Ronald Kleverlaan is very active in the field of crowdfunding. He is director of the European Centre of Alternative Finance at the Utrecht University and advisor of the European Commission. Additionally, he is partner at the CrowdfundingHub, a specialized consultancyfirm for international and national governments. Lastly, he is chairman of the foundation ‘MKB Financiering’ – a indepedent organization founded to professionalize the alternative financing sector. MKB Financiering also increases access to customer focused and suitable financing for entrepeneurs.