Municipal Savings and Loans Banks to Offer Financial Services for Women Municipal Savings and Loans Banks to Offer Financial Services for Women September 16, 2019 The CMAC System employs almost 10,000 women, 87% of them in living provinces and 54% of them in the 30–45 age group.
Innovation Experts Discuss International Experiences in Panama Innovation Experts Discuss International Experiences in Panama September 12, 2019 The conference organized by CAF—development bank of Latin America—was held with the aim of creating synergies between organizations representing different sectors, in order to devise innovation management policies and models that boost business produ…
New Deadline for Financial Inclusion Laboratory Bids New Deadline for Financial Inclusion Laboratory Bids August 21, 2019 The call for proposals for the Financial Inclusion Laboratory organized by CAF and a group of public and private partners will be open for another two weeks. The initiative aims to provide technical and financial support to business ventures aimed at…
CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum August 05, 2019 During the Women Economic Forum (WEF) held in Cartagena de Indias, Carolina España, CAF representative in Colombia, discussed how banking can be more gender-inclusive and support business development as part of the sustainable development goals.
CAF and iNNpulsa Colombia Conduct Study to Learn About Colombians’ Perception of Entrepreneurship August 02, 2019 Colombia has a relatively positive perception of entrepreneurship. In fact, it ranked 47th out of 137 countries in the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI), second only to Chile, which is the highest-ranked country in Latin America. However, the …
CAF to support innovative business ventures that promote financial inclusion CAF to support innovative business ventures that promote financial inclusion July 17, 2019 The call for proposals for the Financial Inclusion Laboratory organized by CAF and a group of public and private partners will be open until 30 August, in order to provide technical and financial support to business initiatives aimed at bringing fina…
Chile and CAF to lead feasibility study for first digital gateway between South America and Asia Chile and CAF to lead feasibility study for first digital gateway between South America and Asia July 12, 2019 This is the first step for laying an underwater cable that will connect both continents and will lead to the development of a digital integration system for the region. The digital highway to-be will improve network reliability and human capital dev…
CAF and Bancóldex sign agreement for greater opportunities for Colombian entrepreneurs CAF and Bancóldex sign agreement for greater opportunities for Colombian entrepreneurs July 04, 2019 The arrangement includes CAF’s interest in becoming an investor in the Bancóldex Fund of Funds, focusing on venture capital, with a share of up to 20% of the Fund’s total commitments.
Greater opportunities for Peru's SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF and COFIDE Greater opportunities for Peru's SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF and COFIDE July 04, 2019 Innovation, internationalization and high-impact entrepreneurship are the main axes of the joint work to be developed by CAF and COFIDE to provide greater access to financing, technical assistance and knowledge transfer for Peru’s SMEs, in order to l…