Enhancing employment, innovation and sustainability.

First Dutch is an impact investor, owned and lead by Peter Goedvolk, focused on building and developing businesses that make the world a smarter and more responsible place. We make use of our extensive network, expertise and impact investments to enhance employment, innovation and sustainability. Our aim is to generate a measurable, beneficial social and/or environmental impact alongside a financial return.

Our main brands are all geared toward creating a sustainable future through responsible behaviour and innovation.

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2500+ Employees

35+ Businesses

First Dutch comprises numerous affiliated businesses, that are currently combined under four brands.

COUNT Energy Trading is a knowledgeable and reliable group of facilitators of energy and renewable products, with the mutual goal to enable the sustainable transition of our market.

FDI (First Dutch Innovations) is a Dutch business that enhances the growth of innovative companies and brings new valorisations initiatives to market.

First Dutch Advisory (FDA) offers financial-strategic advice and transaction management, with the aim of adding value to public and private companies and institutions.

Rotterdam Port Fund (RPF) invests in fast-growing companies that are focused on sustainability, durability and technology. RDF’s aim is to be a part of the transition to the sustainable port of the future.

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In today’s disruptive era you sometimes have to be daring to create change.

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At First Dutch we are committed to achieving our social and environmental goals within the operations of our companies and in our personal actions!

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First Dutch Foundation

We combine our efforts in order to promote social prosperity in Rotterdam by supporting local charities.

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Next Generation

Are you interested in working for us, or are you keen to learn more about FIRST DUTCH companies? Our approach provides exciting recruitment opportunities for entrepreneurial-minded enthusiasts!

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