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Welcome to Main's quarterly newsletter. With this newsletter we keep you informed on the most relevant developments of Main Capital and our portfolio companies. The central topic of the newsletter this time is societal impact and value creation. The portfolio firms of Main Capital make a difference in work processes of end-users and critical decision making processes every day. In times of uncertainty – especially now with COVID-19 and the uncertain impact on society and the economy – this is extra important. We would love to hear your opinion on this: contact us on Twitter and LinkedIn.   


New platform investments

In the last Quarter, Main expanded its portfolio and started partnering strategically with MACH and Textkernel.


Main acquired a majority stake in Textkernel, a global leader in developing AI and semantic technology for talent acquisition. Textkernel helps more than 1.000 HR and staffing organizations connect people, skills & jobs best.


Main acquired a majority stake in MACH, a leading software vendor for the German public sector. With its comprehensive solutions and deep domain expertise, MACH is a frontrunner in enabling the digitalization of work processes of German governmental bodies.

Main Capital Factsheet

In this overview we give a quarterly update on key facts & figures of Main Capital and our portfolio. Moreover, like every quarter, Main Capital’s Founder and Managing Partner Charly Zwemstra let his light shine on one of the notable figures.


Cross-border merger: the case of cleversoft and BusinessForensics

In this article we share our view on cross-border mergers and creating strong, international software groups. Throughout the years we have participated in 70+ software companies and we have enabled and supported over 30+ mergers. Christiaan Crouwers, Performance Improvement Manager at Main, discusses the case of cleversoft, a German GRC software provider, and The Netherlands-based company BusinessForensics.
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Alfa eCare: delivering care solutions in challenging times of COVID-19

For this ‘Company in the Spotlight’ Bram Kaashoek, Managing Director Market Intelligence & Performance Improvement at Main, talks to Albert Winter. Albert is CEO of Alfa eCare: a solutions provider in the public and healthcare sector in the Nordics. Albert discusses how Alfa delivers value in work processes of care professionals every day, and how this sector is impacted by COVID-19.
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CTO Event: October 29th 2020

Main organized the 7th edition of the yearly CTO event. During this online event we brought together all CTOs of our portfolio companies. Central topic: Nearshoring of software development.
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Main Software 50: Film release of the Award Winners

On November 26th the Main Software 50 Award Film was released. For the 9th consecutive year the 2020 edition of the Main Software 50 was more competitive than ever. With an increased number of subscriptions, all finalists can take great pride in securing a top-50 position. Congratulations to all winners!
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