Microfinance Summit 2018 in Vienna went with major success, and great stories to be shared by different region from SE Europe, Middle Asia, Caucasus and Nothern Africa. We are still receiving many kind words and gratefulness by our Partners, Speakers, and Delegates for our Invitations. We succeeded to fulfill the stories and expectations of our kind Delegates with this interactive two-day Event.
We are pleased and thankful to our Chairman of the Day1 Mr.Peter Shurek, Erste Group, Austria for a successful, inspiring leadership of this Summit. We have welcomed many impressive presentations at the first day by World Bank, Goran Tinjic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lis Rosenholm, presentation of Mikro Kapital, responsAbility, France and the CEO of Qredits from Netherland. We continue the second half of the day with same impressions by presentations of Mr.Andrea Limone MPermicro, European Commission and Mr.Surek by social impact Investing in the Microfinance industry. The afternoon we have welcomed C-Quadrat presented by Mr.Christoph Eckart.
The second day at the Summit offered us even more exciting stories and presentation to come. We have opened the day with the technical part of the Summit, referring to big data and innovation in Industry presented by Oradian, Gallileo, Babyloan and Mr.Berndt GIZ, Germany. We have continued the day with practical experiences and stories from MFIs, as NpM Platform for Inclusive Finance Netherlands Ms.Josien and the presentation of Geodata in Agriculture, followed by Opportunity International and their EDU Programs. This Session was fulfilled with Ms.Leah from World Bank, IFC group responsible for CE Europe region. In the afternoon hours, we have welcomed SaasCredit from Russian with their educative Presentation.
Special thank you to our Chairman of the Day, Mr.Nathan Byrd, who had an impressive enthusiasm, energy and spirit to lead such an exclusive Event and successfully day2. Nathan has also proved himself as an amazing Moderator in the Panel discussion which took place during the afternoon hours. Special thank you to our Panelist which made the Panel to grow in interactive and comprehensive discussion with qualitative examples from the practice. The panelist was, Mr.Antoano from EECS, Mr.Mirjana Erste group, discussing young entrepreneurship in Europe. Mr.Sashin LuxFlax discussing the topic of Future Investments in Microfinance. As well, big thank you to Mr.Kareli from Mikrocredit. Georgia presenting their mortgage program and story from Caucasus region.
We are very pleased to share with you great testimonials and kind words we are receiving. We are proud of such an incredible and successful event which exceed our expectations. We are thanking all Partners, Delegates, and Speaker at this Summit and looking forward to the 3rd Annual Summit, hoping to see them again next year.