Investments
49 Investments in 40 Companies
Exits
5 Acquisitions
Founders:
Andre Bliznyuk, Ilya Zubarev, Serguei Beloussov, Dmitry Chikhachev
Headquarters:
Moscow
Funds Raised:
$335M
Categories:
Software, Cloud Computing, Venture Capital
Description:
Runa Capital is a $200M VC fund run by a team of successful tech entrepreneurs and investors.
Website:
http://www.runacap.com

Investor Details

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Founded:
2010
Contact:
Type:
Venture Capital that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, and Debt Financing Investments
Investment Size:
1M - 10M
Sectors:
Cloud applications for SMBs, Complex software (infrastructure & system SW, cybersecurity, virtualization, big data & analytics), IT for vertical markets: FinTech, EduTech, Digital healthcare, Public services.
Regions:
USA, European Union, Israel, Eastern Europe

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.

  • Nginx
    Nginx, Inc. offers advanced Internet infrastructure software helping companies match increasing demand for faster web experiences at scale.
    Dec 9, 2014 - Invested in $20M Series B with 3 others
  • Acumatica
    Acumatica is a leading provider of cloud business management software that empowers small and mid-size businesses to unlock their potential
    Oct 21, 2014 - Invested in $13.3M Venture Round with 3 others
  • Brainly
    Brainly.com is an online social network enabling its users to form study groups.
    Oct 14, 2014 - Invested in $9M Series A with 2 others
  • SchoolMint
    SchoolMint helps schools and families manage the admissions process, simply and cost effectively.
    Sep 19, 2014 - Invested in $2.2M Seed Round with 8 others
  • Ecwid
    Ecwid enables merchants to add an online store to their existing website, mobile site or social network
    May 28, 2014 - Invested in $5M Series B with 1 other
  • drchrono
    drchrono is a medical platform for doctors and patients, enabling them to maintain and share electronic health care records.
    Apr 10, 2014 - Invested in $2.6M Debt Financing with 4 others
  • Flashnotes
    Flashnotes is a crowdsourced educational marketplace allowing students to exchange academic materials.
    Feb 3, 2014 - Invested in $3.6M Series A with 3 others
  • CloudPartner
    Cloudpartner offers German small IT businesses the ability to outsource their business into the cloud, using local data storage, and to
    Jan 27, 2014 - Invested in $2M Series A

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    Tsvetnoy Boulevard, 11

    Building 6, 6 floor

    Moscow, 127051

    RUS