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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 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

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

Philadelphia is Next for Kiva & its Crowdfunded Microloans

Kiva continues to roll through the major metropolitan areas across the US, partnering with municipalities as they fire up their microloan business.  Philadelphia is the next city on the list.  Kiva announced today their crowdfunded microloans are now available in the city of brotherly love…. Read More

Louisville Joins Kiva to Boost Economic Growth via Entrepreneurship

City of Louisville & Kiva.org Partner On Crowdfunded Zero Percent Interest Loans Kiva has announced the next city to leverage their platform to help fund entrepreneurship.  Kiva City Louisville, an initiative that brings crowdfunded micro-loans to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Louisville… Read More

Kiva.org Announces Results of “Matter to a Million” Partnership with the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation

Kiva.org today announced the results of “Matter to a Million,” a philanthropic collaboration with the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation (“HP Co Foundation”) aimed at lending millions of dollars to entrepreneurs around the world. Kiva.org, is a renowned non-profit with a goal to connect people through crowdfunded… Read More

Kiva & Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Launch “Change is in Your Hands”

As the world continues to watch events of trauma, hope, conflict, innovation and resilience unfold throughout the Middle East, Kiva and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. have partnered to launch “Change is in Your Hands.” The campaign gives visitors to Kiva/MiddleEast the chance to open the borders of opportunity for entrepreneurs… Read More

Kiva & Los Angeles Renew Commitment to Kiva City Partnership

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development and Kiva.org have shared a renewed partnership committed to the success and impact of Kiva City Los Angeles today. Launched in 2012, Kiva City Los Angeles is an initiative that gives anyone a chance to crowdfund loans… Read More

Kiva Partners with Pittsburgh on Crowdfunded Loans for Businesses

Kiva has announced their newest partnership – Kiva City Pittsburgh.  This is an initiative that brings crowdfunded microloans to small business owners and entrepreneurs to the Pittsburgh area.  This is similar to other city partnerships that Kiva has initiated over the past several years..  Kiva… Read More

Kiva, Vittana Partner Up on Student Loans in Developing World

Kiva.org and Vittana.org have announced a partnership to expand access to higher education for tens-of-thousands of poor and low-income students in developing nations. Kiva is the world’s largest crowdfunding platform with a mission to alleviate poverty. Vittana is a pioneer in creating tuition loan alternatives… Read More

Google Global Impact Award Gives Kiva $3 Million for Kiva Labs

Kiva Labs to Generate $25 Million in Crowdfunded Loans for Clean Energy, Mobile Technology, and Agriculture Google has awarded Kiva a Global Impact Award.  Google gives these awards to entrepreneurs who think on a global scale and have healthy disregard for the impossible. Kiva, a… Read More

Kiva, Citi Microfinance Partner for Kiva U Summit

Through a partnership between Kiva and Citi Microfinance, more than 150 college and high school student leaders and educators from around the world with an interest in critical issues around financial inclusion are gathering this weekend for the first-ever Kiva U Summit.  Kiva U is an initiative to… Read More

Crowdfunded Loans Via Kiva City Newark Announced By Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Hopes to Bolster Small Business Growth for Newark, Kiva Partnership to Crowdfund Loans for Small Business, Entrepreneurs. An initiative that brings crowdfunded loans to entrepreneurs struggling to find capital they need to start or expand their small businesses was announced by… Read More

Kiva, CAMEO Collaborate to Generate More Small Business Loans

California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO), and Kiva have announced a collaboration that brings crowdfunded microloans to more small businesses in California.  “Businesses aren’t creating enough jobs and government employment’s been cut back,” said Claudia Viek, CEO of CAMEO. “Do it yourself. Create your own job,… Read More