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Alternative Finance

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 17 February 2013

The view from the top of business. Presented by Evan Davis, The Bottom Line cuts through confusion and spin to present a clearer view of the business world through discussion with people running leading and emerging companies. This week, Evan meets three pioneers of alternative finance and asks if they can beat the banks at their own game.

Giles Andrews is CEO of Zopa, the peer-to-peer lending website. Anil Stocker is co-founder of Market Invoice, an online finance provider that allows companies to turn invoices into working capital. Michael Joseph is director of mobile money at Vodafone and former CEO of the Kenyan mobile phone provider Safaricom, where he launched the revolutionary mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa.

  • Evan Davis

    Evan Davis

    Eva Davis

    Presenter of The Bottom Line

  • Giles Andrews

    Giles Andrews

    Giles Andrews

    CEO, Zopa

  • Anil Stocker

    Anil Stocker

    Anil Stocker

    Co-founder of MarketInvoice.com

  • Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph

    MD, Mobile Money at Vodafone

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