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Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice Conference: Registration is Open

Dates:  3-4 April 2019 Location:  Barcelona, Spain Register today Are you interested in access to finance for underserved communities? Do you want to meet the key players in Europe? Do you want to learn from them? Would you like to influence policy makers? The European Migrant Entrepreneurship Networks Conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice”  will be held  3-4 April 2019 ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop on the Microfinance Legal Framework in Romania

Date:  27 March 2019 Location:  Bucharest, Romania Organiser: Microfinance Centre The European Commission is sponsoring a day-long microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme on the microfinance legal framework in Romania and how it defers from the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. The event will take place in Bucharest, Romania on 27 March 2019. The Romanian microfinance legal ...

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Registration for the MFC Annual Conference 2019 is Open!

The Microfinance Centre is pleased to announce registration opening for the MFC Annual Conference 2019 (29–31 May 2019,  Istanbul, Turkey)! Register now and save 25%: Early Birds benefit from 25% discount on the conference fee:  Register now  MFC Members also benefit from an additional 25% discount: Become a Member Conference highlights This year, our theme will be “Demystifying Digital in Microfinance”. This 22nd MFC Annual ...

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EaSI TA Microfinance Workshop: Current Challenges in Loan Analysis

Date: 7 March 2019 Location: Warsaw, Poland Topic: Current challenges in loan analysis The European Commission is sponsoring a day-long microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme, which will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 7 March 2019. The event is organised in cooperation with the Polish Union of Loan Funds and will respond to the demand of Polish microfinance and ...

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5th Annual CEO FORUM Summit at the MFC Annual Conference 2019

Dates:  31 May – 1 June 2019 Location:  Istanbul, Turkey  The CEO FORUM Summit is an exclusive space for leaders of microfinance institutions to discuss challenges, share their experience and expand their knowledge and practice horizons. The 5th Annual CEO Forum Summit will be held as a post-conference event on 31 May – 1 June 2019 during 22nd MFC Annual Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. This year the ...

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EaSI TA Workshop: Digitalisation Strategy for Microfinance Institutions

Date: 15 March 2019 (09:00 – 16:30 CET) Location: Brussels, Belgium Topic: Digitalisation Strategy for Microfinance Institutions The European Commission is sponsoring a one-day microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme on ‘How digital do you want to become? Digitalisation Strategy for Microfinance Institutions’. The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 15 March 2019. Digitalisation is a ...

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Fintech Marketplace at the MFC Annual Conference 2019: Call for Proposals

The objective of the Fintech Marketplace at the MFC Annual Conference 2019 is to create space for technology companies working with business lenders, fintechs and other types of alternative finance players to encourage innovation and partnership building in Europe and Central Asia. This dedicated market space created at the conference venue will allow alternative finance institutions to present their organizations, ...

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MFC Annual Conference 2019: Thematic Preview and Registration Dates

The MFC Annual Conference is one of the most significant events in the financial inclusion sector. This year, our theme will be “Demystifying Digital in Microfinance” and the event will run from 29–31 May 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. This 22nd MFC Annual Conference will tackle the practical side of digitalization in the financial inclusion sector through case studies, trend analysis and discussion of ...

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EAFRD Financial Instruments – Adequate Products for Financing Rural Infrastructures

   Date: Wednesday, 13 February, 2019  Location: Brussels, Belgium The European Commission – Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are pleased to announce the upcoming fi-compass event ‘EAFRD financial instruments – adequate products for financing rural infrastructures’, to be held on 13 February 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. This fi-compass EAFRD event aims to further raise awareness and facilitate ...

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MFC explores the role of fintech sector in advancing financial inclusion

In the recent months, the MFC has conducted studies on the FinTech sector and its role in providing financial services to excluded and underserved groups in Poland and Ukraine. We have successfully identified FinTechs that contribute to financial inclusion and improved financial health, and explored their current and potential future cooperation with traditional finance providers. In Ukraine, our research was ...

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