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General Information



Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), BS 1995
Computer Science in Global Ecology
Moscow School #5 (1230), MS 1990
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Current Companies

VP Sales
Board Member

Former Companies

General Manager, Consumer & Online - Russia
Country Manager - Russia & CIS
Country Manager, Russia & CIS

Web Presences


Photo Credit

Pavel Cherkashin / Business Angel (http://www.pavelcherkashin.com)

Pavel Cherkashin

One of the leading business angels and early-stage private investors in Russia

Founder of Actis Systems (www.actis.ru) - leading Russian web design company (now part of Wunderman), AdWatch (www.adwatch.ru) - leading online ad agency (now part of Isobar/Aegis), Sputnik Labs - leading provider of CRM solutions in Russia (now TechnoServ Consulting) and several other companies.

As General Manager Pavel was involved in establishing Russian business of Siebel Systems (now Oracle), Adobe, Microsoft Advertising.

As private investor and mentor Pavel supported several successful online startups, including Tvigle (www.tvigle.ru) - leading online TV portal in Russia, Toonbox (www.toonbox.ru) - award-winning cartoon producer, ID East (www.id-east.ru) - leading mobile app developer, Krible (www.krible.ru), Copiny (www.copiny.com) and many others.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
GdeSlon 10/2013Venture Round4
GBooking 8/2013Seed$1M3
Kuznech 8/2012Seed$700k3
Kuznech 8/2011Seed$25k3
Kuznech 8/2011Angel$1.2M2



  1. Affiliate marketing firm GdeSlon attracts top investors (rusbase.com) [edit]
  2. Gbooking Raises $1 Million From Russian And Israeli Angel Investors (goaleurope.com) [edit]
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  5. Skolkovo residents announcement (i-gorod.com) [edit]
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