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Venture Capital Investor
VCVenture Capital Investor
Jan. 2013London, England, United KingdomLondon-based experienced Angel Investor with 10+ personal investments, 5 exits (3 of them to strategic investors) and >100% portfolio IRR. Focus on the Pre-seed and Seed stage startups in Fintech, EdTech, HRtech, PropTech, FoodTech, eCommerce, SaaS
Chief Operating Officer
Netology GroupChief Operating Officer
Jan. 2017 - Aug. 2018Moscow, RussiaNetology Group is top-3 EdTech company in Russia, online education market leader - Raised investment Round B for $5m from strategic investor Severgroup (one of the largest industrial holdings in Russia) with exit to VC funds, and participated in the round myself (bought 4.4% share) - Managed all operations and back-office (finance, business analytics, sales & marketing analytics, legal, HR, admin, video production), strategy and M&A
Investment Director (PE, VC, M&A)
PE & VCInvestment Director (PE, VC, M&A)
Oct. 2004 - Dec. 2016M&A, investments, asset management and operations experience at PE & VC funds starting from Investment Analyst in 2004 Extensive experiense of working with deep-tech and IT startups
Non-Executive Director
BTS Digital VenturesNon-Executive Director
Mar. 2021LuxembourgVC fund of ERG, a leading diversified natural resources group - As a Non-Executive Director and member of the Investment Committee of the fund responsible for management of FinTech, Edtech and eCommerce portfolio companies in Kazakhstan, launching new projects in Central Asia and exploring M&A opportunities in digital / IT sphere - Building a digital bank in Uzbekistan
Investment Director
Venture CapitalInvestment Director
Sep. 2018 - Feb. 2021Moscow, Russia- Managed all the investments of the newly established $80m VC fund with private LPs with focus on investing of up to $4m into early-stage IT startups in Russia & CIS, Europe, Central Asia and Middle East - In 2020-21 closed 9 deals in Mobility, EdTech, eCommerce, FinTech, B2B SaaS, Travel sectors with $15m invested - In 2019 closed one of the largest E-Commerce deals in Russia – primary investment of $1bn into AliExpress Russia (JV between Alibaba, Russian tech giant Mail.Ru Group and #2 Russian telecom operator MegaFon) - In 2019 closed a deal with IVI.ru, #1 Video-On-Demand platform in Russia, – primary investment of $40m together with tier-1 VCs – Baring Vostok Capital Partners, RTP Global, Mubadala Capital
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