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, Dnevnik.ru. Runa’s first exit -from the UK company Thinkgrid- was in August 2012.
|Station X||9/2012||Series B||$5M||1|
|Station X||7/2012||Venture Round||$1.26M||1|
|Qualiteam Software||12/2011||Series A||$1.5M||1|
|BigTime Software||10/2011||Series A||$2.7M||4|
|Hivext Technologies||12/2010||Venture Round||$500k||1|