Best microfinance podcasts we could find (Updated June 2017)
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Jonathan is a social entrepreneur and social justice advocate, as can be seen from his illustrious career in a life of purpose. He’s started a fund to invest in micro-finance funds, he setup one of the leading social sector conferences – Opportunity Collaboration, he’s an impact investor, co-founder of a social enterprise in Nairobi called […]…
 
In this episode I interview Jody Rasch, managing director of VegInvest Trust, a vegan investment fund in New York that provides early-stage capital and guidance to companies striving to replace the use of animals. Prior to launching VegInvest Trust in 2015, Jody headed the Social Performance Group at financial services company Moody’s Corporati ...…
 
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The Touch MBA Admissions Podcast
 
Many MBA applicants are interested in entrepreneurship, but have trouble reconciling the cost of an MBA with their goal of starting a business. Darren invites 2 recent Wharton MBA graduates, Alex Kubo and Renata Arauz De Stefano, to discuss if an MBA helps you become a better entrepreneur. Alex currently works at Burrow.com, a Y Combinator back ...…
 
In this episode of our series on financial technology, we sat down with Jason Loughnane, microfinance specialist with Accion International in Myanmar. Jason is an expert on the potential for mobile payments and other financial technologies to promote financial inclusion in emerging markets. Some of the key takeaways from our conversation with J ...…
 
We may have not posted for a while, but now we are back with a very engaging interview! For our fifth episode of the podcast we speak with Bothaina Qamar, a Livelihoods Specialist for UN Women (a United Nations organization). Bothaina was born and raised in Irbid, Jordan, went to university in Jordan, and then went to graduate school in the USA ...…
 
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MyNDTALK with Dr. Pamela Brewer
 
MyNDTALK - To Fool the Rain - Steven Werlin Steven Werlin chronicles his journey with Fonkoze - Haiti's leading microfinance organization. Fonkoze provides financial and non-financial tools to assist Haitians to work out of wrenching poverty. Hear stories of some of the participants who have benefited from the Fonkoze program making it clear th ...…
 
Shannon Smith is a woman of many passions. She is a seamstress, chef, jewelry-maker and world traveller. Her love for cooking and micro-finance projects with her husband, Phil Smith, have taken her around the world. Shannon loves learning how to cook different cuisines and then bringing them back to eager students here in Tulsa. Recently she ha ...…
 
Jia Wertz is the Founder and CEO of Studio 15, a socially responsible women’s fashion brand and the Co-Founder of The Mastermind Exchange, a peer-mentoring group designed to give entrepreneurs invaluable advice, strategies, and tackle their biggest challenges each month. After leaving behind a 15-year career in the corporate fashion world, Jia ...…
 
Masterclass: How to Build a Private School Marketing Plan that ensures your success and enrollment growth Length: 1h 37m 4s In this podcast, I will talk about how to build a marketing system that allows you to get more customers and get more referrals. The steps are pretty simple. You will need to: traffic traffic capture nurture convert retain ...…
 
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BFM :: Today's BizTalk
 
The Morning Run crew gives you their take on today's business headlines: 0:35 - MK Land hit with income taxes and penalty worth RM80.77 million 4:27 - After disposal of Apollo hospital group, IHH said to eye Fortis Healthcare 5:41 - AliPay arrives in Malaysia, partners up with 7-Eleven 9:18 - Bank Negara: Microfinance in Malaysia benefits milli ...…
 
Jenny Heller is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Brandywine Trust Group. Brandywine formed 25 years ago to manage the capital for a small group of families that all share a long-term, multi-generational time horizon. Today, it oversees almost $9B for those same families, much of it from compounding over a quarter century. The Group ...…
 
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus talks about reducing poverty through microfinancing for the poor who do not qualify for traditional bank loans. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/kuVY-vByR6MFor more details about the event, visit: https://www.adb.org/news/events/global-think-tank-summit-2017
 
Professor Chris Blattman is the Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The University of Chicago, at the Harris School of Public Policy, as well as a research associate at National Bureau of Economic Research, among many other things. He's a heavyweight in the world of understanding what works - and more importantly what doe ...…
 
The Rhode Island Row Farmers Market (https://www.facebook.com/FoodworksRIR/) is all set to kick off on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. We're joined by Nick Staveley of Community Foodworks (http://www.community-foodworks.org/), the organization behind the market. Nick stops by to talk about what will be new at the market this year, inclu ...…
 
The Ford Foundation has long been a pioneer when it comes to supporting social change via social sector innovations such as the Green Revolution, microfinance, public-private partnerships in cities, and impact investment. In this interview, Christine Looney, senior program investment officer in the Impact Investing program, and Graham MacMillan ...…
 
