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Kiva enables individuals to help entrepreneurs in developing countries by giving them micro-loans. By combining microfinance with the internet, Kiva is creating a global community of people...

Carl EspostiOct 05, 2010 09:10 pm GMT4704 views
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Kiva Now Lending to Small L.A. Businesses
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The L.A. lending program, launched Tuesday, marks the third location in the Kiva City program, following projects in Detroit and New Orleans. The Kiva City programs, part of a partnership between...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 30, 2012 06:08 am GMT1506 views
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Kiva Now Lending to Small L.A. Businesses
Kiva City LA Offers a Way for Everyone to Lend Support to Small Businesses
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"Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy," said Mayor Villaraigosa. "There is no shortage of passionate and successful small business owners in Los Angeles who,...

Sebastian BlancaJul 28, 2012 06:32 am GMT1667 views
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Kiva City LA Offers a Way for Everyone to Lend Support to Small Businesses
TRIPADVISOR AND KIVA LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP
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“This partnership combines the power of TripAdvisor’s crowdsourcing and Kiva’s crowdfunding to make meaningful change in the world,” said Premal Shah, President of Kiva. “As global citizens none...

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 04, 2012 03:29 pm GMT1003 views
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TRIPADVISOR AND KIVA LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP
President Bill Clinton Helps Launch Kiva City Little Rock to Bolster Small Business Growth
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"Successful small business owners in Little Rock and across the country have the power to accelerate job growth and economic opportunity for all of us," said President Bill Clinton as...

Sebastian BlancaMar 15, 2013 01:18 pm GMT1689 views
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 President Bill Clinton Helps Launch Kiva City Little Rock to Bolster Small Business Growth
Kiva Touches One Million Lives Worldwide With Crowdfunded Loans
document Crowdfunding

Kiva is continuing to innovate through their new pilot project, Kiva Zip, currently operating in the U.S. and Kenya. Kiva Zip enables anyone -- organizations or individuals who care about small...

Jason RobbinsMar 18, 2013 12:33 pm GMT1352 views
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Kiva Touches One Million Lives Worldwide With Crowdfunded Loans
Good crowdfunding: Kiva hits $400m in micro-loans, reaching 1 million borrowers
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Founded in 2005, Kiva lenders crowdfunded almost $500,000 in loans in the first year. Today, its community of 900,000 lenders crowdfund more than $1.5 million in loans per week. Kiva co-founder...

Benjamin FosselMar 19, 2013 02:12 pm GMT2283 views
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Good crowdfunding: Kiva hits $400m in micro-loans, reaching 1 million borrowers
Zaarly and Kiva Partner to Boost Small Business Growth Through Online Sales Channel and Crowdfunded Loans for Budding Entrepreneurs
document Crowdfunding

“We’re thrilled to be able to provide another level of support to local entrepreneurs by partnering with Kiva,” explained Bo Fishback, Zaarly CEO. “Zaarly and Kiva share a combined mission of...

Rebecca GutierrezJul 03, 2013 12:47 pm GMT1651 views
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Zaarly and Kiva Partner to Boost Small Business Growth Through Online Sales Channel and Crowdfunded Loans for Budding Entrepreneurs
Kiva and Etsy Join Forces to Bring Opportunity to Artisans Worldwide
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Kiva and Etsy are collaborating in a few other ways. Etsy sellers are being encouraged to lend to others artisans like themselves on Kiva platform and to become Trustees on Kiva Zip....

Fiona MaresAug 08, 2013 11:27 am GMT1380 views
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Kiva and Etsy Join Forces to Bring Opportunity to Artisans Worldwide
Kiva Zip and EarlyIQ, Inc. Announce Partnership to Facilitate Diligence for U.S. Peer to Peer Lending Network
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"Kiva Zip connects lenders to small business entrepreneurs who arelocked out of traditional lending because their business is tooyoung, their idea too innovative, or their credit history is...

