Blog posts tagged with Kiva Labs Mobile

Dec 12, 2012 KV Kiva HQ

These days San Francisco is crawling with mobile business entrepreneurs.
 
One example: Repurposed trucks peddling gourmet street food, serving up the cutting edge of culinary fashion and fusion with dishes like pad-Thai tacos, Vietnamese sliders and curry chicken burritos. 
 
But at the Topshelf Boutique, fashion rolls.



Topshelf is a miniature replica of a chic “brick-n-mortar” fashion boutique, only there’s no seasonal store front display -- just a set of...
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Oct 10, 2012 KV Kiva HQ
In all of the excitement of planning for Kiva’s 7th birthday celebration, we almost forgot to celebrate Kiva Zip’s first anniversary. It launched as a pilot program a little over a year ago and has been growing ever since. Happy Birthday Kiva Zip!

We’re beaming with pride over the big steps Zip has taken in its first year, and we see a bright future ahead. In recognition of Zip’s successes and learnings, we’ve removed the password protection from the website. It’s been really exciting to see traffic spike over the last several days (... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2012 KV Kiva HQ


The day is etched in the world’s collective consciousness: On January 18, 2012, Wikipedia went dark.

Okay, so maybe I’m being a little dramatic...

The protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act (better known as SOPA) only lasted a day, but its impact endured. And it begged a troubling question: What if someone could flip a switch and cut off access to information?

It’s hard to imagine, given the innumerable apps, smart phones and websites that are... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2012 KV Kiva HQ
This is part of a larger series on Kiva’s strategic initiatives and innovative loan products, which are designed to expand opportunities for more borrowers. Kiva is looking to partner with companies or organizations using mobile technology to provide access to financial services -- read on for more on this.



Cell phones make life easier. They’re our alarm clocks, internet browsers, and connection to the outside world. For these reasons and more, the number of global...
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Blog posts tagged with Kiva Labs Mobile

Dec 12, 2012 KV Kiva HQ

These days San Francisco is crawling with mobile business entrepreneurs.
 
One example: Repurposed trucks peddling gourmet street food, serving up the cutting edge of culinary fashion and fusion with dishes like pad-Thai tacos, Vietnamese sliders and curry chicken burritos. 
 
But at the Topshelf Boutique, fashion rolls.



Topshelf is a miniature replica of a chic “brick-n-mortar” fashion boutique, only there’s no seasonal store front display -- just a set of...
Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2012 KV Kiva HQ
In all of the excitement of planning for Kiva’s 7th birthday celebration, we almost forgot to celebrate Kiva Zip’s first anniversary. It launched as a pilot program a little over a year ago and has been growing ever since. Happy Birthday Kiva Zip!

We’re beaming with pride over the big steps Zip has taken in its first year, and we see a bright future ahead. In recognition of Zip’s successes and learnings, we’ve removed the password protection from the website. It’s been really exciting to see traffic spike over the last several days (... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2012 KV Kiva HQ


The day is etched in the world’s collective consciousness: On January 18, 2012, Wikipedia went dark.

Okay, so maybe I’m being a little dramatic...

The protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act (better known as SOPA) only lasted a day, but its impact endured. And it begged a troubling question: What if someone could flip a switch and cut off access to information?

It’s hard to imagine, given the innumerable apps, smart phones and websites that are... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2012 KV Kiva HQ
This is part of a larger series on Kiva’s strategic initiatives and innovative loan products, which are designed to expand opportunities for more borrowers. Kiva is looking to partner with companies or organizations using mobile technology to provide access to financial services -- read on for more on this.



Cell phones make life easier. They’re our alarm clocks, internet browsers, and connection to the outside world. For these reasons and more, the number of global...
Continue Reading >>