The founder of the startup studio TheQube.VC Anton Pronin and the closed mutual fund Intellect Capital launched the Malina VC venture fund with a volume of one billion rubles to invest in Russian projects in the field of fintech, markets and related services. The co-founder and managing partner of the fund, Anton Pronin, spoke about the launch of RB.RU.

Malina VC fund with a volume of 1 billion rubles launched for investments in Russian fintech projects

The planned volume of investments in one project will be 20 to 35 million rubles; The fund will receive up to 10% of the capital of each project in exchange for investments. The formal launch of Malina VC took place on December 11.

“The new fund acts as a smart investor, so it will focus not only on financing portfolio companies, but also on helping to establish partnerships, industry expertise and intellectual property expertise,” Pronin said. “We see a growing demand for institutional venture capital.”

Priority will be given to teams that already have first sales or stable income and a sustainable business model.

According to the managing partner, Malina VC also interacts with other funds and in 2024 plans to include several LPs (Limited Partners) in the fund.

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Currently, the fund has selected six investment projects and is scheduled to conclude three transactions by the end of 2023.


Anastasia Marina

Source: RB

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