February 21st Meeting Recap: “Microfinance in 2013: Where Are We Now?”

By SVMN Volunteer Esther Alcaina On Thursday, February 21st, SVMN hosted the event “Microfinance in 2013: Where are We Now?”. Featured speaker Tilman Ehrbeck presented his view on where the sector is today and what opportunities are ahead of us. We were extremely honored to have Mr. Ehrbeck, CEO of CGAP, the world’s leading policy and […]

Re-Cap SVMN Microfinance Photography Auction

SVMN Cocktail Party & Photography Auction Earlier this month, SVMN had the pleasure of working with Opportunity Fund to host an event in downtown San Francisco, featuring winning photos from the annual CGAP Photography Contest.  It was a great night filled with terrific people and beautiful photography, all benefiting a great cause! Brian DiCola, a […]

May 19th SVMN Meeting: The Subprime Crisis & Implications for Microfinance

The U.S. Subprime Crisis: Lessons & Implications for the Microfinance Industry Our next SVMN meeting will be on Monday, May 19th and will feature Katherine McKee of CGAP and Steve Hardgrave of Gray Ghost Ventures. Join us to discuss what consequences the sub-prime crisis might have for microfinance in developing countries, and what lessons our […]