Gagarin Capital is a venture fund that invests in early stage artificial intelligence companies from around the world.

About

Gagarin Capital is a venture fund that invests in early stage artificial intelligence companies from around the world. When Gagarin was launched, it was one of the only firms specialized in AI, an industry expected to bring at least $15 trillion to the world economy by 2030.

Gagarin invests throughout the world, capitalising on a wide network of local expertise and insight that provides competitive advantage in a variety of locales just where it is needed. It sources deals through its network of entrepreneurs and scientists in Silicon Valley, Russia, and the CIS.

Team

Mikhail Taver

Managing Partner

Mikhail has done over 250 deals in 20 years of M&A and Private Equity. Ex-executive of Nafta-Moskva (one of Russia's most successful financial groups at the time). Former executive of AAR consortium (Alfa Group, Access Industries and Renova Group), management of 50% stake in TNK-BP, a joint venture of the largest oil companies of Russia and the UK. Mikhail holds CFA, ACMA and CGMA designations.

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Anastasia Shvetsova

Partner

Anastasia is an expert in investors relations and public communications. She is also Managing Partner at MA Family, a tech-focused communications studio. She has a unique background as a reporter, an investor and a communications specialist. She did fascinating work with Facebook, Busfor, Houzz, and WeWork, was a Forbes writer and actively supports women in VC.

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Portfolio

Imaging
Imaging

Prisma, a builder of AI-based mobile photo technologies. USA.

www.prisma-ai.com
Security
Security

Wallarm, an AI-powered app security platform. USA.

www.wallarm.com
Video Analytics
Video Analytics

Cherry Labs, AI which understands human behavior and context to turn human activity from video into data for enterprise clients. USA.

www.cherrylabs.ai
Fashion
Fashion

StyleHacks, an AI fashion assistant. USA.

www.stylehacks.ai
Messaging
Messaging

Openland, a messaging app for professional communication and communities. USA.

www.openland.com
Security
Security

ID R&D, a developer of frictionless biometric authentication and liveness detection. USA.

www.idrnd.ai
Health
Health

Spect, a full diagnosis from a retinal specialist – at the click of a button. USA.

www.spect.com
Health
Health

Cureskin, an AI powered application that provides derma care through mobile devices. India.

www.cureskin.com
Utilities
Utilities

Traverse, an AI-driven hydropower and wind focused engineering firm. Singapore.

www.traverse.ai
Cybersports
Cybersports

GOSU Data Lab, a company with a focus on gaming data and AI. Lithuania.

www.gosu.ai
Metals & Mining
Metals & Mining

EARTH AI, the world’s most efficient mineral explorer. Australia.

www.earth-ai.com
Sports
Sports

Winmill, a company building sports training robots. Latvia.

www.winmill.co
Agriculture
Agriculture

iFarm, an indoor farming solution provider. Finland.

www.ifarm.fi
Utilities
Utilities

Sterblue, AI-enabled drones for infrastructure inspection. Finland.

www.sterblue.com
Legal
Legal

Regology, an AI-enabled platform for regulatory compliance. USA.

www.regology.com
Health
Health

Sayana, an AI-based mental wellness app. USA.

www.sayana.app
Agriculture
Agriculture

Four Growers, an industrial automation platform that develops harvesting robots for greenhouses. USA.

www.fourgrowers.co
Data Compression
Data Compression

Sixa, a full-scale computer that works right from the cloud through a client app. USA.

www.sixa.io
Sports
Sports

Rocketbody, the world's first ECG-based personal trainer. Belarus.

www.gorocketbody.com
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Partners & Advisors

Advisor

Kanishka Roy

Kanishka is a CFO at SmartNews, a leading global news discovery company. He is a former technology investment banker, growth investor and industry executive.

Advisor

Mel Guymon

Mel is an entrepreneur and an investor, former Vice President of Search Product Management at Yahoo. Before that, he spent 8 years at Google working with both the Search and Google.org teams. A former nuclear submarine officer.

Partner

MA Family

MA Family is a team of communications experts with a deep understanding of tech and venture capital.

Partner

O2 Consulting

O2 Consulting provides financial and legal advice through a wide range of services.

Partner

SDVentures

SDVentures is an investment fund focused on social discovery and bringing people together.

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Press

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