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Kiva’s Crowdfunded Loans Platform Chalks Up 1M Borrowers & $400M Lent, After Seven Years Of Micro-Lending To Alleviate Poverty

Kiva’s Crowdfunded Loans Platform Chalks Up 1M Borrowers & $400M Lent, After Seven Years Of Micro-Lending To Alleviate Poverty

Kiva.org, a not-for-profit organisation that’s been matching micro-lenders with low-income borrowers since 2005, has announced it’s passed the one million borrowers mark. The total value of the crowdfunded loans, which have been spread across 65 countries mostly in the developing world, is $ 400 million, Kiva said today. The loans typically back individual economic activity to help … Continued

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Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

MessageMe, <a target="_blank" href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/15/facebook-messageme/”>the multimedia messaging app that got smacked by Facebook last week, isn’t letting that hurdle set back their growth. The company said today that it has more than 1 million users, is sending 500 notifications now per second and recently picked up $ 1.9 million in funding from a large syndicate of … Continued

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Good crowdfunding: Kiva hits $400m in micro-loans, reaching 1 million borrowers

Good crowdfunding: Kiva hits $400m in micro-loans, reaching 1 million borrowers

<img width="520" height="245" src="http://www.ad-via.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/cef7e__158199564-520×245.jpg" alt="158199564 520×245 Good crowdfunding: Kiva hits $ 400m in micro loans, reaching 1 million borrowers” title=”158199564 520×245 photo” /> Kiva, the organization behind the same-name crowdfunding platform for social good, today announced that it has now reached over 1 million people in more than 65 (mostly developing) countries. The San Francisco-based … Continued

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Fandrop Debuts A Digg-Like Service For Viral Media, Hacks Its Way To Over 1 Million Pageviews Monthly

Fandrop, a new content sharing site started by a group of growth hackers, is debuting today to help you find out what’s trending across the web. The site surfaces things like tweets and Facebook posts, YouTube videos, images from sites like imgur, articles, web pages, and more. In some ways, it’s similar to other social … Continued

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Instagram Hits 100 Million Monthly Users 28 Months After Launch

From just two guys at rented desks to a $ 715 million sale to Facebook, a second wind on Android and a mess of privacy scares, Instagram today announced 100 million people use it every month to share the way they see the world. The startup hedged its bets by being acquired just as it … Continued

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Foursquare’s first location to log 1 million check-ins is Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Foursquare’s first location to log 1 million check-ins is Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Foursquare on Monday announced a big milestone: the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has become the first location on the mobile social network to pass 1,000,000 check-ins. The number is a big one for the service, and it’s completely unsurprising that it’s an airport to get the title. Foursquare of course notes ATL is one … Continued