Vitaly is one of the most sought-after early-stage technology experts. Having spent many years working through challenges on all sides of the table, he empathizes with clients and provides tested strategic guidance that often proves the difference between “make it” and “break it.” Vitaly has consulted a number of startups on business and product strategy, marketing and branding, setting up sales processes, hiring and building team culture, joint ventures and partnerships, financial modeling and raising capital.
Success stories, include: CloudFlare (IPO), Rimac Automobili, Damon Motorcycles, Ujet, Zite (acquired by CNN), Topicmarks (acquired by Tagged), NewsBasis (acquired by PR Newswire), SpeedDate.com (acquired by IAC), and Original Stitch, among others.
Vitaly has developed a specialty practice based on his success launching HP Tech Ventures – where he was recognized as a top 1% practitioner in the corporate venture industry. He works with some of the world's best known companies to supplement their corporate innovation, venture, and corporate development efforts. This includes developing thesis for partnerships, investments, and M&A; providing deep industry analysis; and access to top-tier deal flow in Silicon Valley, Israel, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Vitaly, and his team, bring years of sector expertise, current market knowledge, and established relationships with top global financial, corporate, strategic, and family office investors to help great emerging growth tech companies raise capital.
Success stories, include: Rimac Automobili (Series B), QEV Tech (Series B), Damon Motorcycles (Seed), Fisker (Bridge), Inventy (Series A), Let's Enhance (Seed), and Original Stitch (Seed), among others.
Vitaly, and his team, leverage established rapport and relationships with the Global Fortune 5000 and leading private equity firms to help technology companies find exit opportunities through M&A.
As a former Chairman & CEO, venture investor, strategic financial advisor, and global technology venture expert, Vitaly has served on a number of corporate, non-profit, and advisory boards. He has the breadth of strategic management, marketing, and corporate finance experience to provide the steady hand needed in the most challenging situations, as well as access to his global network. He has represented both management and investors, in addition to serving as an independent.
Vitaly has served on the Supervisory Board of the Ukraine Venture Capital and Private Equity Association since 2016 and advises the Ukraine Finance Ministry. In the past, he has also served on the advisory committee of The VR Fund, and the boards of the Silicon Valley Innovation Institute and the Silicon Valley Chapter of the United Nations Association.