About Main Capital Partners

Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, DACH and Nordics. Main has a long term horizon around successful partnerships with management teams, with the aim of building larger software groups together. Main has approximately € 1 billion in assets under management for investments in mature and growing software companies. Within the software sector, Main is the most specialized player in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital for acquisitions. An experienced team of professionals manages these strategic investment funds from offices in The Hague, Düsseldorf and Stockholm.

Main Capital’s current portfolio includes fast growing software and SaaS-software companies such as SIVIS (DACH, SAP), Paragin (NL, e-learning solution), FOCONIS (DACH, specialized control systems for financial institutions), Relyon (NL, fieldservice management), Perbility (DACH, HR software), Pointsharp (SE, Security Software) MACH AG (DACH, government software), Textkernel (NL, HR software), Exxellence (NL, government software), WoodWing (NL, ECM/DAM software), Alfa (SE, healthcare/government software), Optimizers (NL, SCM software), Assessio (SE, HR software), GBTEC (DACH, BPM/GRC software), Onventis (DACH, procurement software), HYPE Innovation (DACH, innovation management software), cleversoft (DACH, RegTech), Enovation (NL, healthcare software), SDB Group (NL, healthcare HR software), Jobrouter (DACH, BPM/WFM software), GOconnectIT (NL, GIS/FSM software), Inergy (NL, BI software), KING Software (NL, ERP/accounting software), Artegic (DACH, marketing software), OBI4wan (NL, social media monitoring software), b + m Informatik (DACH financial services software), and ChainPoint (NL, SCM software).

Successful former companies that grew significantly under Main’s leadership include Sofon (NL, CRM/CPQ software), Connexys (HR software), Roxit (NL, government software), Axxerion (NL, facilities management software), Ymor (NL, APM software), Onguard (NL, credit management software), TPSC (NL, healthcare GRC software) and RVC (NL, healthcare software).

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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.

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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 nine successful editions, the tenth edition of the Main Software 50 will be launched in November 2021. 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 successful Dutch software companies and to give the software sector as a whole the attention it deserves.

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