Creating a new economy

that serves people and planet

> 100

members

> €50 m

investments

25 y

experience

1st

B corp in NL

What we do

Our unique model is set around sharing, learning and investing together:

 

  By investing together, we support for-profit companies that create breakthrough solutions to our most pressing global needs
  We interact on our lessons learned and connect through frequent community events, peer-to-peer sharing and workshops

 

Impact Investing

Where we come from

As the first-ever European venture fund for businesses with a ‘Triple Bottom Line’ of People, Planet and Profit. We have been part of the evolution of impact investing from its very beginning and have helped create two decades of innovation. We have invested in 50+ companies, launching first business in new sectors, such as renewable energy, biotechnology, ethical waste management, biodegradable plastic, healthy ecosystems, sustainable agriculture, healthy food systems, and more.

 

Our history

Who is Pymwymic

Pymwymic is a community of impact investors that supports the transition towards a new and sustainable economy that serves people and planet. A "Put Your Money Where Your Meaning is Community" of old and new business families, philanthropists, NextGens, men and women, exited entrepreneurs and foundations. We are a community of quiet and committed action with a European soul.

Pymwymic video

What is impact investing?


Are you still trying to understand what impact investing is? Are you searching for an easy way to explain it to others? In less than 5 minutes, this video will bring you and your peers up to speed. By offering easy access of knowledge to curious newcomers, we hope that many more people will join us on this journey for positive impact across all asset classes. 

 

Watch the video

Upcoming Events

  • September 18, 2019 | Pymwymic at Toniic Impact Funds Showcase in London
  • October 16, 2019 | Pymwymic Lunch in London
  • November 19, 2019 | Community Gathering in Belgium
  • January 23, 2020 | New Years Drinks
  • TBD | Community Day

Join our community

You can join us in different ways:

 

•  Individuals/Families: become a member of our values-aligned investors’ community
•  Institutions/Foundations: invest in our thematic sub funds
•  Philanthropists: support start-up impact entrepreneurs by donating seed capital
•  Supporters/Friends: contribute to catalyse the movement of impact investing with donations or in-kind support

 

Join us

What we believe in

We help create a new economy that is regenerative, inclusive, and healthy for the generations ahead of us. We believe our capital can leave a positive impact on this earth. Because of our roots in European family business, it is built into our DNA to help grow companies through phases, passing it on from generation to generation. This means we take a long-term view and seek to give more than we take.

 

Our philosophy

  • Open a news site today. Wherever you live on earth, you cannot ignore the sense of urgency.  It’s time to act.
    Jan van Oord
  • In joining Pymwymic, you become co-owner of the movement. We collectively steer the organisation in building a new economy
    Frank van Beuningen
  • In Pymwymic we have found a professional partner that is fully aligned with our mission: to make the world more green and socially-inclusive
    Stichting DOEN
  • I felt the Pymwymic community is very open to including women, next generation, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    Family Principal
  • We know the Pymwymic families are mission-aligned investors who believe in our goals.
    Bas van Abel, Fairphone
  • Pymwymic served as a gateway to the global impact scene and created a cascade of inspiration and new contacts
    Next Gen
  • “As a member, I enjoy being actively involved the acquisition process of investments”
    Family Principal
  • The Pymwymic model allows me to involve my children and introduce them to impact investing
    Family Principal
  • I believe in companies which have sustainability rooted deeply in the core of their DNA. This is what we invest in
    Family Principal
  • In joining Pymwymic, the community of impact investors opened up to us in such a way that we had never expected
    Family Principal
  • I felt the Pymwymic community is very open to including women, next generation, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    Family Principal
  • In Pymwymic we have found a professional partner that is fully aligned with our mission: to make the world more green and socially-inclusive
    Stichting DOEN
  • I greatly appreciate their open and transparent nature; you can literally drop in and talk to the team
    Family Principal
  • I like that management actively leverages the knowledge and experiences of the members in the acquisition process
    Family Principal
  • The Pymwymic model allows me to involve my children and introduce them to impact investing
    Family Principal