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Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. ANDE is part of the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization.

Members of ANDE include both for and nonprofit investment funds, capacity development providers, research and academic institutions, development finance institutions, foundations and corporations from around the world. Launched with 34 members in 2009, ANDE now comprises over 260 members who collectively operate in more than 150 countries.

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Specifications

Program website

http://www.andeglobal.org/

Type

Capacity Building
Network
Investor

Geographical Scope

Globally

Type of Cap Building

Financial Services

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

Funding initiatives fall into three primary buckets:
1. Catalyst Fund;
2. Argidius-ANDE Finance Challenge;
3. ANDE Research Initiative

Technical or other assistance

ANDE’S specific program areas include:
1. Advocacy and education
2. Funding opportunities and resources
3. Knowledge sharing and networking
4. Metrics and evaluation
5. Research
6. Training and talent development

Contact information

E-mail

info@aspenbsp.org

Last update

Date

07-05-2018

Status

Accepting Applications Check Website

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