Atul Tandon / Opportunity International US CEO Atul Tandon is presently the US CEO of Opportunity International. He is an entrepreneur, non profit leader, and advisor with a wealth of experience in consumer banking, community organization, and international humanitarian relief. Born and raised in India, Mr. Tandon started in financial services ...…
 
Murray Jones from 4CA speaks with Adam Mooney from Good Shepherd Microfinance about the grand opening of the brand new store in Cairns. #MurrayJones #4CA #AdamMooney #GoodSheperdMicrofinance #CEO #GoodMoneyStores #loan #rent #disadvantaged #NILS #interest #ripoff #washingmachine #giveaway
 
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MyNDTALK with Dr. Pamela Brewer
 
To Fool the Rain – Haiti's Poor and Their Pathway to a Better Life - Steven Werlin How many of us understand a life in which $1.25 per day per person in a household is 'only' considered poor? It is those who have less than that - the ultra-poor - with whom Steven Werlin says he has 'the privilege' to work. Steven is able to be a part of the gro ...…
 
Welcome to The Shaun Tabatt Show! Today I speak with Peter Greer about his and Phil Smith's book Created to Flourish: How Employment-Based Solutions Help Eradicate Poverty. Here's the ground we cover in this conversation: Peter, you and I have had a chance to get to know each other through my work with Bethany House, but I know that you’re goin ...…
 
Called to Serve - Sunday Sermon on Deacons by Jason & Kenny Links to Deacon Candidate Bios: Dave Rivell Bio - Nominated for Deacon of Sunday Morning & Special Events Donna Agard Bio - Nominated for Deaconess of Community Care Mike Agard Bio - Nominated for Deacon of Community Care Steve Hurter Bio - Nominated for Deacon of Budget Deacon Questio ...…
 
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Breakfast with Murray Jones
 
Murray Jones from 4CA speaks to Adam Mooney, CEO of Good Sheperd Microfinance, about options available to people on a limited income to obtain very budget friendly finance for day to day essentials#MurrayJones #4CA #AdamMooney #CEO #GoodSheperdMicrofinance #loan #interest #budget #disadvantaged #PayDayLenders…
 
African Tech Round-up — Monica Brand Engel is a Peruvian American investor and entrepreneur, who has been involved with a number of investment vehicles and products aimed at broadening financial inclusion. Monica spent her formative years in Silicon Valley and is a disciple of agile development and user-centered design. The financial inclusion ...…
 
Vicki Escarra / Opportunity International Ms. Escarra has an accredited background in microfinance-driven philanthropy, and has played a longstanding role as a dynamic operator in Chicago business. Under her leadership at Opportunity International, she achieved recent successes in forging strategic international partnerships such as the Cisco g ...…
 
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Chicks Who Give a Hoot
 
In this episode, Globe InCo-Founder and Director of Marketing, Liza Moiseeva is talking to us about micro-finance as a sustainable solution to poverty, how we have to think beyond our donations, and how her passions led her to start a company that connects remote artisans to global consumers.
 
Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Rein Henrichs | Mandy Moore Guest Starring: Tina Lee: @mstinalee | MotherCoders Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Not Your Mother’s Podcast!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 00:55 – Origin Story and Getting Involved in Coding 03:17 – Programming Perspectives From People of Different Backgrounds; Teaching Adults vs C ...…
 
Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Rein Henrichs | Mandy Moore Guest Starring: Tina Lee: @mstinalee | MotherCoders Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Not Your Mother’s Podcast!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 00:55 – Origin Story and Getting Involved in Coding 03:17 – Programming Perspectives From People of Different Backgrounds; Teaching Adults vs C ...…
 
Grameen America is a different kind of lender. The concept was started by Muhammad Yunus back in the 1970’s in Bangladesh and it has been so successful that he won a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. Grameen America works on the same principles as the original Grameen: providing small loans to female entrepreneurs to help them start or expand ...…
 
VELOCITY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE WITH RYAN ESTES Quick beats oneseedexpeditions.com Average RPU $2K 500 guests annually Roughly $1M annual revenue 10% of net sales is invested into micro-finance programs in the countries they guide tour groups Average micro-finance loan amount: $450 6 years in business; growth relies largely on word of mouth refe ...…
 
Rob Smith with Ryan Estes - Micro Finance in Denver. Quick beats rmmfi.org Exploring Business Ownership April 4th & 11th - 5:30pm-7:30pm – Connections at Mariposa (1089 Osage Street) Spots Are Limited, please plan to attend both sessions! April 12th & 13th - 6:00pm-8:00pm – Comal Heritage Food Incubator (3455 Ringsby Ct #105, Denver, CO 80216) ...…
 
Deals Airbnb has closed its series F round at just over $1bn, bringing its overall equity funding to $3.4bn. Instacart, the company touted as ‘the Uber of grocery shopping’, has raised $400m at a $3.4bn valuation, with VC firm Sequoia leading the round with a reported $100m investment. Interestingly, none of Instacart’s corporate investors – Co ...…
 
Social Business: The Heart of the Matter Season 1, Episode 3 Interview with Sam Caster, Social Entrepreneur, Part 3 Tony: [00:00:00] Social Business: The Heart of the Matter. Episode number three an interview with Sam Caster, social entrepreneur, part 3. Gail: [00:00:11] This is Social Business: The Heart of the Matter where we expose the geniu ...…
 
This episode features a conversation with the MycroChange team from the Boston College chapter of Consult Your Community. Founded by a group of BC and UChicago student, MycroChange is a micro-finance startup looking to connect capital with entrepreneurs.
 
