Rabo Frontier Ventures and Greyhound Capital team up for growth investments
Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV) has entered into a partnership with Greyhound Capital through a commitment to their second fund, Greyhound Capital Partners II, L.P. Greyhound Capital is a growth equity investment firm focused on traditional industries where technology improves people’s everyday life.
RFV considers Greyhound Capital to be a perfect partner because of its focus on growth investments and complementary research-driven investment process in the areas of banking, software and insurance among others.
Greyhound Capital has proven to be a successful partner to world-class businesses through their subsector focus, strong network within the ecosystem and value creation initiatives helping build enduring companies. Greyhound Capital’s strategy of targeting businesses of highest level of business and management quality has resulted in numerous success stories with investments in Revolut, Guideline, Freee, Careem, Brex, Marqeta, Coalition, N26, Toss and others.
“Greyhound Capital’s strategy and investment focus has proven itself and matches well with our strategy of investing in leading funds and working with general partners on selective co-investments. The existing portfolio proves that Greyhound Capital is a partner of choice to outstanding teams resulting in exceptional performance. Furthermore, the portfolio construction that Greyhound Capital continues to build appears to be very resilient to the COVID-19 environment, is very relevant to our space and we anticipate bringing our complimentary experience to benefit the entrepreneurs. The agile team set-up, combined with the strategy and focus makes Greyhound Capital a great partner for us” said Jeroen van Doornik, Managing Partner at RFV.
Greyhound Capital is a growth equity investment firm focused on technology-enabled businesses in traditional industries that improve people’s everyday life. The firm seeks to partner with outstanding teams and support them in building enduring companies. Greyhound Capital backed companies include Revolut, Guideline, Freee, Careem, Brex, Marqeta, Coalition, N26, Toss and others.
Rabo Frontier Ventures
RFV is a €150 million investment fund of Rabobank, focusing globally on innovative Fintech and Agtech companies. RFV aims to invest directly in the early growth stage (series B) of companies that are disrupting or influencing the current business of Rabobank and indirect in leading general tech funds such as Greyhound Capital, Holtzbrinck, Northzone, Speedinvest and Valar Ventures.