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Andreas Widmer on Investing in Entrepreneurship & SMEs

"We know that small and medium sized companies are what carry the economy... we really need to start focusing on how you grow that Missing Middle in emerging markets." 

Andreas Widmer is the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C.  He also serves as President of The Carpenter’s Fund. He was previously the co-founder of SEVEN Fund. He holds two business degrees from Switzerland, plus a B.S. in International Business from Merrimack College and an M.A. in Ministry from St. John’s Seminary in Boston. An author on the connection between entrepreneurship, economic development and spirituality, Widmer blogs regularly at Widmer has authored articles and been featured in various business and general interest media including the Financial Times, Bloomberg News, Sky TV, Kigali Times, FastCompany, Catholic TV, ZENIT, RomeReports, CNS, EWTN and First Things.

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