We are honored and excited to announce Neville Crawley as Kiva’s Chief Executive Officer. Neville brings nearly 2 decades of experience in global business and technology ventures, most recently as CEO of Quid, a platform that analyzes the world's collective intelligence to help answer strategic questions. “I’m thrilled to be joining Kiva and have the greatest respect and admiration for the good that the entire Kiva community has created,” Neville said. “As I start my work here, I bring a passion and desire to do my part to deliver ‘loans that change lives’ on the biggest possible...Continue Reading >>
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When a venture capital firm invests in a startup business, they don’t just provide money – they also provide connections, expertise, guidance and advice.
They strengthen the social capital of the entrepreneurs they invest in, as well as their financial capital.
And this is also our vision for the Kiva U.S. program – that Kiva’s wonderful lenders, as well as lending $25 or more to the small business owners they are backing, will also connect in other ways.
Just as Mark Zuckerberg (who was a white male who went to Harvard) needed financial...