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We aspire to grow the Entrepreneurship, Startup and Innovation (E-S-I) community in our unique way, so join us in this evolving journey of growth and empowerment!


Latest Reports

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5 October 2022

The report offers rich insights from the lives of people of Bharat - including human stories from across the geography of India, challenges and dilemma startups faced in building financial inclusion ecosystem, and efforts undertaken to bring technological progress of financial inclusion in Bharat. 

Upcoming Events

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A multi-stakeholder dialogue that  will cover topics that lay the foundation for creating a Cloud First environment and the way forward for building a Cloud First mindset in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Recent Events


Mapping the Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship 

22 September 2022

This special episode of the E-S-I Knowledge Lab online webinar series presented key findings from ERIA’s recent policy brief, Mapping Innovation-driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Overview.


Future of Work in Asia


29 September 2022

Key challenges and opportunities to promote inclusive growth were the focus of The Future of Work in Asia 2022, an online conference hosted by the E-S-I Knowledge Lab of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and The Asian Network.

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Inclusive Education in ASEAN: Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

21 July 2022

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) released, in a webinar held on 21 July 2022, Inclusive Education in ASEAN: Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities, a study on inclusive education practices in primary and secondary schools in the ASEAN region and selected countries in East Asia.  The event was supported by the Australian government.


Dare to Start: Addressing Gender Gaps in Entrepreneurship in Asia

5 July 2022

This webinar aimed to bring together expertise and knowledge regarding the region, data, policy, education, and gender issues, and to identify ways to address potential structural and emerging challenges that may be impeding women entrepreneurship.

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Global Dialogue on Women and Digital Entrepreneurship Featured in UNCTAD’s eCommerce Week

28 April 2022

This peer learning dialogue will gather different stakeholders who are taking concrete actions to address the gender digital divide and contribute to sustainable development.

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ASEAN Economic Outlook: Pushing Growth, Regional Cooperation for a Stronger Pandemic Recovery

28 April 2022

An engaging webinar where the prospects for growth in Southeast Asia, and the importance of trade and financial integration was discussed.