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HESP August 1, 2018

Overview of Microfinance in India Born out of the need to provide access to savings and credit services, Microfinance in India started in 1970s through the emergence of informal self-help groups. Post-1991, Indian Microfinance posted strong growth numbers due to the liberalization of the economy and increased lending by private sector organizations. Due to strong […]

HESP October 2, 2017

 Edited by Mary Ann Blackmur Maracanã, Brazil’s home of football. Was part of a massive government graft scandal that’s responsible for more than R$750 Million being diverted from public coffers into politician’s pockets.  Rio seemed to be set in the lead-up to the Olympics. Seen as the jewel in the crown of what was being […]

HESP September 25, 2017

Edited by Daniel Katzenberger It was an exciting winter morning, which would mark my first day of work at my family’s business. Prior to this day, I worked for a year in investment banking at JP Morgan Chase. My father was excited for me to begin work at the family business for two reasons. First, […]

HESP August 1, 2017

    The modern nomadic life is full of joys and frustrations. One year ago my partner and I decided to move to South East Asia to bootstrap our start-up. In search of lower living expenses, pleasant climates, and unicorn developers (more on that later), we were generally unaware of the growing community known as […]