Our reason for being

Making the future of learning a reality now.
We empower world-changing leaders in education and learning with future-minded solutions.
Learning futures
We advise institutions, organisations, and thought leaders to translate expertise into forward-thinking learning and development solutions.
Accessible experiences
As the world changes, there are more possibilities than ever to meet learners where they are. We help remove barriers to access so everyone, everywhere, can learn and develop.
Simple scalability
Through strategic consultation, hands-on client support, and accessible technology, we help organisations scale their learning capabilities – simply and effectively.

Our values

At Curio, our values form the backbone of our culture, drive our performance, and underpin our behaviour. They guide our actions and shape how we interact with clients, each other.

We are eager to know and understand. We constantly look for ways to innovate and work more effectively across our global team. Curio seeks to empathise with your context, goals and challenges, then finds new ways to help you.

Creative and resourceful

We pursue new approaches, ideas and technologies, and are passionate about overcoming obstacles. Together, we trust that we will see things through. Curio leverages our collective capabilities, experiences and resources to solve your challenges. We encourage entrepreneurial thinking and embrace new ideas.

Thriving organisation

We take responsibility for our actions and manage ourselves and our operations to ensure Curio’s long-term success and sustainability. Curio respects your time and investment through being effective, efficient and balanced in our work with you.

Learn and grow

We actively seek feedback, reflect on it, and action it. That is how we learn and grow, individually and collectively. Curio searches for opportunities to share our learnings, just as we learn from working with you.

Connect and collaborate

We love working together. We find new ways to work and develop together, as teams. We respect all contributions, recognising we will have a greater impact when we all contribute. Curio works with you to build a strong, long-lasting partnership.

Our history

Curio timeline
2015 - Foundation
Our journey begins in Melbourne, whilst working with the management consulting firm Nous, David begins working on the platform.
2015 - Doors open

David starts working at Curio full time in October 2016.

Curio Faculty is born and RMIT Online is one of the first clients.

2017 & 2018 - Recognition

Finalists in the Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Fast Starters 2017 & 2018 lists.

2018 - Strategic opportunity

Launch of Curio Learning Design as a new service offering.

2019 - Going Global

Sydney & London offices open.

Course Hub (formerly known as Palette) is created.

2020 & 2021 - Acknowledgment

Recognised as a Financial Times Fastest Starter in 2020 & 2021.

Launch of the Curio LMS+
(previously Scaffold).

2023 - Global Expansion

USA office opens.

2024 - Acceleration

Served more than 100 clients, over 500,000 learning hours delivered, 100,000+ students served, a team of 200 & operating in 7 countries - Curio Group moves from a start-up to a scale-up.

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What are people saying about us

Client testimonials


Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Fast Starters in 2017
Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Fast Starters in 2017
Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Fast Starters in 2018
Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Fast Starters in 2018
Financial Times fastest growing companies in 2020 and 2021
Financial Times fastest growing companies in 2020 and 2021
BETTER FUTURE Melbourne Design Awards 2023

In partnership with Kids First Australia, Curio advised, designed and built the To Future Me (www.tofutureme.org.au) consent education e-learning platform which won Gold at the Better Future Melbourne Design Awards 2023

Recognised in the Online Learning category on the 2023 Australian and New Zealand EdTech 50 list
In partnership with Edith Cowan University, Curio conducted a Research Integrity learning project which won the RMIT Paul Taylor Awards for Excellence in Research Management Practice 2023

Our clients

We have worked with clients of all sizes to deliver many wonderful things

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