Sept. 16 SVMN Mtg: Engaging the Private Sector in Microfinance

Engaging the Private Sector in Microfinance Successes and obstacles in profitably providing microfinance The next Silicon Valley Microfinance Network (SVMN) meeting will be Wednesday, September 16, 2009 and will feature Managing Director of the Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION International, Elisabeth Rhyne. Elisabeth Rhyne Over the last six years, the microfinance sector has grown at an average rate of 30%.  Certainly […]

Aug. 19 SVMN Mtg Recap: Emerging Engagement Models

Emerging Engagement Models Lessons from the intersection of emerging technologies and emerging economies August 19, 2009 SVMN Speaker Event re-cap written by Leslie Roulias The Silicon Valley Microfinance Network (SVMN) event on August 19th featured technology, strategy, and policy expert Stephen Goodman who spoke about the tremendous possibilities that exist in current and developing technologies as […]

August 19 SVMN Mtg: Emerging Engagement Models — at the intersection of emerging technologies and emerging economies

Emerging Engagement Models Lessons from the intersection of emerging technologies and emerging economies The next Silicon Valley Microfinance Network (SVMN) meeting will be Wednesday, August 19, 2009 and will feature technology, strategy, and policy expert Stephen Goodman. Stephen Goodman SVMN’s next Speaker Event will continue our recent programs’ theme of innovations and emerging models in microfinance.  This meeting will address the […]

July 8 SVMN Mtg Recap: Microloans to Thieves . . .

Microloans to Thieves and Other Revolutionary Acts That Demand Championing July 8, 2009 SVMN Speaker Event re-cap written by Sally Levy Sam Daley-Harris, Founder of RESULTS and Director of the Microcredit Summit Campaign, challenged the audience with his topic ‘Microloans to Thieves and Other Revolutionary Acts that Demand Championing.’ He shared examples of how microloans […]

July 8 SVMN Meeting: Microloans to Thieves and Other Revolutionary Acts

Microloans to Thieves and Other Revolutionary Acts That Demand Championing The next Silicon Valley Microfinance Network (SVMN) meeting will be Wednesday, July 8, 2009 and will feature Sam Daley-Harris, Director of the Microcredit Summit Campaign. Sam Daley-Harris On January 26, 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, Jamii Bora Founder Ingrid Munro, and Microcredit Summit Campaign […]

MBITA conference 6/26: Socially Responsible Investing — Here and Abroad (Monterey)

Irvine Auditorium Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) 499 Pierce Street Monterey, CA 93940  Join the Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA) on June 26, 2009 at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) for a special conference on the recent trends emerging in the domestic and global Investment communities. The Socially Responsible Investing — Here and […]

5/26 SVMN Meeting Recap: Breaking the Mold . . . and Maybe the Rules

Breaking the Mold . . . and Maybe the Rules — SVMN Speaker Event recap written by Cindy Law “The only way we can [eradicate poverty] is if we do things differently than what we have done historically . . . we need to think in a new way and create new patterns.” – MCY4 […]