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Team

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Alex Bart

Alex Bart

Managing Partner&Founder

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Alex Bart

Alex Bart

Managing Partner&Founder

Tel: + 380 (44) 237 77 27

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Mr. Bart brings over a decade of experience in the investment banking industry from New York and Kiev. Between 3Q2013 and 3Q2014, amidst the depth of the financial market crisis, Alex oversaw more than $100 million in both secondary and primary market turnover. He began his career in New York with the Loan Syndications group of BNP Paribas and then moved over to the Credit Derivatives trading desk at Deutsche Bank. Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Bart moved to Ukraine in 2009, where he worked on the sales & trading desks at some of the top local investment banks in Kiev, the last of which was Foyil Securities. Mr. Bart graduated from New York University – Stern School of Business with a dual major in Finance and International Business and a minor in Russian Studies. He is a fluent Russian speaker.

Yaroslav Udovenko

Yaroslav Udovenko

Managing Partner, CEO

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Yaroslav Udovenko

Yaroslav Udovenko

Managing Partner, CEO

Tel: + 380 (44) 237 77 27

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Mr. Udovenko started his career as an equity analyst at Investment Group Sokrat and NRG Capital, where he quickly became a globally recognized sector analyst covering Ukrainian agro-food sector companies and made recommendations followed by institutional funds, hedge fund managers and individual clients. In 2011 Mr. Udovenko was recruited to Foyil Securities, a top ranked regional bank based in Kiev, for the position of Vice President, Senior Analyst, and was later promoted to Head of Research. In this position he led the research team on the execution and analytical support for secondary markets research and corporate finance projects, covering a variety of sectors including agro-food, energy, mining, machinery, IT and media. In addition to overall department-wide responsibility, he served as a lead analyst role on numerous transactions, including private placements, convertible bond arrangements, local bonds issues, M&A, JVs and others. Mr. Udovenko holds BS and MS diplomas in Economic Cybernetics from Kiev National University of Taras Shevchenko. He is fluent in English, Ukrainian and Russian.

Advisory Board +

Kevin Reddy

Kevin Reddy

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Kevin Reddy

Kevin Reddy

Senior Advisor

Kevin is a successful Startup Investor, Interim CEO, and CEO Advisor along with a decorated management consulting career as a senior executive at top-tier strategy consulting firms like Accenture and Booz & Co. Currently Kevin invests in and mentors entrepreneurs becoming better leaders in creating innovative teams in the areas of Symbiotic Cognitive Computing, AI, Deep Machine Learning, Neural Nets, VR/AR/MR, IoT/IoE/M2M, CyberSecurity, Blockchain, FinTech, Social Collab Learning/EduTech, Genomics, Wearables, Big Data, Living Services, Smart Connected Devices/Vehicles/Homes/Cities, Frictionless/Conversational Commerce, NanoBio, Social + Mobile + Analytics + Cloud (SMAC) Stack, leveraging actionable innovation and disruptive entrepreneurship as means to enrich human experience. Kevin is a mentor at Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School in New York, advising ventured funded startup CEOs who are MBA graduates from Columbia Business School, and Mentor at CyberLaunch.vc, a leading CyberSecurity and Machine Learning Startup Accelerator in Atlanta. Kevin serves as Global Managing Director at Reddy & Co providing Senior Executive Advisory Services for Global 200 Corporate C-suite Leadership. Kevin graduated with Master’s degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering.

Kaushik Roy

Kaushik Roy

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Kaushik Roy

Kaushik Roy

Advisor

Mr. Roy has over 17 years of experience of investing in technology companies and venture investments in Merriman Capital, Inc., Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Robertson Stephens, Lehman Brothers, Wedbush Securities and others. He has an MBA from Cornell University and a MS from Louisiana State University.

Artashes Terzyan

Artashes Terzyan

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Artashes Terzyan

Artashes Terzyan

Advisor

Artashes Terzyan holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from Moscow University (1988). He has worked for Ryston Investments, Chase Manhattan Bank, Tokai Bank Europe, Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette International, and Commerzbank. He was a Director and 16% owner of the holding company that controls Russian-based Investment Bank Trust and National Bank Trust. He sold his stake in January 2008 to Merrill Lynch. Both banks were once controlled by Group Menatep, associated with M.Khodorkovsky, and were subsequently acquired via management buyout. Mr Terzyan is on advisory board of Gerken Capital Associates together with such prominent figures as Frank Caufield (Co-Founder of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, & Byers). He is also founder and a trustee of SKIL, a charitable foundation in Armenia focused on social and cultural innovations. He was born in Armenia where he currently resides.

Irina Zayachuk

Irina Zayachuk

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Irina Zayachuk

Irina Zayachuk

Advisor

Mrs. Irina started her career in KINTO Asset Management on the position of analyst, but was quickly promoted to an Investment Project Manager. Starting from 2006, Mrs. Irina worked on the position of a Managing Director for the group of Nordic companies in Ukraine. She is also a member of the supervisory board of Lviv Commercial Bank, and a member of the advisory board of Euroventures Ukraine fund. She holds a MA degree from Ohio University in Financial Economics, and a BA degree from Lviv National University.