Lease-to-own with Tugende in Uganda
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 28 October 2021
Our newest investment opportunity comes to us from Uganda. Learn more about how Tugende's lease-to-own model helps motorcycle taxi drivers grow.
Creze empowers SMEs in Mexico, and so can you
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 22 October 2021
We’re excited to announce digital lending platform Creze as our newest investment opportunity.
Accial and Lendahand team up to create even more impact
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 27 September 2021
Lendahand’s selection of co-financing partners is growing. We are excited to introduce you to our newest co-financing partner Accial Capital.
Mind the gap, Lendahand receives US AID grant of 1.2 million dollar to help close the gender gap
Written by Adriaan Schiphorst on 20 September 2021
Women entrepreneurs are a driving force behind a healthy economy worldwide. But for that they have to be given the right opportunities. Lendahand is now going to (and able to) do something about that.
New at Lendahand: Financing SMEs in their Local Currency
Written by Koen The on 19 July 2021
In addition to investments in Euros (EUR) and U.S. Dollars (USD), Lendahand is adding a third opportunity to our portfolio: investing in the SMEs local currencies. This new addition increases the access to financing for entrepreneurs in emerging markets without adding currency exchange risk for you.
Invest in entrepreneurs in Nicaragua through MiCrédito
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 16 July 2021
Lendahand's newest investment opportunity MiCrédito is a microfinance institution in Nicaragua with a strong social background. They have been involved in micro-lending since 2004 and have developed a successful micro-lending program for rural populations, who are neglected by both the regulated financial system and by MFIs.
From 1,000 euros to 100 million. Meet three investors who got us there
Written by Lily Zhou on 24 June 2021
Last month Lendahand celebrated the great milestone of 100 million euros in investments made. We can't say it often enough: we couldn't have achieved this without you, our crowd. This milestone belongs to all of us. That is why we called three investors who have been investing in Lendahand since the beginning to listen to their stories and experience with the platform.
100 million and counting...
Written by Koen The on 25 May 2021
Lendahand has reached the milestone of 100 million euros invested in SMEs in emerging markets. Our CEO Koen The tells us how it all started and how Lendahand managed to get here.
New partner BWISE is making mobile payments accessible for all in Ecuador
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 21 May 2021
Lendahand's newest partner BWISE offers mobile payment solutions to small and medium entrepreneurs in Latin America. Their services allow MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises) to process more types of transaction payments from clients and to sell their customers accessible prepaid products.
Introducing Kori as a new investment opportunity in South America
Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 6 May 2021
172,545. That's how many women entrepreneurs Lendahand's new portfolio company Kori has supported to grow so far. Cooperative Kori, based in Peru, focuses on the financial growth of people who have their own businesses and offers group loans for women entrepreneurs.
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