Our panel of experts explored the issues covered in ‘To Catch A Dollar’ and the opportunities presented throughout the film. The event also included video appearances by Hugh Jackman and Matt Damon.
Professor Yunus is known worldwide for his successful application of the concept of microcredit, the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. He founded the Grameen Bank in 1976; in 2006 they were honored with the Nobel Peace Prize.Read Biography
SUZE ORMAN is a two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, #1 New York Times bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and one of the top motivational speakers in the world today.Read Biography
Premal first began dreaming of “internet microfinance” while working at PayPal, the online payments company. In late 2004, Premal took a 3 month leave from PayPal to develop and test the internet microfinance concept in India. When he returned to Silicon Valley, he met other like-minded dreamers and quit his job at PayPal to help bring the Kiva concept to life and eventually to scale.Read Biography