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Hans Kramer

Stories have always been a significant part of people's lives, and still are. They make us grow. In knowledge, wisdom and inspiration. Relevant stories bind us together. I proudly tell Lendahand's story of impact investing, e.g. via the press or social media and hope to inspire you.
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Entrepreneur Crowdfunding Success Stories from Lendahand: Asia Edition

Aug 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Hans Kramer posted in crowdfunding, impact investing, entrepreneurship

These great entrepreneurial stories from Asia are not covered in your daily news, but why?

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7 Reasons Why YOU Should Start Impact Investing

Aug 14, 2018 3:03:09 PM / by Hans Kramer posted in impact investing, impact funds, social impact

Here are 7 reasons why impact investing makes sense financially for everyone. Not only for your typical financially savvy people like venture capitalists, investment bankers, and foundations, but also for individuals. Which reasons are the most compelling to you? Leave your story in our Facebook group Impact Investing Forum and connect with likeminded people!

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Can Investing in African Entrepreneurs Be Profitable and Ethical at the Same Time?

Jul 16, 2018 2:17:46 PM / by Hans Kramer posted in job creation, impact investing, entrepreneurship

Jobs are the backbone of any economy, so it makes total sense that one of the main focuses of social impact investing is on job creation . But how do you do that?
 
Our answer is by granting entrepreneurs access to growth capital. But it’s a good question if it’s fair to grant a loan to an entrepreneur in Africa and make a profit . What do you think? Is it? Why not ask some of the entrepreneurs that experienced it first hand…
 
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Dear Banks, Will You Finally Walk the (Sustainable) Talk?

May 24, 2018 2:36:30 PM / by Hans Kramer posted in investing, impact investing, impact funds

We thought it would be nice to start this post off with some good news. Slowly but surely we’re seeing more and more banks telling us how important it is for them to invest our savings responsibly. And not just the usual suspects like Triodos. Large banks like ABN AMRO, ING and Rabobank feel urged to work on their corporate image.

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Millennials Lead The Way to More Social Impact Investments

May 8, 2018 1:09:00 PM / by Hans Kramer posted in impact investing, duurzaam investeren

Investments in sustainable initiatives will continue to increase in the coming years. This is evident from a large study by Schroders Investment Managers. In their Global Investor Study 2017, they did a survey with more than 20,000 active investors from 30 countries in all parts of the world about the sustainability of their investments. People from Australia, Brazil and the USA, but also from Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.

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