reasonably priced deals with high potential of fast positive re-evaluation – and never in hyped up ones
Fast-growing, numbers-driven deals in large potential markets with high exit probability /multiples
unique companies with distinct competitive advantages, not just in their tech, but mainly in their biz
investment Syndicate
focused on:
REMEMBER THAT THE MARKET
IS MANIC-DEPRESSIVE.

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ALWAYS STAY RATIONAL.

UNIQUE

ACCESS TO THE BEST DEALS USUALLY RESERVED ONLY TO TOP VCS AND ANGELS

ADVANTAGES:

ZERO INCOME TO THE TEAM, OTHER THAN THE SUCCESS FEE (CARRY)
AT THE EXIT
PROFESSIONAL DUE DILIGENCE AND THOROUGH RESEARCH OF ALL DEALS
DEEP REACH INTO THE VENTURE AND START-UP CIRCLES OF SILICON VALLEY, NEW YORK, BOSTON, LA, THE MIDDLE EAST AND EUROPE

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closed
investments

total
invested

Personal GP participation
18
$12.7M
$0.74M

the garage
syndicated investments

INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:
INVESTED $1.5M
Coind Fund, IBDG, Persico, VTB
Germany I 12.04.2020
Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license, as well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, regulated derivatives and index services.

Investment rationale

Kraken is the first U.S. crypto firm to receive a state-chartered banking license,

As well as one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin,

Regulated derivatives and index services.
Other VC investors:

team

Founder
General Partner
General Partner
Igor Shoifot
Vladimir Gidirim
Sergey Mosunov
Partner at TMT Investments: $250M market cap (London Stock Exchange AIM), first VC investors in 4 unicorns, 17 profitable exits, 8x+ stock growth, 8x net returns to investors. Boards of directors - 2 unicorns. Founder: CEO of Epsylon Games, the largest gaming site on Microsoft WebTV in 1990s (70+ games). Co-founder of Fotki (25M users in early 2000s). Sold vInternship system to Manhattan Institute of Management.

Co-founder at Angelsdeck: by far the largest Russian-speaking investment club (500+ investors). Taught at UC Berkeley and New York University for 11 years. Co-created a graduate course “Recreating Silicon Valley” at Stanford University. Wrote a chapter in "Masters of Corporate Venture Capital" book. Numerous interviews and articles about venture capital and startup growth in Forbes, NBC, MSNBC, Inc. Magazine, CIO Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wired, LA Times, Business Insider, etc. MBA from Boston University, PhD from the Russian Academy of Sciences, MA from Central European University in Budapest.Max invented our company. He is the father of our main goals and values. He has founded first core members of our team and helped them to show their unique talents in work process.


Vladimir started his career in consulting having spent over 23 years in several big4 advisory practices in Russia and in the Middle East; but since 2015 he started investing in private technology companies, mostly as an investor into syndicates run on Angellist and Fundersclub. In parallel Vladimir has made several angel (early seed and pre-seed) investments into startups with Russian-speaking founders, helping their management teams adjusting their corporate structure to the requirements set for an internationally present tech company. Over time, Vladimir has made over 300 syndicated investments and over 20 direct investments.

Vladimir's portfolio counts 6 profitable exits and numerous mark-ups with large unrealized multiples to his original investment. Vladimir's media presence is known through his co-hosting role with the Garage Youtube video-podcasts for investors that start venturing into the private tech asset class (co-hosted with Igor Shoifot and Sergey Mosunov). Besides his role as Venture Partner in The Garage Syndicate, he is also an active member and syndicate lead on Angelsdeck. He teaches a course in "VC investment tax structuring" at Starta Angel Investor Academy. In his current role, Vladimir is senior member of the tax team in one of the global late-state VC funds. Vladimir has also invested as an LP into several marquee VC funds, including One Way Ventures, Hack VC, Asymmetry Ventures, Viaduct Ventures, and the Red Pill Venture Fund. Vladimir obtained an MBA degree from the Rrussian-German School of Management (sponsored by the bielefeld university in Germany). Vladimir authored a book on International Corporate Taxation in 2017.
Serial technology entrepreneur (built the r'ain group manufacturing company, zinc sulfide and selenide production, laser optics and medical laser equipment, multi-wavelength laser systems and optical current and voltage sensors).

A prolific venture capital investor, co-founder of the angelsdeck venture community (more than $60m in investments), an active angel investor in 100+ projects. Two executive mbas.
Investment manager
David Mnatsakanian
David has more than 4 years of experience in transaction advisory services acquired in top European banks and global consulting companies. He participated in 15+ M&A (buy-side and sell-side) and debt financing projects in financial services, real estate, consumer retail, media, and IT industries.

Graduated with a bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from the Higher School of Economics and University of London. Currently pursuing his CFA designation.
Chief operating officer
Polina Sapina
Polina has a unique experience, combining her knowledge of the venture capital market with her expertise in real business and entrepreneurial practice. She was responsible for operations and finance at two startups. In one of them, she was a co-founder, and together with the team they passed the IIDF acceleration program and attracted angel investments.

Polina has three years of experience in the analytics team of the venture fund "IP Fund". She previously had corporate experience in B2B sales development and B2C sales management.

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