Business support for SMEs
- Posted by: Gaetan Dermien
- Category: Caribbean, News, South Africa
Inter-American Development Bank
This hub, coordinated by the IADB, lists initiatives and solutions to support SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean through the crisis. It includes an interactive map of ideas and innovations in Latin America and the Caribbean, with ideas from entrepreneurs for possible innovative solutions applicable to the COVID-19 crisis.
OECD – SME Policy Responses
This guide from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development highlights how SMEs are being affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, reports on early evidence and estimates about the impact, and provides a preliminary inventory of country responses to foster SME resilience. It will be updated periodically.
Centre for Development and Enterprise
A report, COVID-19: The Impact on Small Businesses and Gaps in Current Solutions, provides a South African perspective on supporting small business through the crisis.
Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise
This guide aims to assist small businesses to navigate the disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Startup Genome has launched ‘The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Start-up Ecosystems’, a series of reports on policy initiatives around the world set up by governments to support start-ups and entrepreneurs.