"Kiva lenders are simply amazing!"

- Oliver, Open Sense Productions

Open Sense Productions is a film company founded and started by myself to take on my first grandiose project, a feature film ("SUCH A FUNNY LIFE") that I have been preparing for since 2011. Ever since I can remember, I always had a very detailed imagination. So naturally, after the military, I attended various schools for the arts. Then after directing three obligatory short films, I was now ready to start my business and a wonderful project to accompany it.

The Kiva loan will help pay employees that work on the film under the company.

Crowdfunding can be a little frustrating in my experience, but I am now realizing it depends on where the platform you do the crowdfunding. I think lenders feel comfortable with Kiva. It has a noble approach, with noble people and noble businesses.

This is honestly the first crowdfunding experience where a complete stranger that has no ties to your business lends to you. I thought it was too good to be true, but low and behold it is GOOD and TRUE.


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About the author

Kathinka K. Nakstad

Kathinka moved to San Francisco to pursue her BBA degree, with a major in marketing. Being form Norway, she time to time misses the different seasons (especially winters with snow). One of her hobbies consists of finding a part of a city and explore it for a whole day. Checking out cool boutiques, and the best places to eat. Two of her favorite places to visit are Budapest and Vienna. No wonder her dream job would be to travel the world and write about the places she visits.