Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Lunch Talk: Technology, Innovation and Poverty Alleviation (@Google)

Kiva launched onto the scene six years ago disrupting the world of microfinance by leveraging technology. In doing so, Kiva pushed the boundaries of international development. Six years later over $300 million has been lent to over 780,000 borrowers, with an average repayment rate of 98.9%. Kiva continues to pursue its mission of connecting people to enable financial inclusion for underserved and isolated populations in 60 countries around the world, including the United States. Gary Briggs, VP of Consumer Marketing at Google, will be moderating this fireside chat. Attend this talk to learn about the new frontiers Kiva is pursuing!

tags: lunchtalk, finance, business, innovation

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