“Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. By choosing a loan on Kiva, you can “sponsor a business” and help the world’s working poor make great strides towards economic independence. Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-12 months), you can receive email journal updates from the entrepreneur you’ve sponsored. As loans are repaid, you get your loan money back.”

(Source: Kiva.org)

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
08/01/10 Series A 5M Omidyar Network Unknown

People

Geoff Davis (Board Member)

Jenny Stein (Board Member)

Tabreez Verjee (Board Member)

Alex Edelstein (CEO, Founder)

Leslie Crutchfield (Board Member)

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