The Microfinance Information Exchange, Inc. (MIX) is the leading provider of business information and data services for the microfinance industry. Dedicated to strengthening the microfinance sector by promoting transparency, MIX provides detailed performance and financial information on microfinance institutions, investors, networks and service providers associated with the industry. MIX does this through a variety of publicly available platforms, including MIX Market and the MicroBanking Bulletin.
MIX collects, analyzes and publishes financial and social performance data from nearly 1,500 microfinance institutions (MFIs) throughout the developing world. MIX presents this data via our online platform, MIX Market (www.mixmarket.org), and in benchmarks, trend lines, and regional and country level reports.
The analysis and research we provide is based on our data collection efforts - our database is the deepest in the microfinance sector and provides the public with a general overview and in depth look at microfinance markets and individual MFIs. We also provide information on funders and donors for the microfinance sector and business information on networks and service providers.
Additionally, MIX is a leader in creating and tracking standards for the industry, with core competencies in accounting, financial analysis, and benchmarking process. We are a frequent advisor to and participant in industry best practices and standard setting working groups, actively helping to define financial and social performance reporting standards, including the framework for reporting, as well as technology standards.
MIX’s primary constituency is the MFIs throughout the developing world. We provide a framework for MFIs to improve transparency, the tools for benchmarking and peer group comparisons, and a platform for MFIs to learn about each other, service providers and funders within microfinance.
MIX has performance and financial data on 1500 MFIs throughout the developing world, the deepest microfinance database available to the public. This allows the MFIs themeselves, funders, networks and others to build detailed profiles on individual MFIs as well as create comparative reports and trend analyses across regions and sectors. MIX’s database and analyses provides insight into the changing microfinance market and the performance of microfinance institutions.