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March 1, 2017
Business Fights Poverty

Hundreds of accelerators—intensive, short term programs that speed up the development of early stage ventures to succeed, or fail—have emerged around the world. While the concept began in Silicon Valley, international development funders have seen the model as a way to drive growth in emerging markets as well. Genevieve Edens, ANDE's Director of Research and Impact, shares a sneak peek of new data that compares accelerator data in emerging markets and in developed countries.

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January 10, 2017
ImpactAlpha

Access to clean water and sanitation has enormous health and development implications, especially in urban slums. ANDE's India Regional Chapter Program Coordinator, Devyani Singh, writes about increasingly viable business solutions to address the sanitation crisis in India, and how these solutions are essential to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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December 22, 2016
ImpactAlpha

As the host of two historic UN summits on sustainable development in the past 25 years, it should come as no surprise that Brazil is actively engaged in testing innovative approaches to reach the sustainable development goals. Rob Parkinson, a consultant for the ANDE in Brazil, writes about how local and global efforts to support small and growing businesses in Brazil are having an impact.

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December 20, 2016
Mint

A British Council report says that a majority of social enterprises in India are focused on skill development, followed by education. Moyna Manku highlights the key findings of this report, conducted in partnership with the British Council, Ennovent, and ANDE.

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November 17, 2016
Ideas: the Magazine of the Aspen Institute

260 member organizations, based in 35 countries, working in emerging-market economies around the world with a single shared mission: spur entrepreneurship to help the poor. Kate McElligott, ANDE’s Director of Strategic Development writes about how ANDE moved from idea to reality, and the impact members are having individually and collectively.

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October 13, 2016
ImpactAlpha

In the first of a series on the sustainable development goals, Randall Kempner advises global leaders not to discount small businesses in the march towards the global goals.

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October 10, 2016
Aidpreneur

On the 121st episode of Aidpreneur's Terms of Reference podcast, Stephen Ladek interviews Randall Kempner, ANDE's Executive Director about ANDE, impact investing, and the future of entrepreneurship.

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September 9, 2016
Devex Impact

A new report is starting to fill the void in access to reliable data to inform investment decisions. The report is compiled by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association — abbreviated LAVCA in Spanish — and LGT Impact Ventures, an impact investor. Naki B. Mendoza reviews the report and interviews ANDE Executive Director Randall Kempner about the report and its implications for impact investing in Latin America.

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August 16, 2016
Harvard Business Review

Steven Koltai argues why the U.S. foreign aid budget should include more funding for global entrepreneurship. Koltai also discusses ANDE's research on what percentage of global aid goes toward entrepreneurship, as well as how the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative is exploring important issues around what seems to be working in startup acceleration.

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August 11, 2016
Devex Impact

Unicorn is a Silicon Valley buzzword that describes companies that are valued at $1 billion or more. But many in the global development community are questioning whether this should be a benchmark for entrepreneurial success. ANDE's Executive Director, Randall Kempner, is featured in this article, arguing that what matters more is reaching a billion people.

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