Venture Fund Almaz Capital strengthens its team in the Silicon Valley

Venture Fund Almaz Capital strengthens its team in the Silicon Valley Venture Fund Almaz Capital announced about the fact that Ross Hangebrauck and Daniil Stolyarov started working in American Fund office. According to the announcement of the Fund representatives, new appointments will contribute to further development of eco-system in Silicon Valley and strengthening of the Fund`s bridge strategy.

Ross Hangebrauck was appointed as managing director. Among his main tasks are making and supporting of partnership between the Fund`s investors, general partners and investment societies in Silicon Valley. He also manages operational activity of the Fund and works with portfolio companies` management and entrepreneurs. Before entering the Almaz Capital Mr.Hangebrauck himself appeared as investor and created the Company Hover Inc., where he remains being a Chairman of the Board od Directors. For six years he has been a general director of the Startup. Before it he worked as financial consultant in Merrill Lynch, working under financial portfolio management.

Daniil Stolyarov has been appointed to the post of investment director. Mr.Stolyarov is a peofessional in investment business with more than 10-year experience of technological, media and telecommunication consultants companies in Russia and Silicon Valley at the stages of mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and assist to portfolio companies in development of their organizations and business on both continents. Before this Daniil Stolyarov worked in investment-bank subdivisions Cowen and Company, Lehman Brothers, and Renaissance Capital. Before bank career he was a founder and member of Board of Directors of the company, Russian touristic online agency, working on the territory of Russia and Ukraine.

“Bridge model of the Fund helps us to promote and contribute to the Company`s growth, attracting the most bright and talented individuals on both continents, - stated Aleksander Galitsky, co-founder and managing partner of Almaz Capital”. – Most considered that it is impossible to unify historically different cultures and regions. But our experience proves success of this model. In this connection we widen our team in Silicon Valley”.