Evgeny Taubkin is a partner of Venture Club, responsible for the development of international projects, cooperation and work with investors abroad (USA, Israel, Europe, Southeast Asia). 40 years old, lives in New York, USA. For the last 10 years he has been engaged in investment banking business in the field of high technologies. He has attracted more than 3 billion dollars of capital in companies working in the field of renewable energy, biomedicine, information technology and microelectronics. In 2013-2015 he headed the investment service of the Skolkovo Foundation and founded the Skolkovo Business Angels Club.
Currently he invests mainly in American companies. In 2016, he invested $100,000 in the company Continental Van Lines (IT solutions for the business of moving people in the United States), and in 2017 became a co-investor in the company ServiceWhale (a marketplace for searching for performers of household chores USA). Managing partner of the private investment banking boutique "Borka Capital".
Prefers infrastructure projects such as marketplace 2.0 with innovative approaches to the work of traditional players. For example, one of the ServiceWhale portfolio companies enables the client to receive fixed quotes for the performance of work from several contractors at the time of the request and to conclude a contract for a job in one click. And the rapidly growing marketplace PAVE from New York that opened a new niche in the P2P lending market (a new segment of customers whose risk assessment is very different from traditional approaches), which allows the company to earn more than its competitors and provide its customers with more attractive terms.
Now he is working on the possibility of opening a private technology park in Italy together with the Italian government. With this project, it is now possible, within six months to provided Russian start-ups with the best working conditions in Europe and obtaining start-up visas.
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