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A Mobile Game That Enables Real-World Microlending

A Mobile Game That Enables Real-World Microlending

Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya.
Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.
How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost

How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost

To alleviate many of the problems in the world, Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand boldly suggests giving women entrepreneurs a hand up.
Cherie Blair Launches Program for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Cherie Blair Launches Program for Emerging Entrepreneurs

The U.K.'s Cherie Blair aims to help the 'missing middles' -- female business owners in developing nations who need help in scaling their growing companies.
Clinton Kicks Off Micro-Lending Service for Hardest Hit Businesses

Clinton Kicks Off Micro-Lending Service for Hardest Hit Businesses

At this year's Clinton Global Initiative, micro-lending platform Kiva.org makes a new commitment to still-struggling small businesses.
Microfinance Hits Small Businesses Right Where It Helps

Microfinance Hits Small Businesses Right Where It Helps

Here are three reasons why micro-borrowers do better than owners who've borrowed from a traditional bank.
Five Financing Trends for 2011

Five Financing Trends for 2011

How your startup could benefit from these funding sources in the coming year.

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