12 facts about EXPANSE Capital

EXPANSE Capital is a technology BOUTIQUE START-UP ACCELERATOR for knowledge-intensive projects with headquarters in Riga, Latvia.
Our experience, our network and access to startups in the health sector have predetermined the specialization of the accelerator: BioMedTech, Digital Health, AgroTech, etc.
Our Business Model is Sweat equity, i.e. the accelerator profits from the increasing value of portfolio startups, in which accelerator invested the expertise and the experience.
The founders of the accelerator have a combined experience of over 25 years in the venture capital industry, including the support of the entry of technology startups in Europe, the US and Asia.
The company founders' expertise spans international marketing, corporate law, product creation and development, building global companies and selling them to corporations.
A wide network of partnerships in the field of venture investments and business development allows us to find optimal solutions for each of our clients, both startups and corporations.
EXPANSE Capital is currently focused on designing custom development trajectories in European markets for DeepTech startups, tailored to the unique challenges faced by each startup, working one-on-one to achieve optimal results in new markets.
At the moment technology boutique accelerator EXPANSE Capital is developing as European accelerator 3-in-1 (three in one): seed fund - accelerator - startup studio with business model focused on increasing capitalization of portfolio companies.
The startup can start cooperation with us at any time, as there is no selection deadlines for our programs, but the startup must be headquartered in a European Union in order to cooperate with us.
We help startups from other countries, in particular from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine to incorporate in Latvia, Spain, Switzerland or Cyprus, to cooperate with us and develop on the EU, Middle East and Latin American markets.
We cooperate with corporations and universities actively on startups acceleration and joint development of innovation ecosystems and we are always open for new partnerships.
Technology Boutique Accelerator is open both to investments for business scaling and to various forms of partnerships to create the environment for startups to develop in BioMedTech, Digital Health, AgroTech and CleanTech

"Expanse Capital" in faces

Alexey Kornev

Executive Director

More than 10 years of experience in developing and implementing mechanisms to support innovative enterprises. Expert in commercialization, technology transfer and industrial property rights. Experience in evaluating business projects, incl. startups.

Yuri Fedotkin

Partner, Co-Founder

Director of the representative office of the boutique accelerator in Russia

More than 10 years of experience in the venture investment market
Specialization in startups in the field of BioMedTech, Digital Health, AgroTech and Clean Tech
7+ years of experience in bringing startups to the EU markets.
2 companies entered the global market.
15+ million euros of attracted investments in early-stage startups

Yuri regularly speaks at various forums on the topic of venture investments and the development of deeptech startups

Education: Ph.D., MBA

Has expertise in startup development, venture investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), technology transfer

Vladislav Lurye

Partner, expert

Lawyer in corporate and international law with 18 years of experience in leading Russian banks, investment funds and law firms. Co-managing partner of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners.

Vladislav specializes in legal support of transactions for attracting investments by startups, transactions for the sale of companies to strategic buyers (M&A), support for startups when entering foreign markets, including through the creation of joint ventures.

The total amount of mezzanine and venture financing transactions completed by Vladislav as a lawyer over the past few years exceeds $600 million.

Vladislav is among the best specialists in Russia according to the international independent rating of lawyers Best Lawyers-2021 in Corporate Law practice. In addition to practical work, Vladislav regularly speaks at various forums on the legal aspects of venture capital investments.

Education: University of Manchester (training at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences), LLM, 2003. Kemerovo State University, Faculty of Law, 2000