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June 13, 2022 4:40 PM

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A growth equity investment allows you to focus your investment on scaling technologies with proven revenue models and product-market fits. This generally represents a lower risk strategy versus early-stage venture capital investing, as the technology is proven and the companies have obtained a sizable client base (typically >10m sales).
June 13, 2022 4:40 PM

What is growth equity?

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Jacqueline van den Ende
Founder & CEO
Liza Rubinstein
Founder & Head of Impact

What is growth equity?

A growth equity investment allows you to focus your investment on scaling technologies with proven revenue models and product-market fits. This generally represents a lower risk strategy versus early-stage venture capital investing, as the technology is proven and the companies have obtained a sizable client base (typically >10m sales).

For investors, it can be a great way to increase the impact of your capital and diversify.

How do you get started and what do you need to know before doing so?

Sit down with our Jacqueline van den Ende, Co-founder and CEO, and Kevin Bone, Partner at Lightrock, to discuss and answer just that!

Kevin Bone

Kevin believes the alignment of world-class, purpose-driven entrepreneurs and supportive capital is essential to creating the world we want to live in. He joined Lightrock after more than twenty years in technology, principally as an investor across growth and venture stages globally, but previously in CEO roles leading restructurings and turnarounds of three businesses, as an investment banker and as a consultant.


Lightrock is a well-known European private equity platform that backs purpose-driven entrepreneurs tackling the world’s biggest challenges. Since 2009, Lightrock has invested in companies that pursue scalable and tech-driven business models around the key impact themes of people, planet, and productivity/tech for good. Lightrock is backed by the Princely House of Liechtenstein and LGT, the international private banking and asset management group.

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