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Randstad Innovation Fund (RIF) is a strategic corporate venture fund that supports Randstad's ambition to be a leader in its field. 

(Minority) investments in HR technologies ensure future, innovative solutions to make processes more efficient and bring fresh answers to HR challenges. Our goal is to create an ecosystem where Randstad’s expertise complements entrepreneurial spirit and technological excellence.

Randstad Innovation Fund

investment scope

We aim to find early-stage to expansion-stage companies which are strategically relevant to Randstad. Our goal is to take minority participations preferably with venture capital funds or other professional and reputable investors. A typical investment is between € 0.5 and €5 million.


RIF has created an HR technology portfolio of complementary minority investments over the past years and intends to keep expanding the portfolio. The fund focuses on: online platforms, big data analytics, machine learning and sourcing, screening and selection tools.


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RIF has a dynamic team with a passion for technology. The background of our team members combines entrepreneurship, venture capital, growth and corporate development. 

The team closely cooperates with top executives and innovation leaders from various geographies within the Randstad Group. As a direct result, RIF's portfolio companies can pursue cooperation opportunities with Randstad and expand geographically.

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Randstad Innovation Fund is constantly looking for the newest disruptive technologies in the HR industry. To follow RIF’s investments and traction in the HR Tech space, check here for the updates around investments and other RIF-related news.


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submit an investment proposal

We are continuously looking to develop relationships with new investment partners. If you are an investor in growth businesses or working on behalf of a business looking for growth capital and think there could be a benefit from us working together, we would like to get in touch with you. You can submit an investment proposal here.

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