About us

The Foundation was established in 2014 and has a Management Board and an investment committee. An Advisory Board was installed in the course of 2015, complete with consultants and experts in various specialisations such as solar energy technology, organic agriculture, funding alternatives.

Non-profit status

The ifund foundation applied for the status of an Institution for the Promotion of the Public Interest – known by its Dutch acronym of ANBI – following its establishment. Reference is made to our ANBI page for relevant data.

Job openings

Do you recognise your profile in the mission and vision of ifund? And would you like to play your part in the transition to a more sustainable world? Or work together with pragmatic idealists, entrepreneurs, scientists and investors? Check out thevacancies page.

Do you have a specific field of expertise and would you like to be associated with ifund as a consultant? Please contact Stefan van Eijk.

Team

Stefan van Eijk

fundmanager

Stefan started at ifund in 2016 as investment manager and is now our fundmanager. Before ifund, he was an entrpreneur and brought an innovative new cycling pedal to market with 3ax Cycling.

Francine Snoek

investment manager

Francine has years of experience at ING in Acquisition Finance and Informal Investing roles. She is currently a full-time investment manager at ifund.

Jade Boersma

investment analyst

After her master's in philosophy, Jade worked on socially responsible investing. Currently committed full-time to ifund as an investment analyst.

Wouter Veer

founder and advisor

Wouter founded ifund in 2014 and lead the team in the first years. He is an impact driven entrepreneur, committed to supporting many sustainanle young companies.

board of management

Derk Loorbach

chairman

Professor of Socio-Economic Transitions at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam

Wouter Veer

treasurer

Entrepreneur and founder of Pay for People. Initiator and advisor of ifund foundation

Dorien Goris

secretary

Lawyer at the National Public Prosecutors Office.

Armand Salomon

board member

Entrepreneur and founder of Equilibre, sports enthousiast, head of commercial and technical affairs at Feyenoord Basketball.

investment committee

Funding applications are only taken into consideration if a majority of the investment committee is convinced about the feasibility of the plans and has sufficient confidence in the entrepreneurs.

Alexander van der Have

VC/PE investment professional and Senior investment manager of the Triodos Organic Growth Fund.

Dirk Aleven

Entrepreneur and founder of MeetIn, One to Watch and FoodVentures.