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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Live from SOCAP15 : Quotes, tweets and nugget-sized insights from the first full day

By NextBillion Editor

More than 2,700 people are attending the eighth annual SOCAP – which describes itself as “the largest conference in the world that is mixing the people who want to use business to change the world for good with the people who invest and make that happen” – in San Francisco this year. Here's a smattering of quotes and tweets gathered by NextBillion.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Microlending Peer to Peer ... and Back Again: After six years, Zidisha CEO presses for low-debt loans, high transparency

By James Militzer — WDI

Many have called for more transparency and increased accountability in microcredit - and raised concerns about the often high cost of microloans to poor recipients. Since it was founded six years ago, the nonprofit Zidisha has sought to address these issues by providing a direct connection between lenders and entrepreneurs. CEO Julia Kurnia discusses the model and its challenges in part one of this Q&A.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Why Relying Too Heavily on Credit Scores Hides Potential Market Opportunities

By Nancy Castillo

Credit scores can be limiting and in some cases, misleading. For instance, a consumer might have a high credit score while also struggling financially and vice versa. New research from CFSI looks at the missed opportunities for financial inclusion when credit scores are the limiting factor.

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Monday, October 5, 2015

NexThought Monday – Applying Wall Street Ideas to NGOs in Rural India: A closer look at the first education impact bond

By Rajen Makhijani and Sneha Iyer

Business and financial buzzwords that have long dominated boardrooms and global conference calls - like “make vs. buy” or “risk and return” – are entering the landscape of NGOs. The latest manifestation of this is a new type of bond for development programs that leverages investor and risk dynamics typically found in business deals. The very first of these “development impact bonds” in education launched in rural India last year.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

General Manager – Sugar Supply Chain and Trading Enterprise in Indonesia

Posted by Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Clinton Foundation

CGEP (cgepartnership.com) is seeking a General Manager (GM) to create and develop an enterprise that directly procures, processes and distributes commodities such as coconut sugar, black soy bean, etc., from small holder farmers for a pre-committed off-taker. Our off-taker is one of the largest FMCG companies in Indonesia. The GM will oversee the introduction of innovative solutions for thousands of farmers

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FEATURED: General Manager – Sugar Supply Chain and Trading Enterprise in Indonesia

ORGANIZATION: Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Clinton Foundation

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ORGANIZATION: International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

POSTED: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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