Topic: The Impact of Technology on Emerging Economies: MicroFinance
Citing Kiva: "Microfinance is the supply of loans, savings, and other basic financial services to the poor." (CGAP) As the financial services of microfinance usually involve small amounts of money, small loans, small savings etc. The term "microfinance" helps to differentiate these services from those which formal banks provide.
Moderator: Michael Ede, Principal, RIE, Inc.
-Matt Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiva
-Ashwini Narayanan, Head of Product Management, Microplace
-Margarita Quihuis, Indigo Financiera
-Jason Shen, Gumball Capital, Co-Founder and Executive Director
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