Alexander Galitsky

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Alexander (Sasha) Galitsky is a Managing Partner. He co-founded Almaz Capital in 2008 realizing his idea of the bridge VC fund. As the Managing Partner of Almaz Capital, he builds fund’s strategy and sets its vision. Alexander manages team and processes, fundraising and investment relations. He is actively involved with fund’s portfolio companies significantly impacting their growth.

Currently Sasha serves as a member of Board of Directors at the following international companies: CarPrice, Jelastic, Octonion, PetCube and Virtuozzo (part of former Parallels).

Alexander Galitsky is a well-known innovator, entrepreneur and investor in USA and Europe. He was the President of the East Europe Tech Tours which took place in Warsaw (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Bucharest (Romania) in 2018 and 2019. He was honored numerous times with different awards and nominations by Forbes, Venture Awards, EY, AllStars, etc.

Prior to Almaz Capital, Alexander made a series of private successful private investments. His past and current investments include: NavMaps (sold to TeleAtlas), Start Telecom, Magnifire, SJLabs, PGP, Parallels, Acronis, EverNote among others. Sasha also currently serves as Institute Advisor in B612 Foundation.

Alexander founded five successful high-tech companies: ELVIS+, TrustWorks Systems (sold to Hamsard), EzWIM (sold to TMT Ventures), ELVIS Telecom (sold to Telenor) and NPC ELVIS, all of which he led as CEO.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Galitsky served as one of the top Technical Executive at the Soviet Space Agency and Defense Industry. He pioneered in Wi-Fi and Virtual Private Network technologies, as well as product development on the global market in partnership with Sun Microsystems. He has over 30 patents for numerous inventions.

Alexander is PhD in Computer Science and holds a Master’s degree in physics.

Today my interests are in great and slightly eccentric founders working on the cutting edge of technology.