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Andean

ANDE’s Andean Chapter officially launched in April 2018. The chapter aims to work together to better understand and leverage existing resources in the region, facilitate interaction among local actors, and identify common challenges and collaborative projects to address them. This chapter is based out of Bogota, Colombia and covers the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

If you would like more information on the chapter, please email Regional Chapter Manager Lina Rossi or Juliana Rubio.

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Click here to see a list of ANDE members working in the region.

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Click here to see the ANDE COVID-19 Response and Resources.

 


 

WHAT WE DO

 

KNOWLEDGE CREATION & SHARING

Latin America Impact Investor Survey 2020 - Due by April 17, 2020

ANDE invites you to participate in a study called Impact Investing in Latin America. This bi-annual report collects information from organizations that make impact investments in Latin America to analyze trends in the region over the past two years. Organizations can contribute by answering our survey. Please direct any questions to Abby Davidson, ANDE’s Research Manager, at abigayle.davidson@aspeninstitute.org.
 

 

Trends 2016 & 2017

ANDE, in partnership with LAVCA produced a recently study on the Impact Investing Landscape in Latin America. It includes information from 2016 to 2017, in Latin America. 

 

 

 

Trends 2014 & 2015

Special focus on Brazil, Colombia & Mexico.

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), in partnership with the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), and LGT Impact Ventures has released a report on the growing landscape of impact investing in Latin America. Impact investing is a relatively nascent industry, and this report aims to fill the data gap in key Latin American markets.

 

LEARNING LABS & TRAININGS

 

Learnings Labs 

 

The ANDE Learning Labs are spaces for various professionals to share best practices and new research, discuss hot topics and learn from each other. Labs can also offer an opportunity for joint research or action on key issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Trainings


The Andean Chapter has developed and offered trainings around the following topics:

 

EVENTS AND MEETINGS 

 

  • Chapter Meetings

    These meetings provide time for ANDE members to network, learn about, and discuss specific topics such as metrics and impact, as well as to present local studies and share best practices.

  • Roundtables 

    ANDE convenes key stakeholders in order to better understand challenges around particular topics and co-create solutions to these challenges. The roundtables are often complemented by comprehensive research and aim to create collaborative initiatives that ultimately result in better opportunities for small and growing business.

  • Happy Hours

    For members and non-members alike in order to facilitate networking.

 

 

Upcoming events

 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are restructuring our events and at this time we have no in-person events planned. Stay tuned for updates!

For now, you can visit the ANDE COVID-19 Response and Resources Page.

 

 

COMMUNICATION:

Monthly Newsletter: 

A summary of opportunities and news related to ANDE members and to the entrepreneurism sector in general. To receive the newsletter, click here.

Twitter: 

Follow us on Twitter to see the lastest news and content in the region, click here.
  

 

ANDE RESOURCES

In case you are interested in the ANDE network and resources, click on the relevant links below to receive information or make a request of the ANDE team.  

  • Interested in ANDE form: If you are interested in learning more information about ANDE and possibly becoming a member, please use this link.
  • Request a member portal login: If you are a current ANDE member and do not have a member portal login, please use this link. 
  • Misplaced login: If you forgot your password, please try this link before requesting a new login.
  • Newsletter sign-up: If you would like to sign up for the monthly global newsletter or subscribe to our regional newsletters, please use this link.
  • Event/Annual Conference registration: If you would like to register for an upcoming ANDE event, please visit our event page.

If you have a question about another matter, please email our team. Thank you!



 

WHO WE ARE

MEMBERS IN THE ANDEAN REGION


 

Leadership 

A Steering Committee consisting of senior representatives of local ANDE members, convenes once a quarter to discuss and advise on key aspects concerning the Chapter's strategy and performance. The operations of the Chapter are led by a Chapter Manager and a Senior Program Coordinator. 

Steering Committee Members: 

 

  • Fernando Cortes, Fundación Bolivar Davivienda
  • Jenny Everett, ANDE
  • Andres Guerrero Alvarado, Universidad de los Andes
  • Tim Rann, Mercy Corps
  • Ignacio Vidal, Socialab
  • Daniela Konietzko, Fundación WWB Colombia
  • Isabela Echeverry, Cámara de Comercio de Cali
  • Juan Carlos Iturri, Fundación IES
  • Cesar Rodriguez, Inversor

 

Andean Regional Chapter Manager: Lina Rossi
Lina Rossi comes to ANDE with over 9 years of experience in the small and growing business sector. Among her many accomplishments, she most recently served as Founding Partner of Grupo Impacta S.A.S., a Bogota-based consulting practice for small and growing business. She has also served as an independent consultant for various institutions, namely Fundación Bavaria, the philanthropic arm of Bavaria S.A., the largest beverage company in Colombia, and Corporación Excelencia en la Justica, an NGO focused on justice issues, and has professional work experience in both Bogota and Mexico City. Lina holds a Bachelor of Law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Lina will be based in Bogota, Colombia, where she will work out of the offices of our partner Socialab.

 

Andean Region Senior Program Coordinator: Juliana Rubio

Juliana joined ANDE in November of 2018 as Senior Program Coordinator for the Andean region. She has over eight years of professional experience working with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international governmental organizations (IGOs), and the private sector in the United States and several countries in Latin America. Before joining ANDE she worked with Fundación Capital in Colombia, did consulting for several organization in the United States and Colombia, and worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for four years. Juliana has a B.A. in Government and Politics from The University of Maryland, and an M.A. in International Development from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.