microlending

Adapting microfinance to the 21st century

Oct 7, 2013
The father of microfinance, economist Muhammad Yunus, discusses the future of the microlending industry.
Posted In: microfinance, microlending, microcredit, Economics

The online game of borrowing money

Oct 11, 2012
Payday lending -- an area of finance with one of the worst reputations -- may get a facelift with new start up LendUp, which takes its inspiration from microlending. Today, MIT is starting an outfit dedicated to delivering us from our wireless frustrations.
Posted In: Tech, microlending, wireless, MIT

Mid-Day Extra: Starbucks gets into the money-lending business

May 3, 2012
Starbucks is working with a pioneer in microlending in developing countries - the Grameen Foundation - to lend money to small coffee farmers.
Posted In: starbucks, microlending