Who we are –
BonVenture is the first investment company in the German-speaking countries that focuses on the social impact of its portfolio companies: Since 2003, we have offered investors the possibility to provide social venture capital to social enterprises through our fund. As a partner to social enterprises, we strengthen you with capital, expertise and contacts and promote the development and spread of social innovations.
The team of BonVenture Management GmbH only receives a financial profit from the managed fund when the determined social effects are achieved. A portion of the profits is donated to the BonVenture gGmbH (charity), making BonVenture a social enterprise itself.
The BonVenture Management GmbH team includes a diverse array of individuals with backgrounds in business management, financial mathematics, psychology and theology. What unites us is our passion for entrepreneurial vision and the desire to tackle the challenges of our time. In addition to looking for new social enterprises, we dedicate ourselves to investor profits and advise the social enterprises we support.
Our team decides which investments the BonVenture fund makes together with the advisory board and the investment committee of the respective fund.
The Advisory Board supports the investment committees in the selection of investments. It also determines the social impact of the individual investments. Current members of the Advisory Board:
Bernard Jan Wendeln
Dr. Horst Goß
Falk F. Strascheg
Each fund has its own investment committee which is composed of the partners of BonVenture Management GmbH and experienced investors who have been with BonVenture for a long time. Their deliberations are supported by experts from various sectors of the economy and society.
Our network, which has grown over many years, opens doors and brings together investors, entrepreneurs and the non-profit sector. With our partners, we regularly exchange views on new developments in the social sector and promote the discussion on issues such as the measurement of social impact. For example, together with Ashoka, Auridis, the Schwab Foundation, the TU Munich, the University of Hamburg and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, we developed the SOCIAL REPORTING STANDARD (SRS).