Voskhod Venture Fund will finance projects in new mobility, Industry 4.0 and robotics

05 may 2022

Rusbase

Projects with a finished product, a formed funnel, and first completed sales can apply. The application should show runway, burn rate per month, MRR, revenue for the last 12 months. Representatives of the fund will contact the most interesting projects.

The Voskhod Fund is interested in projects that develop in the following areas: 

  • new mobility, BEV / FCEV and self-driving projects, as well as related infrastructure of fuel stations, base stations and ports;
  • services for the largest promising UAV markets, including unmanned delivery of e-com, mail and heavy loads up to 50-200 kg, drone-based monitoring of construction and mining assets, emergency rescue and security services;
  • robotics, especially industrial, including related software / SaaS;
  • Industry 4.0, especially import-substituting technologies;
  • microelectronics.

Project requirements:

  • at least TRL 8;
  • availability of a high-tech product or service;
  • presence of business in the Russian Federation or readiness to supply products for the Russian Federation directly or through a strategic partner in the area;
  • export potential and/or existing international contracts;
  • complete team.

The fund’s check starts from $0.5 million, the ceiling is $10 million. A pitch deck can be sent to pitch@voskhod.vc.

The Voskhod Venture Fund was established in December 2021 to invest in DeepTech, the investor is the Interros group owned by Vladimir Potanin. The fund’s volume is RUB 10 billion. There are three companies in the portfolio, including Sciberia, the developer of a neural network for medical image analysis.

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