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Endeit Capital is a growth capital firm fueling internationalisation and innovation

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What do we do

Based on our Connected Consumer thesis, we invest in pan-European Internet companies, supporting them to become leading international players in their respective industries.

With entrepreneurial roots in digital media, internationalisation and mergers & acquisitions, we provide operational and strategic expertise. With our latest €125 million fund launched late 2015, we invest in European scale-ups. Typical initial equity investments are between €3m and €8m and we support companies in potential further equity rounds.

We are seeking entrepreneurs heading innovative high growth internet companies with proven recurring scalable business models in digital media & marketing, edtech, mobile, e-commerce or enterprise services. Natural leaders who need additional growth capital supporting branding and extending their product portfolio for growth.

Endeit Capital is an independent investment firm based in Amsterdam (NL) and Hamburg (DE). Since 2006, Endeit Capital has invested with its first fund in 20 companies, which together acquired 27 add-on companies and expanded into 22 countries. Their combined revenues increased to €825 million implying a 33% compounded average growth rate.

We are backed by our founders amongst which serial entrepreneur Joop van den Ende, co-founder of Endemol, as well as by numerous founders of previous portfolio companies, other successful (internet) entrepreneurs and by large institutional funds. We also welcome and work with experienced business angels to join us as co-investors in individual portfolio companies. Entrepreneurship is at the core of Endeit Capital.

Endeit Capital has a proven track record in driving operational & strategic improvements, internationalisation and executing buy & build growth.

We share experiences that help entrepreneurs move fast forward.

Hubert
Deitmers
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Martijn
Hamann
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Edwin
Hengstmengel
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Philipp
Schroeder
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Fan
Zhang
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Ilan
Goudsmit
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Willem
van Vark
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Wendy
Horlings
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Hubert Deitmers
Managing partner

Hubert is co-founder and Managing Partner of Endeit Capital. As boardmember he is actively involved with the portfolio companies Picturae and Spilgames. He also served as Supervisory Board member of numerous other portfolio companies such as Metrixlab, Albumprinter, Eyeworks and Hyves.

Hubert also devotes maximum efforts to supporting entrepreneurship in general by being the Chair of the Dutch ‘Jong Ondernemen’ foundation and the LOEY foundation, which he co-founded, and by serving as Advisory Board Member of the Amsterdam Center of Entrepreneurship. He also published a business book called ‘Thinking BIC’. Hubert furthermore was involved with Nyenrode New Business School since its inception and served as board member for many years. As a member of the Expert Committee KMO he has been advising the Minister of Economic Affairs in 2006 and 2007.

Since 2005 he was an angel investor in the Dutch leading social network Hyves, where he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board till the acquisition by TMG. He is also co-founder of Solid Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. Until 2005 he was a Member of the Executive Board of Endemol and played a leading role in the internationalization of the company since its IPO in 1996. Prior to Endemol, Hubert gained over eight years of international venture capital experience in Europe and the US at Atlas Venture.

He holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

 

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Deitmers@endeit.com
Martijn Hamann
Partner

Martijn joined Endeit Capital at the start as Partner in 2006. Today, he is responsible for deals in DACH, UK, Nordics.

Until 2006 he was a member of the Executive Director team of Endemol Group, the world’s largest independent provider of multi screen content. He joined Endemol in 1996.

In 2004, Martijn acted
 as Interim Director at mobile game developer/publisher Overloaded and exited to Norwegian telco Telenor. Early 2005, Martijn became Executive Director at Endemol for International Operations, responsible 
for managing the worldwide key subsidiaries, especially related to developing new business and new markets. Prior he was heading the M&A activities at Endemol. Martijn Hamann gained extensive experience in various M&A transactions until 1996 as consultant of the Dutch M&A boutique Reitsma & Wertheim (Investec). He holds a BA Economics and MsC Business Administration from the Erasmus University – Rotterdam School of Management – Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

He is Boardmember at portfolio company Chronext (CH/DE, new & pre-owned luxury watches platform), TourRadar (AT, multi-day travel tours booking platform), Blis (UK, global leader in location & movement data technology), Gastrofix (DE, online POS for gastronomy) and observer on the board of Spil Games (NL, global publisher of online and mobile casual games). Martijn was previously on the Board at (exited) portfolio companies Contorion (DE), Unruly (UK), Smartclip (DE), Improve Digital (NL), Spil Games (NL), Advance (NL), CBV (PT) and Accepte/Paylogic (NL).

