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Pavel Cherkashin

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder, The Founder Institute and Chief Trouble Maker, Minutta.

Founder, The Founder Institute and Chief Trouble Maker, Minutta.

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Involved In


Vestor.In Partners
Sputnik Labs
Vestor.In Partners




Chief Trouble Maker Minutta Inc January 2014 - present
General Partner, Founder Vestor.In Partners March 2013 - present
Member of the board Tvigle Media January 2007 - May 2015
Co-Founder, Board Member Kuznech October 2011 - August 2013
Investor Toonbox December 2009 - August 2013
General Manager, Consumer & Online - Russia Microsoft October 2009 - August 2011
Country Manager - Russia & CIS Adobe August 2006 - October 2009
Country Manager, Russia & CIS Oracle July 2004 - July 2006
Director Sputnik Labs March 2001 - July 2004
CEO Actis December 1997 - January 2000


Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) Computer Science in Global Ecology 1990 - 1995
Moscow School #5 (1230) Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology October 1980 - May 1990

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Photos
  • • Mobile
  • • Advertising
  • • Financial Services
  • • Video

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Key Strengths

E-Commerce • Product management • Angel investing • Venture capital • Business Strategy • Entrepreneurship • Mobile Apps • Startups

Key Accomplishments

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Cree Crawford
* Founder / COO / Dir. - Green Ocean Sciences | Molecular Analytics Group * H. Wng. Commander - 149th Texas Air Guard

Mihail Pivtoraiko
We worked together  •  President, Aptonomy, Inc.. Previously Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Passionate and thoughtful professional in robotics space

Daniel Owen McGuire
We worked together at The Founder Institute  •  CEO Skinnyprice Inc. 2014 Alumni The Founder Institute, 2012 Alumni MassChallenge, $600K raised, 2 issued patents, first partnership signed.
Visionary but full of action. Makes things done. Deal closer

Alex Hisen
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, CardPass and VP, Product, EngageUI.
Alex has great product vision in e-commerce / recommendations space as well as deep understanding of what it takes to make a complicated tec ... hnology actually work.