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2013-06-03 23:20:21

As Small Business Administration loans become increasingly important to start-ups and small businesses, entrepreneur resource, ChooseWhat.com, releases a guide to SBA loans and resources. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 ChooseWhat, the online resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses, released a "Guide to Small Business Administration Loans" to help business owners get an overview of the different types of SBA loans available. Though small business lending has lagged in recent years,...

2013-05-29 23:22:10

Zainab Salbi (Women for Women International), Betty Mwangi-Thuo (Safaricom), and 26 other highly respected, experienced specialists from 11 countries around the world will use their expertise and networks to contribute to the success of the 2013 Microcredit Summit: Partnerships against Poverty, a microfinance conference in Manila, Philippines, this October 9-11, 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign today announced the composition of the Advisory...

2013-05-09 23:40:49

Peer-to-peer lending startup introduces online lending community to support small business growth in the United States. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Funding Community, Inc., a pioneer in small business funding solutions, announced today that the company has launched the United States´ first peer-to-peer lending platform for small business loans at http://www.fundingcommunity.com. The New York City based startup allows any individual to make an interest-bearing loan in support of...

2013-04-26 12:22:03

STERLING, Va., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Milepoint frequent flier community have teamed up with the nonprofit Zidisha Microfinance to raise over $1 million in charitable microloans for disadvantaged, internet-savvy individuals in the world's poorest locations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130426/NE02598LOGO) Zidisha is the world's first direct person-to-person lending service to offer direct interaction between individual lenders and borrowers across the...

2013-03-14 12:30:14

BOULDER, Colo., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Money, named one of the "top five trends in finance," hosts its fourth Slow Money National Gathering April 29-30 in Boulder, Colorado. (Register at www.slowmoney.org.) In just three years, Slow Money has emerged as a major new funder of local food systems, moving $23 million into small food businesses around the country, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed...

2013-03-08 16:23:32

New crowd-funding platform can help businesses in developing countries prosper with peer-to-peer microloans STERLING, Va., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Those who have ever wished to help less-than-fortunate individuals in developing nations, but felt too far away to make a difference, have recently been afforded a new opportunity through crowd-funding technology introduced by Zidisha Microfinance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130308/NE73890LOGO ) The Virginia-based...

2013-01-25 23:01:32

The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Ramiz, a dentist in Azerbaijan. Bach, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Ramiz, in Azerbaijan. Ramiz is a 53 year old man who is married with three daughters, who, along with one million others, were forced to flee their home and...

2013-01-24 23:03:05

The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Grace, a Pharmacist in Kenya. Bach, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Grace, a Pharmacist in Kenya. Grace, a married mother of four, describes herself as a humble woman. For five years she has been operating a pharmacy located in...

2012-12-07 05:04:28

Technology Marketing Company Funds Entrepreneurs in US and Abroad Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Clarity Quest Marketing recently made its 50th microloan through Kiva, a non-profit organization that connects microfinance lenders with aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs around the world. Clarity Quest, a technology and healthcare marketing agency, has been working with Kiva to provide microloans for over five years. “When I started Clarity Quest in 2001, I came to...

2012-12-04 08:21:26

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, and Kiva, the world's first microlending platform, have launched a unique new partnership connecting travelers from the TripAdvisor community with Kiva borrowers in countries the travelers have visited. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57940-tripadvisor-and-kiva-launch-partnership (Logo:...