CEO and Founding Partner
Pavel is one of the pioneers of venture capital investment in Russia. He founded Pulsar Venture in 2009 as an investment company focused on early stage high-tech startups. Pavel invests into startups, mentors entrepreneurs, and provides consulting and business development support for portfolio companies and others across a wide variety of industries. Pavel also leads innovation ecosystem development both locally as well as globally by collaborating with leading investors, thinkers, industry leaders and academic institutions, building relationships with participants of the global innovative infrastructure and various development institutes.
Before founding Pulsar, Pavel was Adviser to the Director of the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan (IVFRT), as well as its area manager for venture financing. He helped build the Republic of Tatarstan’s innovation ecosystem and lead its integration into the global market. Pavel also helped grow and commercialize IVFRT’s portfolio companies and facilitated exit transactions.
Pavel also has extensive background as an electrical engineer.