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Prodigy Finance - October 01, 2017

Prodigy Finance Events
We attend and host a variety of events around the world and invite to you join us!  Please see details below for events in our calendar.

October

Coffee Chats with Prodigy Finance – October 14th-17th - Sao Paulo

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Sao Paulo, Brazil. You can sign up for a 1-1 coffee chat with one of our relationship managers if you want to know more about Prodigy Finance here.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night for Community Members – October 14th - Sao Paulo

Prodigy Finance’s relationship managers Claire Hopkins and Maya Sudhakaran will be hosting a Prodigy Finance Community networking night at Les 3 Brasseurs in Sao Paulo. Are you interested in learning more about Prodigy Finance or do you want to meet other Prodigy Finance alumni, sign-up for the event here.

Prodigy Finance "Finance Your Studies Abroad" workshop – October 14th - Pune

If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2018 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective.

The info session will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Manager (India), Nikhil Lasrado. The workshop will cover cost/benefit analysis of Masters/MBA abroad, scholarships, research/teaching assistantships, and sources of funding. Nikhil will also discuss Prodigy Finance’s offering. There will be plenty of time for Q&A too. The event is open to all and has no admission fee. Feel free to bring your friends and family along, or share this with anyone who might be interested in this event.

Prodigy Finance "Finance Your Studies Abroad" workshop – October 15th - Bangalore

If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2018 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective.

The info session will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Manager (India), Nikhil Lasrado. The workshop will cover cost/benefit analysis of Masters/MBA abroad, scholarships, research/teaching assistantships, and sources of funding. Nikhil will also discuss Prodigy Finance’s offering. There will be plenty of time for Q&A too. The event is open to all and has no admission fee. Feel free to bring your friends and family along, or share this with anyone who might be interested in this event.

Prodigy Finance webinar “Completing a Loan Application online in 30 minutes” – October 17th – 10:30 EST / 20:00 IST

This webinar aims to help you learn how to successfully complete an online application in 30 minutes for a Prodigy Finance loan. Applying online is free, and you can have multiple applications – one for each school that you’re applying to – we would like to ensure that you are aware of the details of each section of the online application, so you can submit all information accurately. Discussion topics include what you should know before starting an application, step-by-step application process, budgeting, post-submission process and plenty of time for Q&A.

Prodigy Finance "Finance Your Studies Abroad" workshop – October 23rd - Hyderabad

If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2018 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective.

The info session will be hosted by the Prodigy Finance Country Managers, together with a visiting Relationship Manager (US) and Brand Manager (South Africa). The workshop will cover cost/benefit analysis of Masters/MBA abroad, scholarships, research/teaching assistantships, and sources of funding. Nikhil will also discuss Prodigy Finance’s offering. There will be plenty of time for Q&A too. The event is open to all and has no admission fee. Feel free to bring your friends and family along, or share this with anyone who might be interested in this event.

Prodigy Finance webinar “Moving from Provisional Offer to Loan Approved” – October 25th – 10:30 EST / 20:00 IST

Now that you have submitted an application for a Prodigy Finance loan, this webinar will explain the next steps - starting with a Provisional Offer, and moving towards a Prodigy Finance loan approval. While your application stage may vary from Under Review to Provisional Offer to Verification, we would like to ensure that you are aware of the details of each step of the process towards receiving a loan offer.

Discussion topics include Under Review status explained, key components of the Provisional Offer, documents required for Verification, Loan Approved status explained and plenty of time for Q&A.

November

INSEAD Alumni Forum Asia 2017 - November  17th and 18th - Hong Kong

Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the the INSEAD Alumni Forum Asia, the signature annual event for INSEAD Alumni living and working across Asia. Our world is changing rapidly, and even more so in Asia. In this forum, the goal is to provide attendees with a fresh perspective and hopefully be able to inspire you to re-imagine the potentials in Asia. In addition, Ricardo Fernandez – our Chief Sales and Marketing Officer – will be one of the speakers during the forum.

INSEAD Product Games – Finale - November 20th - Singapore

Prodigy Finance is a proud partner of the 1st ever Product Games hosted by the INSEAD T&T Club. Product Games, presented by VISATM, will challenge team from top business schools worldwide to put on the hat of a product manager at a leading technology company – Stripe, and solve a real product problem.

Prodigy Finance’s Product Manager’s Gavin Stevens and Keelan Naidoo will be mentors to 2 of the finalist teams. Want to know more? Have a look here!

