Andrey Kolodyuk, entrepreneur turned VC, started his entrepreneurial career in New York in 1992 and eventually has founded and built over 10 companies in IT, telecom, internet and media with $1 Billion total revenues. Andrey is the founder of Divan.TV, an OTT service provider with 300 million Ukrainian and Russian-speaking audience living worldwide.Learn more
Yevgen Sysoyev, a former successful investment banker, co-founded AVentures Capital. Over the years, he’s been a Board Director of such tech companies as Petcube, Augmented Pixels, Spinbackup, CoreValue, Depositphotos, and others. He is recognized as one of the most influential people in Ukrainian tech community.Learn more
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Andrey Kolodyuk, entrepreneur turned VC, started his entrepreneurial career in New York in 1992 and eventually has founded and built over 10 companies in IT, telecom, internet and media with $1 Billion total revenues. Andrey is the founder of Divan.TV, an OTT service provider with 300 million Ukrainian and Russian-speaking audience living worldwide.
Andrey has been active in building the entrepreneurial community in Ukraine and in August 2014 has initiated a foundation of UVCA (Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association). Andrey was selected as a Chairman of Association in November, 2014.
For his accomplishments, Andrey was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2008. Andrey holds a PhD in Law with the specialty “Political Culture and Ideology. He is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Yevgen Sysoyev, a former successful investment banker, co-founded AVentures Capital. Over the years, he’s been a Board Director of such tech companies as Petcube, Augmented Pixels, Spinbackup, CoreValue, Depositphotos, and others. He is recognized as one of the most influential people in Ukrainian tech community.
Yevgen studied mathematics in Ukraine and Germany. He also holds an MBA degree from INSEAD Business School in Singapore. He is a member of the Supervisory Board 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!
Depositphotos — is a commercial platform that brings authors of high-quality licensed stock photos, graphics, vectors and videos together with appreciative buyers. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, USA, Depositphotos is the fastest growing microstock agency in the world, serving customers from over 192 countries, giving them support in 20 languages. Being a creative content marketplace, Depositphotos allows everyone to buy and sell high-quality stock photos, vector images, and videos. website.
Ciklum is a top-five global Digital Solutions Company for Fortune 500 and fast-growing organizations alike around the world.
Our 3,000+ Developers located in the Delivery Centres across the globe, provide our clients with a range of services including Enterprise App Development, Quality Assurance, Security, R&D, Big Data & Analytics. website.
Spinbackup is a Cloud-to-Cloud Backup & Cloud Cybersecurity solutions provider for Google Apps, protecting SaaS organizations against data leak and loss disasters in the cloud.
Spinbackup removes human factor for data security and uses machine learning algorithms to fully automate data protection at your organization by backing up corporate SaaS data, identifying business risks and security threats, and alerting G Suite Administrators of any potential data breach. website.
Companies worldwide face the challenge of onboarding, training, and continuously engaging their workforces. In the recent years, workforce engagement has become the biggest competitive differentiator in business.
Rallyware empowers its customers across the globe, such as Samsung, Mary Kay, and many others, to coach, train, and motivate their people through personalized scalable engagement programs that achieve higher sales, faster employee onboarding, increased participation in corporate initiatives, and other business objectives. Their groundbreaking mobile and web platform drives online and offline activities by creating a game-like social user experience. website.
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.