Alexander Borodich

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Alexander Borodich (Russian: Алекса́ндр Борóдич; born July 28, 1975) is a Russian venture investor, serial entrepreneur, digital media strategist. Borodich is the former marketing director at Mail.ru Group.[1] Borodich was recognized as “the business angel of year 2016," in 2016.[2] Borodich is a private investor, the founder of the Universa blockchain platform, managing partner of marketing communication agency FutureAction,[3] the founder of FutureLabs Future Laboratory and the VentureClub.ru investor club, a crowd-investment platform and an investor club. Borodich has invested in over 70 projects worldwide.[4] He is the former principal of Economic School at Moscow State University[5] (2010-2013).

Education[edit]

In 1999, Borodich graduated from Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, where he received PhD in 2003.[6]

He holds master's degree from National Research University Higher School of Economics, Department of Marketing.[7]

In 2008, Borodich received MBA at Stockholm School of Economics.[6]

Career start[edit]

Alexander Borodich started his career as a project manager and a web-architect at Intel in 1999. In 2000, he joined ThinkWave as a web-developer.[6] In 2002, he held the position of Head of e-commerce at the research and consulting company DirectInfo.[8]

From 2003 to 2005, Borodich was doing online marketing at MAR Consult, while working at his own project called ViralMeter, a virus monitoring service.[9] From 2005 to 2009, he was a Marketing Director at Acronis, USA, where he created and managed the online marketing communication worldwide and launched a large number of successful digital campaigns.[10]

In 2009-2010, Borodich directed all online marketing initiatives at Mail.ru Group as a Marketing Director.[11] He negotiated new key partnerships with MTS, Beeline, Microsoft, while leading all media campaigns for Mail.ru.[8] In 2010, Borodich becomes Director General at Rumart.ru, where he works until 2011, before becoming a co-founder and CEO at Glomper.[12][6]

Entrepreneurship[edit]

In 2003-2005, while working for different companies, Borodich was developing his own project ViralMeter, a service for monitoring virus activity, which continues to exist.[6]

In 2012, Borodich co-founded MyWishBoard.com, a service for creating wish lists that can be shared with friends through social networks.[11]

Since 2013 - Managing Partner and Lecturer at FutureLabs and FutureAction.[13]

Current activities[edit]

Borodich is the founder of Future Labs, a platform with the focus on investing in third-party projects along with developing their projects through attracting investors' funds.[6]

Borodich is Member of the Administrative Council of the National Association of Business Angels.[12]

He is Managing partner at VentureClub, a crowdfunding platform and an investors club, and Managing partner at the digital marketing agency FutureAction.[13]

Teaching activity[edit]

In 2003, Borodich started lecturing at Moscow State University. Soon after, he was appointed the Head of Economics School there (2003-2013). Currently, Borodich is a professor at National Research University Higher School of Economics and a lecturer at Moscow State University. He is a regular speaker at professional conferences in the industry.

Borodich was a lecturer at Moscow State University and the head of Economics and Mathematics School at Moscow State University from 2010 to 2013.[5]

Professional recognition[edit]

In 2012, Borodich was granted a patent in the USA on assessing the effectiveness of information dissemination in social networks (published in 2012).[14]

The same year, he became one of the winners at MobileBeat Innovation Competition, 2012 (San Francisco).[6][15]

In 2015, Russian Venture Capital (RVC), a government fund of funds and the development institute of the Russian Federation, named Borodich Russia’s most active business angel of the year.[16] In 2016, the Russian National Business Angels Association recognized Borodich as Russia’s "business angel of the year" at a ceremony at the Skolkovo Hypercube.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Рейтинг российских бизнес-ангелов — 2016". secretmag.ru.
  2. ^ a b "Alexander Borodich named business angel of the year". sk.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  3. ^ Вовнякова, Анна. "Action Group осваивает digital". Информационно-аналитический портал www.Sostav.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  4. ^ "Digital Currency from Russia". Cointelegraph. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  5. ^ a b "ЭМШ — Итоги Ассамблеи ЭМШ. Итоги выборов Совета и Дирекции ЭМШ". emsch.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Кто есть кто: Александр Бородич | Rusbase". Rusbase (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  7. ^ "РЕЙТИНГ РОССИЙСКИХ БИЗНЕС-АНГЕЛОВ, НАТАЛЬЯ РОМАШИНА". www.sserussia.org. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  8. ^ a b "Mail.Ru расставил кадры". www.comnews.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  9. ^ https://rb.ru/news/kto-aleksandr-borodich/
  10. ^ "Как заработать на исполнении желаний". www.forbes.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  11. ^ a b "Хотеть не вредно". www.forbes.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  12. ^ a b "Alexander Borodich named business angel of the year". sk.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  13. ^ a b "Как определить потенциал бизнеса для инвестирования (онлайн-трансляция мастер-класса Александра Бородича) / События на TimePad.ru". capitalogy.timepad.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  14. ^ [1], Borodich, Alexander, "Method and system for controlling and tracking content distribution" 
  15. ^ "Александр Бородич — События Яндекса". events.yandex.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  16. ^ "В 2016 году рынок бизнес-ангельских инвестиций вырос на 30%". www.rvc.ru. Retrieved 2017-08-17.