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Five Minutes With Clarisse

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 4 januari 2021

Our “Five Minutes With” series continues with our franꞔaise Clarisse, Lendahand’s talented designer. She creates all of our illustrations and animations, including the drawings on this image. Moreover, Clarisse is a great photographer and a dog-person. She brought her dog to the Netherlands, it's a Jack Russel named Jack!

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Five Minutes With Eke

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 21 december 2020

We proudly present Eke, our Operational and Office Manager. Eke is always happy to offer a helping hand, and the one who arranges the most original surprises for the team: from special deliveries to fun (online) activities. She swims in the North Sea at least once a week, all year round- it's refreshing and energises her for the rest of the day. After living and working in the UK and Spain, we’re happy to have her near.

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Book recommendations for under the Christmas tree

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 16 december 2020

Looking for some Christmas present inspiration to give to your loved ones? We’ve got you covered. The team at Lendahand listed their favorite books to help you get the right reading material to enjoy during the holidays. Must-reads, from uplifting true stories to research-based solutions to global problems.

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Five Minutes With Koen

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 7 december 2020

Today, we introduce you to Koen, who's had an unlikely career path from quantitative analyst, to institutional sales, to becoming Lendahand's CEO.

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3 bedrijven die armoede bestrijden met technologie

Geschreven door Lynn Hamerlinck op 26 november 2020

In deze lijst belichten we 3 bedrijven waarvan je misschien niet wist dat ze innovatieve technologie gebruiken om armoede te bestrijden. Technologische innovatie maakt het mogelijk om economieën op geheel nieuwe manieren te laten groeien.

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Investeerder: Hij of Zij?

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 25 november 2020

Wereldwijd investeren mensen al sinds de 16e eeuw, maar wist je dat vrouwen gemiddeld 40% minder investeren dan mannen? Tijd om deze onevenredigheid onder de loep te nemen.

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Five Minutes With Melissa

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 23 november 2020

Melissa was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa. After obtaining her legal degree at the University of Pretoria, she spent three years in private legal practice, whereafter she joined the corporate world as an in-house legal advisor. For most of her career, she's been active in the renewable energy space. She has two amazing kids and dogs, and a bucket list item for her would be to see the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant in Iceland. Her favorite travel destinations are the Kruger National Park and the Western Cape.

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Five Minutes With Adriaan

Geschreven door Femke Rutgers op 9 november 2020

Today’s “Five Minutes With” interview features Adriaan, who gave up the sunny grounds and dark basements studying experimental physics at the California Institute of Technology to join Lendahand in the middle of the pandemic. Apart from working on data, technology, and investments at Lendahand, he enjoys rock climbing.

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