Launch of the Women MSME Fintech Innovation Fund
This event will mark the launch of the Women MSME Fintech Innovation Fund. The fund aims to support the expansion of innovative digital solutions that improve access to finance or enhance operational efficiency of women-led micro-, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Implemented as part of a 5-year Canada funded ESCAP project on Catalyzing Women’s Entrepreneurship: Creating a Gender-Responsive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, aiming to support the growth of women entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region, and hosted by the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Fund Facility investment mechanism, and with funding support from the Netherlands Development Finance Cooperation (FMO), the fund will provide successful applicants with technical assistance, mentorship and early stage co-funding to pilot and upscale their solutions.
This event is organized as part of the Sixth Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week, 11-15 March 2019.
For more details see: https://www.unescap.org/events/sixth-asia-pacific-trade-and-investment-week