Almaz Capital

Founded in 2008, Almaz Capital is an international VC firm investing in early stage, capital efficient technology companies. Being a unique bridge-model fund with the main office in Silicon Valley, US, Almaz Capital connects entrepreneurs and engineering talent in USA and  CEE countries and bring the prominent startups to the global market. Fund invests in high-growth sectors such as artificial intelligence and blockchain applications, data engineering, cybersecurity, edge computing, networking architecture and infrastructure. The fund’s investors include Cisco, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.

The following 11 companies are among Almaz Capital’s realized exits: MakeTiime (acquired by Xometry); Parallels (acquired by Corel in 2018); Fasten (acquired by Vezet Group of companies in 2018); Plesk (division of Parallels) acquired by Oakley Capital in 2017; Sensity acquired by Verizon Communications in 2016; AppScotch acquired by App Annie in 2016, Odin (division of Parallels) acquired by Ingram Micro in 2015, nScaled acquired by Acronis in 2014; Vyatta, acquired by Brocade in 2012; Qik, acquired by Skype in 2011; and Yandex, IPO 2011.

Some current investments include: Esperanto Technologies; Xometry, funded along with Foundary Group; Hover, later funded by Google Ventures and others;  GridGain, funded along with Sberbank, Fort Ross Ventures and RTP Ventures; Octonion/PIQ funded with Ginko Ventures; Cinarra, funded with SoftBank Group and Cisco; GoodData, funded with Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital and Tenaya; Starwind; CarPrice, funded with Baring Vostok; Petcube, funded along with AVentures and YCombinator and others.

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