Unreasonable InstituteThe de Groot Foundation becomes an Unreasonable Angel. Why?

Having watched the Unreasonable Institute for awhile, it became clear to us that their work is the kind of work that digs deep into the fabric of society and shifts the world one socially conscious entrepreneurial idea at a time. The Unreasonable Institute provide entrepreneurs what they need to create scalable solutions to the world’s greatest problems.

Unreasonable Angels believe that given the right support, entrepreneurs and their ventures can achieve earth-bending impact and tackle some of the greatest social and environmental challenges of our time. Unreasonable Angels are directly connected to vetted ventures of the Unreasonable Institute.

Stay tuned for our high impact ventures in 2017.


Social innovation is a novel solution to a social problem that is more effective, efficient, sustainable, or just, than present solutions and for which the value created accrues primarily to society as a whole rather than private individuals.

-Stanford Business School

Library in Nianiar

Nianiar is a village of around 1000 inhabitants in rural Senegal, situated in the Mbour region, near Louly Bentégné. This project, of constructing a library, aims to bring the gift of reading to those people living in the village, to improve their quality of life and their education...Read More.