Microfinance

News and Articles About Microfinance

Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit
VC

Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit

Personal endorsements power a consumer lending network.
This Firm Keeps Capital Flowing to Micro-Entrepreneurs
Impact Investing

This Firm Keeps Capital Flowing to Micro-Entrepreneurs

MicroVest is making investors comfortable while making a social impact at the same time.
Jessica Pothering
How a Grassroots Fund Profits From Looking Beyond the Money
Impact Investing

How a Grassroots Fund Profits From Looking Beyond the Money

Harold Rosen and his staff are in the business of helping -- and business is good.
Jessica Pothering
Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities
Finance

Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities

Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
Brian Patrick Eha
Is Microfinance for You?
Finance

Is Microfinance for You?

Here's how a $25 loan can change the world. (But do your homework before investing.)
Microfinance Hits Small Businesses Right Where It Helps
Growth Strategies

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.
Carol Tice