Acquired by on February 15, 2012
Funding Received
$20 Million in 3 Rounds from 5 Investors
Description: is a Russian-based e-commerce platform offering various brands of shoes, bags, gloves and shoe care products.

Company Details

June, 2010
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The online store offers users a professional and seamless service and access to a wide range of shoes by the world’s most famous brands. In addition to shoes, also has a wide range of accessories including bags, gloves and shoe care products. delivers anywhere in Russia and guarantees the protection of personal customer data, order information and payments. Sapato’s daily traffic exceeds 200,000 site visits with sales growing by five times over the first six months of 2011. The company is on the list of top-20 largest e-shops in Russia. was launched in June 2010 by Fast Lane Ventures. FLV adopted successful online shoe companies’ models from the US and European markets to the demands and nuances of the Russian market. The company is headed by Matthieu Lannegrand who has significant expertise in the Russian and European shoe market. was originally funded by Fast Lane Ventures. The company has also completed several rounds of fundraising with eVenture Capital Partners, Kinnevik, Direct Group and Intel Capital.

In Feburary 2012 Fast Lane Ventures sold to Ozon; the acquisition being the company's first exit and first notable transaction in the e-commerce segment in Runet for more than a year.

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Funding Rounds (3) - $20M


Investors (5)

  • 6b25f6326384adc9f1518b5a9d2a3772

    Direct Group

    Direct Group was founded in 1990
  • 04b937c5e63fe990b88bfc59bc00d57a

    Investment AB Kinnevik

    Investment AB Kinnevik was founded in 1936 and thus embodies seventy five years of...
  • 1adc4cc32d1e1ba5ca2905312a2a80cd

    Intel Capital

    Intel Capital, Intel's global investment organization, makes equity investments in innovative...
  • 950116f3efb02938bd28a3cc86aaee9d

    early-stage VC with global setup
  • 724ff85ef455d7435fbfd5a68b4bf524

    Fastlane Ventures

    Fastlane Ventures is a company focused on the development, launch and promotion of innovative...

Offices/Locations (1)

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