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2014-09-10 08:37:02

First P2P Globally to Launch with $100m Capital AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand's first peer to peer lender Harmoney today launched its online lending marketplace with $100m lending capital, bringing the world's fastest growing form of lending to the Kiwi public. CEO Neil Roberts says that Harmoney will turn lending upside down and compete head-to-head with the banks in the personal loan and term investment categories. "With our transparent low...

2014-09-02 23:04:07

At Impact consortium of accelerators, mentoring programs and other organizations serving social enterprise will use Startgrid to harness power of online community BURLINGAME, Calif. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Startgrid, an online platform for entrepreneurial communities, announces the formation of At Impact during the SOCAP14 conference held Sept. 2-5 at historic Fort Mason in San Francisco. The At Impact community will be launching on Startgrid in October 2014. Startgrid has partnered...

2014-08-20 08:31:49

Musoni's mobile approach has proved efficient, reliable and secure CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the microfinance industry (MFI), Frost & Sullivan recognises Musoni with the 2014 Kenyan Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. The company is the first 100 percent mobile microfinance institution in the world. By using a mobile platform as a channel to deliver its products and services to customers, Musoni has positioned...

2014-07-09 08:35:03

TORONTO, LONDON and MUMBAI, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfrasoftTech today announced that United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)'s Microfinance Department, has gone live on OMNIEnterprise Microfinance Solution in four territories of its operations, automating their entire business processes, credit risk management and financial compliance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130422/610789) The Microfinance department at UNRWA wanted a highly...

2014-07-07 12:30:16

Foundation Also Announces Leadership Changes WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation today announced the appointment of Nelson Mattos and Eleanor Wagner to its board of directors. It has also made key changes to its leadership team, with Hillary Miller-Wise, Camilla Nestor and Steve Wardle taking on new roles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130712/DC46632LOGO Nelson Mattos' 30-year career as a technical executive includes serving as Google's...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-30 23:20:05

Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. Launch “Change is in Your Hands" Campaign to Alleviate Poverty Through Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 — As the world continues to watch events of trauma, hope, conflict, innovation and resilience unfold throughout the Middle East, Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. have partnered to launch “Change is in Your Hands.” The campaign...

2014-06-09 23:05:16

On June 16, 2014, its fourth anniversary, Milaap invites change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the-clock online conversation on sustainable giving. To learn more about and participate in this unique online event, please visit http://blog.milaap.org/digitalbirthday. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Since its founding in June 2010 to fundamentally change the way people fund and impact communities in need, Milaap has facilitated more than 8,000 loans impacting...

2014-05-28 04:25:15

HONG KONG, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global microfinance network makes strategic move to cloud and mobile Mambu, the cloud banking platform provider, has been selected by Opportunity International, the global microfinance network, as its core banking platform for small and medium business lending in China. Opportunity International (OI) is Mambu's first customer in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Building on its...

2014-05-13 20:24:56

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchools Venture Fund today announced that its Board of Directors has named Stacey Childress as Chief Executive Officer to lead the venture philanthropy's support of innovation in K-12 education. "Stacey brings to NewSchools a deep understanding of education entrepreneurship and innovation," said Dave Goldberg, NewSchools board member and CEO of SurveyMonkey. "But it is Stacey's track record as a bold investor in people and ideas with...


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