Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), the international high-technology venture capital firm, has partnered with Russian commercial banking group VTB to form a new Russian venture capital fund, DFJ-VTB Aurora. The team will manage a family of funds, which are ruble-based and convert to approximately $150m of capital for investments in Russia and the CIS. Planning is underway for an additional off-shore fund with flexibility to invest in technology companies headquartered both inside and outside of Russia and CIS.
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