investment

Integra — SME Loan Fund

Sudan SME load fund

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Integra’s SME fund in South Sudan provides risk capital and technical assistance for start up SMEs.

Invest for development in Kosova

Angello Capital Partners

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Four TBN partners with many years of experience in Eastern Europe with business and social programmes have come together with others to form Angello Capital Partners. Through combining the work of an investment fund and a development foundation, they will bring transformation in families and communities through creating employment and supporting growing businesses. Read more…

Financing Social Enterprises in the UK report

Financing Social Enterprises in the UK – The Social Investment Consultancy's 2011 report

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The Social Investment Consultancy has published a briefing paper that examines both the funding available to social enterprises/social purpose businesses and the funding mechanisms open to philanthropists, investors and foundations interested in engaging with such organisations.

Financing Social Enterprises in the UK – 2011 report

The Social Investment Consultancy

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The Social Investment Consultancy has published a briefing paper that examines both the funding available to social enterprises/social purpose businesses and the funding mechanisms open to philanthropists, investors and foundations interested in engaging with such organisations. You can download the PDF here and also read the forward below.

The Missing Middle Opportunity in Africa

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The Summit Development Group (SDG) was recently featured in the African Banker Magazine in an article discussing the Missing Middle Opportunity in Africa. You can read the article here.

Sources of grants & funding

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DFID opens the second funding round of the GPAFund, a demand-led fund supporting projects focused on service delivery in support of poverty reduction. Second 2011 tender for the PSInvestment Programme opens soon. Read more details inside – added March 21, 2011

Sources of grants & funding

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DFID opens the second funding round of the GPAFund, a demand-led fund supporting projects focused on service delivery in support of poverty reduction. Second 2011 tender for the PSInvestment Programme opens soon. Read more details inside.

eNews Feb 2011

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Our monthly eNews from February 2011. Booking for the UK National Conference 2011 | Business Mentoring Day | Investment opportunities | Expo. trips | Africa Investment Prize

Private Sector Investment Programme

PSI: Private Sector Investment programme

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Do you have a tangible idea for starting an innovative business in a developing country? The Private Sector Investment Programme (PSI), a subsidy programme of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has opened it’s first tender for 2011 to promote innovative investments in emerging markets. The programme provides a subsidy up to 60% of capital costs.