Tim van Delden

Managing Partner and Founder

Tim is Founding Partner at HPE Growth and is part of the Management Team. While being involved in both the investment and through board seats in portfolio work, in his role he is responsible for firm building, the overall investment strategy and investor relations.

Tim started his career with Morgan Stanley’s investment banking department as part of the European M&A execution team. Subsequently, he joined General Atlantic Partners and the Avenue Capital Group respectively.

In his years at General Atlantic Partners, Tim focused on technology growth equity investments in Europe. At the Avenue Capital Group, his focus was on Special Situations investing across various verticals and securities, where he headed the German-speaking operations.

Tim is also an Expert Evaluator for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission.

Tim holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology in Aachen in Germany. He is German and enjoys spending time on the golf and tennis course, and is engaged in various charitable functions.