Almaz Capital

Almaz Capital
Last activity: 27.05.2022
Founded in 2008, Almaz Capital is a global VC fund investing in early-stage, capital-efficient technology companies in high-growth sectors. Almaz Capital has a unique model with the physical presence and network within the Silicon Valley ecosystem and CEE, helping bridge companies from emerging tech regions to the global marketplace and building strong capital-efficient engineering teams across different geographies. Almaz Capital focuses on disruptive deep tech companies in b2b software space, including AI/ML and Blockchain applications, IoT and Edge Computing Enablers, Cybersecurity. The fund's investors include European Investment Fund (EIF), Cisco, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and International Finance Corporation (IFC). The following 15 companies are our exits: Cinarra bought out by SoftBank Mobile Corp. in 2019; Acumatica acquired by EQT in 2019, StarWind Software bought out by private investors in 2019; Content Analytics acquired by Syndigo in 2019; Parallels acquired by Corel in 2018; MakeTime acquired by Xometry in 2018; Fasten acquired by Vezet Group of companies in 2018; Plesk acquired by Oakley Capital in 2017; Sensity acquired by Verizon Communications in 2016; AppScotch acquired by App Annie in 2016, Odin 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: DMarket, funded along with Xsolla; Refurbed, funded along with Evli; Esperanto Technologies funded along with Western Digital; Xometry, funded along with Foundry Group; Hover, later funded by Google Ventures; GridGain, funded along with Sberbank, Fort Ross Ventures and RTP Ventures; Octonion funded with Ginko Ventures; Mobalytics later funded by HP Tech Ventures; GoodData, funded with Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital and Tenaya; CarPrice, funded with Baring Vostok Petcube, funded with AVentures, YCombinator, others.
Location:United States, California, Ladera
Member count:11-50
Founded date: 2008
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Pre-Seed; Seed; Series A; IPO

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