Curiosity is the fuel for

Curiosity is a community-driven venture capital firm
based in Amsterdam.

We support Nordic, Baltic, and Benelux founders in building responsible AI software companies that serve the world, not eat it.

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What we look for

Early Stage.
We focus on investments in software companies that have shipped their first product and are seeing positive feedback and traction from first customers and are aiming to accelerate their commercial development
Applied AI & Machine Learning.
We support b2b software companies that apply innovative data processing, machine learning and AI technologies to create value for businesses and society in four major areas:
  • Sustainable living
    (Proptech, Energy, ClimateTech)
  • Trusted Society
    (Legaltech, Privacy, Cybersecurity)
  • Future of Work
    (Enterprise SaaS, HRTech)
  • Future of Commerce
    (Fintech, Marketing, Logistics)
Benelux, Nordics, Baltics.
We focus on companies being built by talented teams in the fastest growing tech hubs in the Benelux 🇳🇱🇧🇪🇱🇺, Nordics 🇩🇰🇫🇮🇳🇴🇸🇪 and Baltics 🇪🇪🇱🇻🇱🇹 regions , with international ambition and aligned with European values

Our portfolio.

Software companies that serve the world, not eat it. Made with love in the best places in Europe.
And many more...

What founders say about us

“Maurice has been instrumental in the growth of Naq Cyber. He has been extremely helpful and very involved in matters such as network and fundraising. There's not a week that goes by in which we don't speak to Maurice and we feel like he's an integral part of the Naq Cyber team”

Nadia Kadhim
CEO & Co-founder NAQ Cyber

"During the four years from investment to exit, Herman supported us with his expertise and network. We benefited a lot from his hands-on financial knowledge; he actually read every piece of information we sent him and always gave valuable input. He is a trustworthy and engaged investor"

Adine Tjeenk Willink
CEO & Co-founder Nimbles

"Herman is a hands-on investor who quickly understands your
company vision, where it needs work and which milestones need to
be reached first. Whether that’s a two-hour session or quick sparring
over WhatsApp, he truly backs the entrepreneur"

Asbjørn Jørgensen
Founder & CEO

"I'm very excited to have Herman on board as an investor. Ever since he invested in us, he's been very approachable for feedback and advice. His knowledge and network have been very valuable for me to tap into at times where I needed some help"

Koen Droste
CEO & Co-founder Polarsteps

“Herman is a pragmatic and high-integrity person, who thinks along entrepreneurs and supports them where he can. A positive-critical investor with broad business knowledge. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with him again if the opportunity arises!”

Valentijn Bras
CEO & Founder Scoupy

“Maurice’s knowledge, experience and professional attitude contributed to the development of Neo Finance, especially in the areas of implementing and improving company’s go to market strategy, expansion plans and he has many ideas how to solve the difficulties and problems that may arise”

Evaldas Remeikis
Chairman NEO Finance

“In the crazy journey from pre seed stage up to series A Maurice supported us not only with money but also strategy, network, fundraising etc. Our joined journey with Litebit has not ended yet. Next to that I also became a co-investor with Maurice and Herman via their angel syndicate”

Kenny Rokven
Co-founder LiteBit