Building a fast-growing international company is somewhat like climbing a mountain. You need tools and equipment, a clear vision of your goal, and enough stamina to reach it. At Vibranium.VC, we know what it takes to reach the top. As a close-knit team, we have formed a venture capital fund in Silicon Valley, the global startup hub that has become our home, where we invest in promising SaaS startups.
When working with startups, we rely on a combination of experience, knowledge, and instinct, similar to how an alpinist relies on a mix of physical skill, mental preparation, and intuition. Through careful evaluation, we choose companies with great potential to win global markets — and help them navigate this difficult but exciting journey.
Building a startup can be tough and full of unexpected challenges. It takes a lot of resilience to counter difficulties and uncertainty on a daily basis. This is when you need a trusted VC partner who you can rely on to stand next to you on this journey.
That's the kind of partner we strive to be. We fundamentally believe that a great VC investor provides much more than just financial backing. That means profound expertise in startup acceleration and business scaling, access to a wide network, and unlimited support when navigating risky bends. On top of that, we've launched a Softlanding Program to help promising startups relocate to the US and feel at home in the Valley prior to starting their global journey.
Vibranium.VC Founder and General Partner, is a serial entrepreneur who has created 10 companies and organizations over the span of 20 years prior to stepping into the VC field.
“Add value. This is my personal motto and a strategy in everything we do as a fund,” says Zamir Shukho, Vibranium Founder and General Partner. “Every startup founder I talk to should discover something meaningful and important in the course of our meeting. At Vibranium.VC, we are not life coaches that ask questions, but experts that provide much-needed answers.”
We are all about the startup team. This means we will make an effort to profoundly understand your goals and needs and provide support exactly when you need it. We will also warn you about pitfalls — including those in your own processes or products. Don't let this discourage you. Recognizing your weaknesses is the initial step towards building your strength.
Valentina Pidgaina - Head of Pipeline and Partnerships, Zamir Shukho - Founder & General Partner, Kirill Timofeev - Co-Founder in Menlo-Park (California)
We support innovative startups for whom their impact is as important as financial gains. This is why we supported Otis, an AI-based platform that helps small businesses grow and engage customers by leveling the ads competition field for them. Or iSchoolConnect, another portfolio company of ours, which makes college admissions more accessible to students from all over the world.
We care about the ethics behind each of our projects. This means there are certain legal markets that we don't and won't invest in: alcohol and tobacco, legalized drugs, weapons, the adult industry, gambling, financial scheming. Because it's not about the money, it's about what we bring into the world.
The Co-Founder, launched his business career at the age of 20 when he began providing sports management for athletes including PR support and collaboration with global leagues.
Our larger mission is to improve the VC fundraising landscape. We help startups navigate hidden obstacles, so we provide them with a better understanding of the process, give them structure, some guidelines, and advice on how to raise seed funding with a higher chance of success.
“My experience in promoting professional athletes enables me to anticipate better the correlation between a business project and an individual's personality as well as "read" people. This can manifest in assessing founders and their motivation and involvement, as well as in evaluating the end product's consumers and their interests.” says Kirill Timofeev, Vibranium Co-Founder.
We have a strong passion about what we do — and we hope you do too. Because no matter how great due diligence results may be, success is impossible without inner drive. Let's explore this drive and win together.
Choose your VC partner wisely. Choose Vibranium.VC.