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July 1, 2021
Impact Alpha

As part of The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Guatemala Entrepreneurship and Development Innovation initiative, companies and private sector partners have committed $31 million to support entrepreneurs and businesses that can increase access to renewable energy and improve agriculture, water and sanitation, health, and education.

USAID will provide an additional $7.5 million in funding to the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs towork with its dozens of member incubators, accelerators, and financial institutions in the region to provide direct support and capital to farmers, entrepreneurs and business owners.

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June 25, 2021
By ANDE
Aspen Institute

The fund will allow three organizations to test models to increase investment into women-led small and growing businesses in western, southern, and eastern Africa.

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June 17, 2021
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Research on 23,000 ventures reveals factors that donors, managers, and entrepreneurs should consider as they choose to support, run, or use accelerators, the increasingly popular training programs that help businesses succeed.

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May 20, 2021
By ANDE
Aspen Institute

Two new reports based on over five years of data from the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI) provide insights on the performance of ventures participating in acceleration programs.

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May 13, 2021
Impact Alpha

Last year, the pandemic made the ability to shift operations online even more pressing, and often a matter of business survival. Digitalization is crucial to provide support to entrepreneurs globally through training, mentorship, networking opportunities and other services.

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May 11, 2021
By ANDE
Aspen Institute

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) releases new research on organizations that promote entrepreneurship and support rural MSMEs. Each snapshot provides local data on available services and most needed support, with additional insights regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 14, 2021
By ANDE
Aspen Institute

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) presents the second report on Central America from the Global Acceleration Learning Initiative (GALI). It explores startup data as well as qualitative findings on accelerators and investors.

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April 7, 2021
Aspen Institute

Women entrepreneurs deserve equitable access to financial and technical support so they can bring climate innovations to market. Here's how ANDE is supporting the women delivering climate solutions at local and global levels.

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January 18, 2021
By ANDE
TechSauce

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of almost 300 organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets, Social Enterprise Thailand Association (SE Thailand), the British Council – the UK’s cultural relations organization – the United Nations Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) today co-launched two new reports: Bangkok Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot and The State of Social Enterprise in Thailand.

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