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Andrey Kolodyuk, entrepreneur turned VC, has founded over a dozen companies with total revenues exceeding $1 billion. He built and exited two large retail chains in Ukraine, and driven successful businesses in software, telecommunications and media. Andrey is founder and CEO of Divan.TV, an OTT TV service provider with 300 million audience of Russian speakers.Learn more
Yevgen Sysoyev, a former successful investment banker, co-founded AVentures. Over the years, he’s been a board director and advisor to a number of his portfolio companies. He is recognized as the one of most influential people in Ukrainian venture community.Learn more
Andrey Kolodyuk, entrepreneur turned VC, has founded over a dozen companies with total revenues exceeding $1 billion. He built and exited two large retail chains in Ukraine, and driven successful businesses in software, telecommunications and media. Andrey is founder and CEO of Divan.TV, an OTT TV service provider with 300 million audience of Russian speakers.
Andrey holds a PhD in Law from Koretsky Institute of State and Law (Ukraine), and Bachelor degrees from Kyiv Politechnical Institute (Ukraine), and Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (Ukraine). Andrey has been active in building the entrepreneurial community in Ukraine and Russia for decades and is the Chairman of UVCA - Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. For his accomplishments, Andrey was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2008. He is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Yevgen Sysoyev, a former successful investment banker, co-founded AVentures. Over the years, he’s been a board director and advisor to a number of his portfolio companies. He is recognized as the one of most influential people in Ukrainian venture community.
Yevgen holds a MS in Mathematics and Economics from Brandenburg University of Technology and MBA from INSEAD. He sits on the Supervisory Board Members of the BrainBasket Foundation, an NGO with a mission to improve the IT education in Ukraine. Yevgen is fluent in English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, and speaks conversational Spanish.
This is an unofficial AVentures website. It was created by the Petcube team with participation from other Aventures portfolio companies as a birthday gift to AVentures. Most VCs create their websites themselves. We decided it will be much better if we, the founders, share how it feels to work with AVentures.
Why did we do this? We’ve been working with Yevgen and Andrey for quite some time, and through their incredible support, we’ve achieved continued growth and success. They are incredibly talented, resourceful, and hardworking in the VC community. This website is our tribute, reflecting our gratitude towards AVentures and to serve as an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs. Great investors should get credit for being great!
Petcube is reimagining pet care, and makes the best-selling pet cameras and software, connecting people to their pets. Their cameras enable people to see, talk, play, and treat pets remotely while keeping them safe and healthy. Petcube products are available in 18 countries and sold in over 2,500 retail locations, including Best Buy, Petco, Bed Bath and Beyond, in addition to Amazon. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Kyiv, Ukraine and Shenzhen, China. For more information visit the Petcube website.
CheckIO creates the most entertaining game where gaming and coding experiences are interlaced, where there is no border between playing and learning new skills. The game where coding comes organically as a skill needed to progress in a fun game. For more information visit the checkio website.
Augmented Pixels has proprietary simultaneous localization and mapping technology (SLAM SDK) optimized for low CPU usage. The Palo Alto, California-based company that created a way for both robots and flying drones to navigate in GPS-denied environments, both indoors and outdoors. For mor information visit the Augmented Pixels website.
Nupsys develops 3D Visualization converged software platform for Networks, Data Centers, and Security. Networks and infrastructure complexity is dramatically growing, resulting in "Big Data" challenge of identifying critical information effectively and efficiently. Visualization simplifies big data analytics, and accelerates time-to-action. Based on innovative and patented technologies, nuPSYS Visualization converged software platform comprises of three elements: nuSIM, nuVIZ and nuGEN. For more information visit the Nupsys website.
StarWind Software is a pioneer of storage virtualization and provides a unique blend of simplicity, performance and affordability, yet with the ultimate in flexibility.
Being a leader in low-entry hyper-converged appliances, StarWind also offers software-only or storage appliance variants of its product, therefore being able to adapt to any organizations data center be that entry-level or large enterprise.
With all products being designed around a core fundamental of simplicity, performance, and full-features at low cost, StarWind is recognized by analysts and customers worldwide as a true leader in the virtualization marketplace. For more information visit the StarWind Software website.
Coppertino is a company blessed with the talented & innovative team of music lovers and tech geeks. Coppertino’s main pride and brainchild is the best music player for Mac and iPhone— VOX with ultimate goal to produce a lightweight yet full-featured audio player that can play many file formats from various sources. For more information visit the Coppertino website.