"MULTiKUBIK" company (known on the international market as CINEMOOD) attracted 263 million rubles of investments. Round leader, Russian and Belorussian venture investment fund RBF Ventures invested 140 million rubles.
Research results show how main market players acted in 2018 and how main industry trends developed. The rating considers three types of start-up investors: venture funds, business angels and corporations.
On December 18, at "Personnel for digital economy V 1.0» forum, deputy general director — investment director of RVC Aleksey Basov presented base parameters, strategy and key directions of the Fund for Development of Educational Technologies that will be created under the roadmap "Personnel and Education" of the program "Digital economy of Russia" of the Russian government.
RVC together with the Ministry of economic development of Russia presented a project of the Strategy of development of venture market and direct investments for the period till 2025 and further perspective until 2030.
On November 15, the Biofund's portfolio company of the RVC National BioService opened the NBS-YUG biobank on the basis of the Research Institute of Medical Primatology of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia.
Moscow, November 6, 2018 — PwC and RVC present the 7th annual review of the Russian venture capital industry, MoneyTree™: Venture Market Navigator” (“MoneyTree™: Russia") for 2017 and preliminary results for the first half of 2018.
On October 29 and 31, meetings of the working team and expert council at RVC on the preparation of the Strategy for the Development of the Venture and Direct Investment Market until 2030 were held in Moscow.
On October 16, at the Open Innovations Forum, RVC held a panel session on the topic: "Golden mean. The balance of state and private capital as a key factor in the development of the venture capital industry.”
Within the framework of the Open Innovations Forum, representatives of the Russian-Belarusian Venture Capital Fund RBF Ventures announced plans to invest new projects and to attract commercial co-investors to the capital of the fund.
Da Vinci Capital, a leading private equity fund in emerging markets, created with the participation of RVC capital, and the management team of Inventure Partners invested in Gett, a global transport network and leader in the corporate segment of the taxi market.
This is the second significant transaction of the fund: in 2016, RBV Capital, created with the participation of RVC and R-Farm, sold RetroSense Therapeutics to the same Allergan. Total income only due to the first payments on both transactions will exceed the size of all investments of the fund investors for today.
On August 28, the first meeting of the expert council at RVC to prepare the Strategy for the Development of the Venture and Direct Investment Market until 2030 was held in Moscow The meeting was attended by representatives of venture funds, corporations, large innovative and technology companies.
The working party has conducted the first meeting on preparation of the Strategy for development the market of venture and direct investments by 2030 in Moscow. The meeting was visited by representatives of leading development institutions, federal authorities and independent experts.