Edward Shenderovich

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Edward Shenderovich (born 1976) is an American entrepreneur of Russian origin. He is a co-founder and chairman of Knotel, a flexible real estate service, based in NYC. He is also the founder of Kite Ventures, a venture investment company behind Darberry (acquired by Groupon), Fyber, Delivery Hero, Plated and Tradeshift. Prior to Kite Ventures, Shenderovich was a founding executive and the Head of Strategic Development at SUP[1], a Moscow-based Internet company. He also co-founded Quantum Art, a content management software provider and Merchantry (acquired by Tradeshift).


Shenderovich was born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia) and came to the United States in 1990. He graduated from University of California at Berkeley.

In 2006, Shenderovich became a founding executive of SUP and oversaw the company’s strategic development, including the development of LiveJournal in Russia.[1][2]


Shenderovich writes and publishes poetry in Russian. He has been published by many Russian journals and included in ‘’Ulysses Released: Contemporary Russian Poets Abroad (In Russian:2004)’’ edited by Dmitry Kuzmin. In December 2010, Samokat Publishing House released a collection of Shenderovich's children's poems. A new collection came out in January 2014. Translators of his poetry into English include Richard Wayne Chambliss.

In September 2015, Shenderovich's collection entitled "About One, Two, 3, 4 and 5" received an award at Biennial of Illustration Bratislava.


In 2000, Shenderovich became a professor of business modeling at Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Piacenza, Italy, and was named Fellow of the MiNE [2] program in 2004.[2]


  1. ^ "Edward Shenderovich". O’Reilly. Retrieved 2007-11-21.
  2. ^ a b "Edward Shenderovich". MiNE. Retrieved 2007-11-21.

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