Lendahand is the proud winner of IEX's 'Crowdfunding Platform of the Year' for 2018, 2019 and 2021. We are an ambitious and fast-growing crowdfunding platform for impact investing. Our office is located right in the heart of Rotterdam, the liveliest city in the Netherlands.
Our website empowers investors to fight poverty by funding companies and entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Our crowd has made investments in over 20 countries such as Kenya, Mexico, Moldova, and Indonesia and many renewable energy companies, mostly in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Lendahand was started in 2013 in the lobby of a hotel in Utrecht. At that time, we were excited when we first raised €10,000 in a single month. Today, we usually raise over €2,500,000 per month, and we expect to continue this steep growth curve. Our crowd has invested a total of €120,000,000. Our next big hairy audacious goal is to reach 1 billion.
Our team currently consists of 25 people. We are an inspiring and diverse mix of financial professionals, lawyers, marketers, designers, and developers from 12 different countries.
You want to join us? We can’t wait to hear from you!
We offer a friendly, informal workplace in combination with creating a strong impact, project by project. Our work influences thousands of lives in emerging markets such as Ecuador, Kenya or Indonesia directly. We have also adopted a hybrid way of working, meaning that teams are meeting in our office in Rotterdam at least once a week to make sure they stay connected.
And equally important: at Lendahand, we focus on more than just the day-to-day job. For example our dedicated People & Culture team organizes days to donate time to great causes.
We also organize training sessions to help us develop a growth mindset and improve our team work because people at Lendahand truly want to show up as their best selves. We also like to have fun and spend time together, whether it’s on our board game evenings, company off-sites or museum excursions.