A new generation of VC
I AM AN INVESTOR
I AM a founder
EdTech Booster Capital
INVESTMENTS IN EARLY-STAGE EDTECH COMPANIES USING TRUE MARKET VALIDATION TACTICS
Based in the USA
I am 6’7 and played basketball for 11 years
I am a GP of EdTech Booster and live in Silicon Valley
I am originally from Ukraine
EdTech company with an annual revenue of 5 million dollars
Over 13 years of experience developing EdTech projects
Who is the GP of the fund?
ALEX PUDOV
Our mission is to help talented EdTech founders worldwide fulfill their potential, regardless of their background in the US market
We enter startups at low valuations and get extra equity for marketing services
Early stage valuation in local markets is ≈ $2M
Local
market
Early stage valuation in the US market is ≈ $10/20M
US market
Attract founders
Validate products and teams
Invests in early-stage startups
What does our fund do?
1/500 in selected
We use unique methods to validate those startups based on our experience!
Why does our fund significantly reduce the risks associated with early investments?
Risk
1 Winner
8 Deep DD: Saturation
and Gap Real Marketing campaign
56 Basic DD: Market Size and Competitors
170 Basic Screening: Form Screening
568 inbound
An example of the dropout of startups in June 2022
We select winners!
We do the hard work which minimizes the risks associated with early investments
WE UNDERSTAND THE CAC/LTV, SATURATION, AND MARKET SIZE
We will invest in 50 selected startups in 5 years investment period
Who are in the team?
Outside Counsel
Jose Padilla
Experienced VC attorney
A.B. Harvard / J.D. Univ. of Pennsylvania
Personal approach to each startup
Based in Austin
General Partner
Alex Pudov
Edtech entrepreneur for 12 years
Former semi-pro basketball player
Harvard and Stanford Alumnus
Mentor in top edtech accelerators
Based in SF
Investing Partner
Muema Lombe
Experienced Angel investor
105 startups invested
5 unicorns in portfolio
Based in SF
Marketing Partner
Anna Fomenko
11 years in digital marketing
125 packaged marketing strategies
>200,000 validated leads in education
Based in Tel Aviv
More than 12 employees work for us, and 8 of them are in the marketing department
Having 300+ startups in a month
We invest and help the startup grow
We check the idea before investing
Why is our fund unique among all VСs?
WE TEST BEFORE WE INVEST!
I AM a founder
I AM AN INVESTOR
EdTech Booster Capital