Runa Capital

Runa Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Palo Alto


Runa Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 2010. This investor is located in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Palo Alto.

The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 8 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Software, Cloud Computing. In addition, there are 13 more industries where it has achieved success. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. Acumatica, Panopto, Brainly are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low.

This VC was founded by Andre Bliznyuk, Dmitry Chikhachev, Ilya Zubarev, Serguei Beloussov. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 6.

Runa Capital participates, on average, in 17 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019. This fund was the most active in 2019. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. At the time of investment by Runa Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 28 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with Runa Capital, start-ups are often financed by KIZOO, Earlybird Venture Capital, 500 Startups as well as 56 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are, CapHorn Invest, Almaz Capital and also 48 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Point Nine Capital, New Enterprise Associates,, and 41 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

95.7% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

23.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.8 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.2 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.26 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

KIZOO, Earlybird Venture Capital, 500 Startups

Funds Investing Together, CapHorn Invest, Almaz Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Point Nine Capital, New Enterprise Associates,

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