• Investment focus
  • How we partner
  • Team

Our focus is on Benelux headquartered growth stage companies that use technology to differentiate and scale faster. These companies can be active across various sectors, including Technology, Business Services and Industrial. Our team has a wealth of experience and expertise in scaling technology-driven businesses.

We have a flexible investment approach, taking minority or majority positions, providing both growth equity and capital for shareholder liquidity or management buy-outs.


Between EUR 5m and EUR 25m in sales


Secondary & primary capital for businesses with proven business models


Buy-out, Buy-in, Pre-exit


Equity potentially combined with shareholder loans


Shareholder liquidity, partner for next phase of company

Ticket size

Up to EUR 40m enterprise value

We partner with founders, entrepreneurs and management teams in executing the next step.

We are active investors acting as coach and sounding board, helping and coaching management teams when and where they need us, to achieve their key objectives.

  • End game-thinking
  • Value proposition re-thinking
  • OKRs
Human Capital
  • Recruiting, expanding and coaching of leadership teams
  • Corporate governance
Performance improvement
  • Performance metrics
  • Assist with business plan / budgeting
  • Process & systems
  • Digital transformation
M & A
  • Search, evaluation of acquisition opportunities
  • Execution of acquisition processes
  • Exit optimisation, process and realization
Capital Structure
  • Capital structure efficiency, using equity and debt
Growth Acceleration
  • Building / effectiveness of the sales force
  • Geographic expansion
  • Business development & investments evaluation

Close-knit team of transaction & portfolio management professionals and business founders & operators.

Evert Jan de Groot


Evert Jan is a co-founder of Vortex Capital Partners. He has over 20 years of experience in technology investment banking and investing, previously working at ABN Amro, Fortis and KBC Securities.

Joost Moerland


Joost joined Vortex Capital Partners in 2014. Prior to Vortex, Joost worked for nearly 10 years in investment banking, at Nomura International and Fortis.

René van der Wiel


René is a co-founder of Vortex Capital Partners. René is the founder and former CEO of accounting software company AccountView, which he successfully sold to Visma Software. Since 10 years, he is active as an investor and coach.

Dalip Dewan


Dalip joined Vortex Capital Partners in 2016. He has deep expertise as a tech business operator. Former CTO of Visma Software and CIO of Statoil Fuel & Retail.

Matti van der Gronde


Matti joined VCP as associate in 2017. He was previously employed at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Ubiqu and Oneplanetcrowd.

Erik Jan van Lubek


Erik Jan joined VCP as associate in 2017. He was previously employed at Nomura and Antea Participaties.

Jorre Bonjer

Investment Manager Operations

Jorre joined VCP in 2019. He was previously employed at OLX/Naspers, Harvest and Bain & Co.

Thomas Fleischer

Senior Analyst

Thomas joined VCP in 2019. He was previously employed at Bencis Capital Partners.

Jan-Joost Rueb

Venture Partner

Floris van den Broek

Venture Partner

Paul Dols

Special Advisor