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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.

Strive

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.

Partner

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.

Discover

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.

Team

Venture Partners

Michael Kharenko

Partner

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

Partner

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

Associate

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.

Yuliia 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.

Ronnie Apteker

Venture Partner

Ronnie is an Internet pioneer, writer and indie film entrepreneur. In 1993 Ronnie founded Internet Solutions - the first ISP in South Africa. The co. joined with Dimension Data in 1996, and then in 2010 the group was acquired by NTT in Japan. In 2016 Ronnie got involved in cybersecurity and became especially interested in the Ukrainian IT market.

David Shengart

Venture Partner

David has a 10-year working experience in different start-ups. Started as an account manager for a fintech start-up, David quickly grew his expertise and eventually became a specialist in matchmaking start-ups with potential investors.