Team
OUR TEAM’S EXPERIENCE
The Frontier Ventures Partners have a unique combination of entrepreneurial, operating, and private equity and venture capital investment experience.
Dmitry Alimov
Founder, Managing Partner
Tech investor and entrepreneur, Dmitry has been investing in tech companies since 1999 and has backed over 35 early stage companies operating in 25+ countries. Previously, Dmitry served as Managing Partner of a leading global venture fund RTP Global (formerly known as ru-Net Ltd) known for its investments in Yandex.ru (NASDAQ: YNDX) and Ozon.ru. In 2009, Dmitry co-founded IVI.TV (“Netflix of Russia”), which became the largest OTT video platform for the Russian speaking users globally with over 50m monthly users. Previously, he served as the Managing Director of Amedia – a leading Russian producer of television series and movies.
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Steven Hellman
General Partner
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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Oleg Tumanov
Venture Partner, Member of the Investment Committee
Entrepreneur and manager with 24 years experience in major Russian and international companies, including 20 years in senior management positions. Since 2007 – Oleg has worked as an entrepreneur in the Internet and media sectors and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and co-owner of a leading Russian company in the field of online video ivi.ru Media.
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Najam Kidwai
Venture Partner, Member of the Investment Committee
Dr. Kidwai is a partner at Alpview Capital and 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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Marina Markovsky
CFO
Marina is an executive with 18 years of experience in Finance and Private Equity. In addition, Marina is an entrepreneur at heart and serves as an advisor to several startups. She holds a Cognitive Science BA from Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA.
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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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