SME Ventures supports high-growth entrepreneurs in developing countries by creating and investing in funds that then provide risk capital. The program also offers technical assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on a range of issues, from
Difficulties accessing finance consistently ranks as one of the biggest constraints to small business growth, but an elegant solution can be found in a proven system that is fundamentally a contract between two parties.
IFC is supporting private sector development in sub-Saharan Africa with innovative investments and advisory services programs. Our work helps simplify business procedures, attract investment, create jobs, and stimulate growth. We support health, education, agriculture and infrastructure projects and help economies recover from conflict. Our strategy is built on three pillars:
IFC's investments in Sub-Saharan Africa have never been stronger, helping to bring tangible benefits to millions of people across the region. It also underscores its commitment to the region's private sector development...