We invest into companies with a clear and defensible competitive advantage based on disruptive technologies in four domains: • Health & Wellness • CleanTech • Smart Cities Infrastructure • Foodtech Geographic focus includes North America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions
CFO from Day 1 until IPO of the United Wagon Company (UWC), $1bn greenfield project of the ICT Holding, disrupting rail industry with innovative product. Then CEO of Vostok1520, an offspring of UWC in rail transportation sector. Earlier Alexey was an Associate at McKinsey&Company focusing on strategy and operational improvement across multiple industries. Alexey holds Master’s degrees in Management & Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, MBA from INSEAD and Senior Executive Program from London Business School.
The co-founder and managing partner at Emery Capital, the early stage investor in disrupting companies like Cheetah Technologies, ID Finance, Chronicled and Sight Diagnostics. Ivan has 15+ years experience in finance and investments and holds Master’s degree in Finance from Lomonosov Moscow State University.
"The flourishing start-up landscape over the past decades has had a profound impact on all human life, similarly to the great scientific discoveries of the XX century. I feel passionate about taking part in the journeys to uncover the intrinsic values of new disruptive ideas and business models, shoulder to shoulder with the best entrepreneurs in the World. This really makes my life ecstatic and substantial."
Dmitry has over 10 years of operational experience in Sales, Marketing, IT, and Business Development in a variety of sectors including Manufacturing, Financial Services, and FMCG. His personal investment interest is in industrial automation, robotics, and advanced materials. Dmitry graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with MS in Applied Mathematics.
"The period of time from conception to implementation is the shortest and at the same time the most impressive period in the life of an idea. Successful ideas quickly become the industrial standard, while unsuccessful ones die. Working in the VC market gives you the opportunity to see many such bright trajectories, and it's exciting."
Was the Head of Treasury in several largest business projects of ICT-Holding. He has extensive experience in operational financial planning, budgeting, and transactions in the money, FX, and stock markets. He has successfully implemented a large number of projects to attract long-term and short-term debt financing (bank credit lines, financial leasing, securities transactions, etc.). Ivan holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Moscow Research Nuclear University MEPhi.
“By investing in new technologies and revolutionary business models, we improve the lives of millions of people and create new growth points for civilization progress. I’m happy to be able to take part in this process.”
Beam is Asia’s largest and fastest growing micromobility startup, focused on improving first / last mile mobility in cities. After launching in 2018, Beam eScooters and eBikes are available for rent across 11 cities in 4 countries in Asia, including Malaysia, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand
US$30m equity round is led by Sequoia Capital India with the participation of Hanna Ventures and various other investors.
Founded by a team with a passion for new mobility, Beam is focused on expanding micro-mobility in Asia and Pacific region beginning with eScooters. As Asian cities continue to grow, Beam will provide urban residents with the opportunity to take ownership of their transportation options. A Beam trip allows you to move efficiently, reduce your environmental footprint, and have fun as you go from here to there – how you want and when you want.
“I am excited to partner with ICT Capital at this stage of the journey as we share the same thesis on the future of eScooters sharing and micro-mobility in our target markets. I believe the vertical is now well positioned to the growth capital injections, both in equity and debt form, and to scale in 2021 after the shortcomings of the early years were overcome,” explained Beam CEO and founder Alan Jiang.
“We envisage micro-mobility as an integral part of the future Smart Cities Infrastructure where the target will be that most of the commutes should take not more than 15-20 minutes”, said ICT Capital CEO and Managing Partner Alexey Tsyplakov. “The 2020 year was a challenging year but pivotal for the sector as it evidenced that (despite COVID and on the back of new durable eScooter models) the business is working very well economically, showing solid positive margins”, he added.
Beam is Asia’s largest and fastest growing micromobility startup, focused on improving first / last mile mobility in cities. After launching in 2018, Beam eScooters and eBikes are available for rent across 11 cities in 4 countries in Asia, including Malaysia, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.
Today, ICT Group, the parent company of ICT Holding , has announced plans to invest USD 400 million into venture-backed companies. ICT Group is a European group of companies famous for its direct investments in finance, metals & mining, transport, real estate and industrial development. The capital will be invested into growth stages companies over the next three years, with checks going to Series A and later stage companies.