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Supply Conditions: How developed is the infrastructure to facilitate digital interactions and transactions? This driver measures the quality and readiness of digital and physical infrastructure such as bandwidth availability and quality of roads. Developing countries with fledgling infrastructure comprise the low end of the scores on the Supply driver. Demand Conditions: Are consumers willing and able to […]
This Financial Instrument Framework from the Missing Middles Report by the Collaborative for Frontier Finance (Omidyar Network / Dutch Good Growth Fund [DGGF]) offers an excellent snapshot for mapping the spectrum of investment instruments in terms of risk and return expectations. Debt: Asset-based lending: any form of lending that is secured by a non-current asset […]
This Segmentation Framework from the Missing Middles Report by the Collaborative for Frontier Finance (Omidyar Network / Dutch Good Growth Fund [DGGF]) proposes that segmenting the SGB market into multiple “missing middles” will help to more effectively diagnose the distinct financing needs and gaps faced by different types of enterprises – and in turn, will […]
Mental models offer distilled representations of how things work in order to help us better understand the world. They shape not only what we think and how we understand but the the connections, interrelations and opportunities that we see. They provide us structure for simplifying the complexity of the world and the much needed context […]
This report isolates potential scaling barriers at four distinct but related levels: the firm itself, the industry value chain of which the firm is a part, public goods relevant to the industry, and governmental laws, policies and actions. “FirmMost obviously, scaling barriers could lie within the firm itself. It may not have the leadership it […]
This report by the Dutch Good Growth Fund explores new models to provide risk capital in the form of mezzanine finance. Mezzanine Finance, which blends elements from traditional Private Equity (PE) and debt financing into a unique product, provides an additional offer in the SME finance ecosystem for missing middle entrepreneurs. SMEs form a crucial […]
This report by the Omidyar Network and the Global Development Incubator conducted a study with 50+ fund managers, fieldbuilders, and other intermediaries to detail the size of the market for SGB investments, existing debt and equity structures and products, progress by local and international investors, and success factors. The focus of this report is on […]
This report represents EMPEA’s first in-depth look at the role that private credit plays in supporting the development of small- and medium-size companies across the emerging markets, and in offering institutional investors a means of accessing this growth. Designed to tackle the broad and murky topic of mezzanine finance, this report uncovers some interesting insights […]
This handbook coordinated by Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) and written with the collaboration of INSEAD Business School, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Ernst & Young is a tool to foster the development of early-stage SME investment in Africa and encourage the rise of new investors on the continent. The primary purpose of […]
SEA provides Investment Promotion Agencies(IPAs) with tools and processes for analyzing, aligning and promoting public investment opportunities to foreign direct investors.
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