizes the current evidence, identifies gaps in the academic research, and proposes a practitioner-oriented research agenda for the sector.

A New Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Data Tool
We are excited to share with you a new data visualization tool to identify market gaps in emerging market economies: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshots. This new interactive site offers a visual display of the financial and nonfinancial support that organizations provide for entrepreneurs in emerging market economies.

Read the press release. 

State of the Small and Growing Business Sector: 2017 Impact Report
Entrepreneurs around the world are addressing the most critical challenges of our time. We are excited to launch our annual impact report, and the first fully digital version of it: The State of the Small and Growing Business Sector. Featuring 2017 data, the report provides a global overview and regional deep dives into data on investment, business support, and other services for entrepreneurs in emerging market economies.

Welcome to ANDE's Newest Members!

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.