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. Within the software sector, Main is the most specialized party in management buy-outs and later stage growth capital. Main has approximately € 1 billion in assets under management for investments in mature and growing software companies. An experienced team of professionals manages these Private Equity funds from offices in The Hague, Düsseldorf and Stockholm.

The current portfolio of Main Capital Partners includes fast-growing software and SaaS companies such as Pointsharp (Security), Textkernel (HR & AI software), MACH AG (E-Government software), WoodWing (marketing automation), Alfa (healthcare), Exxellence Groep (government software), Optimizers (supply chain software), Assessio (HR & Talent management), GBtec (process automation / workflow management/ GRC), Onventis (procurement & invoice management), HYPE Innovation (innovation management / collaboration), Cleversoft (GRC for financial services), Enovation (Healthcare), SDB Groep (Healthcare), Jobrouter (Process automation), GOconnectIT (GEO ICT), Inergy (data driven governmental solutions), MUIS Software (financial administrative), Artegic (marketing automation), OBI4wan (customer engagement & Chatbot platform), b + m Informatik (financial services) and ChainPoint (sustainable supply chain tracking). Successful former companies that have grown substantially under the guidance of Main are: Connexys (HR software), Roxit (municipal software), Axxerion (facility management software), Ymor (APM software), Onguard (credit management), Denit (managed hosting provider) and RVC (Healthcare).

In addition to providing capital, Main serves its portfolio companies with knowledge & experience, network opportunities and events such as the Main Software 50, the Main Insight Event and the Main CTO Day. Our funders base consists mainly of institutional investors, family offices and wealthy entrepreneurs.

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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 seven successful editions, the eighth edition of the Main Software 50 will be launched in 2019. 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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The Main Software 50 is an initiative of Main Capital Partners