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Tom Gibson States Importance of Not Imposing US Venture Capital Mentality On Developing Countries

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  • Date Added : 3/15/2006
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Tom Gibson has been a pioneer in the field of risk capital for small and medium enterprises in developing countries. From 1989 through 1999, Mr. Gibson was founding President, then Chairman of Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) and chaired a number of SEAF's funds. Mr. Gibson is currently president of the Institute for SME Finance, a group of financial and legal professionals who promote the greater availability and more effective use of risk capital for Small and Medium Sized Entreprises (SMEs) in developing and transitional economies.

Since its founding in mid-2000, the Institute has provided training to more than 300 practitioners in risk capital finance in developing countries and advisory services to a wide range of organizations and governments in the development of SME risk capital funds. Through his work in some 40 countries, he has held in-depth interviews with more than 500 SMEs and some 50 SME equity funds on five continents.

As you all probably are aware there is a long history of trying to impose mechanisms which work in industrialized countries, the first world countries on the third world countries and there is a long history of failure in that.  I have seen no field in which no part of development in which it see...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 24 Tom Gibson Provides Introduction To Lecture On Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 41 sec.
Video 2 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Economic Structure of Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 3 min. 30 sec.
Video 3 of 24 Tom Gibson States Lack of Venture Capital In Developing Countires Is A Major Constraint
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 27 sec.
Video 4 of 24 Tom Gibson Provides Examples of SMEs in Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 4 min. 22 sec.
Video 5 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Example of Zambian Pottery Shop
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 49 sec.
Video 6 of 24 Tom Gibson States Financing Opportunities That Exist In The US Do Not Exist In 85% Of Other Countries Of World
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 7 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Background of Company, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF)
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 8 sec.
Video 8 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Challenge In Exiting From Investments
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 27 sec.
Video 9 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Challenges Of Getting Financing In A Developing Country
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 33 sec.
Video 10 of 24 Tom Gibson States Government Bureaucracy Creates Major Challenges For SMEs In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 11 of 24 Tom Gibson States Business Planning Becomes Problematic For SMEs In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 12 of 24 Tom Gibson Defines Two Types of SMEs - Family Vesus External
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 3 min. 36 sec.
Video 13 of 24 Tom Gibson Outlines Funding Solutions For SMEs in Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 14 of 24 Tom Gibson States Majority of SMEs in Developing Countries Are Family Businesses
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 38 sec.
Video 15 of 24 Tom Gibson States IPOs Are Rare In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 16 of 24 Tom Gibson Explains Difficulty In Accurate Reporting Of Earnings Among SMEs In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 4 min. 9 sec.
Video 17 of 24 Tom Gibson Explains Collateral Difficulties Facing SMEs in Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 3 min. 8 sec.
Video 18 of 24 Tom Gibson Outlines Institute for SME Finance's Investment Strategy
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 6 min. 2 sec.
Video 19 of 24 Tom Gibson Outlines Virtures of Investing in SMEs in Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 5 min. 14 sec.
Video 20 of 24 Tom Gibson States Importance of Not Imposing US Venture Capital Mentality On Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 29 sec.
Video 21 of 24 Tom Gibson Explains It Is Easier To Track Sales Than Earnings In Developing Country SMEs
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 1 min. 57 sec.
Video 22 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Challenges of Tax Issues In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 23 of 24 Tom Gibson States Importance of Getting Local Talent Involved
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 3 min. 13 sec.
Video 24 of 24 Tom Gibson Discusses Deal Flow Generation With Regards To SMEs In Developing Countries
  • Tom Gibson - Lecture - Institute For SME Finance
  • 3/15/2006
  • Tom Gibson
  • 3 min. 37 sec.

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