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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ANDE's Executive Director, Randall Kempner, writes about what needs to change in Silicon Valley in order to truly support entrepreneurs in emerging market countries to no only create sustainable enterprises, but to also tackle the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Catholic Church now wants to apply market-based solutions to solve the world's most intractable problems. In advance of the Vatican Conference on Impact Investing, Naki B. Mendoza interviews ANDE Executive Director Randall Kempner and others in the ANDE network about the role the Catholic Church can play in moving the needle impact investing for global poverty reduction.
Tara Murphy Forde, Vice President of Impact and Strategic Initiatives at Global Partnerships, shares her view on the importance of industry engagement and highlights some of her high level take-aways from the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) Metrics from the Ground Up conference.