WE FUEL FOUNDERS TO ANSWER THEIR CALLING
We believe that founders turn the world’s problems into opportunities by creating solutions beyond known. We help founders to bring these solutions to scale; building beautiful ventures that contribute to the world of tomorrow.
We are purpose driven. We create impact by changing the wellbeing of people and the way we live, work, eat and learn in 2050, while pursuing the net positivity of our entire value chain.
We go all-in with founders
Early stage investments from pre-seed to series A in impact driven ventures to help them scale.
Developing partnerships and (open innovation) programs with industry leaders to make sure founders find traction.
Educating the founders and entrepreneurs of the future with the Global School of Entrepreneurship.
A dedicated team of explorers
We are a group of explorers with the same ambition: to fuel founders. Our team represents over 20 different cultures, speaking 12 languages with different expertise such as startup scouting, corporate venturing and investment. You can find us at our HQ in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Innovation can come from everywhere. That is why we have a global presence to engage with founders and innovators around the world. We have 300+ network partners in 110+ countries.
Opening of Titaan campus
Titaan will be developed as a state-of-the-art 13,000 m² campus to house Europe’s most impactful scale-ups that are working on creating the world of tomorrow. A powerhouse of positive impact.
Introduction of the Venture Engine® Investment model
Unknown developed the Venture Engine® methodology; a corporate venturing model that effectively turns venture collaborations into bottom line results.
Merge with VenturesOne
Unknown Group merges with investment firm VenturesOne. With both combined, the ambition is to increase the success rate of innovations that address pressing local and global challenges.
Active in +110 countries
Get in the Ring competition is active in 110 countries worldwide, offering a platform for thousands of founders every year to validate, test and scale their solutions.
Launch of Get in the Ring
Unknown Group launches the Get in the Ring Foundation. The first global start-up competition.