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martijn@endeit.com
Edwin Hengstmengel
Partner

Edwin joined Endeit Capital early 2008 and became Partner in 2015. He is responsible for deals in the Benelux and other territories, excluding Germany. Prior to joining Endeit, Edwin was Investment Manager at Cyrte Investments, focusing on public and private investments. Cyrte started as family office of John de Mol, co-founder of Endemol. Before Cyrte, he was consultant at CPS Alcar performing financial analysis, fair value opinions and value based management projects for corporates. He started his career at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Edwin’s background is in New Media, Private Equity and M&A. He studied aviation economics and holds a Masters Degree in Financial Economics and Business Administration but showed real perspiration by running the Athens marathon, 2500 years after Greek soldier Pheidippides was sent for a message.

Edwin is board member at Real Impact Analytics and Quadia. He is also observer on the board of Picturae. Edwin is director of the LOEY foundation, a Dutch initiative to stimulate Entrepreneurship.

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edwin@endeit.com
Philipp Schroeder
Venture Partner

Philipp is Venture Partner for Germany at Endeit Advisors since end of 2017. He discovered his passion for technology companies when working for a software company specialised in the technology transfer industry. He gathered extensive experience in the venture capital industry through carrying out more than 40 investments in early stage companies mainly at Active Venture Partners, which he co-founded in 2002. Philipp is born in Germany and has lived and worked in Germany, England, United States and Spain. Philipp graduated from the City University Business School London in 1999. He’s also Managing Partner Next Logistics Accelerator in Hamburg and mentoring at Microsoft Germany Accelerator and Techstars.

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philipp@endeit.com
Fan Zhang
Junior Analyst

Fan joined Endeit Advisors as a junior analyst in 2017. Based in Hamburg, she is responsible for deal sourcing and analyzing in the DACH region.

Prior, Fan followed a master program of Global Management and Governance at the Hamburg School of Business Administration in Germany, specialising in Entrepreneurial Finance. At the same time, she gained international trading experience in an E-Commerce company Bandel Autoteile. Her bachelor degree of International Business Management was obtained at Nottingham University, UK. She also studied luxury industry in her exchange program at NEOMA business school in France.

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fan@endeit.com
Ilan Goudsmit
Associate

Ilan joined Endeit Capital in 2012 and is an Associate. He is responsible for originating Benelux deal flow, operational & corporate development at portfolio companies and performs studies on various focus segments. He has deep domain expertise in online video, ad tech, mobile, fin tech and software. Ilan is Advisory Board Member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau Netherlands, Mentor at the accelerator Startupbootcamp in Amsterdam and is co-founder and board member of VEECEE, the foundation for Dutch venture capital professionals.

Prior to Endeit, Ilan was CFO, Business Development Director and Legal Counsel at Club Judge, an online review platform and ad network for DJs and clubs.

Ilan interned at the corporate finance department for large corporations of ABN AMRO Bank. His background is in New Media, Startups, Law and Finance. He holds an honours Master in Commercial and M&A Laws from the University of Amsterdam and completed graduate courses in law and business during an exchange program at the University of California in Berkeley.

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ilan@endeit.com
Willem van Vark
Controller

Willem joined Endeit Capital as Controller at the start in 2006 and is responsible for financial reporting. He was controller at NeSBIC Groep between 1994 and 2005 and Fortis Private Equity Holding from 1987 to 1994. Both companies were part of the Fortis Group.

His background is in full service back office reporting in private equity & venture capital. Willem supported the investment teams of the investment funds within the NeSBIC organization. He holds a Degree in Financial Administration.

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willem@endeit.com
Wendy Horlings
Office Manager

Wendy joined Endeit Capital as Office Manager at the start in 2006 and is responsible for office management. Prior to joining Endeit, Wendy was employed as personal assistant to the Executive Board of Endemol between 1999 and 2005. She worked as a stewardess at KLM and was a management assistant at Horlings, an organization of accountants and tax advisors. Wendy holds a degree in Tourism.

Wendy is event manager of the LOEY foundation, a Dutch initiative to stimulate online entrepreneurship.

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wendy@endeit.com
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Our companies

Sharing leadership and fellowship, we help great entrepreneurs build great companies.

All Current Exited
Virtuagym
2018
Exited in
virtuagym.com
CHRONEXT
2017

CHRONEXT (Switzerland, Germany, UK) is the premier luxury destination to buy, sell or service new and pre-owned luxury watches in a safe environment at fair prices.The CHRONEXT model is unique, as it allows over 1,800 retailers, brands and consumers to transact globally, while managing pre- and after-sales service, payment, authentication as well as logistics.

www.chronext.com
TourRadar
2017

TourRadar is the world’s largest and most-trusted online marketplace for multi-day tours. With more than 20,000 tours in over 200 countries, TourRadar helps millions of travellers each year find, compare and book the tour of their dreams. Based in Vienna (Austria) with offices in Brisbane (Australia) and Toronto (Canada), TourRadar has a vision of connecting people to life-enriching travel experiences. Tourradar was founded in 2010 by brothers Travis and Shawn Pittman.

