We seek to be an active investor to help you realise the full benefit of our vast expertise. We recognize that the business we support need more than capital to scale and grow. Therefore we provides hands-on venture assistance to facilitate the development and growth process of our portfolio companies. Our aim: to help you be successful and grow your business so you can make an impact in a bigger, better, faster way than going it alone.
We invest in companies with a
Clear theory of change to solve a vital societal problem
Strong, positive, measurable and scalable impact on people and/or our planet
Commercially (Economically) viable and scalable business model
Proven management team possessing an unwavering commitment to growth
Sales track record and a clear outlook on profitability
Core business or core management team primarily in the Netherlands
We do not invest in
Ideation / distressed stage
Highly capital intensive companies (e.g. infrastructure, real-estate)
Companies with indirect impact (e.g. incubators, consultants)
Businesses that are largely dependent on revenues from Government
Investment process steps
An investment partnership is one of the most long-lasting meaningful ones in business. That’s why we take time to get to know you. If we think we are a ‘match’ and want to explore a partnership we’ll get back to you in a couple of weeks to take the following steps:
Share (or let’s discuss) your plan
If we see a fit, we will review your business plan and we’ll meet up to discuss and finesse the details.
Let’s make a deal
If we are excited about your business as you are, we’ll offer a term sheet to invest.
Let’s dive deep together
If we have a deal, we’ll start due diligence to understand your business better.
Paper the deal, deploy funds
Assuming there are no surprises, we finalise legal documents and make the investment.
As your impact partner in crime, we support you in every way
Together we set 1-3 impact performance indicators to monitor and track your impact, linked to your business forecast and applicable SDGs
Our advisory board & independent investor council will provide expertise and external validation of the impact indicators
Impact anchored in the governance of both our fund & your company (Articles of Association)
We align incentives for impact & business; carried interest Rbuio team linkedin to both finance and impact results
Together we go on a mission for radical positive change
We challenge you in yearly impact sessions to bring impact management within your organisation to the next level
We systemically evaluate the impact & business progress at both fund and company level
Is being a changemaker in your DNA? (It’s in ours)
Take the test to see if your potential is compatible with our goal of great ideas with scalable, exceptional impact. And hey – if you know someone who can make a warm introduction, that always helps to catch our attention!