Vostok New Ventures

Vostok New Ventures Ltd (Vostok New VentureS) is an investment company with the business concept of using experience, expertise and a widespread network to identify and invest in assets with considerable potential.
Type VC
Website vostoknewventures.com

Investment info

Invests in
Product or prototype
Go to market
Growth and expansion
Investment range
€ < 25K
€ 25 - 50K
€ 50 - 100K
€ 100 - 500K
€ 0,5 - 1M
€ 1 - 5M
€ > 5M
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace
Investing in countries

Focus areas

Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Media & Entertainment
Media & Entertainment
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Key people

Investment Analyst & Relations

Björn von Sivers

Invests in SDGs


More about Vostok New Ventures

Vostok New Ventures invests in unlisted companies that will benefit from network effects and have considerable potential for value appreciation. Vostok New Venture finds and identifies new investment opportunities through expertise, experience and a widespread network established during the company’s long history.



Vostok New Ventures was founded in 2007 in connection with the restructuring of “Old Vostok Nafta”. The company has a history dating back to 1996 with “Old Vostok Nafta” which primarily invested in the oil, gas and mining industry. During the past years, Vostok New Ventures has built an extensive network in order to handle risks associated with emerging markets.


How much do they invest?

Vostok New Ventures utilize experience, expertise and a widespread network to identify and invest in promising startups. Vostok New ventures is an active owner and usually seeks investments where they can become a significant minority shareholder and actively manage the investment through board representation.


How do they work?

The foundation for investment activities is fundamental analysis of primarily unlisted companies. The return requirements of investments may vary according to the experience Vostok New Ventures has with a market or sector. They aim to undertake investments that their shareholders are limited or unable to pursue themselves. This implies managing risks associated with low transparency and weak corporate governance as well as illiquidity.


This makes a difference to them

The sector mandate of Vostok New Ventures is broad. The aim of the company is to create shareholder value by investing in assets that are associated with risks which the fund is well-equipped to manage. Such risks typically include corporate governance risks, liquidity risks, and operational risks.

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