Michael Tsygankov becomes Managing Partner at Global TechInnovations

Global TechInnovations announces the appointment of Michael Tsygankov, former Chief Investment Portfolio Officer at RVC, as the Managing Partner at Global TechInnovations.

Michael Tsygankov has become the Managing Partner of Global TechInnovations (GTI), technology consultancy and accelerator that helps startups raise venture capital and early stage investment for early stage innovative projects and private and institutional investors find most promising technologies for their portfolio.

As the Managing Partner, Michael Tsygankov will focus on company’s domestic and international operations. Michael has many years of successful experience in venture capital industry and development of early-stage technology companies - Arthur Baganov says, the CEO of Global TechInnovations. – I am certain that Michael will ensure most effective implementation of our strategy.

Before joining GTI, Michael served as Chief Investment Portfolio Officer and a board member at Russian Venture Company (RVC). He focused on working with the RVC’s portfolio funds and on best practices application to ensure transparency of the investment processes and effective collaboration with innovative companies.

Previously, Michael had been developing technology entrepreneurship at the Russian subdivision of Microsoft for more than five years, including programs for technology support to startups (BizSpark, WebsiteSpark, BizSpark One) and universities (Microsoft Innovation Centers), early-stage investment (Microsoft Seed Fund), entrepreneurial training and business community development programs.

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