A team with a big heart
Discover our story and learn more about us.
Discover our team.
We believe that through cooperation and kindness, we can bring lasting change to our planet and its inhabitants. Our mission is to connect and empower people, to encourage them to create sustainable social and environmental change.
HR Business Partner
Partner & Interactive Designer
Sales Manager UK
Junior Project Manager
Partner & Product Engineer
Co-Founder & Customer Success
Customer Success Manager
Customer Success Manger
Sales Manager Singapore
Niklas Van Neyghem
Co-Founder & Product
Nonprofit Relationship Manager
Education Project Manager
Partner & Product Engineer
But why did you choose a hummingbird as your logo?
Inspired by a legend, reinforced by your actions.
We started with a single objective: to create a space for collaboration and care to empower people to bring significant change in the world.
Alaya raises CHF 2 Million to reinforce international expansion and develop offering
Alaya announces a CHF 2.0 Mio financing led by BackBone Ventures, and joined by investiere, a Swiss family office, Gentian Investments, and experienced business angels. The funds will reinforce its international expansion into the UK, Germany, Singapore, and Spain, and support the widening of its product offering.
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Alaya opens offices in France
To expand its footprint and offer its services to companies seeking to engage their employees, Alaya opens a branch in Paris, France.
Alaya is born
In order to improve the clients’, employees’ and charities’ experiences, Share A Dream and Hope it Up decide to unite their strength and expertise and offer one global solution for social employee engagement. Alaya was born that day. One year later, their digital platform supports hundreds of NGOs accross the world and helps brands and companies grow with actions to support their values.
Launch of hopeitup.org
Hope it Up launches its employee engagement digital platform. The platform will facilitate many company fundraisings and volunteering days offering a time saving solution and meaningful experiences to employees.
Launch of share-a-dream.org
Share A dream launches a platform fully dedicated to skills-based volunteering and companies do not wait long before trying out the platform.
Hope it up and Mass Challenge
Like Share A Dream before, Hope it Up becomes a figure of the swiss social impact ecosystem by becoming finalist of the 2017 Mass Challenge edition. The two start-ups meet.
Creation of Hope it up.
Hope it Up was created to answer a cultural and social challenge companies and brands face nowadays with the idea to support the creation of a more positive workplace environment through social actions. The start-up quickly gains reputation.
Share A Dream and Mass Challenge
Share A Dream becomes a start-up with global ambitions and becomes a Social-Tech Ambassador in Switzerland. Finalist of the 2016 Mass Challenge accelerator edition, it is the beginning of a social entrepreneurship adventure
Share A Dream’s journey
A passionate team takes off for a 6 months mission and create a bridge between european employees and latin-american NGOs. They prove that borders can be erased for noble causes.