India-based Yes Bank (private sector) has received $150 million funding from the US government and Wells Fargo to increase lending to support women entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises in India.
An estimated three million women-owned businesses in India employ over eight million people. However, only about a quarter of them are able to get the finance they need to grow and create jobs.
Hopefully, this will drive future economic growth and job creation in India for women entrepreneurs.
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