Tom Kist

Founder and Managing Partner

Tom is an energetic, ambitious and hands-on venture capitalist, investor and manager. He has a strong network and vast experience in corporates, SME businesses, as well as early stage enterprises.

Beginnings in Finance


Tom started his international career at TNT Group and CEVA Logistics. In a variety of finance roles, he gained vast experience in Asia, Australia and South America as well as M&A experience and Private Equity exposure.

Back to Dutch roots

After having spent some time in the Philippines for CEVA, Tom moved back to help build Dutch mid-market Private Equity business (Nedvest Capital). His experience at Nedvest included origination and execution of deals, raising debt financing, actively co-leading portfolio companies and driving the exits of several businesses. From early 2014, Tom started focusing on early growth ventures with Marco, taking a hands-on approach when investing in talented entrepreneurs.

Helping companies scale, by supporting founders in areas that allow them to focus on the task at hand

When Tom is not working he is...

Playing hockey

Playing golf