SIT Capital

Early-stage venture capital for science, tech, and digital transformation

What is SIT Capital

We are 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.

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


Our partner network includes several venture investors, specializing in support for tech projects, science researches, and digital transformation activities.

  • Runa Capital

    $500M total fund size

    21 exits

    55 portfolio companies

    73+ VC partners/co-investors

    Presence: Europe, North America

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  • Phystech Ventures

    $80M total fund size

    5 exits

    20 portfolio companies

    25+ VC partners/co-investors

    Presence: N.America, MidEast, CIS, SEA

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  • Day One Ventures

    $72M total fund size

    3 exits

    70 portfolio companies

    300+ VC partners/co-investors

    Presence: North America

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Investment team

Serguei Beloussov
Serguei Beloussov
Executive chairman

Founder of SIT
Co-founder of Acronis
Co-Chairman & Co-Founder of Runa Capital

Dmitry Chikhachev
Dmitry Chikhachev
General Partner

General Partner & Co-Founder of Runa Capital

Petr Lukyanov
Petr Lukyanov
General Partner

Partner at Terra VC
Partner at Phystech Ventures

Fabio Pammolli
Fabio Pammolli
General Partner

Professor of Economics & Management at Politecnico di Milano
Member of the Investment Committee of EFSI at EIB

Masha Drokova
Masha Drokova
General Partner

Founder & General Partner at Day One Ventures

Mary Lepskaya
Mary Lepskaya

Senior Associate at Runa Capital

Latest Investments


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SIT Capital

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