About us


The Nederlandse Vereniging van Participatiemaatschappijen (NVP) is the branch association for venture capital and private equity firms in the Netherlands. The NVP is the point of contact for anyone who wants to know more about these investors. The international terms for venture capital companies are "private equity" and "venture capital". 

The NVP was founded in 1984 and represents 90% of the capital managed by private equity firms in the Netherlands. Members are professional national and international investors who invest in risk-bearing capital in the Netherlands. Associated members are professionally or commercially involved in this type of investment. This includes law firms, consultants, tax specialists, accountants and other advisers.

The NVP is a member of VNO-NCW and Invest Europe, the European sister organisation.