Announcing the SGB Evidence Fund
In this webinar, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and the International Growth Centre introduce a new fund to expand the evidence base for the Small and Growing Business (SGB) sector. The fund supports collaborations between researchers and practitioners to answer critical questions about the most effective ways to support SGBs and the economic and social impact of SGB growth. This webinar covers the scope of the fund, how ANDE members and other SGB support organizations can participate in the fund, as well as plans for an event to bring together SGB support organizations and researchers in East Africa that took place in July 2019.
SGB Evidence Fund Webinar on 6 September 2019
In this webinar, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and the International Growth Centre (IGC) provide an overview of the SGB Evidence Fund, discuss the call for proposals, and answer audience questions.
SGB Evidence Fund Webinar: Reducing Gender Discrimination in Finance
Co-hosted by USAID, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), and the International Growth Centre (IGC), the event features Dean Karlan's (USAID) remark on the importance of evidence-based practices and Chris Woodruff’s (IGC) introduction to SGB Evidence Fund. The webinar presents key findings of two SGB-funded projects on gender discrimination in finance.
Amisha Miller, Assistant Professor at New York University Stern School of Business, presenting “Change the system, not the Seeker: how investors’ evaluation systems affect investments in female-founded startups.“ See the slides here.
Shanthi Manian, Assistant Professor at Washington State University of Economic Science and Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, presenting “Discrimination and access to capital: experimental evidence from Ethiopia.” See the slides here