Kiva (www.kiva.org) is a mission driven technology company. We run a global marketplace platform for crowd-funded micro-loans to serve the financially excluded. Kiva combines the culture and approach of an internet start-up with a mission to alleviate poverty. We aim to drive social impact and enable opportunity while providing a borrower-to-lender connection: “Loans that change lives."
In just 10 years, Kiva has raised over $800 million in loan capital for more than 1.9 million borrowers in 84 countries. Kiva’s lenders fund over $10 million in loans every month. Kiva is poised to take its initial success to a whole new level - targeting $1 billion in loans by 2017 and continuing our expansion into new areas such as local lending in the US, student loans, water, clean energy.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Kiva's team has 100+ employees and 450+ volunteers worldwide.

Type
Private
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2005
Employees
320 (est)
Kiva was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Kiva

Julie Hanna

Julie Hanna

Chair of the Board
Jeremy Frazao

Jeremy Frazao

Technology Director
Matthew Flannery

Matthew Flannery

Co-founder & CEO
Ben Elberger

Ben Elberger

Microfinance Partnerships Manager
Chelsa Bocci

Chelsa Bocci

Microfinance Partnerships Director
Naomi Baer

Naomi Baer

Translation Program Manager

Kiva Locations

San Francisco, US

Kiva Metrics

Kiva Summary

Founding Date

2005

Total Funding

$9 M

Latest funding size

$3 M

Time since last funding

6 months

Investors

Kiva's latest funding round of $3 M was in June 2016. In total, Kiva has raised $9 M.

Kiva Online Presence

Kiva News

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