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Using fintech to support small businesses in Nigeria

Using fintech to support small businesses in Nigeria

Accion Venture Lab continues to invest in Lidya in Nigeria By Amee Parbhoo and Ashley Lewis “The real backbone of most economies is...

Accion Venture Lab's Company Builder program in Nigeria

We’re bringing together Nigerian entrepreneurs to build a groundbreaking fintech company

Meet the first participants in Accion Venture Lab’s Company Builder program By Averi Thomas-Moore When we sent out a call for...

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Women Entrepreneurs of Myanmar: Woodcarver Daw Yin Yin Myint’s Story of Running a Family Business

The following is from an interview with Daw Yin Yin Myint, 44 years old, who inherited her family’s wood carving...

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Can Entrepreneurship Help Close the Economic Gender Gap?

By Roxanne Alvarez With this post, I am pleased to kick off a blog series we have going on at...

Small businesses benefit from some ‘MicroConsulting’

Small businesses benefit from some ‘MicroConsulting’

Small business owners, no matter where they live, wear multiple hats. They are experts in their trades, managers, advertisers, legal navigators...

Teaching – and Learning! – with Fabiola Cantero

Teaching – and Learning! – with Fabiola Cantero

At just 25 years old, Fabiola Cantero is the village banking loan officer in the Lambaré (a city near to Asunción)...