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Expression of Interest for Gender Equality Scorecard© Academic Partnership

November 17th, 2020 — SEAF is pleased to invite leading academic and research institutions to respond to this Expression of Interest: “Mainstreaming SEAF Gender Equality Scorecard© Across Private Funds Industry” to partner with the organization and its collaborators. This is an opportunity to form a unique…

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CEED Publishes First Impact Report

SEAF’s technical assistance arm, the Center for Entrepreneurial and Executive Development (CEED), has published its first-ever impact report detailing the work it does with thousands of entrepreneurs across the globe. Below, Peter Righi, Executive Director of CEED introduces CEED’s 2019 Impact Report, and why it…

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SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund Invests in Camex Restaurants, Guyana’s Largest Restaurant Operator

Kingston, Jamaica – October 21st, 2020 – The SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund has acquired a majority ownership interest in Camex Restaurants Inc. in Guyana.  The investment will enable the fast-food restaurant franchisee to accelerate its growth and expansion plans in Guyana and the region….

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DFC and SEAF Launch Global Debt Facility to Impact Women Entrepreneurs Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and SEAF announce the launch of an investment vehicle focused on addressing the devastating effects of COVID-19 on SMEs supporting women through the pandemic. As governments have imposed controls and as…

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 SEAF Morocco Growth Fund invests in Deepsense, a cybersecurity company specialized in identity verification and fraud detection

Casablanca, Morocco – October 16th, 2020 – SEAF is pleased to announce that the SEAF Morocco Growth Fund (SMGF) has just finalized its sixth investment with the acquisition of a stake in Deepsense, a biometrics security company providing an instant identity verification solution that detects…

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SEAF announces ASMA Invest as a new investor in SEAF Morocco Growth Fund to support startups and innovation in Morocco

July 14th, 2020, Casablanca, Morocco – SEAF Morocco Growth Fund (SMGF) welcomes ASMA Invest as a new investor. ASMA Invest joins fund shareholders La Caisse Centrale de Garantie, La Caisse Marocaine des Retraites, Bank of Africa (BMCE Bank), USAID (Wise Venture Capital) and the SEAF…

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SEAF Releases GES(C) Manual

SEAF publishes GES© Manual to Enhance Women’s Economic Empowerment Framework DOWNLOAD THE GES© Manual HERE: www.seaf.com/ges-manual LOCATION – 14 July 2020 At today’s Closing and Commitments session at the Gender Smart Virtual Programme, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (“SEAF”) announced that their women’s economic empowerment journey…

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SEAF Managed Fund Completes Sale of ABCom to Vodafone-Albania

Tirana, Albania – March 24, 2020 – The Southeast Europe Equity Fund II (SEEF II), a SEAF-managed private equity fund with holdings in the Balkans and Turkey announces the completion of the sale of its majority-owned company ABCom to Vodafone Albania.  ABCom (Albanian Broadband Communications)…

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