Derk Aalbers Director Finance and Operations at Maven 11

19 July 2022

AMSTERDAM, Wednesday 13 July 2022 - Maven 11, the Amsterdam-founded blockchain and crypto asset investment firm, has appointed Derk Aalbers as Director Finance and Operations. Previously Aalbers worked in various positions for KPMG, including in international audit. Derk holds a masters degree in Financial Business Administration from the VU University Amsterdam and is registered as accountant with The Royal Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants. 

Joost van der Plas, CEO at Maven 11: “Derk will play an essential role in the team and will do so by supporting the implementation of the expansion strategy. Derk will play an essential role in our growth trajectory.” In his new position Aalbers will focus in building robust financial reporting and in doing so will be fundamental in the next growth phase of Maven 11.

Maven 11 was founded in 2015 and has run a venture investment approach since 2017. Last December, Maven 11 announced the closing of its second fund, Venture Fund II, at $ 120 million. With the fresh funding Maven 11 is set to continue to back phenomenal projects from inception to launch.

About Maven 11 

Maven 11 is a blockchain and crypto asset investment firm that invests in and supports its ventures globally. The teams Maven 11 partners with are on a rigorous quest to solve most exciting problems and make the necessary shift towards a decentralised future. Maven 11 is registered and fully compliant with local regulators and takes pride in an ethical approach to investing. More information on