www.tourradar.com
Gastrofix
2017

Gastrofix developed a leading cloud-based POS system for Apple iPads and iPods. The cash register covers the entire gastronomy and hotel industry. The software modules range from POS system, time tracking and customer loyalty to integrated interfaces with leading hotel systems, inventory management, dispensing equipment, and accounting software. Gastrofix was founded in 2011 by serial entrepreneur Dirk Owerfeldt.

www.gastrofix.com
Contorion
2016
Exited in 2017 (Hoffmann Group)

Contorion is an online specialist dealer for hardware and industrial supplies. Its extensive range includes a variety of product categories from all the major producers such as screws, electric and service tools, as well as work clothing by well-known manufacturers. Contorion is known for its user friendliness, professional customer service and fast delivery times. The company was founded in 2014 by Frederick Roehder, Richard Schwenke and Tobias Tschötsch.

www.contorion.de
RIAKTR
2016

Real Impact Analytics delivers easy-to-use Big Data applications to telecom companies ensuring that each telecom employee can use Big Data effectively to drive the everyday tasks. The company, founded in 2012 by Sebastien Deletaille and Loic Jacobs van Merlen, employs over 120 people with headquarters in Brussels and regional offices in Brazil, Luxembourg, Malaysia and South Africa.

realimpactanalytics.com/en
Roamler
2016

Roamler offers, via its proprietary crowdsourcing platform, a well-trained local mobile workforce to corporates with a focus on both near-time insights in execution on retail floors as well as technical home installations. The company employs over 55 people with headquarters in Amsterdam and regional offices in amongst others Germany, France and Belgium. Roamler was founded in 2011 by Martijn Nijhuis and Wiggert de Haan.

www.roamler.nl
Blis
2016

Blis is the global leader in advanced location data technology. Its proprietary platform provides businesses with accurate location data and in-depth behavioural insights to serve digital content to audiences that are on the go. The company has offices in 8 countries with regional headquarters in London, New York and Singapore. Blis was founded in 2008 by Greg Isbister.

blis.com
Picturae
2011

Picturae is a highly innovative service provider within the cultural heritage world. The Dutch company offers museums, archives and libraries a complete solution for making their collections available to the public. These services include digitisation, software development, storage and hosting, management and enrichment of collections.

picturae.com
Quadia
2011

Quadia provides professional online video productions and solutions. Smartvideo offers the pharmaceutical industry & medical professionals personalised and tailor-made communication and education tools. Quadia also specialises in online and hybrid medical events, disrupting the traditional convention industry.

quadia.com
Smartclip
2008
2016

RTL Deutschland signed an agreement in March 2016 to acquire smartclip’s businesses in Germany, the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Italy. Press Release

Smartclip deploys custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices, controlled by ad servers. Whether online users consume video on the web, on mobile devices, or on connected TV players, advertisers and their media agencies can reach the exact target audiences they seek for their brand message. Endeit Capital co-invested with well known investor and adtech entrepreneur Thomas Falk.

smartclip.com
Spilgames
2007

Spil games is serious about play. The best free games for players & the most engaged audience for advertisers and development partners. Every month, 130 million people play Spil games through the web and app stores.

In 2011, growth equity firm North Bridge made a minority investment to accelerate key growth initiatives.

spilgames.com
Unruly
2011
Exited in 2015 (News Corp)

Unruly is the advertising technology company that gets videos watched, tracked and shared across the Open Web. The company is positioned at the intersect of video, social, native & mobile. Unruly uses emotional audience data and user-friendly video formats to massively increase viewer engagement, brand performance & publisher revenues. Co-investment with Amadeus Capital Partners and Business Growth Fund

unruly.co
Metrixlab
2008
Exited in 2014 (MacroMill)

MetrixLab is a global provider of analytics and consumer insights. The company turns data from surveys, social media and enterprise systems into actionable insights that help leading brands drive innovation, as well as brand and customer engagement. Headquartered in Rotterdam and San Francisco with 15 offices across the US, Europe and Asia, MetrixLab provides analytics and insights services in more than 50 countries. Endeit Capital co-invested with well known angel investor and entrepreneur Bodo Douqué.

www.metrixlab.com
Eyeworks
2006
Exited in 2014 (Time Warner)

Founded by Reinout Oerlemans in 2001, Eyeworks toils in scripted and non-scripted TV content across a range of genres which air in more than 150 countries. Its credits include Celebrity Splash!, Extreme Weight Loss and Test The Nation.

eyeworks.tv
En vele anderen
2008
Exited in 2014 (MediaLane)

Founded by Paul de Leeuw in 2008, E.V.A. produced Dutch TV shows such as Ranking the Stars.

