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GBA Case Study: NatWest

GBA Case Study: NatWest

GBA Case Study: NatWest

GBA Case Study: NatWest The fifth in the GBA's Case Study series on best practice banks features Women in Business champion NatWest, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland. The bank has found great success through its ability to leverage partners in the ecosystem...
2017 | 532.10 KB | ,
Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017 Strong supporting conditions such as access to financial services and ease of doing business pave the way for progress in businesses owned by women. The inaugural Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs seeks...
2017 | 3.36 MB | ,
UN Women Power of Procurement

The Power of Procurement: How to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

The Power of Procurement: How to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

The Power of Procurement: How to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

The Power of Procurement: How to Source from Women-Owned Businesses This guide from UN Women is intended to support signatories of the Women’s Empowerment Principles, which UN Women and UN Global Compact jointly promulgate, to take action on Principle...
2017 | 585.87 KB | ,
EY Women Entrepreneurs Asia Pacific

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses?

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses?

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses?

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses? As leading supporters of Asia-Pacific’s women entrepreneurs, EY and Standard Chartered Bank have come together to explore the hurdles women entrepreneurs in the region are hitting...
2016 | 597.69 KB | ,
TEB Case Study

GBA Case Study: TEB

GBA Case Study: TEB

GBA Case Study: TEB

GBA Case Study: TEB This third Case Study in the GBA series highlighting members' Women's Market success looks at TEB in Turkey, which has built its reputation among women SME owners as a "consultant bank" through its comprehensive non-financial services...
2016 | 718.02 KB | , ,
EY - Does Disruption Drive Job Creation

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation?

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation?

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation?

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation? The EY Global Job Creation Survey 2016 surveyed a record number — nearly 2,700 — of entrepreneurs in 12 major economies. Almost 6 in 10 (59%) respondents expect to increase their workforce in 2016, a leap of more...
2016 | 1.29 MB | ,

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City This report from Citi and WENYC is the result of a study to understand the state and needs of women entrepreneurs in New York City. It includes a detailed review of existing literature,...
2015 | 9.59 MB | ,

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship This annual report from the National Women's Business Council is a synthesis of the Council’s commitment to supporting women in business by producing best-in-class, actionable research...
2015 | 8.71 MB | ,
Women in Enterprise: A Different Perspective

Women in Enterprise: A Different Perspective

Women in Enterprise: A Different Perspective

Women in Enterprise: A Different Perspective

Women in Enterprise: A Different Perspective According to this detailed study of UK women and entrepreneurship produced for RBS by Aston Business School, women do not have any individual or collective entrepreneurial deficit. Instead, this report finds...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative

Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative

Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative

Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative

Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative A new report by Babson College on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program found that training and education for women entrepreneurs positively affects emerging...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game This IDB report presents results obtained from the fourth survey on the views and opinions of directors, managers and deputies of the SME division of 109 banks in Latin America and the Caribbean. 73% of respondents expect...
2011 | 0.00 KB | ,
Women-Owned SMEs: A Business Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Women-Owned SMEs: A Business Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Women-Owned SMEs: A Business Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Women-Owned SMEs: A Business Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Women-Owned SMEs: A Business Opportunity for Financial Institutions This report seeks to estimate the global and regional size of the women-owned SME market for financial services operating in the formal sector. It looks at the financing gap they face,...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Liberando el potencial de crecimiento de las emprendedoras en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

WEGrow: Liberando el potencial de crecimiento de las emprendedoras en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

WEGrow: Liberando el potencial de crecimiento de las emprendedoras en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

WEGrow: Liberando el potencial de crecimiento de las emprendedoras en Latinoamérica y el Caribe Este informe es la versión española del documento encontrado aquí. ...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean This study was commissioned by the IDB's Multilateral Investment Fund and produced by Ernst & Young. It analyzes the profiles, challenges and needs of...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

Las Pymes de América Latina el Caribe: Cerrando la Brecha Para los Bancos de la Región

Las Pymes de América Latina el Caribe: Cerrando la Brecha Para los Bancos de la Región

Las Pymes de América Latina el Caribe: Cerrando la Brecha Para los Bancos de la Región

Las Pymes de América Latina el Caribe: Cerrando la Brecha Para los Bancos de la Región Este informe es la versión española del documento encontrado aquí. ...
2013 | 1.64 MB | ,
SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region This report — a collaboration between the IDB's Multilateral Investment Fund, Inter-American Investment Corporation and the Structured and Corporate Finance Department,...
2013 | 1.65 MB | ,
A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens' Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens’ Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens' Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens' Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean This study by the IDB's Multilateral Investment Fund identifies key barriers to women's businesses globally and...
2010 | 0.00 KB | ,
National Women's Business Council 2012 Annual Report

National Women’s Business Council 2012 Annual Report

National Women

National Women's Business Council 2012 Annual Report

National Women's Business Council 2012 Annual Report This report describes progress and key metrics for women's economic status during 2012, with many useful statistics and infographics. NWBC is an organization that cooperates with other research organizations,...
2013 | 0.00 KB | ,
Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women's Entrepreneurship

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women’s Entrepreneurship

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women's Entrepreneurship

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women's Entrepreneurship This case study by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women translates insights on how women in India are using mobile technology into recommendations for...
2012 | 0.00 KB | , ,
Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

