Projects for profit

01/1 - companies
Founder, Acronis Research Officer

Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, offering easy, reliable, efficient, secure and private solutions for businesses and consumers. The company was founded in 2003 in Singapore. Today, it employs 1,500+ people in 33+ offices worldwide. Acronis protects data from more than 5.5 million prosumers and more than 500,000 businesses; its products and solutions are available in 33+ languages and distributed by more than 50 thousand partners in 150+ countries. The company’s Corporate Headquarters are located in Switzerland and International Headquarters in Singapore.

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Executive Chairman & Chief Architect

Serguei founded Parallels and developed a vision of a complete platform for cloud infrastructure, apps, and services, based on virtualization and automation systems — originally to enable legacy software vendors become Application Service Providers. Company implemented that vision and become a global leader in cloud service automation and cross-platform services. Being Initially a server automation and virtualization software, today’s Parallels is the market leader in containers virtualization, desktop virtualization for the Mac, and automation for cloud services providers.

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This company became a leading manufacturer of TV sets, audio, video devices, domestic appliances, mobile phones, computer monitors and cases in Russia and the CIS. At its peak, Rolsen employed 5,000 staff and had an annual turnover of $ 500M.


Acumatica was founded in 2008, when it was separated from Parallels. It is a technology provider that develops cloud and browser-based enterprise resource planning software for small and medium-sized businesses.

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Solomon Software South East Asia
General Manager

Distributed an accounting software package for small and medium-sized businesses in SEA. Managed the full development cycle of the main Solomon Software product line for the global market. He created high margins with an annual turnover of about $ 10M. The company was bought by Microsoft as a part of the global Solomon Software.


Virtuozzo developed the first commercially available container technology - designed for Application Service Providers, now commonly known as the Cloud. The company has the largest market share in the VPS market among commercial virtualization vendors.

In 1997 Serguei Beloussov met Bill Gates, who praised the Cassandra architecture.
SIT StartGarden

SIT StartGarden is a startup ecosystem where science & tech professionals collaborate on innovative business ideas. It links education, research and business in a close-knit self-sustainable cycle. The project participants move between the institute, R&D center, and tech park, working together on original solutions across domains.

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Business Adviser & Executive Chairman

QDTI fulfills quantum-powered biomarker detection. It uses quantum sensing technology to deliver simple, rapid and broadly accessible diagnostics to accelerate biomedical research, drug discovery & development and diagnostic testing.

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Runa Capital
Co-Chairman & Co-Founder

Founded in 2010, Runa Capital is a global venture capital firm that invests in early-stage software startups around the world and focuses on entrepreneurs that build large scale tech-enabled businesses. Fund supports founders in B2B SaaS, deep tech and software for regulated industries (ie., fintech, edtech, and digital health) and includes 70+ portfolio companies with 20+ exits. ​Runa’s initial check typically ranges from $1M to $5M; also, fund continue investing in its portfolio companies as they scale.

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SIT Capital
Executive Chairman

SIT Capital is an international venture capital firm built by science-based investors with a vast startup and technology transfer expertise. It supports early-stage digital startups around the world. Together with Schaffhausen Institute of Technology, SIT Capital drives transformative advances in science, research, and technology.

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Qwave Capital

Global science and technology venture fund, investing in companies with strong technologies in quantum computing, sensors, robotics, drones, and industrial IoT

Phystech Ventures

Phystech Ventures — a university-based fund supporting early-stage companies founded by students, professors, and graduates of MIPT. The fund has $30M under management and offers $100k-$1M investments to B2B companies.

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Day One Ventures
Senior Partner

An early-stage venture capital firm that invests across industries from pre-seed to seed, makes swift decisions, co-invests with leading VCs, and helps growing business.

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