Microfinance, CA conference — May 28, 2009

Last Month to Register for Microfinance, CA!


Opening Remarks by John Stumpf, Chief Executive Officer, Wells Fargo & Company and Premal Shah, President of Kiva

New panel: Beyond Microfinance: Consumer Lenders and Stored Value Cards


Invest. Volunteer. Advocate. Engage.

Visit www.microfinancecalifornia.org to learn more and register.


Silicon Valley Microfinance Network (SVMN) is proud to partner with
“Microfinance, CA”- the first state-wide conference highlighting
microfinance as a smar
t investment for California. 


Presented by Opportunity Fund, Kiva,
and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Principal Sponsorship by Chevron and Wells Fargo.


Up to 2 Million Entrepreneurs in California can’t access the small amounts
of capital they need to get their businesses off the ground.
What are we doing to meet this demand?

Join us for the first state-wide conference on microfinance to:
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of domestic microfinance
  • Visit Bay Area microfinance borrowers through small group tours
  • Understand the impact and future of microfinance in California
  • Contemplate your role in the field of microfinance through small group dinners with practitioners, leaders, and investors.

Thursday, May 28th

at The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
at Stanford University,
Palo Alto, CA.

Opening Remarks by
John Stumpf, Chief Executive Officer, Wells Fargo
Premal Shah, President, Kiva

Visit www.microfinancecalifornia.org
to learn more and register. 
Admission: $250 Full Day/$125 Half Day

Principal Sponsors:
Signature Sponsor:
Presented by:

Principal Sponsors:
Wells Fargo and Chevron
Signature Sponsor: Citi
Supporting sponsors: CAMEO, Cathay Bank, and Silicon Valley Bank
Founding Sponsor: James Irvine Foundation
Program Partners: ACCION San Diego, AnewAmerica, CEO Women, Credit Builders Alliance, Community inancial Resource Center (CFRC), EARN, Haas Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership, MicroMentor, MicroPlace, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, Silicon Valley Microfinance Network, Stanford GSB PMI 2008-2009: Making Markets Work for The Least Advantaged, The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, TMC Development Working Solutions, Urban Solutions, Valley Economic Development Center, VidaCard-Pacific Community Ventures, Women’s Initiative.