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Ronald Kleverlaan

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ronald Kleverlaan is one of the most important innovators on Crowdfunding, Community Finance and Alternative Finance in Europe.

He is founder of CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative and Community Finance. CrowdfundingHub is a research institute for applied research and consultancy on Alternative Finance for national and local governments, NGOs and financial institutes, combining in-depth qualitative research with high-level strategic consultancy.

Ronald is also a senior advisor for the European Commission on Alternative Finance, co-founder of the European Crowdfunding Network and member of the advisory board of several leading international crowdfunding platforms and associations in Europe, China, Africa and the USA and part of the Cambridge Alternative Finance Industry Leadership Board.

Ronald contributed to several books and international publications on alternative finance and is a well-known speaker (including a TED Talk on Crowdfunding) on the trends and future of crowdfunding and community finance.