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  1. How to use technology to make the world a better placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Inman News

    Jessica Hansen, the global engagement manger at Kiva, has dedicated her life to helping others. Hansen worked with refugees for over 10 years through organizations like UNHCR, the International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps, helping to empower woman and girls and provide access to safety and education for refugees.

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  2. Coffee effort aims to help others rise above povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Toledo Blade

    ... $199. Kickstarter funds will be used to launch an online store for future purchases. Levanta is reminiscent, to me, of Kiva ( kiva.org ), the microeconomics lending site, and Dining for Women ( diningforwomen.org ), which supports entrepreneurial ...

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  3. Kiva.org Reaches $1 Billion Milestone in Crowd-Funding Loans Disbursed GloballyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Business Wire

    Wayan is a Balinese artisan who specializes in batik and beaded baskets and handbags. She uses her Kiva loan to invest in the purchase of such raw materials as beads and baskets for production.

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  4. Amazon may be kicking the tires on a deal for Slack - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | CNET News.com

    ... buy Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com for a reported $650 million. It's other larger deals include robotics company Kiva, the video-streaming service Twitch and shoe retailer Zappos.

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  5. Kiva and Bank of America Launch Partnership to Accelerate Women's Entrepreneurship Around the GlobeRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | CSRwire.com

    Bank of America and Kiva, the world's largest crowdfunding platform for social good, have joined forces to support women's entrepreneurship through the "Women's Entrepreneurship Fund." The Fund, launched in 2016, matches, dollar-for-dollar, what Kiva's citizen lenders provide to women entrepreneurs on Kiva.org .

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  6. O'Neill congratulates A" Muilleoir on US honorary degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    ... degrees from Quinnipiac include US Senator Richard Blumenthal, Jessica Jackley co-founder of the microlending website KIVA and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. We use cookies to give the best experience on our site. By continuing to browse our site, you ...

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  7. Hudson Pacific Properties' (HPP) CEO Victor Coleman on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... for this backfill is nearly 70%. Another important lease executed in San Francisco at our 875 Howard property was Kiva Microfunds to renew approximately 17,000 square feet for 3 years and close to 100% cash rent spreads, further underscores the ...

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  8. a Ceo and founder shares 9 tough skills that will improve all aspects of your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Quite simply, to get started on the path to being exceptional, you have to start earlier than the rest of the pack. As Kiva co-founder Jessica Jackley says, "As all entrepreneurs know, you live and die by your ability to prioritize. You must focus ...

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  9. City looks to spark economic development with microloans: Foster City ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Looking to help small businesses participate in the Bay Area's thriving sharing economy, Foster City is partnering with nonprofit Kiva to promote a new crowd-sourced loan program. The city announced this week it will match loans offered to qualifying small businesses in the Bayfront community and is urging local proprietors to apply.

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  10. Foster City aims to spark economic development with new microloansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Looking to help small businesses participate in the Bay Area's thriving sharing economy, Foster City is partnering with nonprofit Kiva to promote a new crowd-sourced loan program. The city announced this week it will match loans offered to qualifying small businesses in the Bayfront community and is urging local proprietors to apply.

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  11. How to Get a Kiva Loan: A Step by Step GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Small Business Trends

    One of the biggest obstacles for aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs is getting the funds needed to start or found their business. While there are many options for getting business financing , an attractive method to establish your small business is to get funding through Kiva.org.

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  12. Every step we take...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Pique News Magazine

    The email from Kiva landed in my in-box this morning: "It's not too late to celebrate Earth Day" was the subject line, followed by a message of how fundraising is still ongoing for "a lot" of Kiva's Earth Day projects. Kiva, if you're not familiar with it, is a not-for-profit based in San Francisco that matches up people able and willing to provide microloans to those around the world who need them.

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  13. Reid Hoffman: To Successfully Grow A Business, You Must 'Expect Chaos'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... how to think of a recruiting growth strategy," Lewis says later. Another beneficiary of Hoffman's capital and wisdom, Kiva president Premal Shah, concurs: "Reid gets in the foxhole with you." But for Hoffman, getting into weeds and foxholes isn't ...

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  14. Make an impact on Earth Day with @kivaRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | RobiNZ Personal Blog

    As The March for Science calls on our governments this Earth Day to face the facts, in its policy-making, a parallel movement gives you way to directly support reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and other climate change effects around the world. Kiva offers a simple way for everyone to make a small investment and, via targeted green projects, make a real impact.

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  15. Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Switched

    ... Quite simply, to get started on the path to being exceptional, you have to start earlier than the rest of the pack. As Kiva co-founder Jessica Jackley says, "As all entrepreneurs know, you live and die by your ability to prioritize. You must focus ...

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  16. Local Houston Recycler Determined to Increase Glass Recycling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | PR.com

    ... many friends, customers, followers, etc. agreed that glass recycling is important and the campaign is now featured on Kiva's platform as one of their favorite green businesses! Kiva is the first and largest micro-lending service in the world that ...

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  17. Let's Make Tax Day a Month EarlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Scientific American

    ... we procrastinate, even when the payoff is exceptionally high. We partnered with another social impact company, the Kiva U.S. team at Kiva.org to fully understand the power of deadlines. Kiva U.S. crowdfunds interest-free loans to small businesses in ...

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  18. Building a better world through businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis." Another example, Kiva, opened an office in Baltimore this year. Kiva facilitates microloans to small businesses that don't qualify for traditional ...

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  19. St. Mary's Medical Center Performs State's First Robot-Assisted SI...Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... gel, FlexiCore total disc replacement, CerviCore cervical disc replacement, Prestige cervical disc replacement, and Kiva vertebral augmentation system. About Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center is an ...

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  20. Fast Forward Launches Accelerate Good Global Summit in San Francisco, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WebWire

    ... Founder of The Future Justice Fund; Mike Krieger, Co-Founder & CTO of Instagram; Premal Shah, Co-Founder & President of Kiva; Katherine Maher, Executive Director of The Wikimedia Foundation; Jacquelline Fuller, President of Google.org ; Dalila ...

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