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Small and Medium Enterprises

Improving Access to Knowledge, Finance, Technology and Markets, for Small and Growing Food Companies in Africa

Liz Wilson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Impact
Liz Wilson

Farmers working in rain-fed agricultural systems notice when the rains are late. Standing in unexpectedly dry fields in 42 degrees Celsius heat in early November, this is just one of many variables for Zambian smallholder farmer Veronica Banda to manage.

Abenomics' Innovations Threatened by Failure on Contracting Reform

Sunil Chacko | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Sunil Chacko

Soon, China, Japan, Korea will be locked into an Asian and perhaps global competition for market share. This would be reminiscent of another time when that was indeed the case, in multiple ways. Clearly, Japan and Japanese companies would need to be at the top of their game, along with many changes made on the innovation side.

The New Global Leader, Part II: Dr. Renée Moore, Expert in Taking Companies Beyond Borders

O'Brien Browne | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

From the poorest beginnings on a small ranch in Texas where she was raised together with her three sisters by a single mother, Renée Moore worked her way up through the highest levels of academia.

The New Global Leader, Part I: Andreas Fornwald, Master of International Relationships

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

This is first in a series of interviews with highly successful but little-known global business leaders who combine expertise in their fields and fully embrace both the established and emerging markets.

BYO for Business -- Is It Right for Your Company?

Brett Caine | Posted 02.20.2012 | Small Business
Brett Caine

According to global research, bring your own device is rapidly taking hold in business as employees prefer to use their personal mobile devices rather than standard-issue company ones.

Latin America: A Lifeline for American Small and Medium Enterprises

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Segal

Economists across the board agree that our SMEs are the real engine of growth for our economy. Why are we not doing more to promote business relations between our SMEs and Latin America?

Investing in Africa: Defining the "Missing Middle"

J. Skyler Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
J. Skyler Fernandes

U.S. financial institutions can both make money and help alleviate poverty in Africa and throughout the developing world by investing in Small and Medium Enterprises in those countries.