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Intellegrow: Customized Venture Debt for Indian SMEs
IntelleGrow provides tailored, flexible debt to small and growing businesses that have the potential to address India's development challenges. Founded in 2012, with funding from Intellecap and Shell Foundation, IntelleGrow has grown quickly to help fill a demonstrated market need for "missing middle" financing for innovative enterprises working...
Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group: A Guide for Emerging and Frontier Markets
Launching an angel network is challenging in any environment. Doing so in a country with limited deal flow, weak institutions, and limited investor protection can seem nearly impossible. To confuse matters even more, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to set up and operate an angel organization. A diversity of models and structures has been...
Ripple: Innovative Payment System, Currency Exchange and Remittance Network
Ripple is an open payment system/currency exchange/remittance network that lets anyone, anywhere to send money in any currency. They were recently recognized by MIT as one of the 50 Smartest Companies. Ripple Labs was also named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in two separate categories: Best New Technology as well as Most...
Frontier Finance
Frontier Finance gives free access to more than 1000 sources of finance in leading emerging markets such as China, Vietnam, Russia, Brazil, India, South Africa, Egypt and many others. Sources include banks, development banks and institutions, private equity funds, grants, carbon funds, and others. Frontier Finance also provides an overview of the...
BoeFly
BoeFly is the online marketplace harnessing technology to dramatically simplify the execution of commercial transactions, including all loan origination and sales. BoeFly revolutionizes how deals get done by seamlessly connecting all parties, including lenders, borrowers, franchisors, investors, buyers and sellers to a potential transaction and...
How Ripple Works - Gateways and Pathways
You can make payments of any kind with Ripple. This video explains how it works. In particular, it explains the role of Gateways and Pathways in the Ripple network.
South Africa: Online Supply Chain Network
Supply Chain Network in association with Absa Bank, provides a Procurement Portal with powerful technology to connect small business and big business with one another. The vision is to quickly and smartly facilitate business connections to stimulate economic and employment growth.
ConnectAmericas
ConnectAmericas is the first social network for businesses in the Americas, dedicated to promoting foreign trade and international investment. It seeks to help SMEs strengthen their businesses, by providing them access to communities of clients, suppliers and investors in the region and all over the world, segmented by industry. It also provides...
Catalyst for Growth
Catalyst for Growth is developing a ratings system for business development support providers serving small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa. The introduction of the rating system is intended to increase the quality of business development support (BDS) in the market, reward the best service providers, and help link SMEs to...
The Psychometric Credit Score - Revolutionizing MSme finance
EFL provides psychometric credit scores for any entrepreneur. Financial Institutions use EFL to: • Expand their MSME portfolio • Improve control over risk