Category Archives: News Updates

Elon Microfinance Initiative Kicks Off New Year

The 2014-15 school year kicked off on September 11 for members of the Elon Microfinance Initiative. Now in its 5th year in existence, Elon Microfinance Initiative (EMI) is committed to developing awareness and funding for small business owners and entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Elon Microfinance Places Third in Triple Impact Challenge

On Thursday, April 17, members of the Elon Microfinance Initiative competed in the Triple Impact Challenge sponsored by the Elon University Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. The Triple Impact Challenge is a competition designed for students to research social problems … Continue reading

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Join the Elon University Kiva Team

Elon Microfinance Initiative is proud to announce the creation of a new lending team on Kiva.org. The Elon University Kiva Team will unite Elon University students, professors, and student clubs to raise money for entrepreneurs around the world. Elon University is … Continue reading

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EMI Kicks Off Month of Microfinance Celebration

On April 3rd, Elon Microfinance Initiative began its month-long celebration of the Month of Microfinance. The Month of Microfinance was created to foster an entrepreneurial spirit among student groups and professional organizations with a passion for microfinance and social business. … Continue reading

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Month of Microfinance Contests and Internships

Elon Microfinance Initiative is proud to support the Month of Microfinance, which will be held again this year from April 1-30. The Month of Microfinance is a small movement of student groups in the United States dedicated to the causes … Continue reading

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Lend For America Conference

For its first event of the 2013-14 school year, Elon Microfinance Initiative members attended the Lend for America Summit at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA from October 11-13. Dedicated EMI members Anna DeDufour (Vice-President of Public Relations) and … Continue reading

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