Microfinance: Revolution or Footnote? Microfinance Over the Next Ten Years

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Date Published: 
May 2018

Webinar presentation from 15 May 2018

This Gateway webinar explores important questions about the future of microfinance. Ira Lieberman, Chairman and CEO of LIPAM International and Paul DiLeo, Founder and President of Grassroots Capital Management Corp, discuss key takeaways from a two-day workshop held at Lehigh University’s Martindale Center with 34 leaders from the global microfinance community.

The discussion aims to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the current state of microfinance? How did we get here?
  2. What lessons can other financial service provides learn from the microfinance journey?
  3. Will MFIs be displaced by more innovative technologies and business models?
  4. What role can investors and others play in making sure that microfinance supports the Sustainable Development Goals?
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