Meeting Archive:
CBA-Esusu Rent Reporter Launch

Meeting Description:
For the past year, CBA and our partner, Esusu Financial have been developing and piloting a new platform that makes it easier for affordable housing providers to implement rent reporting. Now, we are ready to share CBA-Esusu Rent Reporter with the world! Join us for the launch of our new platform. We will discuss our experience during the pilot, provide a demo of the platform, and share how housing providers are using the platform to scale rent reporting around the country.
Date: Thu, Jun 20, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
 Presenter Information
Samir Goel, Co-Founder, Esusu
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Samir Goel is a social entrepreneur, writer, and connector committed to bridging the public and private sectors by bringing together diverse communities to eliminate the access gap. In 2015, Samir Co-Founded Esusu, a platform designed to empower users to better save, access capital, and build credit through community savings. Prior to Esusu, Samir Co-Founded Transfernation, a nationally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit which uses technology to ensure excess food from events goes toward underserved communities across New York City. For his entrepreneurial endeavors Samir has been recognized as a WEF Global Shaper, Global Good Fund Fellow, Dalai Lama Fellow, Resolution Fellow and was the recipient of the Jefferson Awards Foundation National Public Service Award.


Samir received his Bachelor's of Science from New York University's Stern School of Business. Samir enjoys baking & cooking, staying active, travel, writing, and spending time with his family and 4 younger siblings.

Abbey Wemimo, Co-Founder, Esusu
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Abbey co-founded Esusu, a financial technology company that helps people save, build credit and pave a permanent bridge to financial access and inclusion. He is also a founder of Clean Water for Everyone a social venture providing access to clean water for over 100,000 people in four countries.


A NYU Alum, Abbey is a recipient of the Africa Young African Committed to Excellence award, Sue W. Hancock Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) award, United States Presidential Achievement award and the National Excellence in Leadership award, among others. 


Abbey graduated with distinction (Magna Cum Laude) and holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Minnesota Crookston. He is also a graduate of the International Development Finance program at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, and a Queens Young Leader Leading Change Scholar at Cambridge University.

Talia Kahn-Kravis, Manager of Program Innovations & Business Development
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As Manager of Program Innovations and Business Development, Talia supports the growth and implementation of CBA's services related to rent reporting, credit building communities, CBA Fund--CBA's emerging intermediary community development financial institution (CDFI), and other new projects. Prior to joining CBA, Talia conducted research on social service agencies seeking to improve services for individuals with low incomes. Before that, she managed the financial education and asset building programs at a CDFI based in Portland, Oregon. Talia has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.