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Micro Franchising eBook

Micro Franchising eBook

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Published by Nate Husão Heller
An eBook collecting a blog series on microfranchising produced by Ayllu and published on nextbillion.net
An eBook collecting a blog series on microfranchising produced by Ayllu and published on nextbillion.net

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Published by: Nate Husão Heller on Sep 17, 2010
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This e-book is a compilation of blogposts from theiuMAPseries onmicrofranchising, published byNextBillion in the summer of 2010. iuMAP is a web-based directory of BOP socialenterprises that was launched byAylluin July 2010, in media partnership with NextBillion.Ayllu collects, analyzes and shares keyinformation and data about socialenterprises in BOP markets. Next Billionis a blog that brings together thecommunity of business leaders, socialentrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers, andacademics who want to explore theconnection between poverty alleviationand enterprise.This series provides an overview of different types of microfranchising,profiling social enterprises that use thisdistribution strategy, and providinginsights and information for bothinvestors and those looking for funding. Itis part of a rich discussion aboutmicrofranchising that has been going onrecently, which you can find out moreabout in Ayllu’sresource library.
Francisco is
NextBillion's Managing Editor, as well as the Founder and co-Editor of NextBillionen Español, a website and blog aimed to advance the development through enterprisecommunity in Latin America. He is currently a graduate student at Columbia University'sMasters in Development Practice, in New York City.Until August of 2010, Francisco worked as an Associate with the Markets and EnterpriseProgram at the World Resources Institute, in Washington DC. At WRI he did research on therole of small and medium-sized enterprise in sustainable development, leading the launch of  theNew Venturesinitiative in Colombia in collaboration with Universidad de los Andes.Francisco also has experience in investment banking and management consulting, and is a co-founder at Prospéritas Microfinanzas, a microfinance organization that provides businessdevelopment and credit to microentrepreneurs in Colombia. Francisco holdsa degreein Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.Twitter  @fjnoguera.
Francisco NogueraManaging Editor,NextBillionNew York, NY
Nate is Ayllu’s COO and editor of the Next Billion series. Prior to Ayllu, he consulted with avariety of social enterprises around the world, including VisionSpring and Pratham Books inIndia, Conversion Sound in Nigeria, and Somos Más in Colombia. Nate spent the first 6 yearsof his career primarily in West Africa, with the United Nations Food and AgricultureOrganization, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, and the US PeaceCorps. Nate is originally from Washington DC and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, an MA in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), and a BA in Philosophy from Connecticut College.
Nate HellerCOO, AylluSao Paulo, Brazil
Shital is a Managing Editor for ThinkChange India, a blog tracking social innovation and socialentrepreneurship in India, and is an alumna of theIndicorpsfellowship. She has previously worked with the UN, Acumen Fund, Oxfam International, and the World Bank. Shitalcompleted her MPA in international development from NYU Wagner and is currently working as a management consultant in Washington, DC.
Shital ShahBlogger, iuMAPWashington, DC

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