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 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 investor club, a crowd-investment platform and an investor club. He is the former principal of Economic School at Moscow State University[4] (2010-2013), and current Chairman of the Scientific Research & Innovative Technologies Commission at International Aerospace Committee.[5]


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

In 2019, Borodich was elected as Chairman of the Commission for Scientific Research and Innovative Technologies of the International Aerospace Committee [13]


In 2003–2005, while working for different companies, Borodich was developing his own project ViralMeter, a service for monitoring viral marketing activity.[6]

In 2012, Borodich co-founded, 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.[14]

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.[14]

Besides the entrepreneurship activities, he holds the position of Chairman of the Scientific Research & Innovative Technologies Commission at International Aerospace Committee.[5]

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.[4]

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).[15]

The same year, he became one of the winners at MobileBeat Innovation Competition, 2012 (San Francisco).[6][16]

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.[17] 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]


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  2. ^ a b "Alexander Borodich named business angel of the year". Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  3. ^ Вовнякова, Анна. "Action Group осваивает digital". Информационно-аналитический портал Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  4. ^ a b "ЭМШ — Итоги Ассамблеи ЭМШ. Итоги выборов Совета и Дирекции ЭМШ". (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  5. ^ a b " International Aerospace Committee".
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Кто есть кто: Александр Бородич | Rusbase". Rusbase (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  8. ^ a b "Mail.Ru расставил кадры". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  9. ^ "Кто есть кто: Александр Бородич".
  10. ^ "Как заработать на исполнении желаний". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  11. ^ a b "Хотеть не вредно". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  12. ^ a b "Alexander Borodich named business angel of the year". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  13. ^ "Universa founder Alexander Borodich elected Chairman of the Commission for IAC". 26 August 2019.
  14. ^ a b "Как определить потенциал бизнеса для инвестирования (онлайн-трансляция мастер-класса Александра Бородича) / События на". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  15. ^ US 8190711, Borodich, Alexander, "Method and system for controlling and tracking content distribution", published May 29, 2012 
  16. ^ "Александр Бородич — События Яндекса". (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  17. ^ "В 2016 году рынок бизнес-ангельских инвестиций вырос на 30%". Retrieved 2017-08-17.