About Us

Educredit Finance Corporation ("EduCredit.ph") is a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines in accordance with the Provisions of Republic Act No. 8556 (The Financing Company Act of 1998), as amended.

EduCredit.ph is a licensed financing institution regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Our mission is to enable all individuals in the Philippines to have access to affordable financing to pursue tertiary education studies.

Our Team

Our highly motivated team is growing and already includes 5 different nationalities.

Born in Ukraine, raised in Spain, Vasyl worked at McKinsey and Amazon in Spain. He arrived to the Philippines in November of 2016, as he was COO at First Circle, largest technology-power SME lending platform in the Philippines.

Vasyl Davydko

Co-founder & CEO

Ex-consultant at Arthur D Little, Daniel has experience in tech at Amazon and was first hire on the ground as Country Manager with Rocket Internet in Africa as well as start-ups Privateaser and Take Eat Easy in Europe.

Daniel Jose Georges

Co-founder & COO

Divyang has a Masters in Finance from LBS (London Business School) and over 12 years of experience in finance and asset management with Citi and Schroders.

Divyang Honawar

Head of Finance

Member of Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Atty Paul accumulates more than 15 years experience in credit and collections.

Atty Paul Velasco

Head of Legal

With more than two decades of experience in technology, Martin is an award-winning certified professional having previously held executive positions at IBM and Shopee. A firm believer in education, Martin has also taught internationally (K-12 and University).

Martin Gomez

Director of Technology

Graduate of Mapua University, Raphael spent more than 2 years working in technology project management, customer experience and product development.

Raphael Layug

Operations Manager

Arrived in the Philippines two years ago as a Trade Advisor for the Spanish Chamber of Commerce. Ana also has previous experience in HR and Sales.

Ana Pastor

Business Development Manager

Ikko is a Software engineer with more than 10 years of experience working with companies such as 7/11 and Nissan Philippines, and various startups.

Ikko Sarenas

Lead Product Engineer

Graduate of Information Technology, Jason has several years of experience in software development for large financial institutions in the Philippines.

Jason Barba

Product Engineer

Our Past Experiences

We have multiple years of experience in education, financial services and technology at international level and in the Philippines.

Our Investors & Advisors

Both our foreign and Filipino investors have experience in building new businesses from scratch.

First investor in Educredit.ph, Antler is a start-up generator and early-stage VC headquartered in Singapore enabling founders to build global businesses. With prior experience at McKinsey and Zalora, Magnus Grimeland is the Founder & CEO of Antler.

Magnus Grimeland

Cum Laude graduate of the University of the Philippines, Sandeep worked as Regional CFO at Red Hat and CFO at Esquire Financing, prior to founding iGlobal Financial Services Inc., a provider of bank and bridge funding to growth oriented entrepreneurs.

Sandeep Chandiramani

Gregory moved to the Philippines in 2002, where he co-founded and is currently managing successful businesses such as Kittelson & Carpo Consulting, KMC Savils and KMC Solutions. He is also an investor in other successful start-ups such as Zennya and Sprout Solutions.

Gregory Kittelson

Angel Investor

Former Country Manager for Visa Philippines, Director at Bank of Singapore and Co-Founder of PETNET (acquired by UnionBank), Anton accumulates 30+ years of experience in financial services and is currently the MD at Strongview Investment Management.

Anton Romulo

Tomohisa, with the vision of "Opportunities for everyone, everywhere", founded RareJob (listed on TSE in 2014) and is currently dedicated to fostering IT education in the Philippines.

Tomohisa Kato

Angel Investor

Management consultant at Bain & Company and enterpreneur in the past, Eduard has expertise in use of technology financial services and is currently working as Fintech Strategy Consultant at MasterCard Advisors.

Eduard Saez

Angel Investor

Patrick is the Co-Founder & CEO of First Circle, leading SME lending platform in the Philippines. He has been recognized by international awards such as Endeavour Enterpreneur and Forbes 30 under 30 amongst others.

Patrick Lynch

Advisor

Oleg has over 20 years of legal work experience in a broad range of cross-border debt and equity financing transactions in APAC and EMEA. He worked in private practice at Dewey Ballantine and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and as in-house lawyer at Asian Development Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Oleg Bilousenko

Angel Investor

PhD in Computer Science, Jose has deep expertise in machine learning, search relevance, recommender systems and e-commerce products.

Jose Aguera

Advisor

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