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About Main Capital Partners


Main Capital is a private equity and Mezzanine Capital investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and DACH area. Within this sector, we are the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. Main Capital has approximately € 375 million under management for investments in mature but growing software companies in the Benelux and DACH area. An experienced team of professionals manages the Private Equity Funds.

In the current portfolio of Main Capital are rapidly growing (SaaS) software companies like evania video (Germany), Verklizan, Inergy, MUIS Software, artegic (Germany), OBI4wan, Axxerion, b+m Informatik (Germany), Ymor, Roxit, Onguard, Sharewire, SecondFloor, Sofon, Regas, ChainPoint, RVC and TPSC. Main Capital realised many successful exits. The Mezzanine Capital group granted loans to e.g. The Valley, Travel Bird, Talkwalker and Worldmeetings.

Software industry events

Main Capital Partners organizes various annual events with a focus on the software industry.

1. Main Insight Event

On a yearly basis, Main Capital Partners organizes the Main Insight Event. This is a software industry event in which key topics in the software industry are further discussed and examined by interesting (international) speakers. In 2017 the central theme was 'Customer Success & Customer Experience management for software companies'. In previous years, among others, the following themes were discussed during the Main Insight event: ‘Sales Performance Improvement en Sale Effectiveness’ in 2016; 'Successful marketing strategies for software companies' in 2015 and ‘Successful international partner and channel strategies for software companies’ in 2014.

Speakers of 2016 were Ralph Delsing (Manager Customer Strategy, Accenture), Gerben de Boer (Benelux Region Lead, Qualtrics), Marcel van de Sandt (Director Customer Success, Exact Online) en Stephan Schoon (VP Customer Success, OnGuard). This year there were approximately 140 DGA’s and senior managers present on the event, which was held on May 18 2017 at the Hilton in the Hague.

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2. Main CTO Day

Annual seminar specifically focused on CTOs and developers of portfolio companies of Main Capital and other invited CTO's. In several sessions, the latest trends and developments are shared. The aim is to stay ahead in the field of technology by learning from each other’s knowledge and experience.

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3. Main Software 50

Annual ranking of the most successful independent Dutch software companies. After four successful editions, the sixth edition of Main Software 50 will be launched in 2017. The award ceremony will again take place in Amsterdam. The popularity of the list, number of applying companies and its media attention is growing every year. The objective is to provide more visibility for succesful Dutch software companies and to give the software sector as a whole the attention it deserves.

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The Main Software 50 is an initiative of Main Capital Partners

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