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Descriptioninternational tech-focused venture fund



Tsvetnoy Boulevard, 11
Building 6, 6 floor
Moscow, 127051, RUS


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Runa Capital

Runa Capital is $135 mln technology-focused venture capital firm whose investments have created or incubated companies with more than US$10 billion in assets. It was established to seek growth opportunities in the rapidly growing areas of the tech sector, with specific focus on cloud computing and other hosted services, virtualization and mobile applications. The key execution point is to select promising teams and drive and support them in the global marketplace, turning them into international champions.

Founded by Serguei Beloussov, Ilya Zubarev (founders of Parallels and Acronis) , Dmitry Chikhachev (Ericsson, Ritzio, Uvenco) and advised by Alexander Galitsky (Almaz Capital Partners) Runa Capital is run by a team of successful entrepreneurs, most of whom have worked together for over 15 years.

It is a united team with broad geographical and cross-industry experience, as well as an extensive professional network. Runa Capital investment team members possess an excellent track record in tech investments.

Runa Capital’s investments announced to date include: Nginx, Talkbits, Jelastic, Metabar, Travelmenu, BigTime® Software, Ecwid, StopTheHacker, Capptain, B2B-Center, Infratel, LinguaLeo, Runa’s first exit -from the UK company Thinkgrid- was in August 2012.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
drchrono 4/2014Debt$2.6M6
Flashnotes 2/2014Series A$3.6M4
CloudPartner 1/2014Series A$2M1
drchrono 1/2014Venture Round6
Anturis 12/2013Series A$2M2
Acumatica 11/2013Series C$10M2
Wallarm 11/2013Seed$500k1
Nginx 10/2013Series B$10M5
RocketBank 10/2013Seed$2M1
VitaPortal 9/2013Series B$1.35M2
Eruditor 9/2013Series B$12M3
Lendio 8/2013Series B$4.5M3
Venturocket 7/2013Series A$700k3
Playtox 6/2013Series A$3M1
BackupAgent 3/2013Venture Round$2M2
uBank 2/2013Series A$8M1
GRUZOBZOR 2/2013Venture Round$1M1
Cellrox 1/2013Series A$4.7M3
ClipClock 11/2012Venture Round$500k1
Eruditor 10/2012Series A$4M2
Talkbits 10/2012Venture Round$2M1
Station X 9/2012Series B$5M1 9/2012Venture Round$5M1
Infratel 8/2012Series A$3M2
Station X 7/2012Venture Round$1.26M1
B2B-Center 6/2012Venture Round4
StopTheHacker 2/2012Series A$1.1M2 1/2012Series B$5M1
Qualiteam Software 12/2011Series A$1.5M1
ThinkGrid 10/2011Venture Round1
Nginx 10/2011Series A$3M3
BigTime Software 10/2011Series A$2.7M4
Travelmenu 5/2011Series A$1.6M2
Metabar 4/2011Venture Round$1M1
Hivext Technologies 12/2010Venture Round$500k1
OnAir3G 11/2010Venture Round$2M1



    Runa Capital Ups It Fund To $50M For Early-Stage Russian Startups ( [edit]
    Runa And Parallels Join Hands To Promote Cloud Products ( [edit]
    Runa Capital Invests In French Start-up Ubikod ( [edit]
    Russian Education Portal Bags $5 Mln Funding From Runa Capital ( [edit]
  1. drchrono Raises $2.69M in Convertible Debt Funding ( [edit]
  2. Flashnotes, A Peer-To-Peer Marketplace For College Study Materials, Picks Up Another $3.6M ( [edit]
  3. Berlin’s CloudPartner Secures $2M To Offer ‘USA-free’ Cloud Hosting To German SMBs ( [edit]
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  5. Anturis Raises $2 Million More To Grow Its IT-Monitoring Service For SMBs In The US ( [edit]
  6. Acumatica Raises $10M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  7. Runa Capital Invests $500K Into A Security Platform Built By Ex-White Hat Hackers ( [edit]
  8. Nginx Raises $10M Series B Round Led By NEA ( [edit]
  9. Russian Mobile-First Banking Startup, RocketBank, Nabs $2M From Runa Capital ( [edit]
  10. Russian Health Advice Site VitaPortal Merges With Local Medical Platform ZdorovieOnline, Gets $1.35M Funding Injection ( [edit]
  11. Eruditor Raises $12M in Funding ( [edit]
  12. Lendio Raises $4.5M in Series B funding ( [edit]
  13. Venturocket Grabs $700K To Kill Resume Spam, Build A Better “Pay-Per-Connection” Jobs Marketplace ( [edit]
  14. Playtox Raises $3M From Runa Capital To Take Its App Store-Shunning Mobile Browser MMOs Global ( [edit]
  15. BackupAgent In The Netherlands Gets $2M From Moscow’s Runa Capital To Go Global ( [edit]
  16. Russian Mobile Payment Startup uBank Raises $8M Series A From Runa Capital, Targets “Global” Expansion ( [edit]
  17. Russia’s Gruzobzor Raises $1M For Its B2B Platform For The Transportation Industry ( [edit]
  18. Cellrox Secures $4.7M Led by Runa Capital For Its BYOD Virtualization Solution ( [edit]
  19. Raises $2.5M in VC Funding from Runa Capital but got $500K only ( [edit]
  20. Another Online Labour-Booking Funding Win: Intel Capital Leads $4M Series A In Russia’s Eruditor ( [edit]
  21. Location-Based Voice-Messaging App Startup Talkbits Raises $2 Million From Early Stage VC Firm Runa Capital ( [edit]
  22. Station X Raises Additional $5M Led By Runa Capital To Help Crack The Genetic Code ( [edit]
  23. Receives $5M in Funding from Runa Capital ( [edit]
  24. Infratel Secures $3M in Funding to Build Telephony Solution for Channel & Cloud Providers Serving the SOHO Market ( [edit]
  25. VC Funding: Q3 2012 [edit]
  26. Da Vinci Capital, Insight Venture Partners, ALPHA Associates and Runa Capital invest in B2B-Center, Russia's Leading Online Procurement Marketplace ( [edit]
  27. StopTheHacker Helps Website Owners Combat Malware, Raises $1.1 Million ( [edit]
  28. Runa Capital Puts $5 million Into Education Platform With Expansion Plans ( [edit]
  29. Shopping Cart Software Maker Ecwid Raises $1.5M; Expands To US, UK ( [edit]
  30. ThinkGrid Secures Runa Capital Investment to Accelerate Growth ( [edit]
  31. Russian Nginx Raises $3 Million From International Investors ( [edit]
  32. BigTime Raises $2M For Cloud-Based Time And Billing Management Software ( [edit]
  33. Travelmenu secures $1.6M to push position in Russia and Ukraine ( [edit]
  34. Runa Capital invests $1M in Russian Browser Apps Builder ( [edit]
  35. Hivext secures $500,000 from Runa Capital for its Cloud dev platform. ( [edit]
  36. OnAir3G Raises $2M from Runa Capital ( [edit]
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