Venture Capital fund with focus on hi-tech projects for Smart City
About
We invest in growing companies with great teams: up to $15 mln for a non-controlling stake with clear exit strategy in 4-6 years
Selection criteria
Innovative solutions in growing markets
Long-term competitive advantage
Transparent business model and high potential for monetisation
Scalability and/or possibility of localisation in different geographies
Strong team
Target industries
Robotics
Automatization
Smart transport
Smart buildings
New technologies
How we work
Rusnano Sistema SICAR is a venture capital fund established by Sistema PJSFC and RUSNANO in 2016. The size of the fund is $100 million.
Investment process
With the combined expertise of both our LPs we are able to perform a deep technical and market analysis of new opportunities and find new industry leaders. The standard process of making the decision includes the following steps:
Project analysis
Market research, examining of financial modeling, site visiting, valuation, major deal terms negotiation, background check, internal technical expertise.

Investment Committee:
Approval of Term Sheet
DD
Technical, patent, commercial, financial, tax and legal due diligence.

Investment Committee:
Confirming the Deal terms
Legal Structuring
Drafting of all the major legal documents.

Investment Committee:
Final review and signing
Closing the deal
Value creation
We take an active role in our portfolio companies and work with the teams at Board level as well as in day-to-day operational management where needed. Some points we can help with:
Network of experts and clients
Rusnano Sistema SICAR provides access to Sistema's and Rusnano’s industry and technological expertise, a network of contacts in the innovation and investment communities as well as potential clients.
Corporate governance and operational efficiency
Rusnano Sistema SICAR provides access to Sistema's and Rusnano’s industry and technological expertise, a network of contacts in the innovation and investment communities as well as potential clients.
Corporate finance
Аssisting in raising debt/equity financing, execution of M&A opportunities, strengthening project's management team by introducing management with required skills.
Investment Committee
Rusnano Sistema SICAR's team has extensive experience in venture financing, corporate finance, asset management, launch and development of high-tech businesses.
Aleksey Katkov,
Managing Partner of Sistema PJSFC
Oleg Kiselev,
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board; Head of Investment Division K of RUSNANO
Boris Podolsky,
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board; Executive Director of RUSNANO
Anna Shakirova,
Senior Investment Director of Sistema PJSFC
Sergey Vakhterov,
Senior Managing Partner of Investment Division K of RUSNANO
Portfolio
Ivideon
Video surveillance. Keep tabs on things while you’re away with event notifications and recordings stored either locally or in the cloud.
ivideon.com
Geosplit
Developer of an innovative system for the monitoring of oil-producing well inflow profiles.
geosplit.ru
News
01
10/2018
Rusnano Sistema SICAR и Skolkovo Ventures инвестировали $8 млн в сервис облачного видеонаблюдения
Венчурный фонд Rusnano Sistema SICAR, созданный совместно АФК «Система» и РОСНАНО, и Индустриальный фонд Skolkovo Ventures, созданный с участием РВК, инвестировали $8 млн в рамках очередного раунда финансирования компании Ivideon, разработчика платформенного решения облачного видеонаблюдения (VSaaS) и видеоаналитики. Skolkovo Ventures также выступило в качестве инвестиционного консультанта по сделке.
24
06/2018
Исполнительный директор УК «РОСНАНО» Борис Подольский: «Инвестиции – это немного искусство, немного математика, немного религия»
Венчурный рынок во всем мире растет (по некоторым данным, за 9 месяцев 2017 года — на 17%), а наиболее инвестиционно привлекательным его сегментом остается ИКТ.
Submit a project
Please send your investment initiatives to startit@rss-fund.com