- Andre Bliznyuk, Ilya Zubarev, Serguei Beloussov, Dmitry Chikhachev
- Funds Raised:
- Software, Cloud Computing, Venture Capital
- Runa Capital is a $200M VC fund run by a team of successful tech entrepreneurs and investors.
CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS PROFILE
Runa Capital is a global venture capital fund established to seek investment opportunities in rapidly growing areas of tech sector. We are constantly looking to invest in the best tech-companies. Runa Capital team currently manages two funds in the amount of $335M. A $135M Fund I had been launched in 2010; a $200M Runa Capital II had followed in 2014. Runa Capital II continues the existing strategy, with focus on cloud computing, hosted services, virtualization, complex software, and IT solutions for fintech, education, healthcare, and public services. Runa’s investments up to date include NGINX, Ecwid, Jelastic, Acumatica, Zopa, drchrono, SchoolMint, Wallarm, Brainly, and others.
We stick to our key competencies.We select projects based on our founding partners’ expertise in tech business, complex software, cloud computing, and internet services, including mobile applications.
We use our extended cloud ecosystem.We aim to efficiently utilize the resources of our technological partners (Parallels, Acronis, 1&1/United Internet, and a few others) as a knowledge base and a sales channel for our portfolio companies.
We help build barriers against competition.We look for projects with a high degree of ‘hard-to-clone’ or ‘long-to-clone’, potentially patentable IP and help them leverage it against competition.
We know all about efficient use of capital.Runa Capital team aims to invest on cofounder terms and prioritize projects with sensible development and marketing timeframes, budgets, and breakeven points.
We cherish hands-on approach.Being tech-entrepreneurs ourselves, we are able to actively guide and support our portfolio companies in business development, engineering, operations, strategy, next step funding, and liquidity.
Runa Capital key execution point is to select best tech companies and drive and support them in the global marketplace, turning them into international champions.
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