Harshida PatelSep 25, 2013 01:00 pm GMT3446 views
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Kiva Zip and EarlyIQ, Inc. Announce Partnership to Facilitate Diligence for U.S. Peer to Peer Lending Network
Kiva.org Receives $3 Million Google Global Impact Award to Launch Kiva Labs
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Over the next three years, Kiva Labs aims to generate $25 million in crowdfunded loans tailored to the unique needs of more than 100,000 borrowers seeking flexible-capital to access to solutions...

Sebastian BlancaDec 13, 2013 12:59 am GMT1335 views
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Kiva.org Receives $3 Million Google Global Impact Award to Launch Kiva Labs
How Kiva.org’s CEO Uses Social Media to Spark a Dialogue of Change
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Kiva.org a microfinance institutions was founded on 2005, and has grown up with social media and matured with the platforms that are now so active in driving awareness to causes and campaigns.

Fritz SchaeferOct 05, 2011 01:45 am GMT7297 views
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How Kiva.org’s CEO Uses Social Media to Spark a Dialogue of Change
A Global Celebration in 10 Cities in Honor of KIVA's 6th Birthday
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KIVA is the world's first online microlending platform that enables anyone with access to the internet to loan as little as $25 to entrepreneurs in over 60 countries. Microfinance is a Nobel...

Fritz SchaeferOct 15, 2011 02:01 pm GMT2151 views
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A Global Celebration in 10 Cities in Honor of KIVA's 6th Birthday
One Million Hit Wonder!
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Since “Kiva Stories from the Field” program began, over 400 Kiva Fellows have served more than 185,000 hours in nearly 60 countries around the world as unpaid volunteers for Kiva. Fellows serve...

Benjamin FosselNov 17, 2011 01:32 am GMT1360 views
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One Million Hit Wonder!
Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
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The new Kiva Zip lets you lend directly to a real person,with a higher chance it won’t get paid back.It’s a vast experiment in online trust and it could change the face of microfinance.“This is...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 13, 2012 09:39 pm GMT2285 views
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Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
A $125,000 in loans made to young Arab entrepreneurs through micro-lending site Kiva to be matched
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Kiva's partnership with Silatech is not only shedding light on some of the young Arab entrepreneurs who are attempting to raise funds for their projects, it is also ensuring that they walk...

Benjamin FosselMar 13, 2012 03:02 am GMT1561 views
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A $125,000 in loans made to young Arab entrepreneurs through micro-lending site Kiva to be matched
Kiva, Silatech Join to Boost Loans to Young Arab Entrepreneurs
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Typically on Kiva, lenders can contribute as little as $25 to a startup, in the form of a loan that is later repaid. Silatech will contribute up to $125,000 to the program, cycling this...

Sebastian BlancaMar 13, 2012 12:55 pm GMT1076 views
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Kiva, Silatech Join to Boost Loans to Young Arab Entrepreneurs
725,000 Loans Granted By Kiva, 2.6 Billion To Go
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According to Kiva President Premal Shah, Kiva has been really successful in that 725,000 people have signed-up and made a loan. That is awesome in the philanthropic context, but not if you look...

Pablo BracciniMar 17, 2012 12:08 am GMT1642 views
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725,000 Loans Granted By Kiva, 2.6 Billion To Go
Crowdsourcing Based Microlending Service Kiva Launches In India
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For the same Kivas has partnered with field partners that will make sure the loans taken via Kiva reach where they are needed the most. The field partners include People’s Forum, a nonprofit...

Benjamin FosselAug 16, 2012 12:50 pm GMT903 views
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Crowdsourcing Based Microlending Service Kiva Launches In India
6 Women Entrepreneurs To Watch Empowering People Through Crowdfunding Platforms: Piggybackr, SoMoLend, Indiegogo GiveForward, Kiva, Catapult
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Here are 6 female founders to watch building solutions to help crowdfund the dreams of the next generation: -Education-minded entrepreneur "Andrea Lo" launched Piggybackr....

Benjamin FosselDec 22, 2012 10:28 pm GMT2188 views
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6 Women Entrepreneurs To Watch Empowering People Through Crowdfunding Platforms: Piggybackr, SoMoLend, Indiegogo GiveForward, Kiva, Catapult
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