October 22, 2009 Russian Venture Company Seed Fund was established
Russian Venture Company announces launch of Russian Venture Company Seed Fund, Ltd. Seed Fund founding members are Russian Venture Company (99%) and Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (1%).
Capital under management of Russian Venture Company Seed Fund, Ltd. — 2 billion rubles.
The Seed Fund is focused on investing into Russian innovative companies with high growth potential on Russian and foreign technology markets.
The Seed Fund activities are assisted by Venture Partners and Initiators, who have access to scientific, material, technical and financial resources which are essential for Venture Partners’ activities.
In order to generate a deal flow and extend professional support to Seed Fund portfolio companies, we are building a System of Venture Partners, who search for innovative projects, prepare them for presentation to Investment committee, lend post-investment project support (render professional support to portfolio companies) and interact with venture professionals.
Venture Partners registration is conducted in accordance with the Regulations for the System of Venture Partners of Russian Venture Company Seed Fund and Their Registration Procedure and a Public Offer Contract (addendum to Regulations for the System of Venture Partners of Russian Venture Company Seed Fund and Their Registration Procedure).