We envision a world where entrepreneurs and investors engage in addressing society’s pressing problems, creating Societal Impact through Sustainable Investments.

Activities

We believe that many societal problems can be solved if we put our minds, energy and resources behind it. We support our investees not only with tailored financing, but also with strategic advice, coaching, active board representation and access to networks.

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Approach

We support ambitious social impact entrepreneurs tackling pressing societal challenges with innovative or system-changing business models.

We support social businesses to adopt robust impact measurement methodologies (the SROI framework) and to integrate impact management into their business processes.

Our experienced team brings expertise and perspectives from various backgrounds and international experiences to our portfolio companies and investors.

We use our network to help social businesses expand internationally, adopt best-practices from abroad and scale their impact.

We work with social impact businesses to ensure sustainable societal change, building businesses that can thrive over the long-term, with lasting impact-focused missions.

We offer our investors structure and support to deepen their knowledge about early-stage social impact businesses and effectively share their knowledge with our portfolio companies.

Portfolio

Socially driven operator for personal healthy lifestyle coaching

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The world’s first civic crowdfunding platform

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Technologies to improve impact of development aid programs

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The online divorce resolution tool

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Active Minds

In the news

Our portfolio company Justice42 recently won of one of the categories of the Start-up in Residence Program of the Dutch ministry responsible for justice and security.   The Start-up in Residence Program challenges start-ups to come up with solutions to social issues in the field of justice and security. One of the issues to tackle was that lawyers are often faced with non-legal issues, as well as problems that could have been prevented through earlier intervention. This causes a lot of extra work and generates costs for society. Justice42 ended up number one for its solution to the challenge of finding a tool that provides insight in solving real problems, including the ...

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In February 2019 Impact Now, a new initiative counting SI2 Fund among its partners, is kicking off. Impact Now is a series of participative events dedicated to positive societal impact, with the Sustainable Development Goals as a common thread. It arose from the conviction that we can only solve the challenges humanity faces if we place societal impact at the center of every action, on all levels, from citizens to enterprises, investors, organizations, institutions and public authorities. Every Impact Now event offers an all-round program aimed to inform, inspire and ...

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For World Alzheimer’s Month, we gathered up in Antwerp to deepen our insight in a traditional “Sharing the Passion”, this time with SI² Fund’s portfolio company Active Minds and Professor Rik Vandenberghe of KULeuven. Shareholders, investors, social entrepreneurs and the SI² Fund team participated actively in round tables around dementia and Alzheimer, current societal challenges. The Sharing the Passion was kicked off by Ben Atkinson-Willes and Alice Osborne from Active Minds, who came from London to give us an insight into their activities. This was followed by the expert’s vision of Prof. Rik ...

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