Matt Flannery

Ashoka Fellow
San Francisco, United States
Fellow Since 2008
My work: Building a movement of micro-lenders that loan money to small-scale entrepreneurs through an online platform.
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Related TopicsBusiness & Social Enterprise, Financial services / markets, Microenterprise, Development & Prosperity, Capacity building


This profile was prepared when Matt Flannery was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Matt Flannery and his colleagues see that lending can be person-to-person in a global society. They are returning to microfinance its human face, and building a citizen-based movement of micro-lenders as young as four years old.
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