A New Microlending Fund for Women Entrepreneurs

When Jane Wurwand learned about microlending site Kiva, the idea of funding small loans so mostly women borrowers could start businesses resonated with her. The 52-year-old founder of Carson (Calif.) skin-care product maker Dermalogica started 25 years ago with $14,000 and built a business with customers in 87 countries and more than $200 million in annual revenue.

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