Government fund of funds
Development institute of the Russian Federation

RVC — Investment Activity

The RVC aggressively attracts private Russian and foreign investments into the main segments of the Russian economy, as well as bringing new participants into Russia’s innovation ecosystem. RVC also contributes to the development of new investment tools to be competitive in the national venture capital market.

This activity is implemented through the creation of funds on the basis of a public-private partnership. The RVC pays particular attention to knowledge-intensive sectors with low levels of private capital, which are essential for a the development of a balanced innovation system.

Developing the venture capital market and introducing global best practices in fund management, RVC provides market participants with methodological support and consultations on a wide range of issues. The company takes part in developing fund concepts (strategy, main parameters, mandates, management system etc.), works on creating mechanisms (criteria, procedures) for selection of the management teams of funds, provides methodological and expert guidance for fund activities, and organizes discussions with potential investors. The work with potential investors takes place is a dual strategy. First, the company assists in analyzing the written strategy and business plans of the funds, determining goals that can be achieved with their backing. Then, the company assists in preparing documents for review by management bodies that make decisions on their participation in fund formation.

The use of financial instruments should contribute to the emergence and commercialization of breakthrough developments, improvement of the competitiveness of Russian technology companies on the world market and the development of the country's export potential.

  • 22
    RVC-backed funds operating as of 2016
    33
    RUB billion is the total value of RVC-backed funds
  • 20.4
    RUB billion total volume of RVC's investment obligations in fund creation during the period of operation
    11
    funds in the form of investment partnership agreements
  • 22
    regional venture funds provided with expert support for widening their functionality, including through development of new investment instruments
    2.6
    RUB billion total amount of approved investments in portfolio companies in 2016
  • 214
    projects approved for investment during RVC’s operations
    17.7
    RUB billion total volume of approved investments in innovation companies during the period of operation
  • 11
    exits from portfolio companies as at the end of 2016
    34
    design companies investments approved by funds with the RVC capital in 2016

RVC-backed funds

The RVC capital fund portfolio includes funds for the early stages, and seed funds, special-purpose, capital funds and supporting funds for the infrastructure and service projects of the technological entrepreneurship market.

ЗПИФ ОР(В)И «ВТБ фонд венчурный» ЗПИФ ОР(В)И «Инновационные решения» ЗПИФ ОР(В)И «Лидер-Инновации» ЗПИФ ОР(В)И «Максвелл Биотех» ЗПИФ ОР(В)И «Новые технологии» ФОНД «БИОФАРМАЦЕВТИЧЕСКИЕ ИНВЕСТИЦИИ РВК» (БИОФОНД РВК ИНФРАСТРУКТУРНЫЕ ИНВЕСТИЦИИ РВК (ИНФРАФОНД РВК) ФОНД ПОСЕВНЫХ ИНВЕСТИЦИЙ РВК (ФПИ РВК) ВЕНЧУРНЫЙ ФОНД ИНВЕСТИЦИЙ В ГРАЖДАНСКИЕ ТЕХНОЛОГИИ ОПК(«ГРАЖДАНСКИЕ ТЕХНОЛОГИИ ОПК») ДИТ «РусБиоВенчурс» (RBV Capital) ДИТ «Da Vinci Pre-IPO Fund» ДИТ Фонд «Финематика авиакосмический» ДИТ «North Energy Fund I Seed» Phystech Ventures II IPA Russian-Belorussian Venture Investment Fund IPA ДИТ «Посевной фонд Софтлайн» ДИТ «Посевной фонд высоких технологий» ДИТ «Венчурный фонд-акселератор» ДИТ «Посевной фонд ЭйСиПи» ДИТ «Посевной фонд в области живых систем» RVC IVFRT LP RUSSIAN VENTURE CAPITAL I LP

Initiatives

Expert and methodological support and educational programs for the employees of regional funds supported by RVC.
RVC's Partnership Conference is one of RVC's key events on the promotion of portfolio and management companies directed to work with the network of partners, representatives of the investment community, and development corporations and institutes.
The marketing support of portfolio companies by RVC, including support by taking part in branch and investment events, promotion of the release of analytical reports, promoting technologies, products and services, and development of corporate branding etc.
Organizational support for portfolio companies, including promotion by monitoring competition in the marketplace, sponsoring programs, state special-purpose programs, preparation of relevant applications and documents as well as other materials, support in arranging meetings with representatives of the state executive authorities, interested ministries and departments.
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