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Social Entrepreneur Mondays@Tantric

TIE Social Entrepreneurs Group, NetSAP Boston & Tantric India Bistro

Promoting Boston’s Social Entrepreneurs

This month's theme: Innovative Micro-finance solutions

Please mark your calendars for the next Social Entrepreneur Mondays@Tantric Meetup on September 13th at Tantric India Bistro. The theme for the evening will be Innovative Micro-finance solutions. Ever since Prof. Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work in applying microfinance in his country, Bangladesh, there was a surge of interest in this area. We will be profiling several organizations that have taken this approach to financing and applied it in innovative ways in new areas. NOTE SEPTEMBER MEETUP WILL BE ON SECOND MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 13 DUE TO LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Some of the Speakers and organizations confirmed so far for September are:


  • Chandni Ohri, Director, Asia Region, Grameen Foundation: Chandni is the Director for Asia programs at Grameen Foundation an international non-profit using the power of microfinance and technology to enable the poor, especially women, to create a world without poverty.
  • Brad Powell, Founder, Microfundo: the new mashup ::music + microfinance. Microfundo is supporting independent musicians from developing countries by applying microfinance techniques that allow you to fund their artistic works. http://www.microfundo...
  • Eric Melin, Founder, Philantrhopist.org: allows everyday people to become philanthropists. As a donor or socially-minded investor, allows you to directly and efficiently interface with entrepreneurs and volunteers working on exciting projects around the world by contributing a small loan or donation. http://www.philanthro...

Mark your calendars and come out to meet others interested in supporting social impact and to build your social network. Hear about some wonderful efforts and get engaged with a cause.
Check out the photos from past meetups at:
http://www.meetup.com...

WHEN: September 13th, 2010. 6.30 pm onwards.
WHERE: Tantric Indian Bistro, 123 Stuart St. Boston MA 02116
Cover Charge of $10 at the door to includes appetizers.

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  • Anya T.

    Wonderful speakers. A nice relaxing atmosphere. A great place for networking.

    September 14, 2010

  • philanthropist.org

    Great event, well organized, excellent turnout, great networking, and good audience participation.

    September 14, 2010

  • Raj

    The meetup continues to grow in strength and diversity. We had a packed audience to hear a great cross section of speakers on Microfinance. Terrific networking opportunities.

    September 14, 2010

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