ABI in the News

“Where’s your Husband?”: The Struggles of Women Entrepreneurs

Although $9 billion was given to Indian startups in 2015, only a small percentage of that money went to women entrepreneurs. Geetha Kannan, Managing Director of ABI India, explains, “When women go to apply for a loan, they are asked to bring extra collateral or return with their husband. Does anybody ask a man to bring his wife along for a loan?” Because these female entrepreneurs often struggle to access the finances they need, women investors are working with the Saha Fund to provide help.

Read the full Times of India article here.