The Lendahand Blog

Learn more about impact investing via crowdfunding.

Peter Heijen, Founder

When I traveled through Nepal, India, and Bangladesh a few years ago, I saw with my own eyes that entrepreneurship and employment are the strongest weapons against poverty. However, many entrepreneurs do not have access to affordable financing. Crowdfunding seemed like a good solution, that's why I founded Lendahand. I've been amazed by the results!

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The Complete Guide to Social Impact Investing

May 2, 2018 12:20:05 PM / by Peter Heijen, Founder posted in social impact, impact investing

This article is about the absolute necessity of a broader vision when investing. A form of investing that not only takes into account financial returns, but also social returns. For example, the impact on the environment and humanity.

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What Is Social Impact and How Is It Changing The Way The World Does Business?

Apr 3, 2018 5:07:24 PM / by Peter Heijen, Founder posted in impact investing, social impact

The Lendahand Blog revolves around the topic of "Social Impact Investing" via Crowdfunding. But what exactly is the "Social Impact" within impact investing?

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How Social Impact Investing Creates Jobs for Hard Working People in Developing Countries

Mar 12, 2018 4:46:41 PM / by Peter Heijen, Founder posted in impact investing

It seems like these days everyone is obsessed with jobs. No matter where you turn, what newspaper you read, news program you watch, you will hear supposed experts talking about jobs.

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How Does Social Impact Investing Help Fight Global Poverty?

Mar 12, 2018 2:00:14 PM / by Peter Heijen, Founder posted in impact investing

Social impact investing works by connecting investors with entrepreneurs and companies that are making a positive difference in the world and are in need of additional funding to grow and expand operations.

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How Social Impact Investing is Revolutionizing Finance and Fighting Poverty

Mar 12, 2018 10:57:20 AM / by Peter Heijen, Founder posted in impact investing

Social Impact Investing came about in 2007, and can be defined as "investments made in companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return."

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