Mission

To accelerate the use of private capital in support of entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging markets, for the benefit of future generations.

The EMPEA Institute is a new research and education platform wholly-controlled by EMPEA, which aims to accelerate the use of private capital in support of entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging markets, for the benefit of future generations. The EMPEA Institute is funded through grants and tax-deductible donations from industry visionaries.

Find out more and get involved by contacting [email protected].

Looking over the horizon, increasingly returns in our industry will have to be generated through value creation and through innovation in business models, cost models, science and technology. These innovations will either be homegrown in emerging markets, or will have been specifically designed with their unique needs in mind.

The EMPEA Institute will seek to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in our markets, identify and foster the most disruptive and scalable ideas and practices, and aim to build capacity around them, since these ideas and practices will drive the future opportunity set for our Members.

The Institute will also engage with emerging markets public sector policymakers and regulators, to drive awareness as to how to support sustainable economic development by fostering the important interaction between entrepreneurship and innovation on the one hand and private equity, private credit and venture capital on the other hand. It will play an active role in establishing and fostering ecosystems conducive to private equity, private credit and venture capital. Without the appropriate enabling environment, entrepreneurship, innovation and private markets cannot thrive.

Last but not least, the EMPEA Institute will also engage with existing and new pools of local institutional capital in our markets and seek to catalyze their support for emerging market entrepreneurs and innovations.

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