About us

funding

positive change

Vision: Catalysing a sustainable world.

There are global issues that require immediate attention. We can only help make our world more sustainable by becoming change-makers ourselves. Because you need to be the change you want to see in the world.

4impact was born out of our desire to increase the purpose of our work and help us give back. By backing tech4good ventures with knowledge, experience, network, and funding, we can act as a catalyst towards a sustainable world.

Mission: Investing in a better future.

As a leading investor, we empower ambitious tech4good
entrepreneurs who accelerate the transition to a
sustainable world and deliver robust financial performances.

Digital tech4good companies are the future. They will generate market-rate returns driven by the social and environmental value they add for the planet, its inhabitants, their employees, and their customers.

Portfolio achievements & goals

266k

tons of Co2 mitigated to date

135M

km2 of forest monitored for clients

3.1M

actions performed

16k

candidates assessed bias-free

15M

bathtubs of water to be saved in 2022

500k

2022 target for active platform users

20,000

users targeted for 2023

320M

2024 AUM to invest in climate tech

Our team

We think big. For our ventures and for 4impact. We are ambitious, passionate, think global, and have a growth mindset. Meet the people who make it all possible.

Pauline Wink

General Partner

Diligent, results oriented, driven and experienced investor with a MSc in power generation from TU Delft. Previously a senior corporate VC professional at Goldman Sachs and Partner at Hayfin.

Ali Najafbagy

General Partner

Commercial, talent spotting, passionate impact investor. A TU Delft Aerospace Engineer and Harvard Business School alumnus. Senior positions at Goldman Sachs, Mubadala, Mubadala GE Capital and Egon Zehnder.

Kate Mullord

Partner

Scale-up experience at African fintech, Jumo. Dedicated investor with operational experience. Business Science (hons) from Uni of Cape Town. Senior roles at UBS, Goldman Sachs, Duke Street Capital and Woolworths.

Victor Straatman

Entrepreneur in Residence

A natural entrepreneur from an early age, with a passion for tech and sustainability. MSc TU Delft. Has developed and/or founded several companies (Redkiwi, Meatme) and has supported numerous ventures.

Yasmin Venema

Associate

Passionate about supporting purpose-driven enterprises to generate data-driven impact with an MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School. Previous experience in banking at Citigroup, early-stage impact investing and impact measurement and management.

Sven Meyer

Analyst

Inquisitive generalist with multinational background and a passion for the startup and impact ecosystem. Prior experience at ASIF Ventures and HTGF in Germany. MSc in Business from University of Amsterdam.

Jessica Ollus

Analyst

Curious and business-oriented with a passion for impact and a MSc in International Business and CEMS MIM from Stockholm School of Economics and Korea University. Previous experience from IHRB, Fogel & Partners and Vainu.

Quinty Vermeer

Analyst

Passionate and enthusiastic finance graduate with the drive to reconcile innovation and impact. Prior experience at ASIF Ventures and KPN New Business. BSc in Business Administration at Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management.

Florian Thon

Intern Analyst

Enthusiastic about entrepreneurial innovation and impact driven with the desire to preserve our planet. Studying International Management at Wiesbaden Business School and prior experience from multinational teams in fintech and corporate.

Venture partners

Arco Zaanen

CTO at Monit and Cusbi

Rik Oude Grote Bevelsborg

Tech Venture Partner

Leontine Brandt-Corstius

Legal at Big Society Capital

Maarten Holtslag

Impact Venture Partner

Advisory board

Jolanda Degen

Founder WTC.NL

Lex Geerdes

Former CEO AON BNL

Joost van Meerbeeck

Former Partner at HAL Investments

Bartout Gieben

Banking and Investing professional

Join our team

Are you looking to make the world a little bit better through meaningful investment? Check out our vacancies and apply to become one of the team.

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