Creating a new economy

that serves people and planet

> 100

members

> €50 m

investments

24 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

 

About us

Our investments in impact

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.

 

Impact investing

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.

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Upcoming member events

Impact Workshop | 14 June: Pymwymic impact measurement methods and case study
Member drinks | 14 June: members and Pymwymic team
New members lunch | 28 June: informal lunch to welcome new members
Next Gen Summer gathering | 29 June: Plastic Whale boat tour
General Meeting | 13 September: Pymwymic Cooperative annual General Meeting
Save the date: Pymwymic Impact Days 2019 | 2&3 April

 

Community gatherings are members-only. Select events are open to introducees and/or newcomers, contact us to request an invitation.

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

Our philosophy

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.

 

About us

  • 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 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 opened up a whole new world to me; it has served as a gateway to the global impact scene and created a cascade of inspiration and new contacts
    Next Gen
  • 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
  • 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, you become co-owner of the movement. We collectively steer the organisation in building a new economy
    Frank van Beuningen
  • 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
  • Investments alone are not enough. We need to build awareness, creating innovative businesses and scale.
    Jan van Oord
  • 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