The fund invests in advanced technologies in the oil and gas field, traditional energy, the industrial Internet of things and robotics. Besides, the Fund’s investments focus on projects in the areas of additive technologies, sensing, big data and machine learning.
The Fund was established as an investment partnership managed by TerraVC LLC.
TerraVC is an investment company founded by North Energy Ventures partners Danila Shaposhnikov and Ivan Protopopov, managing partner of Phystech Ventures Pyotr Lukyanov and ex-top manager of Schlumberger and Baker Hughes Vasily Larionov. Saad Bargash, a former partner of Lime Rock Partners, and Alexey Basov, Investment Director of RVC JSC (ex-VP at Mail.ru, Finam), joined the supervisory board of the Fund.
TerraVC incorporates its portfolio companies in existing sales channels in global markets, chiefly in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Moreover, TerraVC helps portfolio companies find talents, attracting the best professionals from the market, expand product lines, including through technological scouting, build an effective intellectual property protection strategy pinpointed at increase in the company's capitalization.