What do Olympic athletes and developing country entrepreneurs have in common?

Ankur Sohanpal | December 26th, 2013, 12:20 pm

This Devex post talks about the need for an entrepreneurship enabling ecosystem in developing countries, as an integral part of spurring entrepreneurship as a means to enhancing economic growth. Like athletes, social entrepreneurs invest ‘blood and sweat’ in their efforts – their enterprises. Unlike athletes, they do not have enabling ecosystems. Realizing the significant role an entrepreneurship enabling ecosystem can play in bringing about integrated economic development, USAID is launching a new initiative called PACE, or Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship. Read more here.