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Asean Women Entrepreneurs' Network makes its debut

Asean Women Entrepreneurs' Network makes its debut

The launch of the Asean Women Entrepreneurs’ Network was held in Hanoi on April 22   Vietnam, Apr 23: The establishment of the network makes a practical contribution to the development of small...

Americas News

NFIB stands up for states’ rights

NFIB stands up for states’ rights

NFIB Small Business Legal Centre asks Supreme Court to review Californ...

23-04-2014 Hits:59

SBA holds 7th Annual Export Lenders Roundtable

SBA holds 7th Annual Export Lenders Roun…

Export Lender of the Year Awards for 2014 will be presented at event ...

16-04-2014 Hits:199

SBA improves small businesses access to 7(a) and 504 loan programmes: enhances job creation

SBA improves small businesses access to …

Washington, Apr 4: United States (US) small businesses will gain impro...

04-04-2014 Hits:282

Asia Pacific News

Asean Women Entrepreneurs' Network makes its debut

Asean Women Entrepreneurs' Network makes…

The launch of the Asean Women Entrepreneurs’ Network was held in Hanoi...

23-04-2014 Hits:76

IFC and Dingyi Venture Capital to improve financial services for micro and rural Chinese enterprises

IFC and Dingyi Venture Capital to improv…

Beijing, Apr 21: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of ...

21-04-2014 Hits:142

Economic slowdown urges enterprise innovation

Economic slowdown urges enterprise innov…

Nanjing, Apr 18: Two highly paid doctoral researchers recruited by a s...

18-04-2014 Hits:136

Europe News

Northern Ireland businesses to get greater IP support

Northern Ireland businesses to get great…

New support tools will help Northern Ireland businesses identify, prot...

10-04-2014 Hits:297

Reduction in SME satisfaction with government

Reduction in SME satisfaction with gover…

Ireland, Apr 8: The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises (ISME) Associ...

08-04-2014 Hits:221

New award scheme to boost cyber security for UK businesses

New award scheme to boost cyber security…

Details of a new government scheme to help businesses stay safe online...

08-04-2014 Hits:235

Central & South Asia News

BOC joins hands with EIB to boost SME and energy sector of Sri Lanka

BOC joins hands with EIB to boost SME an…

Sri Lanka, Apr 22: Taking initiative to strengthen small medium enterp...

22-04-2014 Hits:95

Bank Alfalah and IFC join hands to boost SME sector in Pakistan

Bank Alfalah and IFC join hands to boost…

Pakistan, Apr 10: Initiating joint venture Bank Alfalah in collaborati...

10-04-2014 Hits:301

IFC financing to National Development Bank to boost financial access in Sri Lanka

IFC financing to National Development Ba…

Sri Lanka, Apr 1: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing ...

01-04-2014 Hits:301

Middle East & Africa News

Nigerian state to host World SME Conference

Nigerian state to host World SME Confere…

Nigeria, Apr 23: The government of Bayelsa state, southern Nigeria has...

23-04-2014 Hits:46

Nigeria’s new GDP: Eye opener to rest of Africa says ECA’s Lopes

Nigeria’s new GDP: Eye opener to rest of…

Africa, Apr 23: Nigeria becoming Africa’s largest economy and the 26th...

23-04-2014 Hits:110

IsDB launches Business Plan Competition for African entrepreneurs

IsDB launches Business Plan Competition …

Africa, Apr 22: The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, the largest...

22-04-2014 Hits:104

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Challenges faced by the SME sector in Pakistan: Issues and remedies

By Malik Ayub Sumbal   Small medium enterprises (SMEs) are widely regarded as the best panacea f...

26-03-2014

“In Africa, we have a tendency to b…

“In Africa, we have a tendency to be very resourceful – turn anything into a business.” – Taylor

By Paul Adepoju   Africa has several challenges that are peculiar and unique, many of these chal...

26-03-2014

Golden Corporation reigns as best s…

Golden Corporation reigns as best seafood producer in Sultanate

Seafood industry is still relatively young in a country that has just turned thirty years and already G...

26-03-2014

A scan of the future of African you…

A scan of the future of African young entrepreneurs

By Valentine Mulango   It is estimated that there are 200 million youths in Africa aged 15-24. O...

20-03-2014

Yes! Cameroon is oiling the wheels …

Yes! Cameroon is oiling the wheels of young entrepreneurs

By Valentine Mulango   Recent figures by the Cameroon National Institute of Statistics show the ...

18-03-2014

Local entrepreneurs groan as foreig…

Local entrepreneurs groan as foreigners invade Nigeria’s SME sector

By Paul Adepoju   Three years ago at Ibadan in southwest Nigeria, most restaurants were owned an...

05-03-2014

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