Why Solifin?

Gain experience

Gain experience

Grow together with your company by getting access to our tools, trainings and events, to support you in your impact journey. Our workshops will teach you the ins and outs of fundraising.

Expand your network

Expand your network

Enhance your network by becoming a member of our national ecosystem.

Qualitative opportunities

Qualitative opportunities

We strive to find the best funder for each impact entrepreneur. Your perfect match will share your values and offer you the best opportunities. As we say: impact first.

Save time

Save time

Time is money, and efficient time use is golden. Our match making sessions make sure you meet the most interesting impact entrepreneurs and investors at once.

Who we are?

Origins

Solifin is a member-based organisation created in 2019
The 7 founding members are: Citizenfund, Credal, Lita.co, Scale Up, SI2 fund, Triodos Bank and Village Finance

Vision

Money can have a positive impact when used to support the real economy that innovates and tackles societal challenges

Missions

Intensify the collaboration between responsible investors to better serve impact entrepreneurs
For entrepreneurs

Facilitate the access to finance through a better understanding of the diversity of funding solutions.

For investors

Create more collaboration between impact investors active in Belgium and inspire new investors (citizens and professionals) to integrate their practices.

Who we are?

Our members are responsible institutional financial actors active in Belgium
They make investments (in equity and debt) with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. They have diverse financial return expectations but often provide long term (or patient) capital.

Our charter

Our members are committed to these 4 principles:

  1. Transparency about their practices
  2. Significant activity in Belgium
  3. Min. 50% of impact companies in portfolio
  4. Rest of portfolio should be certified as socially responsible

Origins

Solifin is a member-based organisation created in 2019
The 7 founding members are: Citizenfund, Credal, Lita.co, Scale Up, SI2 fund, Triodos Bank and Village Finance

Vision

Money can have a positive impact when used to support the real economy that innovates and tackles societal challenges

Missions

Intensify the collaboration between responsible investors to better serve impact entrepreneurs
For entrepreneurs

Facilitate the access to finance through a better understanding of the diversity of funding solutions.

For investors

Create more collaboration between impact investors active in Belgium and inspire new investors (citizens and professionals) to integrate their practices.

Who we are?

Our members are responsible institutional financial actors active in Belgium
They make investments (in equity and debt) with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. They have diverse financial return expectations but often provide long term (or patient) capital.

Our charter

Our members are committed to these 4 principles:

  1. Transparency about their practices
  2. Significant activity in Belgium
  3. Min. 50% of impact companies in portfolio
  4. Rest of portfolio should be certified as socially responsible

Solifin Network

Board of Directors

Celine Bouton

Deputy Director / Lita.co

Piet Colruyt (chairman)

CEO / Impact Capital

Isabelle Philippe

Director / Credal

Virginie Samyn

CEO / 4Wings Foundation

Olivier Van Cauwelaert

CEO / Scale Up fund

Thomas Van Craen

Managing Director / Triodos Bank

Luc Van Liedekerke

Professor / UAntwerpen & KULeuven

Etienne de Callataÿ

Chairman / Orcadia Asset management

Ethics Committee

Anneleen De Bonte

Project manager / Blenders

Nikolay Dentchev

Professor / Vrij Universiteit Brussel

Christel Dumas

Associate Professor / ICHEC Brussels Management School

Timothy Lambert

Associate / Si2 fund

Sarah Schelstraete

Director / Sociaal Innovatie Fabriek

Tanguy Vanloqueren

Advisor / Foundation For Future Generations

Virginie Xhauflair

Associate Professor / HEC Liège

The Team

Sevan Holemans

Managing Director

Naële Marti

Program Coordinator