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LETA Capital announces the State of Phygital 2023 report
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The report consists of a VC market analysis in phygital tech over the last decade, case studies, and a profound overview of breakthroughs, challenges, and opportunities that we foresee in the upcoming future.

16 OCTOBER 2022
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Meet Sergey Toporov at London AI Summit 2024
Sergey will be judging AI startups on June 13th, the second day of the conference. Drop him a note on LinkedIn to set up a quick IRL meeting!
8 APRIL 2024
Vahan Mgebryan will be speaking at 0100 Conference in Prague
Meet our General Partner Vahan Mgebryan at 0100 Conference CEE 2024 in Prague on 14-16 May.
29 MARCH 2024
LETA Capital Welcomes Vahan Mgebryan as General Partner
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LETA Capital is thrilled to announce the appointment of Vahan Mgebryan as a General Partner. This marks a significant expansion in our leadership team and expertise.
25 JANUARY 2024
Entrepreneur: 12 Books Every Tech Entrepreneur Should Read
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From Robert Sapolsky to Boris Stern. Here is a must-read book list for tech startup founders to lead their companies to a brighter future created by LETA Capital's Managing Partner Alex Chachava.
20 DECEMBER 2023
LETA Capital announces the State of Phygital 2023 report
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The report consists of a VC market analysis in phygital tech over the last decade, case studies, and a profound overview of breakthroughs, challenges, and opportunities that we foresee in the upcoming future.
16 OCTOBER 2022
Leta Capital invested in ShapesXR $8.6M Seed Round
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With the new capital infusion, the company is well-positioned to advance its product and technology to allow even faster creation by utilizing the latest AI capabilities, going cross-platform, supporting more hardware platforms, and reaching a broader range of enterprise clients.
9 AUGUST 2023
Entrepreneur: 5 Things Your Pitch Deck Needs to Include for VCs to Consider Investing in Your Company
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If you're looking for VC funding, you need to understand what investors are looking for in a company before they decide to invest. Here are five things your pitch deck should include.
24 JULY 2023
Leta’s portfolio company 365Scores was acquired for $160M
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Worldwide leading sports results application 365Scores has been recently acquired by British public company Entain, one of the world's largest gaming groups.
5 APRIL 2023
Entrepreneur: What Does the Venture Capital Due Diligence Process Look Like?
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This is a step-by-step explanation of it prepared by Alex Chachava, a seasoned venture capitalist and Managing Partner of LETA Capital.
3 MARCH 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Handling a Tech Layoff in 2023
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This guide is for people who have been laid off and are now thinking about finding a new job or building a business. LETA Capital helps them navigate.
16 FEBRUARY 2023
Does Meta’s Horizon Workrooms Deliver? Sergey Toporov expresses his opinion
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Sergey Toporov is skeptical about the applicability of Meta's Horizon Workrooms in daily meetings.
6 JANUARY 2023
Alexander Zemlyak is now Principal & Head of Israel
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We are happy to announce that Alexander Zemlyak will, from now on, lead all Leta’s activities in Israel.
13 DECEMBER 2022
Entrepreneur: 9 Ways a Venture Capitalist Should Help Startup Founders After Closing the Deal
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Here are nine ways an early-stage venture capitalist should help a startup after closing the deal and these are exactly what differentiates a great investor from a mediocre one.
17 OCTOBER 2022
VentureBeat: The multi-billion-dollar potential of synthetic data
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Synthetic data will be a huge industry in five to 10 years. Sergey Toporov explains why.
15 OCTOBER 2022
Alexander Chachava bought an international game developer and publisher MY.GAMES
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MY.GAMES is a leading Eastern-European company in the online entertainment field with a wide spectrum of gaming projects with over 1 bn users.
27 SEPTEMBER 2022
LETA Capital announces the State of Phygital 2022 report
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Venture capital firm LETA Capital issues a report called “State of Phygital 2022”. It is our annual report highlighting the concept of “Phygital” and introducing a fresh look at the very fundamentals of “Phygital”.
26 SEPTEMBER 2022
When to poke the VC bear — writing the perfect follow-up email
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Founders are often frustrated when they don’t get a reply from VCs. But investors are people too — struggling with overflowing inboxes. So when should founders follow up on emails to VCs?
9 SEPTEMBER 2022
Synthesis AI Raises a $17 Million Series A To Expand Its Synthetic Data Platform
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The new funds will allow Synthesis AI to grow its world-class team and introduce new products to enable companies to build more advanced computer vision models faster.
28 April 2022
7 Tips for Startup Founders From an Entrepreneur Who Turned VC
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Alexander Chachava shared his tips on pitching, understanding motivation of VCs and the main "don'ts" for founders with Entrepreneur Media.
21 April 2022
Gaviti Raises $9M Series A Round
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This will help to improve existing tools that help companies stay on top of unpaid invoices and build out additional financial management services.
5 April 2022
The Information: Startup Founders, VC Firms Reexamine Ties to Russian Investors
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Russian investors also face growing concerns about their future fundraising prospects.
26 February 2022
TC Interview: $100 million… Leta Capital wants to be a friend to Russian-speaking founders everywhere
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While we are significantly broadening our geographic focus toward key global hubs, our strategy effectively remains the same.
23 June 2021
$100M to invest in Eastern-European founders around the world
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Out of the $50M Fund II we have already invested $34.4M in 16 startups
21 November 2021
LETA Capital sold its share in Brain4Net to Kaspersky
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Kaspersky has acquired Leta's portfolio company Brain4Net. Brain4Net has been developing solutions and services to help enterprises and service providers adapt modern technologies
LETA Capital led $10 Million Series A Prodly Round
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Prodly, the leading low-code Salesforce DevOps provider, today announced a Series A investment of $10 million led by Leta Capital, joined by TMT Investments, AltaIR Capital, and Flyer One Ventures.
Leta's exit: Nayax Ltd. (TASE: NYAX) acquires Weezmo
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Leta Capital is happy to announce the first exit from Leta Capital Fund II, its portfolio company Weezmo was acquired by Nayax Ltd. (TASE: NYAX), the leading cashless solution provider. Leta Capital was a lead investor in the previous round, investing $1.5 mln in 2018.
Novakid Raises $35M in Series B to Support Expansion Into New Markets
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Novakid, an online language learning platform that provides personalized English learning for kids ages 4-12 through artificial intelligence (AI) and gamification, announces a $35 million Series B round led by Owl Ventures and Goodwater Capital. The existing investors LETA Capital, PortfoLion, TMT Investments, Xploration Capital and LearnStart also joined the round.