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27 Publications found

  • The Entrepreneurship Database Program 2019 Data Summary

    May 2020

    Since 2013, the Entrepreneurship Database Program at Emory University has been partnering with accelerators and entrepreneur support programs to collect detailed data from entrepreneurs during their application processes. This report summarizes application data collected from entrepreneurs who applied to participating programs between 2013 and 2019.

  • Accelerating Women-led Startups

    A Knowledge Brief by the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative

    Mar 2020

    There is significant evidence that women entrepreneurs face unique challenges in starting and growing businesses, particularly in emerging markets. Acceleration programs represent one potential model for overcoming these challenges through support services and investment. Using GALI data on more than 14,000 ventures across 160 countries, this knowledge brief examines trends in the acceleration of women-led ventures.

  • Acceleration in Mexico

    Examining Why Entrepreneurs Attend Multiple Programs

    Sep 2019

    In the GALI dataset, approximately one-third of ventures based in Mexico that applied to accelerators had already participated in a similar program. GALI produced this knowledge brief, with the support of Citibanamex, to better understand the incremental benefits that entrepreneurs receive by attending multiple programs as well as how entrepreneurs and accelerators view this phenomenon.

  • Acceleration in the Andean Region

    Initial data from the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative

    Aug 2019

    GALI is working to increase understanding of acceleration and early stage ventures in the Andean region. This data summary includes information from 873 ventures operating in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, contributed by 53 accelerator programs.

  • Acceleration in Brazil

    Initial data from the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative

    Aug 2019

    This data summary includes information from 843 ventures operating in Brazil, contributed by 35 accelerator programs.

  • Acceleration in Asia-Pacific

    Initial Data from the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative

    Jun 2019

    With the support of the Australian Government, GALI is working to increase understanding of acceleration and early stage ventures in Asia-Pacific. This data summary includes information from 845 ventures operating in Asia-Pacific, contributed by 71 accelerator programs.

  • Acceleration in Central America

    Initial Data from the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative

    Jun 2019

    With the support of Citibanamex, GALI is working to increase understanding of acceleration and early stage ventures in Central America. This data summary includes information from 812 ventures operating in Central America, contributed by 56 accelerator programs.

  • Measuring the Value for Money of Acceleration

    An Introduction and Methods Brief

    Sep 2018

    This methods brief provides guidance for practitioners interested in assessing the value for money of acceleration programs. Accelerators and funders can use this guide to understand their options for assessing value for money and to consider how they could incorporate this concept into their data collection and program assessments.

  • Accelerating Youth-Led Enterprises in Nigeria

    Jul 2018

    This knowledge brief seeks to capture information about incubators and accelerators in Nigeria and how they support youth-led enterprises. The brief was developed using Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI) data alongside interviews and stakeholder meetings held in Lagos and Abuja with support from Oxfam in Nigeria.

  • Acceleration in India

    Initial Data from Indian Startups

    Jun 2018

    In partnership with the ANDE India Chapter, GALI is working to increase understanding of acceleration and early stage ventures in India. This data summary includes information from 1,214 ventures operating in India, contributed by 26 accelerators.

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