Mr Yuri Borisovitch Milner

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KANDO id: 33061

Bio

Founded Digital Sky Technologies Ltd (now Mail.ru Group) in 2005 to focus on Internet investments in the Russian language world. In mid-2009, launched DST Global as the primary vehicle for international Internet investments. Graduated from Moscow State University in 1985 with an advanced degree in theoretical physics and subsequently conducted research at the Institute of Physics in the Russian Academy of Sciences between 1985 and 1989. Attended the Wharton Business School MBA program between 1990 and 1992.


Career


Digital Sky Technologies Ltd - founder


DST Global

The investment vehicle of Silicon Valley-based Russian Internet financier Yuri Milner.

Education


Wharton School of Business

MBA in Business Administration

Moscow State University

in Theoretical Physics

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Selected investments

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Profile Country Date Funding
Comprehend Systems Inc Seed
Game Closure Inc Seed
GoInstant Inc N/A
Mailgun Inc Venture
OnSwipe (Lulo Ventures Inc) Venture
Parse Inc A complete backend platform for your iOS and Android applications. Seed
Tagstand (Egomotion Corp) Near Field Communication (NFC) platform Venture
Work4 Labs Inc Work4 Labs Incorporated Series A
23andMe Inc DNA testing and genome sequencing firm. Series D
Airtime Media Inc (Supyo) Series A
Aisle50 Inc Venture
Ark.com Inc People search engine. Seed
Brex Inc Corporate credit card company focused on startups. Series B
Carbon3D Inc 3D printing company. Series C
ClassDojo Communication app that connects teachers, students, and parents. Seed Initial investment
Codecdemy Inc (Ryzac Inc) Provider of online coding tutorials. Series B
drchrono Inc Seed
drchrono Inc Venture
Flexport Inc Customs brokerage and freight forwarding service. Series B Follow-on investment
Flotype Inc Seed