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Lendio Contributes More Than 10,000 Kiva Loans to Fuel Women-Owned Businesses Worldwide

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has provided more than 10,000 Kiva micro-loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world through Lendio Gives. Lendio reported that its Lendio Gives is an employee donation and employer matching program focused on facilitating global entrepreneurship. To… Read More

Kiva Deploys $1 Billion to Female Entrepreneurs Around the World; Partners With PepsiCo Foundation to Call on New & Existing Lenders To Build On Progress

Kiva, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to connecting people through lending, announced on Monday it has deployed $1 billion in loans to female entrepreneurs around the globe. Kiva reported that its goal is to create a more connected and inclusive financial system that empowers all individuals… Read More

Lendio Provides More Than 5,000 Kiva Loans to Support Women-Owned Businesses (Infographic)

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has donated more than $130,000 to underserved business owners nearly 80 countries through Kiva microloans. According to Lendio, the donations were given through continued efforts to support business growth around the world, the Lendio Gives program has funded more than 5,000… Read More

U.S. Fintech Broadridge Financial Forms Strategic Partnership With Workiva

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial announced last week it has formed a new partnership with data collaboration firm Workiva to combine its conventional and next-generation digital delivery of regulatory and shareholder communications and distribution capabilities with the Workiva Wdesk cloud-based platform.  According to Broadridge, Workiva customers will soon… Read More

Microlending Non-Profit Kiva, UN and Government Partner on Blockchain Financial Inclusion Program for Sierra Leone

The government of Sierra Leone, the U.N. Capital Development Fund, the U.N. Development Programme and technology and micro lending non-profit Kiva are partnering to build a “blockchain” identity and credit-score system to enhance financial security in Sierra Leone. The project will use distributed ledger built by Kiva,… Read More

KPMG Teams up With Workiva For Risk Management, Regulatory Reporting and Compliance Processes

KPMG announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with data collaboration company Workiva to help organizations transform and integrate their risk management, regulatory and financial reporting and compliance processes by using the Workiva Wdesk platform. Through Wdesk, users are able to improve productivity and accountability in… Read More

Lendio Provides More Than $25,000 in Loans to Over 1,200 Small Business Owners Through Lendio Gives on Kiva

On Wednesday, p2p lending platform Lendio announced it has provided loans to more than 1,000 small business owners around the globe through its Lendio Gives program on Kiva. The online lender stated it gave over $25,000 in loans to over 1,200 small business owners in 75 countries…. Read More

PayPal Partners with Kiva on Loans for Entrepreneurs

PayPal has partnered with Kiva to help provide loans to entrepreneurs. This is the second time PayPal and Kiva have empowered PayPal users to provide loans while receiving a Kiva credit. Last year the campaign say more than 10,000 PayPal customers and employees make loans… Read More

CrowdFlower Names Kiva Engineer First Round Winner of $1 Million AI For Everyone Challenge

AI platform for data science and machine learning CrowdFlower announced on Thursday the first round winners of the “AI For Everyone” Challenge. The winning proposal, which receives $1 million, are computer vision projects that will label millions of images to build the largest collection of… Read More

Kiva Reaches $1 Billion Milestone in Crowdfunding Loans

On Monday, crowdfunding platform for social good, Kiva, announced it surpassed $1 billion in loans supporting borrowers around the world. The funding portal revealed more than 2.4 million entrepreneurs, farmers, and students globally have been able to launch and expand viable businesses or pursue an… Read More

Kiva Announces International Women’s Day Campaign “Be Bold For Change, Invest in Her”

Kiva, the crowdfunding platform dedicated to connecting people through lending, announced the launch of its International Women’s Day campaign, Invest in Her. While sharing details about the new campaign, the funding portal revealed it is looking to raise $3 million in loans to women by… Read More

Access Ventures Helps Launch New Program Kiva Columbus

Last Thursday, Louisville-based venture capital firm, Access Ventures, announced the launch of Kiva Columbus, a new program that is dedicated to Columbus, Ohio’s small businesses. The company reported Louisville itself has received its second Kiva Fellow since its launch in November 2014. The city is… Read More

Kiva Debuts New Direct to Social Enterprise Program

Earlier this week, microfinance platform Kiva announced the launch of its new direct to social enterprise program, which is described as a pilot program that aims to raise capital for social enterprises in a new and more efficient way. Kiva revealed in a blog post:… Read More

Kiva Teams Up with Progress, Rangle.io & Google to Create Better Applications

On Wednesday, software global company, Progress, announced that is working with Rangle.io and Google to provide mico-lending platform, Kiva, better applications between its lenders and borrowers. Currently, Kiva’s community is reportedly made up of 1.4 million lenders that have crowdfund more than $2.5 million in loans… Read More

Brief: Kiva Zip Forms New Partnership With Malena to Launch Crowdfunded Order Platform

On Wednesday, Kiva’s loan lender, Kiva Zip, announced that it has teamed up with ecommerce marketplace, Malena, to launch a crowdfunded order platform. The lender revealed how it works: Users invest in an entrepreneur or small business to fulfill an order of their products, and in return… Read More

Brief: Kiva Says Don’t Sweat the Volatility

On Tuesday, Kiva Zip’s Jonny Price announced the lending platform’s numbers from November 2011 (its launch) to December 2015 (present).   Kiva Zip is a program from Kiva where people may make loans directly to entrepreneurs for as little as $5. It has three goals: Help… Read More

Kiva Rolls Out Lending Across US, Announces Kiva NYC

Microfinance platform Kiva announced the launch of Kiva NYC this week to provide access to capital to small business owners in New York City.  Every dollar lent to a small business owner in NYC will be matched up to $1.1 million provided by the MetLife Foundation, Deutsche… Read More

Intuit Forms Partnership With Kiva Zip to Help Underserved Small Businesses to Obtain Loans

Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced on Thursday that it has formed a partnership with Kiva’s loan lender, Kiva Zip, to help underserved small businesses to obtain loans through the QuickBooks Financing Platform. Intuit stated as part of the initiative, the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation (IFFF) has established… Read More

Tata Communications & Mastercard Team Up With Kiva to Launch a New Campaign that Seeks to Empower 100 Million Women

During the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting closing plenary this month, Tata Communications and MasterCard announced a CGI Commitment to Action to financially empower 25,000 women in the developing world, part of a larger vision to ultimately reach 100 million women. The global telecommunications leader… Read More

GoDaddy & Kiva Team Up to Launch Global Philanthropic Partnership

GoDaddy, Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), a technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced a partnership with Kiva, a micro-lending platform, that will connect GoDaddy employees with Kiva borrowers in countries around the world. Kiva is a non-profit organization working globally to connect people through lending to alleviate… Read More

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