The Russian-Belarusian Venture Capital Fund (RBF Ventures), created by RVC, RVC Infrafund and the Belarusian Innovation Fund, invested in the Belarusian startup RocketData. The deal was structured with legal support of Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm.
According to Mikhail Fedotov, Board Member of RVC, RocketData is the first investment project of RBF Ventures in Belarus: "There are simply no comparable analogues of the proposed service in the former CIS area ... In 2019, RocketData is planning to enter Central and Eastern Europe market and we will support the company as maximum as possible."
The deal between RBF Ventures and RocketData became the first of this kind in the country, where the “English law” tools introduced by Decree No. 8 “On Development of the Digital Economy” were applied during structuring.
“For the Belarusian venture capital market, the deal of our joint fund to invest in Rocketdata.io is a landmark and to some extent historic one,” said Dmitry Kalinin, RBF Ventures Managing Partner and the Director of the Belarusian Innovation Fund.
The project has been led by Senior Associate Anna Tsymbalist.
Aleinikov&Partners advised British Telecommunications in regard to implementation of the virtual private network for a large Belarusian IT company for the purpose of connecting its offices situated throughout the globe.
Playrix, one of the top 5 largest mobile developers in the world, has invested in the capital of the Belarusian studio Vizor Games. Aleinikov&Partners supported the deal.
Aleinikov&Partners won the tender of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus for the provision of legal advisory services on venture financing issues