SIT Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital for Science, Tech, and Digital Transformation

SIT Capital is an international venture capital firm built by the world’s leading entrepreneurs to support early-stage digital startups around the world.

We are science-based investors with a vast startup and technology transfer expertise. Our team members have built several global tech companies, including Acronis, Parallels, and Acumatica. We use this entrepreneurial experience to help both startups and investors.

Together with Schaffhausen Institute of Technology, SIT Capital drives transformative advances in science, research, and technology. We evaluate and fund deeptech startups in:

QuCS: Quantum Computer Science & Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity and Information Integrity
  • Software Engineering
QTAM: Quantum Technologies and Advanced Materials
  • Quantum Technologies
  • Advanced Materials
QuBuS: Quantum Business Sciences
  • Computational Modelling
  • Decisions and Behaviour
  • Networks and Society

Target markets:

  • Digital Health & Sport
  • Quantum Computing & Simulation
  • New Gen Business Mgmt.
  • Quantum Networks & Communication
  • Digital Law
  • Quantum Sensors & Time Standards
  • Market Intelligence
  • 5G/6G hardware & IoT
  • Asset Management
  • Flexible/Wearable Electronics
  • Robotics & Autonomous
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Digital Learning & Education
  • AI/ML for Material Discovery
  • AI/ML in Bio-Pharma
  • Industry X.0


Investments per company

$100K - 5M



Investment Stages

Seed, Series A, and Later Stage


Join the SIT Capital network

Co-invest with top VC firms and angel investors.
Partner with leading scientific advisors.
Unlock value through SIT Research, acceleration, fundraising, and support operations.
Access partner funds support.


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$500M total fund size
21 exits
55 portfolio companies
73+ VC partners/co-investors
Presence: Europe, North America
Phystech Ventures
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$80M total fund size
5 exits
20 portfolio companies
25+ VC partners/co-investors
Presence: North America, MidEast, CIS, SEA
Day One Ventures
day one ventures logo$72M total fund size
3 exits
70 portfolio companies
300+ VC partners/co-investors
Presence: North America

Investment Team

Serguei Beloussov
Executive chairman
Founder of SIT
Co-founder of Acronis
Co-Chairman & Co-Founder of Runa Capital
Dmitry Chikhachev
General Partner
General Partner & Co-Founder of Runa Capital
Petr Lukyanov
General Partner
Partner at Terra VC
Partner at Phystech Ventures
Fabio Pammolli
General Partner
Professor of Economics & Management at Politecnico di Milano
Member of the Investment Committee of EFSI at EIB
Masha Drokova
General Partner
Founder & General Partner at Day One Ventures
Mary Lepskaya
Senior Associate at Runa Capital

Latest Investments


Kebotix is an AI & robotics-powered platform that speeds up material discovery and production. The platform includes prototyping, AI & physical models, automated synthesis, and customized robotics. This Series A startup is backed by Prof. Alan Aspuru-Guzik and 17 top scientists from Harvard and MIT.


Contact us

SIT Capital
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology,
Rheinweg 9, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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