Tagged: women entrepreneurs

Indian Microlending Firm SATYA MicroCapital Ltd Secures Over $9 Million in Debt Funding from BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

SATYA MicroCapital Ltd, a fast-growing micro-lending firm based in India, has reportedly secured INR 72.5 Crore (appr. $9.7 million) in capital from Switzerland’s impact investor, BlueOrchard Finance Ltd. This marks the second time that BlueOrchard has provided funding to SATYA since its launch in 2017…. Read More

India-based Sindhuja Microcredit, a Digital Microfinance Firm, Secures $8.7 Million in Capital

Sindhuja Microcredit, a digital and rural-focused micro finance service provider that aims to help women entrepreneurs, is planning to secure $8.7 million in capital through a Series B investment round. The investment will be reportedly be made by Norway’s Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI) and Carpediem… Read More

Indian Fintech U GRO Capital, an Online Lending Platform for SMEs, Launches New Product to Help Women Entrepreneurs

India-based Fintech industry participant U GRO Capital aims to assist women business owners by offering them convenient access to working capital. U GRO Capital is an online lending platform that focuses on small and medium-sized (SME) businesses. The firm has introduced an unsecured lending product,… Read More

Visa Announces Global Competition Focused on Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

Visa announced on Wednesday it is now seeking all women entrepreneurs for its first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition. The credit card giant revealed the global program invites women entrepreneurs from around the world to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges for a chance… Read More

Money20/20 Launches Rise Up Program to Foster Gender Inclusivity Within the Financial Services & Fintech Industries

On Wednesday, Money20/20 announced the upcoming launch of Rise Up, a program that was created in an effort to foster gender inclusivity within both the financial services and fintech industries. According to Money20/20, Rise Up is also designed to empower the next generation of female… Read More

Ldny Unveils Work Wear Collection “Dress to Invest” to Support Female Entrepreneurs on Seedrs

Ldny, a social enterprise that aims to use the power of fashion to address social issues, announced on Wednesday it was launching a “Dress to Invest” work wear collection that is dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs on equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. The new collection made its… Read More

Timbuktu Labs Finds Eager Kickstarter Crowd for Global & Unconventional “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls”

Rebel Girls, try, fail, try again!  In a new Kickstarter project for the children’s book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, 100 Stories about courageous, unconventional women who changed and are changing the world in “every field imaginable”– many of whom were also mothers (US reader… Read More

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