5 years experience as managing partner in Lighthouse Legal with focus on government contracts, R&D subsidies and grants. Member of expert and public boards at various federal agencies and ministries. Master of laws (UC Berkeley), VC & equity courses (UC Berkeley & 500 Startups). Founder and Head of the Board at "Young lawyers of Russia" (NGO).
10 years of experience as the corporate lawyer. Ex-head of corporate (legal) department at CJSC «Capital Financial Corporation». Ex-head of corporate department at LLC «RusAlyans Stroy». Has strong experience in Russian and international business and corporate law, due diligence. Graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University)
Specializes at preliminary expertise and scouting of tech startups (pre-seed and seed stages). Training program VC Analyst at Eurasian Venture Academy(EVA Academy) (2018), Corporate Tracker IIDF School (2020). Graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration with a degree in international marketing (2021).
CEO & Founder at Angry Citizen Ltd. Founder in Intelligent Social Systems Ltd (Russian Software Company). Ex-head of the «Zworykin project» at the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
10 years of experience in sales and business development management in large Russian and international companies, in the fields of oil and gas and IT. 5 years of experience in the investment industry as a private investor and venture partner. Graduated from Samara State Economic University, specialization in Economics and Management. Vice President of the Business Club.
10 years of experience in Foundation for assistance to small innovative enterprises (FASIE) as the head of the program to support young innovators and the head of the grant programs for high-tech small enterprises. 1 year of experience in the Federal corporation for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises as a manager for supporting fast-growing high-tech innovative companies. Chairman of the innovation committee of the New People party. Head of the staff of the Youth Public Chamber of Russia. Member of the International Association of Journalists in Brussels.
In April 2021, we released the results of a study where we:
- identified trends in the use of government support measures as a way to attract additional funding
- analyzed 130 deals made on the Russian market from July 2018 to December 2020
- interviewed the startups founders regarding the experience of using government support measures or the reasons for the lack of such experience