Please join SeaMo at Town Hall in Seattle as we host Matt Flannery, the CEO and Co-Founder of Kiva.org, atÂ 7pm on March 5th. Matt will discuss microcredit as a means of poverty eradication, how technology helps facilitate development, and Kiva’s plans to continue innovating. Tickets are limited, so purchase now at Brown Paper Tickets.
Kiva is an innovative peer-to-peer microcredit site that enables individuals to make small loans to microentrepreneurs around the world. Matt has been featured on Oprah, written about in Bill Clintonâ€™s book, Giving, and lauded on the CNN Heroes program. Matt began developing Kiva in late 2004 as a side-project while working as a computer programmer at TiVo, Inc. In December 2005 Matt left his job to devote himself to Kiva full-time. As CEO, Matt has led Kiva’s growth from a pilot project to an established online service with partnerships across the globe and millions in dollars loaned to low income entrepreneurs.
Where: Town Hall 1119 Eighth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101
When: 7pm, March 5th (doors open at 6:15pm)
Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets