We are the Asian operation of the Nijkerk Group focusing on
Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and Thailand.

Nijvest invests and develops IT companies that focus on three key components, namely Industrial Processes, Mobile Devices and Social Interaction.

We are involved as early as the inception phase: from conceptualization to prototype and product development, including the formation of the leadership team and guidance on business plan development. We create the Go-to- Market strategies, set-up strategic partnerships as well as provide management support in the operational phase for commercial launch and growth.

Nijvest provides both Seed and Growth Capital throughout the entire startup development phases.


Privately-held Industrial IT company
Founded in 1959 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • HQ: Amsterdam – Singapore
  • 2015 Revenue  > € 113 million
  • 2015 Capital base > € 62 million
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Our Mission

Delivering Innovative Industrial IT Solutions with
Social Interaction on Mobile Devices

Management Team

Richard is the Managing Director of Nijkerk Holding (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Nijvest Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore). He joined Nijkerk Holding in 1989 and, during his 26+ years of experience, he acquired Ferranti Computer Systems and founded Nijkerk Transport Systems, which merged into the former in 2001. Furthermore, he expanded the footprint of the Nijkerk Group into Asia (Singapore and Japan, 2011).

Richard graduated with a dual degree in B.S. Econ (with a concentration in Finance) and a Bachelor in Applied Sciences (with a major in Electrical Engineering) from University of Pennsylvania in 1986. He further completed his graduate studies in 1989 with a M.A. in International Economics at The John Hopkins University, Washington D.C.

Affiliated Companies


Corporate Social Responsiblity

Art has the ability to change the world

Nijvest understands the importance of a thriving arts culture in society. Through our support of talented Singaporean artists and institutes and by promoting awareness in the arts, Nijvest’s involvement represents our dedication towards building a more culturally vibrant community.

Projects are currently supported in Singapore and The Netherlands.

Bus number 8, 22, 24, 28, 43, 58, 70, 76, 80, 158
Nearest MRT Station – Tai Seng (Exit B) – refer to route map
Along Paya Lebar Road, drive into Ubi Ave 3 and make a Left turn into Ubi Road 1 (Oxley Bizhub is the glass building on the Left). Drive straight into the basement carpark and make a Left turn after pillar M7. Access to Lift Lobby via the exit (grey) door.


71 Ubi Road 1
#10-46 Oxley BizHub
Singapore 408732


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