Previous Events

LBS Football Club Youth Project - March 30th

Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the London Business School Football Club. Not only are they one of the leading MBA sports clubs but they have a huge social impact mission. They partner with Football Beyond Borders, a London based Football/Education charity. Their main activity is a Football Youth Project where LBS MBA students mentor disadvantaged youths from South London, helping them to create and pitch football related business plans.

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Innovate Finance Global Summit – April 10th and 11th - London

Prodigy Finance will be an exhibitor at the Innovate Finance Global Summit. Innovate Finance is an independent not-for-profit membership association representing the UK’s global FinTech community. Founded in 2014 with the support of the City of London and Canary Wharf Group, Innovate Finance aims to accelerate the UK’s leading position in the global financial services sector by directly supporting the next era of technology-led financial services innovators, from start-ups to institutions.

Prodigy Finance Coffee Chats – April 14th – Mumbai, India

Prodigy is visiting Mumbai and the India Country Manager would love to host you (and your family!) at a coffee chat!

Prodigy Finance Info Session – April 15th – Mumbai, India

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Mumbai with a workshop series: Finance your Studies Abroad. If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2017 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective. The info sessions will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Manager for India, Nikhil Lasrado.

Oxford 'MBA Interview Day' - April 21st and 24th

We’ll be presenting at the Oxford MBA Interview Days and will be answering any questions prospective MBA students may have about financing their MBA’s through Prodigy Finance. 

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LBS Africa Business Summit - April 22nd

Prodigy Finance funds a significant portion of students from Africa, helping many students to achieve their dreams by improving access to top universities and we are the proud sponsor of the LBS Africa Business Summit. In keeping with London Business School’s tradition of substantive thought leadership, the 2017 summit theme is “Made in Africa”. Despite recent slowed growth and development, Africa's potential remains enormous and as such we will seek to address effective strategies for developing Made in Africa solutions that embrace the diversity and peculiarity of the continent.

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Prodigy Finance Coffee Chats – April 23rd – Chennai, India

Prodigy is visiting Chennai and the India Country Manager would love to host you (and your family!) at a coffee chat!

Prodigy Finance Info Session – April 23rd – Chennai, India

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Chennai with a workshop series: Finance your Studies Abroad. If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2017 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective. The info sessions will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Managers (India), Rishabh Goel and Nikhil Lasrado, who will be joined by Relationship Manager (US), Claire Hopkins.

Prodigy Finance Coffee Chats – April 24th – Hyderabad, India

Prodigy is visiting Hyderabad and the India Country Manager would love to host you (and your family!) at a coffee chat!

London 'FinTech Panel' - April 25th

What does it take to scale as a FinTech company in an increasingly competitive and complex global environment? Can you scale without banks?

These are the sort of questions facing FinTech companies and we're proud to organise our first FinTech panel at London Business School in collaboration with the LBS Entrepreneurship Club 

 

Prodigy Finance Info Session – April 25th – Hyderabad, India

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Hyderabad with a workshop series: Finance your Studies Abroad. If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2017 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective. The info sessions will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Managers (India), Rishabh Goel and Nikhil Lasrado, who will be joined by Relationship Manager (US), Claire Hopkins.

Lima 'Celebratory Drinks' - April 26th

We’re hosting drinks to celebrate student’s admissions to their Master Programs and bringing together the Prodigy Finance community in Lima.

 

LBS Entrepreneurship Conference - April 28th

Prodigy Finance is sponsoring the LBS Entrepreneurship Club’s main conference of the year. Generation E is being held with Oxford and Cambridge on April 28th. The conference will bring together some of London’s brightest minds in the Tech and Entrepreneurship space. Discussing Entrepreneurship in a challenging time for global mobility.  

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India Business Forum - April 28th

Prodigy Finance funds a significant portion of students from India, helping many students to achieve their dreams by improving access to top universities and we are the proud sponsor of the LBS India Business Forum. India Business Forum is the annual flagship conference of the LBS India Club. The theme for IBF 2017, “India - Beacon of Growth” will focus on India's unique development and progress in comparison to the world.

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Prodigy Finance Info Session – April 30th – Bangalore, India

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Bangalore with a workshop series: Finance your Studies Abroad. If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2017 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective. The info sessions will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Managers (India), Rishabh Goel and Nikhil Lasrado, who will be joined by Relationship Manager (US), Claire Hopkins.

