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Alexander Galitsky named entrepreneur of the year

0 4 December 2013

Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 took place a few days ago in Moscow for Russian entrepreneurs. In June 2014 Alexander Galitsky, managing partner of venture fund Almaz Capital Partners, will travel to Monte Carlo to represent Russia in the final of the international competition.

Galitsky is a pioneer and leader in the venture capital industry in Russia. Almaz Capital Partners, which he founded  in 2008, has helped a number of Russian companies break into global markets. To date, the fund has successfully invested in 21 companies, including QIK, Yandex, Vyatta, Parallels and Acumatica.

The competition has been conducted by EY for the past 28 years and is considered one of the most prestigious international competitions in the field of entrepreneurship. Today, more than 60 countries are involved.

At the same ceremony in Moscow, Eruditor Group founder Rudy Yegor won “young entrepreneur”, and Get Taxi won the award for “fastest-growing business”.


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