At SET Ventures we help Entrepreneurs build companies that Impact the global Energy System Transition. We leverage our Experience and Network to actively grow companies to generate Great Returns.

Energy Transition

Transitioning the carbon intense energy system to a robust sustainable energy system is of crucial importance. At SET Ventures we believe it is no longer a question of: “Are we going to transition?” but rather

“How can we accelerate the Transition of the Energy System to a more sustainable future?”


Smart Energy System Solutions

Our Investment Priority is on Smart Energy System Solutions: business cases involving intelligent software and/or services, combined with hardware components, impacting the future energy system We classify these investment opportunities as Smart Energy System Solutions This integration between Generation, Use, Storage and Transmission is being facilitated by the digitalisation of the energy industry

Early Growth

We look for innovative European startups entering their growth-stage, with scalable smart energy business models that can impact the energy system transition. We Invest on average €6M per company to activate and support their growth

European Investment Fund & European Commission

SET Ventures is supported by the INNOVFIN SME Venture Capital with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments established under Regulation (No) 1291/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council establishing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Program for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) through financial backing of the European Union under the Equity Facility for Growth established under Regulation (EU) No 1287/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council establishing a Program for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium enterprises (COSME) (2014-2020)

Invest Europe & Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP)

SET Ventures is an active member of Invest Europe, the pan-European private equity and venture capital association, and NVP, the Dutch private equity and venture capital association.

Cleantech for Europe

SET Ventures has joined forces with the Cleantech for Europe initiative, the first group of cleantech leaders helping the EU lead the race to net zero. We will do so by putting innovation at the center of the public policy debate, and building bridges between the EU’s cleantech community and policymakers in Brussels and European capitals.

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