Team

  • Fedotov Mikhail

    Director of the managing general partner, key person, member of the investment committee of the «Russian-Belarusian Venture Fund»

    Member of the Management Board of RVC. Previously worked on executive positions in the Apsis Glob investment-development company, INVEST AG private equity fund, RENOVA-StroyGroup, worked in various commercial organizations both in Russia and abroad as head of financial, economic and investment departments.

    Graduated from the Higher School of Economics majoring in “Financial Management” and from the Russian State University for the Humanities with a degree in Social Philosophy. Holds a Global Master in Finance IE Business School (Madrid).

  • Kalinin Dmitry

    Director of the general partner – «Belarusian Innovation Fund», member of the investment committee of the «Russian-Belarusian Venture Fund»

    Has  wealth of experience and expertise in investment projects implementation and support. He was the main coordinator of a large Belarusian-Chinese telecommunication project. Also he was responsible for launching and managing marketing and investor relations departments at the National Agency of Investments and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus. Dmitry is a member of management board in a number of companies, including Composite Materials LLC and Venture Company CIT EurAsEC LLC. He is also a member of several advisory groups committees including the development of innovative entrepreneurship and venture financing in the Republic of Belarus. Dmitry has 15 years’ experience in research and teaching in the field of world economy and business internationalization. He has a PhD in Economic sciences and more than 80 scientific academic papers and publications.

  • Vasiliev Anton

    Senior investment officer of the managing general partner, key person, member of the investment committee  of the «Russian-Belarusian Venture Fund»

    has more than 18 years investment and managerial experience, a huge experience in strategic management, risk management and legal issues.

    Previously he was employed as a senior stuff in financial department of “Mechel”, had Chairman of the Board of Directors position at “Uglemetbank”

    Till 2011, he was Director of legal Affairs at the private investment Fund “Invest AG”. Managing M&A projects, companies IPO preparation for. Participated in the creation of the venture Fund and various of venture investments.

    Bachelor’s degree in law from Novgorod state University, has a master’s degree from University of Manchester in law (LL.M), Executive MBA from “SKOLKOVO”.

  • Kanunnikov Alexey

    Investment director, key person

    Member of investment committees of 6 IT venture funds (“Softline Seed Fund”, “High technology Seed Fund”, “ACP Seed Fund”, “Accelerator venture Fund”, “Life sciences Seed Fund”, “Seed Fund TSU”). Previously, he managed the funds of the closed-end mutual investment Fund of long-term direct investments, being the President of managing company of JSC “MIR”. He managed closed-type unit investment fund with assets of more than 1.1 billion rubles and had other investment activities. He managed a project to launch and develop a new direction of activity – a framework for financial support of medium-sized businesses at Agency for Strategic Initiatives. Previously participated in financial and operating framework developing as a part of team in governmental office of the Russian Federation, participated in creating project portfolio management system for major areas of activity, conducted investment analysis and VEB project assessments in preparation for meetings of Supervisory board.

    Graduated at The Nottingham Trent University – European School of Economics and Budapest University of Economics.

  • Midov Islam

    Investment director

    Engaged in attracting and analyzing projects as well as structuring transactions. Previously advised clients about mergers and acquisitions, strategy and business valuation at Moscow PWC office. He is a member of the Board of Directors in several companies, including Exoatlet and Ubic. He is a certified Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Finance from Plekhanov University.

  • Yuranov Andrey

    Member of the investment committee of the «Russian-Belarusian Venture Fund»

    has more than 10 years experience of working in investments. He held different ranks in the leading bank in Belarus in investment lending and corporate business. He was a coordinator of international privatization project targeted on preparing M&A transactions in accordance with best international practices. Andrey has a range of international certificates in the area of financial modeling and analysis, capital markets and project management.