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Heifer International and SEAF Announce Agreement to Expand Impact Investing Globally

Partnership will enable Heifer International to leverage SEAF’s global networks, experience and offices to increase access to capital for local farmers and food producers around the world. Washington, D.C. — International development organization Heifer International and impact investment management group Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) today announced…

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SEAF Appoints Agnes Dasewicz as Co-Chief Executive Officer

November 30th, 2020 – Washington, D.C. – SEAF is delighted to announce the appointment of Agnes Dasewicz as co-Chief Executive Officer. She will serve alongside co-founder and current CEO Bert van der Vaart over a one-year period to allow for a smooth transition. Bert van…

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SEAF’s Jennifer Buckley Named a Real Deals Future 40 Leader

November 17, 2020 – SEAF’s Jennifer Buckley, a Senior Managing Director based in Singapore, has been named to Real Deal’s Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leader’s List. The list recognizes “key individuals in the [private equity] asset class who have made or are making a…

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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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