Eugene is co-founder and managing partner of Xploration Capital, investment firm with the focus on high tech industries.
Eugene has over 10 years of experience in venture capital, investment banking and management consulting. Before Xploration Eugene had served as an investment director of Finstar, global investment holding with assets under management of $2Bn. Within Finstar Eugene led VC investment activities. Before Finstar Eugene had worked since inception and spent 4 years in Inventure Partners, EU-focused VC with assets of over $100mm that was early investor in Gett and number of other successful startups. Previously Eugene has also spent time working as an associate in investment banking division of Morgan Stanley focusing on technology deals as well as worked as a senior business analyst in McKinsey and Company.
Eugene is a lecturer on venture investing topics in Skolkovo Business School and serves as a coach in Skolkovo Startup Academy. Eugene is an active angel investor and mentor to number of startups.
Eugene has graduated with distinctions from MSTU n.a. Bauman as well as he holds MBA from Columbia Business School.