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Oxford University, AMP Diploma
Kazakh Economic University, B.A.
International Economics
Kazakh State Law Academy, B.A.

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Kenges Rakishev

Mr. Rakishev has been a director of the Company and Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors since October 2, 2012.

Mr. Rakishev served as a director of the Company’s predecessor, Net Element, Inc., from April 23, 2012 until October 2, 2012.

Mr. Rakishev has been Chairman of SAT & Company JSC since November 2008. Since August 2011, he has been a non-executive director and Chairman of SAT & Co Netherlands N.V. and, since September 2011, Mr. Rakishev has been a director of SatFerro Limited.

Since December 2010, Mr. Rakishev has been a Chairman of several companies including: Jinsheng SAT (Tianjin) Commercial and Trading Co., Ltd.; Ulanhot Jinyuanda Heavy Chemical Industry Co., Ltd; Baicheng Jinsheng Nickel Industry Co., Ltd.; and Taonan City Jinsheng Metallurgical Products Co.

From October 2004 through the present Mr. Rakishev has served as a Vice-President of the Union of Chambers of Commerce of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since 2010, Mr. Rakishev has been the Vice-President of The Boxing Association of Republic of Kazakhstan and, since 2011, he has been the Vice-President of Asian Boxing Confederation.

Mr. Rakishev holds a B.A. (Law) from the Kazakh State Law Academy and a B.A (International Economics) from the Kazakh Economic University.

Mr. Rakishev also has a AMP Diploma from Oxford University.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
IQcard 12/2013Series B$3.7M3
Fastlane Ventures 12/2012Venture Round$13M1
mobli 9/2012Series B$22M1
TriPlay 8/2012Series C$5M1
Net Element International 5/2012Venture Round$32M1
Radio Runt Inc. 1/2012Seed$1M1



  1. IQcard Raises $3.7M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  2. Fastlane Ventures Secures $13M from Kenges Rakishev ( [edit]
  3. Photo- And Video-Sharing App Mobli Raises $22M From Kazakhstan Investor Kenges Rakishev And Others ( [edit]
  4. TriPlay Rakes In $5M And A New Oligarch Investor To Take Its Consumer Cloud To Europe + Asia ( [edit]
  5. Net Element Receives $32M from Kenges Rakishev ( [edit]
  6. New Rallee 'Push-to-Talk' App Announces Nov 28 Launch, Receives Investment from Noted Global Business Leader Kenges Rakishev ( [edit]
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