Mobile Value Added Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Mobile Value Added Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Mobile Value Added Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Mobile Value Added Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs This report by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women finds that micro-entrepreneurs, representing 98% of entrepreneurial activity in the three markets the report examines...
2012 | 0.00 KB | , ,
Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth In this report, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women investigates the gender composition of the "mobile value chain" in 11 different markets around the world. The report...
2011 | 0.00 KB | , ,
Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries

Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries

Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries

Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries

Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries As access to finance is repeatedly identified as a major constraint to women entrepreneurs, this GPFI and IFC report sets out to analyze the issues involved in improving access...
2011 | 0.00 KB | ,
Gender Dimensions of Investment Climate Reform

Gender Dimensions of Investment Climate Reform

Gender Dimensions of Investment Climate Reform

Gender Dimensions of Investment Climate Reform

Gender Dimensions of Investment Climate Reform This IFC guide offers solutions and encourages change by providing policymakers and practitioners with tools needed to focus on the potential of women entrepreneurs. It also provides thought leadership on...
2010 | 0.00 KB | , ,
Economic Opportunities for Women in the Pacific

Economic Opportunities for Women in the Pacific

Economic Opportunities for Women in the Pacific

Economic Opportunities for Women in the Pacific

Economic Opportunities for Women in the Pacific This comprehensive IFC and AusAID report showcases successful female entrepreneurs from seven Pacific Island countries and discusses their common challenges, which include remoteness and isolation that results in...
2010 | 0.00 KB | ,
Banking on Women in Business: Exim Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Exim Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Exim Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Exim Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Exim Bank This IFC Case Study on Exim Bank provides a brief overview of the increasingly competitive financial services sector in Tanzania, the opportunity that women-owned small & medium enterprises represent, and possible...
2008 | 429.60 KB | ,
Banking on Women in Business: Access Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Access Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Access Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Access Bank

Banking on Women in Business: Access Bank This IFC Case Study offers a brief description of the business landscape for women in Nigeria, as illustrated by the story of Muni Shonibare, a Nigerian woman entrepreneur with a furniture-making business, whose...
2008 | 332.37 KB | ,
Entrepreneurship Policy Digest: Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth

Entrepreneurship Policy Digest: Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth

Entrepreneurship Policy Digest: Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth

Entrepreneurship Policy Digest: Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth

Entrepreneurship Policy Digest: Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth This policy brief from the Kauffman Foundation looks at how women can kick-start the economic engine in the US. ...
2015 | 449.02 KB | , ,
2014 Impact Report: State of the SGB Sector

2014 Impact Report: State of the SGB Sector

2014 Impact Report: State of the SGB Sector

2014 Impact Report: State of the SGB Sector

2014 Impact Report: State of the SGB Sector This report by the Aspen Network of Development Entrpreneurs looks at the state of the SGB sector, in an effort to boost the sector by helping stakeholders develop integrated strategies for strengthening the...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,

Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses

Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses

Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses

Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses This report by the National Women's Business Council examines factors affecting access to capital for high-growth women-owned or women-led firms in the US. ...
2014 | 647.33 KB | ,
21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship

21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship

21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship

21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship

21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship The report from the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, chaired by Sen. Maria Cantwell, looks at steps the federal government can take to foster women’s business growth. ...
2015 | 637.32 KB | , ,
The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index The Gender-GEDI focuses specifically on identifying and assessing the gendered nature of factors that, if addressed, could allow high potential female entrepreneurs an equal chance to flourish. ...
2014 | 0.00 KB | ,
How Banks Can Profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy

How Banks Can Profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy

How Banks Can Profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy

How Banks Can Profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy

How Banks Can Profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy This groundbreaking report from the GBA, with support from McKinsey & Company, reveals four key myths banks believe about women and how they use banking services. ...
2014 | 285.67 KB | , ,
The Burt Report: Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise

The Burt Report: Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise

The Burt Report: Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise

The Burt Report: Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise

The Burt Report: Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise This report by Lorely Burt, a member of the British Parliament and Government Ambassador for Women in Enterprise, outlines some of the barriers holding back women entrepreneurs and identifies...
2015 | 327.07 KB | ,
Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks

Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks

Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks

Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks

Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks The specific focus of this report by BCG is on the importance of social capital for the success of female entrepreneurs. The framework in this report provides a starting point for designing...
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2015 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneurialism Report

2015 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneurialism Report

2015 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneurialism Report

2015 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneurialism Report

2015 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneurialism Report This report finds that China, Hong Kong and Turkey are  fast becoming the epicentre of global entrepreneurialism, overtaking the significance of the Americas and major European countries. Leading mature...
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Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital

Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital

Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital

Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital This report by Babson College found that contrary to existing perceptions, many fundable women entrepreneurs had the requisite skills and experience to lead high-growth ventures. Nonetheless,...
2014 | 419.38 KB | ,

Closing the Gender Gap: Act Now

Closing the Gender Gap: Act Now

Closing the Gender Gap: Act Now

Closing the Gender Gap: Act Now This report from OECD focuses on how best to close gender gaps under four broad headings: 1) Gender equality, social norms and public policies; and gender equality in 2) education; 3) employment and 4) entrepreneurship. ...
2012 | 53.07 KB | , ,