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Emergingtechnologies andbusiness models

CYFRD is more than an investment firm. We fund and nurture people who pioneer change. We have put together a team of hands-on investors and advisors that share the entrepreneurial DNA and experience to drive our mission.

Successful investments are about managing risk, not avoiding it Successful investments are about managing risk, not avoiding it
Successful investments are about managing risk, not avoiding it Successful investments are about managing risk, not avoiding it


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Early Stage


to support companies that disrupt industries and steer established businesses to game-changing levels through capital and strategic support. With our help, early-stage visionaries and successful executives are empowered to turn their ideas into solutions future generations will be using every day.


at CYFRD we don’t stay on the sidelines. We’re in the game, providing capital along with strategic support, sharing the risks as well as rewards that come with doing something that’s never been done before.


founders who bring breakthrough business models and disruptive technology to the table. We constantly test out new formats of collaboration to ensure that CYFRD grows alongside our founders and remains as daring as the projects we fund.
Until the robots replace us... Until the robots replace us... Until the robots replace us... Until the robots replace us...


Michael Kharenko


Michael focuses on PE investments and strategic development of portfolio companies. His diverse experience ranges from angel investments to complex IPO and M&A transactions of over USD 40 billion.

Yurii Filipchuk


Yurii leads our capital raise advisory and VC investment teams. After gaining experience in banking, healthcare, and petroleum industries, Yurii left the conventional work environment to pursue his passion for daring ideas and technology-driven innovations at CYFRD.

Andrii Medvedenko


Andrii leads the analytics team at CYFRD. He has substantial experience in business analysis and corporate finance, having worked at EY and digital media industry. Andriy works closely with our startup teams, helping them refine their strategy and shape the business model.

Yulia Levchun

Head of Finance

Yuliia coordinates finance and operations of CYFRD. She has diverse C-level experience in the automotive, finance and real estate development industries.

BioTech Education Healthcare Entertainment & Gaming AI Data science Cybersecurity


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Private Equity
Early Stage

Private Equity

We invest in tech-driven proven businesses. In addition to capital, we provide guidance on strategic and key operational improvements as well as access to an extensive network of contacts with tech market leaders.

We provide growth capital to our portfolio companies to scale core business, take on new initiatives and make acquisitions to support long-term strategy.

Value creation - Growth potential - Operational support - Transformative acquisitions - Long-term goals

Early Stage

Many founders agree that the beginning stages of shaping your company’s future are the most exciting, but also the most challenging. This is the point at which huge chances are taken, seemingly impossible ideas are shared and hypotheses are tested. All of this in the hope that the right foundation and support will bring the vision to fruition.

Introducing CYFRD Launchpad

Our VC pre-seed program supports exceptional tech talent, entrepreneurs obsessed with their ideas and mad scientists that dare to challenge convention and shape new markets.

We are open for pre-traction, pre-legal entity startups with a clear vision of why they will succeed.

Our VC pre-seed program will typically invest between USD 20 000 — 100 000 via a convertible loan or direct equity.

Who gets funded?

CYFRD leads through discovery. When evaluating applicants, we look for teams willing to go above and beyond what’s possible. We seek those who are fully committed to their vision and there’s no space for part-time founders.

We’re interested in transformative business model startups with founders experienced in the industry they aim to disrupt. Your team must also have strong internal development and a technical co-founder.

When evaluating deep tech startups we look at your ability to defend the value of your technology, prove it to be proprietary and deliver a viable proof of concept.

Think of us as your partner.

There are so many challenges that compete for your attention when you start a company. CYFRD helps you navigate this stage of the journey by lending hand to help secure fast validation, generate traction and custom fit a strategy to scale effectively.

We provide hands-on support in our main areas of expertise.

Fundraising and Investor Relations
Business model development
Strategic planning
Product validation
Business development
Advisors engagement

Geographic focus

We have a special focus on teams based in Eastern Europe.

Validation - Early traction - Prototype - New business model - Blue ocean - Pivot - Metrics - Scalability
Fundraising Negotiations Dealmaking Buy-side Closed deal Sell-side


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Capital Raise

Most founders find themselves caught up raising money rather than developing their product and building the right team. CYFRD supports you throughout the raise, from deciding on a funding strategy and selecting the type of capital, to evaluating how much money to take and who to take it from.

We work alongside founders to delve into the company’s strategy, refine the business plan, identify the right solutions to address capital needs, raise debt, equity and grants and negotiate terms.

Our relationships span from traditional sources like banks and VC or private equity funds to niche family offices and sophisticated private investors.


We guide founders through the sales process, from discussions on whether its the right time to sell and who to target, to the preparation of presentations, negotiations on the terms and arrangement with banks for post-closing investments of funds.

We also advise the leading international funds and companies on the search and acquisition of tech and IT companies in Eastern Europe.