Investing Profile

Herman Kienhuis(173)

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Former strategist and digital product executive turned tech investor. Supporting entrepreneurs to build AI software companies to serve the world, not eat it.

curiosityvc.comAmsterdam, Netherlands
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Connected to Rouven Dresselhaus (Cavalry Ventures).

McKinsey & Company Network
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INSEAD Network
45 CONNECTIONS
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Curiosity VC Managing Partner
$500K - $2.0M
$1M
61
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Freesi
SeedJun 2022$1.8M
$1.8M
AlphaAR
SeedMar 2022$800K
$800K
Deeploy
SeedJan 2022$1.1M
$1.1M
Contentoo
Venture RoundOct 2021$1.2M
$1.2M
Anyways
Pre Seed RoundSep 2021€700K
€700K
Clubee
Seed RoundJun 2021€510K
€510K
MeetingPackage
Seed RoundMay 2021
CopyMonkey.AI
Angel RoundMay 2021$60K
$60K
Curiosity is an Amsterdam-based VC-firm, founded in 2021. We focus on early-stage (seed/series A) investments in AI-driven B2B software companies in Netherlands/Belgium, Nordics and Baltics. We want to work with high integrity, low ego founders and their diverse teams supporting them in building digital business that have a real impact on businesses and people's lives.
We don't in invest in pre-product companies. We don't invest in companies based outside our geographic scope. We don't invest in hardware.
Managing Partner Curiosity2021 - Present
Managing Partner River Venture Partners2015 - Present
Venture Partner Newion Partners2020 - 2021
Managing Director KPN Ventures2016 - 2019
Managing Director SanomaVentures2012 - 2015
Director Business Development Sanoma Digital2007 - 2012
Director Strategy & Corporate Development Sanoma2004 - 2007
Strategy consultant McKinsey & Company1998 - 2004
INSEAD MBA Management
RijksUniversiteit Groningen MSc Chemical Engineering