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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    March 19
    2019

    FiDA Learning Call: Digital Kenyans

    Caribou Data will present an analysis of how “Digital Kenyans” engage with financial services through the mobile phone. Using privacy-preserving anonymization techniques, we paint a nuanced and demographically representative portrait of financial behaviors, including frequency and value of transaction types, average fees paid, and flows into and out of the digital wallet. To ground the analysis, we use an illustrative segmentation comparing “borrowers” vs. “savers” and frequent vs. infrequent users. Register here to join the conversation.

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  • Columbus, OH - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    March 19
    2019

    2019 Business Generating Good Summit

    The Ohio State University’s Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship (APTE) club will host the Business Generating Good Summit, bringing together social entrepreneurs from around the globe to present new ideas on building businesses focused on improving their communities.

    This eleventh annual event features speakers, a local panel, and networking opportunities in the Ohio Union Ballroom.

    Hannah Davis, the founder, and CEO of BANGS Shoes, Prashant Mehta, co-founder, and CEO of Conscious Step and Coney Pulla, co-founder of Rice Love, are some of this year’s featured speakers.

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Virtual - 11 Days
    Thursday
    March 21
    2019

    #StartingGood Social Enterprise Virtual Summit

    The #StartingGood Virtual Summit is a free-to-access 11 day virtual summit that brings together 30+ world renowned social entrepreneurs, changemakers, and innovation leaders to talk about creating a lasting positive impact in the world.

    At StartSomeGood, we’re convinced that we are entering the Era of Purpose. We see this all around us. In the demands from graduates for meaningful work, from consumers for quality ethical products and from investors for companies that combine profit and purpose.

    2019 is our third year running the #StartingGood Summit and we are thrilled to be bringing you a stellar line up of over 30 changemakers, innovators, movers and shakers in who are making the world a better place.

    Previous Summit guests include Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, Clay Shirky, Founder of Donor’s Choose, Charles Best and Co-Founder of Charity Water, Scott Harrison.

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  • New York, NY - 1 Day
    Monday
    March 25
    2019

    Wall Street Green Summit – NYC

    The 18th Annual Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. The emergence of the “Impact Economy” is where main street investors team up with corporations, entrepreneurs and government to solve environmental and social problems while generating financial returns.

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  • Frankfurt, Germany - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    March 26
    2019

    Blockchain Summit Frankfurt

    Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is the leading blockchain for business event in Europe.

    Connecting over 1,000 industry leaders, business decision makers and tech innovators, Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is a one-day conference and exhibition dedicated to the business of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT).

    Based on unrivalled content, 80 visionary speakers and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is a must-attend event to understand the challenges and opportunities of our blockchain future.

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  • Cape Town, South Africa - 2 Days
    Tuesday
    March 26
    2019

    Global Money Transfer Summit 2019

    The Global Money Transfer Summit (GMTS) is the most recognised conference in the money transfer industry. It brings together innovators, disruptors and established industry stakeholders who are driving the worldwide payments and payment ecosystems in Africa.

    By fostering and developing a deeper understanding of the evolving digital remittance services, GMTS can provide insights that will guide regulators, policy makers, governments, businesses and investment decisions in the emerging digital remittance and payment space across Africa.

    GMTS brings together top executives from the international money transfer operators, financial services providers, mobile network operators, national regulators, card and payment switch providers, fintechs, application providers etc. within the remittance, banking and payment ecosystems in Africa and beyond. Featuring case studies on remittance services, payments and other innovations in the cross border remittance services space in Africa, GMTS will be the largest gathering of stakeholders in the remittance ecosystem serving the African remittance industry. Hear firsthand from leading executives and discover how policies, trends and emerging technologies are impacting the African remittance and payment industry.

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  • Bamako, Mali - 2 Days
    Thursday
    March 28
    2019

    Francophone Africa Investors Summit

    The Francophone Africa Investors Summit (FAIS) is a conference set to present the industrial progress made by African entrepreneurs, especially those living in Francophone Africa. This summit serves as a platform to engage budding francophone African entrepreneurs with investors who not only want to invest in the ideas of these entrepreneurs, their products or services but also be a part of a mentorship program designed strategically for the summit participants.

    The objective of this summit is to create an ecosystem for Francophone African startups and ventures to interact with Investors, learn and create solid networks that will boost their ventures. This event will be held in Bamako, Mali on March 28 and 29, 2019.

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Thursday
    March 28
    2019

    Live Discussion: What Role Can Business Play in Addressing Issues Around Gender-Based Violence?

    More than 1/3 of people will experience gender based violence (GBV) in their lifetimes. Annual productivity losses caused by sexual harassment alone in a typical Fortune 500 company are estimated to be around US$6.7 million. In June this year, a new ILO convention could be adopted which will require governments and employers to systematically address violence, including gender based violence, and harassment in the world of work.

    Companies are engaging with the issue and introducing policies to reduce incidences of GBV and its effects, but GBV still has a high prevalence, the work can be fragmented and business insight of successful actions is sparse. This online written discussion aims to shed light on the ways companies can and are pro-actively engaging with gender based violence.

    We are bringing together experts from across sectors and global regions to share their insights and experience. This discussion will be useful to you, whether you are from an organisation taking your first steps in trying to understand how gender based violence affects your business, right through to those who have been expertly working on this topic for some time. You can expect practical learnings, real insight and peer support.

    Join us on Thursday 28 March, 15:00-16:00 GMT / 11:00-12.00 EDT, for a live written online discussion with a panel of experts to explore the role business can play in addressing issues around gender-based violence.

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