Gender lens investing is a profitable and socially responsible wager that generates improved business performance and multiplies the well-being of a community. It is also a courageous and positive way to do business. … [Read more...] about How to invest with a gender lens?
Mobile network operators offer subsidized phones against advanced payments at a reduced price. From a financial point of view, it is not sustainable. … [Read more...] about How to finance mobile network operators in Latin America and the Caribbean?
First it was the FinTechs. Now, TechFins and their expansion through MSMEs lead a new digital economy in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about TechFins, MSMEs and ecommerce are reshaping the economic development of the LAC region
The case was promising right from the start. In 2016, the project came knocking at IDB Invest’s door: a Chilean company in the field of telecommunications and information technology offered a solution to provide sustainable public lighting working inclusively. Could it also be profitable? * … [Read more...] about Chile: Sustainably lighting up people’s lives
In an increasingly globalized economy, expanding markets beyond borders constitutes an alternative that businesses —more than ever— are considering among their options for growth. For instance, a group of mega-companies—so-called multilatinas—have capitalized on internationalization opportunities in the region and have seen significant increases in their investments and … [Read more...] about How to take your business global