The Frontier Ventures Partners have a unique combination of entrepreneurial, operating, and private equity and venture capital investment experience.
Dmitry Alimov
Founding Partner
Tech investor and entrepreneur, Dmitry has been investing in tech companies since 1999 and has backed over 50 technology companies operating in 25+ countries across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Previously, Dmitry served as Managing Partner of a global venture fund RTP Global. In 2009, Dmitry co-founded IVI.TV (“Netflix of Russia”), the largest digital video service for the Russian-speaking consumers worldwide, with over 60m users globally. Dmitry earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri, St. Louis (majoring in finance). Dmitry studied Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Samara University.
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Steven Hellman
Steven brings 30 years’ experience as a venture capital and private equity investor, global investment and private banking executive, international business and securities lawyer and telecommunications start-up executive. Steven has also served on several public company boards of director, including Lenta, PLC, formerly a TPG portfolio business.
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Najam Kidwai
Venture Partner, Member of the Investment Committee
Dr. Kidwai holds several Board and Advisory Board seats including 23&Me, Infomedia, Equidate, Boxed, EQUIAM, Fusion.Org and G3NiU7. He is the Founding CEO of two companies that have successfully IPO’d.
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Jason Downes
Advisory Board Member
Jason is an active venture investor with nearly 20 years of dedicated technology, media and telecom industry experience in venture capital, private equity and capital markets. Mr. Downes serves as consultant to the International Finance Corporation, where he previously held the position of Senior. Investment Officer for 7 years.
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Holger Laubenthal
Advisory Board Member
Holger is an experienced finance professional with years of C-level experience in one of the leading global financial institutions, currently serving as President and CEO of GE Money Bank Russia. Holger started his career at Price Waterhouse Germany in the Audit department. and then spent 3 years with Daimler-Benz in Financial Planning & Analysis and Commercial roles across Europe and Asia.
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Julia Lemberskiy
Julia is a tech entrepreneur and startup executive with over 10 years of experience in leadership roles at hyper-growth ventures. She was the Head of Central Operations at Uber Works, Global Venture Development Manager at Rocket Internet, CMO at GoReadyMade (HelloFresh), launcher and country manager for Uber Eats Russia, launch manager at JUMP Scooters, and co-founded 3 successful companies.
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