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Over $1 billion funding for women entrepreneurs – Will it work?
The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, also known as We-Fi is a $1 billion dollar fund and potential game changer in accelerating the further expansion of women’s entrepreneurship in developing countries beyond the micro level. Launched at the G20’s leaders’ summit … Continue reading
Effective Business Environment Reform: A Gendered Perspective
In developing countries, projects or interventions tend to address the needs of women at the base of the pyramid or micro-business owners. In contrast, very few initiatives focus on the gendered effects of the regulatory, business or investment environment on … Continue reading
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