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Liza Moiseeva, founder of GlobeIn, an ethical subscription box and online marketplace. Liza came to the United States from Moscow, Russia initially to swim at the collegiate level. She fell in love with the country and found a passion for making a difference! About Liz ...…
 
Deals SoFi is reportedly close to completing a $500m funding round backed by existing investor SoftBank. Speaking of SoftBank, editor-in-chief James Mawson has taken a deep look at its $3.3bn acquisition of Fortress Investment Group a week ago. Internet group Baidu has invested $300m in iQiyi, an online video streaming platform in which it is m ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Hello Tractor is an AgTech company focused on improving food and income security across sub-Saharan Africa through a tractor co-sharing platform. Collaborative consumption is reshaping the world. There are the well-known players. For example, Airbnb rents more rooms than Hilton, Marriott, and InterContinental combined. If you want to get around ...…
 
Shirin Muhallinka Rayuwarka a wannan makon ya duba matakan da ya kamata a dauka kafin karbar bashi daga Bankunan tallafawa kananan 'yan kasuwa da ake kira Micro Finance Bank a turancin Ingilishi.
 
One of the more interesting companies in our space is Lenddo. They are a unique company in that they are truly global, operating in 20 countries around the world with their headquarters in Singapore. They don’t make loans themselves, at least not anymore. They license their proprietary software to financial institutions in developing countries ...…
 
Bill wecomes Lisa B. Martin to the show. In her dynamic career, writer and communications consultant Lisa Martin has been a leading change maker and entrepreneur in marketing, public affairs, and philanthropy development. Her articles on travel, culture, lifestyle and business have appeared in Boston Magazine, Antiques & Fine Arts, Another Day ...…
 
Shirin Muhallinka Rayuwarka ya kasance kashi na 3, wanda yayi nazari kan tare da tattaunawa da kungiyar manoma da ke amfana da tallafin bashin kudade domin inganta ayyukan nomansu. Shirin dai ya leka kananan hukumomin Kibiya da Bunkure a cigaba da nazari kan batun kudaden da gwamnatin Najeriya ke warewa don tallafawa ayyukan noma a kasar, manom ...…
 
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Korea FM Talk Radio & News Podcasts | KoreaFM.net
 
As the Korean Wave continues to become popular in many parts of Asia, Korean dramas & music have also begun to make inroads in other parts of the world, including villages in rural Africa. Last spring, Korea FM reporter Chance Dorland spoke with Xiaochen Su, an American working in Tanzania for an agricultural micro finance institution to suppor ...…
 
A facilitator of personal and collective transformation, Nilima Bhat facilitates leaders in achieving self-mastery in the areas of business and leadership. Her book, Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business (co-written by Raj Sisodia, co-author of Conscious Capitalism), shows leaders how to lead from a place of serv ...…
 
Lyndon Chao is an American whose college classmate helped him navigate the academic waters in Electrical Engineering at Northwestern University. Years later, that friend asked Lyndon for advice in getting his 3D tech startup off the ground in the Chinese marketplace. Lyndon didn’t hesitate to lend his firsthand knowledge of China— gleaned from ...…
 
Lexi Reese is the Chief Customer Experience Officer at unicorn startup, Gusto and is one of the top female executives in Silicon Valley. Lexi’s passion for serving customers was sparked by her early career in microfinance as a public policy advocate with ACCION International—giving loans to people living in poverty to start their own ventures. ...…
 
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NextBillion Podcasts: Q&As with Leaders in Social Business
 
Initial public offerings have been a controversial topic in microfinance ever since the industry's early days, and rightly so. The IPOs of Compartamos in Mexico and SKS Microfinance in India showed that microfinance could be highly profitable for investors, but also sparked hyper commercialization and debt crises that rocked the sector, harming ...…
 
In this episode Lesley-Anne Vaughan, Director of MiLA Consulting and Co-Creator of M-PESA, talks to us about how she helped develop the famed mobile money transfer service in Kenya. M-Pesa lets customers use their phone to deposit and transfer money from one person to another without using a bank account. It works using a network of thousands o ...…
 
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