June 7, 2006
Stranova Vol. 20, published June 5, 2006. One of the most profound strategic innovations in business in the last quarter century has been the invention and deployment of microfinancing organizations, such as Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank. In our current installment of Stranova, we talk with entrepreneur Betsy Brill about her plan to implement such a venture in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the challenges in making her vision a reality, and the powerful transformation of the entire business – and human – ecosystems in that country that they could make possible.