Prodigy Finance Info Session – May 2nd – Mumbai, India

Prodigy Finance will be visiting Mumbai with a workshop series: Finance your Studies Abroad. If you’re applying to do your Masters/MBA in 2017 or thinking about doing your Masters/MBA in the future, this is a great opportunity to learn about studying abroad from a financial perspective. The info sessions will be hosted by Prodigy Finance Country Managers (India), Rishabh Goel and Nikhil Lasrado, who will be joined by Relationship Manager (US), Claire Hopkins.

HEC Paris MBAT - May 4-6th

For the 2nd year in a row, we’re the proud sponsor of the MBAT, organised by HEC Paris MBA students, the tournament is Europe’s largest annual gathering of MBA Students.

 

Finnovista – May 9th – Madrid

Prodigy’s Head of Business Development, Ricardo Fernandez will be speaking at the Finnovista Pitch Day. Finnovista was founded at the end of 2012 by a group of entrepreneurial professionals with backgrounds in digital technology, venture capital and financial institutions, for the purpose of exploiting the entrepreneurial driven trend of digital transformation to facilitate the creation of a better financial services industry. During the last years Finnovista has built a FinTech ecosystem which extends across developed and emerging countries.

ISB joins Prodigy Finance in Cape Town – May 10th (7pm onwards)

Meet the ISB Admissions Team and find out more about how ISB's PGP can be a launch pad for your global career, meet Mr. Sanjay Dhingra, Associate Director, Admissions & Financial Aid over coffee & possibly secure a full scholarship for your MBA. Register now!

Brazil Forum - May 13-14th

Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the Brazil Forum held in both London and Oxford. The Brazil Forum UK 2017 proposes to debate the theme “Reframing Systems” to represent the need for an ambitious yet mature reflection on the foundations of Brazilian society.

 

LBS Impact Consulting Club Awards Ceremony - May 17th

Prodigy Finance is sponsoring the LBS Impact Consulting Club’s Awards ceremony on May 17. The event will bring the club’s members together to celebrate all the pro-bono work the club members have done over the term. The event will feature a discussion around “For-profit and social impact”.

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TedxOxBridge - May 21st - Oxford

Prodigy is a proud Premium Partner of TEDxOxbridge. TEDxOxbridge is a unique TED event which transcends one of the oldest rivalries in the world, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Founded by MBA students from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2011, TEDxOxbridge builds on the thought leadership of two leading UK educational institutions. The event invites influential thinkers to share their ideas and provoke an inspiring exchange. TEDxOxbridge is held in Oxford this year.

China Business Forum - May 20th

Prodigy Finance funds a significant portion of students from China, helping many students to achieve their dreams by improving access to top universities and we are the proud sponsor of the 2017 China Business Forum. The 2017 forum, “Blazing New Trails – Challenges and Opportunities in China-UK Development and Collaboration”, will explore topics such as the implications of the changing economic and political landscape, emerging local and cross-border investment, and innovation as a key driver for growth.

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Prodigy Finance Webinar: How to proceed with your loan application - May 24th

If you have started an application with Prodigy Finance, you might have questions about Prodigy Finance, the loan product, the application process and your experience studying abroad. Sign up for a live online webinar with Prodigy Finance, where we will address all your queries and concerns. 

Prodigy Finance Webinar: Understanding APR (Annual Percentage Rate) - May 25th

APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is the annual cost of borrowing. As such, APR will include all costs associated with the loan, including your interest rate, the effects of compounding interest, and any administrative or origination fees. APR can be used to compare various offers between lenders to figure out which loan terms are best for you.

Oxford 'MBA Interview Day' - May 26th

We’ll be presenting at the Oxford MBA Interview Days and will be answering any questions prospective MBA students may have about financing their MBA’s through Prodigy Finance. 

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MoneyConf - June 6th and 7th - Madrid

Prodigy Finance will be present at MoneyConf June 6 and 7th in Madrid together with other leading Fintech companies such as Transferwise, Funding Circle, Kabbage, and leading banks investing in technology. Prodigy Finance strives to continuously innovate and disrupt the international lending space and network with other leaders in the industry. Please let us know if you will be around.

