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MFC Annual Conference 2019: Check What the Attendees Say about the Event

On the 30th and 31st of May 2019, the Microfinance Centre (MFC) held its 22nd Annual Conference to explore the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event welcomed 409 delegates to Istanbul (Turkey) representing EU bodies, MFIs, NGOs, investors and FinTechs from 46 countries across Eastern and Western Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and beyond. Read ...

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MFC Annual Conference 2019 Photo Gallery

On the 30th and 31st of May 2019, the Microfinance Centre (MFC) held its 22nd Annual Conference to explore the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event welcomed 409 delegates to Istanbul (Turkey) representing EU bodies, MFIs, NGOs, investors and FinTechs from 46 countries across Eastern and Western Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and beyond. ...

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Microfinance Associations’ Summit during MFC Annual Conference 2019

Date: 29 May 2019 Location: Istanbul, Turkey Pre-conference event  MFC Annual Conference 2019 The Microfinance Associations’ Summit provided an opportunity for representatives from national microfinance associations to share experiences about MFI’s digitalization in their respective countries, discuss the role associations can play in supporting their members. Participants discussed opportunities, challenges and solutions related to digitalization of microfinance institutions. The meeting was attended by: ...

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Eight EaSI Technical Assistance Events During the MFC Annual Conference 2019

Dates:  29–31 May 2019 Location:  Istanbul, Turkey Conference website: mfc2019.org Seven workshops and one investment readiness training are organised under the European Union’s EaSI Technical Assistance Programme, taking place during the 22nd MFC Annual Conference 2019. Pre-conference day on 29 May The pre-conference microfinance workshop titled ‘Digital Marketing Made Easy’ will take place in the same venue as the conference and will enhance your ...

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Ard Credit, MFC Member from Mongolia, Raises $5M from the Japanese Market

Ard Credit entered into a financing agreement with Crowd Credit of Japan for USD5 million in local currency. Ard Credit will mobilize these funds for expansion of its operations nationwide through its new banking app. Crowd Credit provides debt capital to peer-to-peer lending platforms, balance sheet lenders, microfinance institutions, leasing/factoring originators or infrastructure, renewable, development projects through its crowdfunding platform ...

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Welcome to MFC New Members: ARD Credit, First MicroFinance Company and Mikro Kapital

We are pleased to welcome and introduce three new MFC members: Ard Credit NBFI JSC is a publicly listed non-bank finance company, licensed by the FRC. It is a flagship of Ard Financial Group – a full-service financial holding company. Ard Credit was set up in April 2011 with the goal of providing access to inclusive financial services to Mongolians by leveraging the potential of ...

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MFC’s Annual Report 2018: Check the Highlights from Our Last Year’s Work in Financial Inclusion!

  Download the MFC Annual Report 2018   We are pleased to share the MFC Annual Report 2018 with you! From the outset, the MFC’s goal has been to support its members to become viable social finance providers. The current challenge facing many of them is to tap into the potential that new technology offers for improving institutional efficiency, developing new ...

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Join EMEN Annual Event: Innovative Financing Solutions for Migrant Entrepreneurs

Date:  20 June 2019 Location:  the Hague, the Netherlands Event website: EMEN Download Agenda Registration An event without long speeches… instead brief, thought provoking talks, a thriving market where innovations are shown, pitches, interactive workshops, debates, and inspiring encounters. With others exploring how best access to finance for migrant entrepreneurs can be ensures. Will that be by focused information, new teaching methods, by ...

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A First in Europe: The Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy Is Now Accepting Applications

Dates:  September 2019 – March 2020 Location:  Krems (Austria), Berlin (Germany), Warsaw (Poland) Organisator: MAGNET Consortium Registration MFC invites to its co-delivered Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy – MEA bridges the gap between entrepreneurship education and practical support programmes and promotes the transfer of innovative solutions across Europe. MEA will foster the exchange of information, knowledge, experience and instruments of migrant entrepreneurship ...

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Only One Day Left to Register for the MFC Annual Conference!

Dates:  29–31 May 2019 Location:  Istanbul, Turkey  Registration: Register today Conference website: mfc2019.org MFC Annual Conference  convenes more than 400 microfinance practitioners, policy makers, investors, innovators and leading technical experts from Europe and Asia. Join us! Only one day left to register! We hope you’ll jump on board and register by WEDNESDAY, MAY 15TH. Don’t miss your chance to: network with your peers exchange experiences ...

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