Improve Digital
2011
Exited in 2012 (PubliGroupe - Swisscom)

Founded in 2008 by Joelle Frijters and Janneke Niessen, Improve Digital is Europe’s leading independent publisher monetisation technology provider. Committed to increasing revenue for media owners, Improve Digital provides an innovative platform to automate and improve the monetisation of advertising and audience, across all screens, and through all public and private sales channels.

www.improvedigital.com
CBV
2007
Exited 2012

CBV is tv format developer and producer in Portugal

Unamic/HCN
2006
Exited in 2011 (Xerox)

From its offices in the Benelux, or offshore locations in Turkey and Suriname, Unamic/HCN supported companies active in the business-to-consumer as well as the business-to-business markets in increasing their turnover and profits from customer processes. Unamic became one of Europe’s larger care providers for both inbound and outbound sales activities.

Rhbm
2007
Exited in 2011 (Van Lanschot Bankiers)

Publisher of sponsored print and digital magazines. Co-investment with successful publishing entrepreneur Annemarie van Gaal

CentralPoint.nl
2008
Exited in 2011 (Greenfield Capital Partners)

CentralPoint.nl has grown to be the most important business focused IT provider in the Netherlands. It is their mission to fulfill all IT needs for mid and small size companies. This means that you can order virtually every IT related product at Centralpoint.nl.

www.centralpoint.nl
Albumprinter
2007
Exited in 2011 (Vistaprint)

Albumprinter is one of the largest European photo book suppliers active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Albumprinter has its own production facility in the Netherlands where production takes place for the entire European market. In 2009 the brand name Albumprinter was replaced with the international brand name Albelli. Co-investment with venture capital veteran Evert Smid and Bibit founder Joost Schuijff

www.albelli.com
Advance
2007
Exited 2010 (Eyeworks)

Advance develops online marketing community platforms for advertisers in a crossmedia format. The company was sold to global format developer and producer Eyeworks.

Accepté Paylogic
2007
Exited in 2010 (Noorderhuys Participaties)

Empower the event organiser! Paylogic offers event organizers high end technological solutions with which they gain full control over ticket sales and access management. The company is specialised in handling peak sales and event specific seating solutions. Tickets have been sold by events in over 20 countries.

www.paylogic.com
Hyves
2008
Exited in 2010 (TMG)

Hyves was a social networking site in the Netherlands with mainly Dutch visitors and members, where it competed with sites such as Facebook. Hyves was founded in 2004 by Floris Rost van Tonningen, Koen Kam and Raymond Spanjar . Hyves had more than 10.3 million accounts. These correspond to two thirds of the size of the Dutch population. Co-investment with Leendert van Driel, one of the founding fathers of the Dutch Venture Capital Industry

MasMedia
2007
Exited in 2010 (Talpa)

Marijke Schaaphok and Jenny Puzelik founded MasMedia in 2008. The company is based in Hilversum and produces well known TV formats.

www.masmedia.tv
Bright
2007
Exited in 2008 (NDC/VBK Publishing Group)

Bright is an online media blog and brand focused on digital technology, design, and style. It features reviews, videos, applications for iOS and Android platforms, ideas, a store, a video series, a biweekly magazine, and more. Bright was founded in 2005 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Endeit Capital co-invested with well known angel investor and entrepreneur Annemarie van Gaal.

Fruitlounge media
2006
Exited in 2007 (Management)

Broadcast Design & Interactive TV format development/production.

Encounters

Endeit Capital stimulates various initiatives to encourage entrepreneurship

Based on our ‘Thinking BIC’ philosophy (Believe, Innovate & Internationalise, Collaborate) we stimulate entrepreneurship in numerous ways. Key supporting activities are the LOEY (Leading Online Entrepreneur of the Year) Awards, Dinners and Travel events, as well as various other activities such as Jong Ondernemen (Young Entrepreneurship), ACE (Amsterdam Centre of Entrepreneurship), Rockstart/Startupbootcamp Accelerator programs and Accenture Innovation Awards.

www.loey.nl

Offices in Amsterdam and Hamburg

We invest in Western-Europe, focusing on Benelux, DACH, UK and the Nordics

Our portfolio expanded into 22 countries and acquired 27 companies

Exits
55% Continental EUEU
31% USA
7% UK
7% Asian

Get in touch with us by submitting your plan or by contacting one of our team members directly.

Netherlands

Address
Johannes Vermeerstraat 23
1071 DK Amsterdam

Phone +31 20 794 7777
Email info@endeit.com

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Germany

Address
Gustav-Mahler-Platz 1
20354 Hamburg

Phone +49 40 2000 3210
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