GIV Capital is a Moscow-based venture capital firm with a focus on early-stage tech investments. GIV’s mission is to help great entrepreneurs turn their innovative ideas into internationally successful companies. By acting as a bridge between developed and emerging markets and leveraging a global network of partners and connections, GIV intends to position itself as an expert and a partner of choice for startups in the US and Europe that are looking to enter into the emerging markets. For startups in the emerging markets, in contrast, the Firm intends to position itself as a partner that can open doors to funding, mentorship and networks in the US and Europe.
The GIV’s management team is comprised of high-caliber professionals with experience in investment banking, private equity and corporate law obtained in the world’s leading organizations. The Firm’s management team is complemented by an Advisory Board of distinguished industry experts with executive level backgrounds in venture capital, technology and law as well as serial entrepreneurs.
Currently, GIV Capital operates a venture capital fund, which investment strategy revolves around making investments in tech-related startups globally. The Fund typically makes initial investments at seed stage in the range of US$ 100,000 to US$ 500,000 and seeks to follow its investments in promising companies in the subsequent funding rounds.