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Phone+7 (495) 725-55-40
DescriptionInvestment Management arm of VTB Capital


VTB Capital Aurora Innovation & Nanotechnology L.P., 11/2011 $100M


Moscow, RUS
10, block C, Presnenskaya emb.
Moscow, 123317, RUS


Director. Venture Capital
Global Head of Venture Capital
Chief Executive Officer Global Head of Portfolio Management Business
Head of Portfolio Management Department
Head of Research
Global Head of Private Equity and Special Situations


VTB Capital Investment Management

VTB Capital venture business leads the way in the venture capital market in Russia and the CIS. Investing in Russian innovative cutting-edge technology is among VTB Capital’s priorities.

Over the past few years VTB Capital venture business has backed over 30 companies in rapidly growing sectors of economy including cloud technologies, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, energy efficiency, Russian E-commerce and consumer internet. We bet on growing demand for unique technologies and innovative business models specifically tailored for different industries.

The long-term partnership with Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), one of the top global venture firms, plays a key role for VTB Capital venture business. The portfolio companies obtain vital global exposure and the ability to build international partnerships to penetrate foreign markets. VTB Capital believes that the potential of Russian technologies in today’s global economy remains hugely unexplored. We are confident in numerous high-return start-up opportunities originating out of leading Russian scientific research institutions and pioneer IT companies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants 3/2013Venture Round$11M3 11/2012Series C$15M2
Avalanche Technology 7/2012Series D$30M6
Fastlane Ventures 4/2012Series C$18M1
Rolith 4/2012Series A$5M2 3/2012Venture Round$10M4
Eccentex Corporation 3/2012Private Equity$7.71M1
aiHit 10/2011Venture Round$5.5M1



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  2. Russia’s VTB Capital Acquires Rolith, Inc. ( [edit]
    SmS Tenzotherm GmbH announced today it has received Series A funding from DFJ VTB Capital Aurora Innovation & Nanotechnology Fund ( [edit]
    DFJ VTB Capital Aurora invests in Avalanche Technology, leading innovator of a new class of non-volatile magnetic memory and product solutions ( [edit]
  3. Russian travel site raises $11M, named ‘most innovative’ by Fast Company ( [edit]
  4. At 9 Million Users Strong, Fab Raises More Money And Is Just Getting Warmed Up ( [edit]
  5. Avalanche Amasses $30M to Bring MRAM Mainstream ( [edit]
  6. Fast Lane Ventures Receives $18M Series C Investment ( [edit]
  7. Rolith, Inc. Receives $5 Million Investment From DFJ VTB Capital Aurora and AGC America Inc. ( [edit]
  8. Raises $10M in Funding ( [edit]
  9. SEC ( [edit]
  10. aiHit Raises US$5.5M from VTB Capital ( [edit]
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