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From Lagos to Geneva, microfinance fights against the coronavirus

Tuesday 2nd, June 2020

Source: Tribune de Genève (in French)

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Swissinfo.ch – How Swiss investors are reacting to climate activism

Tuesday 22nd, October 2019

Source: swissinfo.ch (in English)

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Agefi Hebdo – Are you facing difficulties entering microfinance? This article in L’AGEFI explains how Plumseeds works

Friday 11th, October 2019

Source: L’Agefi (in French)

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Allnews.ch – Interview of our CEO Roland Dominicé on the key trends and challenges ahead of our development finance industry

Friday 11th, October 2019

Source: Allnews (in French)

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market.ch – Voices of the actors of impact finance are heard in Bern

Monday 7th, October 2019

Source: Market (in French)

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Agefi.com – The impact of diversification in the cycle of sustainable finance

Saturday 5th, October 2019

Source: Agefi (in French)

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Opalesque.com – IFC adds signatories to its principles for impact investing

Monday 30th, September 2019

Source: Opalesque (in English)

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The Nigerian startup scene – local talent with an international boost

Monday 19th, November 2018

Among the 141 startups selected by the American accelerator Y Combinator, which served as a stepping stone for AirBnB and Dropbox, two companies stand out: Kobo360, a Uber-style logistics application connecting truckers and retailers, and CowryWise, a digital savings platform. Not only are they the

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Series of articles on sustainable finance

Monday 27th, August 2018

Series of articles on sustainable finance published by Le Temps.

The first article presents ten key Swiss personalities of our industry.
Les 10 stars suisses de la finance durable

The second article explains how Geneva wants to increase its visibility as a leader in sustainable investments.

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Affordable private education gaining traction in impact finance space

Wednesday 22nd, August 2018

Over the last decade, low-cost private schools have mushroomed across urban and rural areas in various countries such as India, Kenya or the Dominican Republic. These schools, founded and operated by independent local entrepreneurs, serve a large population of working poor and lower income families

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Impact investing continues to increasingly appeal to Millennials

Wednesday 27th, June 2018

Interview of Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Clients Division, Symbiotics, asked about the company’s growth thanks to increasing interest in impact investing from Millennials and Asian investors.

Source: Market (in French)

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Paraguay taking the lead in mobile financial services in LATAM

Thursday 3rd, May 2018

An e-wallet launched in 2008, which allows to transfer e-money via SMS, has reached a market coverage similar to that of the traditional financial system.

Source: Le Temps (in French)

in English

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2018 – a pivotal year for financial inclusion in emerging markets

Monday 19th, March 2018

An article by David Grimaud, Head of Asset Allocation, Symbiotics SA.

In emerging countries, 2018 should be marked by wide monetary policy disparity but a common desire to accelerate economic reforms, especially those aimed at accelerating financial inclusion.

Source: investir.ch (article in F

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Millions for new jobs

Friday 16th, March 2018

Impact investing means investing money in a way that has a positive social impact. Just how much time and expertise this requires is demonstrated by the example of a successful young company in Cape Town.

Source: NZZ (article in German)

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Development opportunities for investors and borrowers.

Thursday 18th, January 2018

This article written by Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Client Relations, Symbiotics, explains how microfinance loans offer development opportunities for investors and borrowers, and shows the extreme stability of their financial return.

Source: Schweizer Personalvorsorge / Prévoyance Professionne

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