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Phone+1 650 644 4530
DescriptionIT/software/internet venture fund


Russia Fund II, 7/2013 $102M


Menlo Park, USA
2735 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA, 94025


co-founder and managing partner
Managing Partner
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Almaz Capital

Founded in 2008, the Almaz Capital team practices a “geo-connect” venture strategy that is focused on early and expansion stage venture investments in high-growth tech sectors including enterprise and cloud computing, mobile, internet infrastructure and services, data storage and management, and ecommerce with an emphasis on Series A rounds in capital efficient businesses. Almaz Capital investors include Cisco, EBRD and IFC. The following companies are among Almaz Capital’s realized exits over the last three years: Qik, acquired by Skype in 2011; Yandex, IPO 2011; and Vyatta, acquired by Brocade in 2012. Almaz Capital has offices in Silicon Valley and in Moscow.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
StarWind Software 4/2014Series B$3.25M3
2can 3/2014Series B$5M3
If You Can 2/2014Series A$6.5M2
YaKlass 2/2014Venture Round$450k3
Nival 12/2013Series A$6M1
Acumatica 11/2013Series C$10M2
Cinarra Systems 10/2013Series A$4.5M2
GridGain Systems 7/2013Series B$10M3
2can 12/2012Series A$2M2
Hivext Technologies 4/2012Series A$2M1
nScaled 2/2012Series A$7M2 6/2011Venture Round1
AlterGeo 6/2011Venture Round$10M3
Travelmenu 5/2011Series A$1.6M2
Qik 1/2011Venture Round$6.3M2
Alawar Entertainment 2/2010Venture Round$3M1
Acumatica 11/2009Venture Round1



  1. Russia’s Almaz Capital raises more than $100m for latest fund ( [edit]
  2. Two Almaz Partners Establish $30m Fund for Russia ( [edit]
    Almaz Capital Russia Fund I Invests Nearly $1 Million Into Flirtic ( [edit]
    Almaz Makes Profitable Exit from SDN Provider Vyatta ( [edit]
    Almaz Acquires 30% of Russian Social Recruitment Portal Pruffi ( [edit]
    Yandex Jumps on First Day in Biggest 2011 Tech IPO ( [edit]
  3. StarWind Software Raises $3.25M in Series B VC Round ( [edit]
  4. Russian Square Clone 2can Raises $5M To Scale Up ( [edit]
  5. EA Founder Raises $6.5M From Greylock For Social And Emotional Learning Game ‘If You Can’ ( [edit]
  6. YaKlass raises $450,000 to help teachers tackle copying ( [edit]
  7. Nival Raises $6M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  8. Acumatica Raises $10M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  9. Cinarra Systems Raises $4.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  10. GridGain Systems Closes $10M Series B Venture Financing ( [edit]
  11. Citation Needed [add]
  12. Russia's Jelastic Stores $2M Series A For Java App Hosting ( [edit]
  13. NScaled Raises $7M For Cloud-Based Recovery ( [edit]
  14. raises funding from Almaz Capital to transform online dating ( [edit]
  15. AlterGeo, The Foursquare-Of-Russia, Raises $10M From Intel Capital And Others ( [edit]
  16. Travelmenu secures $1.6M to push position in Russia and Ukraine ( [edit]
  17. Live Video Sharing Company Qik Quietly Raises $6.3 Million ( [edit]
  18. Almaz Buys 23% Stake in Alawar for $3M ( [edit]
  19. Acumatica ( [edit]
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