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About

AlliedCrowds

We’re an innovative start up with extensive experience in technology and finance.

About Us

AlliedCrowds combines technological innovation with financial knowledge to create products and services that
make the world a better place. Everything we do is built to increase transparency and speed, scale across geographies and crowd in capital to where it is needed most.

Our solutions are used by the largest development organizations in the world, including the World Bank, the UN, and GIZ.

Timeline

We have decades of combined experience in finance, technology, and data analysis. Members of our leadership team are recognized as a leaders in the spaces of technology, finance, and international development.

AlliedCrowds Launch

Lars Kroijer launches AlliedCrowds to track crowdfunding in emerging markets

2014

First Report on Crowdfunding

AlliedCrowds launches first report focusing on crowdfunding across emerging markets
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2015

2015

First Crowdfunding Platform in Ecuador

AlliedCrowds and UNDP launch GreenCrowds, the first crowdfunding platform in Ecuador

East Africa Landscaping Report

FSD Africa commissions AlliedCrowds to create the most comprehensive overview of crowdfunding activity in East Africa

 

2016

2016

Capital Finder Launched

AlliedCrowds builds the Capital Finder, a comprehensive database of alternative investors in emerging markets

Social Finance Mapping in Indonesia

UNDP commissions AlliedCrowds to create a comprehensive overview of investors in the social finance space in Indonesia

2017

2017

Unique Data on Altfin in Emerging Markets

AlliedCrowds releases the first report on alternative finance in emerging markets, based Capital Finder data

2017

2017

Summer Abroad: East Africa

AlliedCrowds spends summer abroad, setting up in Kenya to become better integrated into the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Mapping Green Economy Investors

WGEO commissions AlliedCrowds to build the WGEO Capital Finder, connecting green economy entrepreneurs to funders

Funding the SDGs

AlliedCrowds launches the SDG Capital Finder, a public
resource that shows funders aligned with the Sustainable
Development Goals

2018

2018

Opening Up the Capital Finder

AlliedCrowds opens up its Capital Finder API, allowing anyone to be able to generate custom altfin reports

2018

2018

Entrepreneurs’ Guides Launched

AlliedCrowds and GIZ launch the Entrepreneurs’ Guides to Investment in Kenya and Nigeria at Afrolynk conference in Berlin

First Global Platform for Science and Tech

AlliedCrowds launches IsDB Innovate for the Islamic Development Bank promoting funding for science, tech, and innovation

Startups Added to Database

AlliedCrowds adds startups to our database of investors,
opening new opportunities for the Capital Finder

2019

2019

2019

2019

Funding Green Tech in Ghana

AlliedCrowds launches the GCIC Investor Directory,
a comprehensive tool for Ghanaian green business entrepreneurs to identify sources of capital for their business

Funding for Marine Litter Prevention

AlliedCrowds and UNEP present unique research on funding for marine litter prevention at an expert group meeting in Bangkok

Interactive Entrepreneurs’ Guide Launched

AlliedCrowds and GIZ launch the interactive Guide to Investment, building on the success of the written guides

Our Team

We have decades of combined experience in finance, technology, and data analysis. Members of our leadership team are recognized as a leaders in thinkers in the spaces of technology, finance, and international development.

Lars Kroijer

Director

Lars has two decades of financial market experience, and is author of "Money Mavericks" and “Investing Demystified”. He has a BA from Harvard University in economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Malcolm Kapuza

CTO

Malcolm leads the development team at AlliedCrowds. He has over 8 years of academic and professional software development experience. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University with a BA in Economics and Mathematics.

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Anton Root

Head of Research

Anton is in charge of conducting alternative finance research, implementing client projects, and identifying leads. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University and obtained his MSc in Economics at SOAS.

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