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Elfid Torres replied to member's discussion How can we scale distribution and sales networks that create opportunities at the BoP?
"Economies of scale is by essence a good way to achieve scale. In our projects large companies ask us to do more with less and technology is the instrument that allow us to do so. Virtual platform, online capacity trainings and other electronic…"
Dec 8, 2016

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Elfid Torres replied to member's discussion How can we scale distribution and sales networks that create opportunities at the BoP?
"In the examples that I've just mentioned one key challenge to scale is to convince large companies of the benefits of such projects for their core business. Most inclusive projects leveraging networks of existing micro-enterprises are managed…"
Dec 8, 2016

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Elfid Torres replied to member's discussion How can we scale distribution and sales networks that create opportunities at the BoP?
"Another Example may be the Program 4e Camino al Progresso (quoted in the paper) successfully strengthened SAB Miller’s distribution chain in Latin America, supporting 25’000 Mom and Pop shops across 6 countries of the region. Through…"
Dec 8, 2016

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Elfid Torres replied to member's discussion How can we scale distribution and sales networks that create opportunities at the BoP?
"An example could be: Networks / Create or transform micro-enterprises into company affiliated businesses or microfranchises FUNDES has developed networks of mom and pop shops. This solution provides consumer goods companies with valuable data for…"
Dec 8, 2016

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Elfid Torres replied to member's discussion How can we scale distribution and sales networks that create opportunities at the BoP?
"Hi Jessica. This is Elfid. I am CEO at FUNDES International a consultancy in Latin America specialized in SMEs development and its successful integration within large corporation value chains"
Dec 8, 2016

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Elfid Torres replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How Can We Achieve Greater Scale and Impact Supporting Small Businesses?
"Jane, I think there limit is the sky. Just based on our experience in Latin America, where there may be around 20 million of formal small business (not to say the informal ones), there are opportunities in every sector. Certainly retail and mass…"
Mar 10, 2015

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Elfid Torres replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How Can We Achieve Greater Scale and Impact Supporting Small Businesses?
"Hi there! Trying to catching up! I would say that the most important policy drivers are on education, infrastructure and public security. All those items really affect the competitiveness of all business (besides their size). And even affect the…"
Mar 10, 2015

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Elfid Torres updated their profile
Mar 4, 2015

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Elfid Torres is now a member of Business Fights Poverty
Mar 4, 2015

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Job Title
CEO
Organisation
FUNDES
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I am a social entrepreneur, I work for a company
Website:
http://www.fundes.org
About my work:
We bring Latin-American small business into the future
Topics on my radar:
Enterprise Development, Inclusive Business Models

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