Martijn Blom

Social Entrepreneur and Impact Investor
Martijn Blom

Responsible for Investor relations at Hivos Impact Investments, a dedicated impact investment management office for Hivos Foundation. Hivos Impact Investments is currently managing two SME impact funds with a diverse and growing portfolio;

  • Hivos Mideast Creatives Fund that aims to support innovative companies in the creative industries in Middle East North Africa in order to support more open societies and freedom of expression.
  • Hivos Food and Lifestyle Fund that supports sustainable food production, local food sales and support biodiversity and healthy diets in Southern Africa.

Martijn is an experienced business angel investor since 2007 with a special expertise in impact investment in international development. He is co-founder of Dutch business angel network De Investeerdersclub and a co-chair of EBAN Impact Investment Committee.