To enable ambitious, talented students to crowdfund towards the cost of university and access the best internships and jobs.

What We Do

EdAid uses technology to solve two problems on behalf of students


We use the power of community capital (friends, family, colleagues, employers and alumni) to provide the means for students to access higher education.


We connect talented students looking for intern, part or full-time work with the best job opportunities pre, during and post-university.

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The Journey So Far...

Our Values

This is the underlying narrative that differentiates EdAid from other organisations


No nasty small print. Just simple, fair finance.


Working together to collectively build better.


Economic and social empowerment through education.

The Team

Tom Woolf - Founder & CEO

Former professional athlete & strategy consultant with Accenture. Head Coach Nike Middle East. 15 years building exceptional fintech & crowdfunding businesses across EMEA.

Anand Phanse - CFO

Seasoned business professional. 15+yrs experience in venture investing, investment banking & technology consulting. Multi-cultural, lived/worked in 4 countries.

Katia De Juan - Designer

Inquisitive and creative. Traveller and surfer at heart. Loves to get lost in nature, and to learn about everything related to design, linguistics and sociology.

Marco Muscat - Technical Lead

A full stack techie and data scientist, with 10 years of development experience. Likes to explore, get lost, bicycles, lego, and learning about everything.

Whalid Ghafar - Full Stack Developer

Full stack developer with 2 years experience and a masters in Computer Science. Has a deep desire for knowledge and is open to new challenges.

Lucy Zidour - Front-end Developer

Multilingual world traveller with an unquenchable thirst for learning. Enjoys spending her time coding, dancing and correcting people's grammar.

Ismail Jeilani - Product Manager

Loves telling stories. An entrepreneur with 6 years experience in startups and a former Googler, too.

This could be you

Got expertise in web development or marketing? We're looking for some great people to join our team. Get in touch if you're interested at team@edaid.com

Backing the 99%

We have built EdAid to level the playing field for talented, ambitious students to access affordable higher education, & showcase their potential to future employers