 

Prodigy Finance Open House in London - June 8th

Join Prodigy Finance at our new headquarters for our first ever Open House and meet the team! What to expect? As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet likeminded, London-based students and postgraduates. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you only need to bring yourself. As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Open House in Cape Town - June 14th

Join Prodigy Finance at their largest global office – in Cape Town. Learn about the next big innovation coming out of our tech team. Speak to our Community team about the unique set of benefits that we offer to clients. Chat to our in-house recruiters to find out if we’re hiring for a role that interests you. This is also an opportunity for you to meet business school applicants, students, and graduates living in Cape Town. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you only need to bring yourself. As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Cambridge 'Africa Business Network - June 17th

Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the Cambridge Africa Business Network forum. The mission of CABN is to stimulate a robust dialogue about business, investment and entrepreneurship in Africa, incorporating both practitioner and academic perspectives. 

 

Hosted by Koio Collective, join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet likeminded, NYC-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. Our friends and Wharton Alumni, Sneaker-Entrepreneurs at Koio Collective will be hosting us at their Sneaker Gallery in Nolita. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends!

 

ESMT Berlin 'Digital Future Summit' - June 23rd

Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the Digital Future Summit at ESMT Berlin. The 2017 summit is special, since it kicks-off a new series of annual conferences centred around digitalisation. The goal is, to connect today`s business world with the future of digitalisation.

 

Oxford 'MBA Interview Day' - July 3rd

We’ll be presenting at the Oxford MBA Interview Days and will be answering any questions prospective MBA students may have about financing their MBA’s through Prodigy Finance. 

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Start up your Summer series 2017 – Part I: Hiring Trends in Start-ups - July 6th - NYC

Prodigy Finance is excited to kick off its second annual Start-Up Your Summer series by inviting you to our event bringing together diverse talent around themes of disruption and social impact. Prodigy Finance is hosting this event for our community of current students, alumni and like-minded companies to dive into hiring top talent at start-up and fast growth companies. 

All too often traditional career and university coaching leads towards limited paths. The aim of the night is to spark a conversation on how to and what to avoid in landing a dream start-up position, while providing an opportunity for the Prodigy community to connect. 

The event will be held at our NYC office in the Flatiron District. As space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in San Francisco - July 12th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, fun night of networking with our community members -- the world's top MBAs, Engineering, Law, and Public Policy students. In addition to meeting the team from Prodigy Finance, this event is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded San Francisco-based students and postgraduates from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in Washington, D.C. - July 13th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded, DC-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Cranfield MBA Regatta - July 14-16th

 Prodigy Finance is a proud sponsor of the Cranfield MBA Regatta and will be competing with a Prodigy Finance boat manned by both staff and borrowers. 

The Cranfield MBA Regatta is the oldest event of its kind in Europe, bringing together MBA students from across the world in one of the most eagerly anticipated, competitively charged sporting occasions in the business school calendar. 

 

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in NYC - July 20th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like minded, NYC-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in Seattle - July 20th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded, Seattle-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks, snacks and rooftop views, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in Chicago - July 27th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded, Chicago-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in Toronto - July 27th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded Toronto-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

Start up your Summer series 2017 – Part II: Negotiating Your Offer - August 3rd - NYC

Prodigy Finance is excited to continue its second annual Start-Up Your Summer series by inviting you to our event bringing together diverse talent around themes of disruption and social impact. We’re hosting this event for our community of current students, alumni and like-minded companies to dive into hiring top talent at start-up and fast growth companies. 

All too often traditional career and university coaching leads towards limited paths. The aim of the night is to spark a conversation on how to and what to avoid in landing a dream start-up position, while providing an opportunity for the Prodigy community to connect. In this session: Navigating offer packages and benefits of working for a start-up versus an established firm. We will dive into weighing your options and comparing offers in the fast growth company setting. 

The event will be held at our NYC office in the Flatiron District. As space is limited, please kindly RSVP.

INSEAD Entrepreneurship Forum - September 22nd and 23rd Madrid

Ricardo Fernandez, Prodigy Finance's Head of Business Development, will be attending the INSEAD Entrepreneurship Forum. The IEF is by and for INSEAD alumni, to learn from one another’s experience across borders, not from academic instruction. Designed to facilitate productive networking, this is the premier event that brings together INSEAD’s amazing and diverse community of alumni entrepreneurs to share practical and immediately useful knowledge about building businesses.

Prodigy Finance Networking Night in NYC - August 17th

Join Prodigy Finance for a casual, yet fun night of networking with like-minded community members consisting of the top talents around the globe. As well as meeting the team at Prodigy Finance, this is an opportunity for you to meet like-minded, NYC-based students and postgraduates across multiple disciplines. We’ll take care of the drinks and snacks, you’ll only need to bring yourself—and maybe even a few good friends! As this is an invitation-only event, and space is limited, please kindly RSVP.


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