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Private Sector
Private sector

Find out how we work with the private sector for a prosperous and sustainable future for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Complementing our work with the region's public sector, the international private sector is crucial to the success of the IDB and our holistic development goals.

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IDB Invest: complete solutions for the private sector

IDB Invest offers a wide range of tools to build a more robust private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the goal of accelerating growth and sustainable development. Visit the IDB Invest website to learn more and explore collaboration opportunities.

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IDB Lab: innovation for development, support for start-ups and venture capital

Learn about the work of our innovation laboratory and opportunities for collaboration.

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We work together with important corporate partners and investors, and we have a variety of financial tools from IDB Invest.
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The role of the private sector

Managed by the Office of Outreach and Partnerships, our private-sector partners help share knowledge, extend the reach of initiatives and increase funding to improve lives together.

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Public-private partnerships

To facilitate public-private partnerships and private-sector investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, we organize forums, provide financing to mitigate investment risks and facilitate matchmaking sessions.

In addition, private-sector investors have a reliable way to support the region's prosperity, sustainability and inclusion through our bond offerings.


IDB Lab provides and mobilizes funding, generates knowledge and facilitates connections for early-stage business solutions for development.

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Strategic partnerships and donors

We work alongside governments, the private sector, foundations and academic institutions to develop new resources, reach and expertise.

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