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Nicole Van Der Tuin

CEO and Co-Founder

On a mission to turn data into financial opportunity for everyone, Nicole Van Der Tuin is the Co-Founder & CEO of First Access, which builds credit scoring algorithms for microfinance institutions to reach underserved customers at a lower cost, even without credit or mobile history. Ranked as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, and the only fintech entrepreneur for 2016, Nicole has lived on 5 continents and speaks 5 languages. First Access has been selected as one of Entrepreneur’s Brilliant 100 and for MIT’s Zambezi Prize, PopTech's Social Innovation Fellowship, and has been featured in over 50 industry publications and events, including The Economist, Forbes, and The Financial Times.