Ivan immigrated to the US at the age of 11 from Lvov, Ukraine. Before entering college, Ivan interned with Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. He recently graduated from Baruch College with a BBA in Finance and Investments. During college, Ivan complemented his studies with work at startups. His experience helped him realize that his passion is entrepreneurship. As a Kiva Fellow, Ivan hopes to help Kiva carry out its mission and to learn about entrepreneurship from hosting MFI’s and Kiva borrowers. Ivan is an avid triathlete, oenophile and a risk-taker.