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November 14, 2019
Center for International Private Enterprise's "Democracy that Delivers" Podcast

Randall Kempner and CIPE’s Director of Knowledge Management, Kim Bettcher, discuss ANDE’s strategy over the past decade since its founding in 2009, and what its new strategy will be in the next decade.

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October 10, 2019
Next Billion

As the organization celebrates its 10-year anniversary with about 300 members representing some 150 countries, Scott Anderson and Randall Kempner discuss where ANDE is going, how it plans to get there, and what that will ultimately mean for entrepreneurs around the world looking to lead more profitably empowered lives.

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January 19, 2019
Next Billion

Mark Horoszowski details ANDE's new report with the IGC on what works to support small and growing businesses, citing that the report provides some compelling data, suggesting that investments in people might be the best investments when it comes to creating jobs.

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January 10, 2019
Next Billion

Latin America has been making global headlines, though often for negative reasons. But, there’s another development that’s been building up under the radar: the growth of impact investing in the region. ANDE recently launched the second edition of "The Impact Investing Landscape in Latin America," in association with LAVCA, which explores trends and insights.

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January 3, 2019
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Entrepreneur support programs are popular among donors, but many fail to incorporate rigorous research on the most effective ways to help businesses grow. Insights from current academic literature can help improve program design.

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November 15, 2018
TechCabal

ANDE recently launched the entrepreneurial ecosystem snapshots of Ibadan and Port Harcourt, Nigeria. These reports expand on the study of the entrepreneurial landscape of Nigeria, of which Abuja and Lagos snapshots have been previously launched.

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October 26, 2018
AspenInsight

Starting a business anywhere is difficult, but an emerging market faces unique and particularly challenging hurdles. Uganda is the most entrepreneurial country in the world, but common difficulties such as funding and finding talent keep businesses from becoming sustainable. Listen to this podcast to learn more about ANDE's Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative.

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October 18, 2018
Citywire Asia

Investors cast aside economic growth concerns and deployed $1.4 billion into Latin American impact investments in 2016 and 2017. This is according to data compiled by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America.

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October 16, 2018
Impact Alpha

Move over Mexico, Peru is now the top destination in Latin America for impact investment capital. Impact investors invested a total of $1.4 billion in Latin America in 2016 and 2017. The uptick from the previous two-year period was driven by a doubling (from a small base) of capital from homegrown investors.

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August 29, 2018
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Women co-run businesses are outperforming their male-only counterparts, but not enough investors are betting on them. Here’s what we can do to support representative entrepreneurial ecosystems and how an India-based investor is pointing the way, according to ANDE's Senior Program Coordinator in India, Devyani Singh.

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