Which countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are most supportive of women seeking to start and grow businesses?
- Security & Stability
- Potential entrepreneurs are most likely to start and be able to grow businesses in environments of economic stability, political transparency and physical security.
- Business Climate
- Adequate regulations, lower costs for starting a business and programs targeting entrepreneurs make it easier for women to embark on entrepreneurial activities.
- Formal financial institutions can help women start and grow businesses through encouraging saving, supplying credit and providing seed capital.
- Women with formal education and training in business and financial skills are more likely to have the confidence and capacity to start and grow businesses.
Examine the performance of individual countries in the WEVentureScope, to identify strengths and areas needing improvement.
Compare countries' performance, by category, to identify best practices in supporting women entrepreneurs.