Professional and socially engaged… These are the words we use to describe ourselves at Lendahand. We are a diverse team with experience in business, banking, consulting and working in the non-profit sector. Please allow us to introduce ourselves!
Vinicius ManjaboscoFull Stack Developer
Lynn HamerlinckGrowth Coordinator
Koen TheCEO & Co-founder
I like to use the skills I obtained from my experience in the investment banking industry in London to help provide children in developing countries a better future. A sustainable investment strategy improves the future of others as well as your own.
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Lily ZhouGrowth Strategist
It's purely a coincidence that I was born in the Netherlands and can live a privileged life and someone else happens to be born in a country where there are not the same possibilities, is for me a great motivation to get most out of my life. That's why I love platforms like Lendahand which try to bring these two worlds together. Help yourself and at the same time someone else is a great payoff and with my background in the media and marketing sector, I try to make a meaningful contribution to this cause.
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Michelle HeahInvestment Manager
Melissa NightingaleLegal Creative
Clarisse GrossetGrowth Designer
Tobias GrinwisHead of Investments
Work hard, play harder. Preferably with a company creating real value, not just economic value. Financial and social return - a combination of the future. I am a self proclaimed 'wildlife ranger', hence my title: Investments Ranger.
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Peter StolzeCOO & Co-founder
I find new forms of development aid very interesting. Especially the rise of financially independent companies like Lendahand which put social impact first. I strongly believe in the self-relience of people by providing fair loans.
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Jorge VilarCatalyst and Knowledge Management
Eke LeertouwerOffice Manager & Customer Support
Femke RutgersGrowth Intern
Richard BaptistSenior Backend Developer
I find technology to be fascinating, especially as a means of developing solutions. Only the question of what kind of problems I would want to solve remains. Lendahand provides the answer to this question. Here I have the opportunity to put my experience to use and work on a platform that provides positive change, together with a motivated team.
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Lucas WeaverHead of Growth
If you want people to do something regularly, you should make sure it’s in their best interest. Lendahand does exactly that with a product that’s a true win-win for both investors and borrowers. It’s capitalism at its best.
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Adriaan SchiphorstInvestment Analyst
Pietro GalardiInvestment Analyst
Daniël van MaanenCFO
Judith MathijssenImpact Manager
Thomas PlaatsmanInvestment Manager
Armoede en klimaatverandering zijn twee grootschalige problemen waar ik me voor in wil zetten. Na twee jaar gewerkt te hebben voor het Rode Kruis, ben ik bij Lendahand gestart omdat ik geloof in de positieve impact die social enterprises kunnen bewerkstelligen.
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