We are building a curiosity centric company

We love to surround ourselves with curious and empathic people

the Curipod team

About us

We are building the world's first curiosity platform


For too long, education has been focusing on remembering, recalling and memorizing. We have seen the greatness of what a curious person can accomplish. We are on a mission to spark curiosity in peoples lives and make questioning everything something you do everyday, because it is fun and energising.

The team

Co-founder & CEO

Jens Aarre Seip

Co-founder & CEO


I believe everyone has their own learning journey. At 17, I dropped out of high school, and it was a bumpy road finding back to the the passion for learning. Fast forward to 2019, I was in Singapore studying for my master’s degree, and doing a project on education in collaboration with McKinsey & Company. Insights from this project, and my own school background, sparked the idea of Curipod.

I learn something new everyday, and it would never happen if it wasn’t for the inner motivation I found while studying. A couple of years later, having experience from building software and products, I’m still in pursuit of learning things in a quick and ever lasting way.

Co-founder & CTO

Frikk Fossan

Co-founder & CTO


Academic lead

Eirik Hernes Berre

Co-Founder & Academic Lead


I have always enjoyed teaching immensely and revel in sharing learning. As a classroom teacher, there is nothing better than help create and develop understanding. I have worked as a classroom teacher in Oslo, as private tutor in Mozambique and as a learning assistant at NTNU, Norway. The very best thing about teaching is that you get to learn everything twice.

I love learning new things and the discussions that follow from new insights. During my studies at NTNU, I worked as a part-time teacher for over 5 years and have firsthand experience of the struggles in the classroom. With my master's in AI technology and previous experience in building great products, I know that I want to combine my passion for education and technology to help spark curiosity in the classroom. Curipod is the perfect place for me, as I get to build a product that teachers thrive to use while working with the latest AI technology.

Employee with his cat named Lusk

Eskild Ruud Mageli

Senior Software and AI engineer



Ellen Barkost

Product Manager


As a young student, my discipline and drive to deliver results, blocked my curiosity and ability to explore. Eventually, through studies in Industrial Design and Entrepreneurship, I found a new curious spark in solving problems for users. With Curipod, I hope to help every student to get in touch with their curious side to make learning more meaningful and fun.

I have a pretty diverse background, having studied Zoology at university, I've researched animals around the world. I loved school and with a mix of dyslexia and ADHD I've always had to be creative with learning. The skills I gained were put to good use when I worked as a private tutor. So how did I become a software engineer? I was introduced to the joy of coding at a startup summer school in Japan and have never looked back. I love that I can combine all my experiences and join Curipod helping students learn to love learning.

Employee with a deer in Japan

Sophie Haugland Pedersen

Software Engineer


What drives us

We believe the best learning happens when the learning process is driven by an intrinsic motivation to learn, where asking questions and discussion with others are key elements.

By providing teachers and students with the right tool, combining technology with the human touch, the motivation and excitement for learning is only a few minutes away.

Academic lead

Educational technology made in Norway

We are a remote distributed team proudly based in Norway. Being a part of Scandinavia’s thriving edtech culture, we bring the latest development of edtech inspired by Scandianvian pedagogy.

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