scale up startups
investors and startups
is a Kazakhstan and CIS-focused VC Fund
The Fund invests in the world's most promising companies with disruptive ideas and great return potential. We invest in early and growth stage startup companies in various sectors. The Fund is run by Falconry Capital which enjoys 15-years’ experience in successfully investing in the capital markets.
$ 20 mln
up to $150 thsd
We study the best international experience, support the development
of the VC industry and ecosystem in Kazakhstan and
Central Asia, get acquainted with promising teams, invest in the capital
of companies, assist in the growth and scaling up of projects
in various sectors
in early and growth stage (pre-seed, seed, pre-IPO)
within 5 years
We foster innovation and
work together to find
and grow breakthroughs
all over the world
Help in finding projects
Acceleration with our partners MOST Incubator
How Falconry operates
and invite co-investors
in selected projects
with high returns
We DO NOT consider companies:
- without the potential to reach a capitalization of $100 mln+;
- at the presentation stage (MVP is a minimum requirement);
- outside IT: investments in real estate, mineral resources, etc.;
- with founders running several businesses simultaneously;
- with the need in debt financing;
- with the focus on crypto investments.
Required documents for the project to be considered
on a confidentiality basis, with a 5 year forecast.
The business-plan is to contain the sections, as follows:
- a project summary
- a project description
- a product description
- a market analysis and marketing strategy
- an operational / financial plan
- management and shareholders
- a proposed structure of the deal (financing size, structure)
- exity strategy
for last 3 years (preferably audited):
- balance sheet
- profit and loss statement
- cash flow statement
for making a site visit of the Project.
If the project has been approved
to participate in the project,
the company should be prepared to:
as a Board Director
operational and financial
statements to the Fund
From 1997 through 2003, Bakht Niyzov worked for the state system for securities market regulation and was a Board Director at the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).
In 2004, he founded the broker company Real-invest.kz. Over 4 years, the company has become one of the leading brokers on Kazakh stock market the company’s capitalization rose from $50 thousand up to $25 million. Under Niyzov’s management, Reak-invest.kz participated in market launch of shares and bonds of 10 companies, among them were Food Contract Corporation, ATFBank, Kazakhaltyn, Kazakhstan Engineering. The total amount of deals exceeds $500 million.
Besides the stock market, Bakht Niyazov has vast experience in private equity investment.
In 2009, he founded microfinance company Real-Credit, one of most successful micro-finance lender in Kazakhstan by profitability, and loan size.
In 2014, he he cofounded Moscow based technology and transportation startup, which innovates at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics. Today company services nearly 90% five-star hotels in Moscow.
In 2010, he launched investment company in DIFC, financing projects in international markets.
In 2015, he became a co-founder of MeiraGtx, a revolutionary project in biotechnologies.
Married, has three children.
Bakht is an activist for sustainable development of Kazakhstan, in 2015, he founded Kazakhstan’s Council for Green Building “KazGBC”.
Author of more than 50 publications on topic of Economics, Finance and Leadership.
and investment industries
of more than 18 years.
Under his management, Falconry capital
was among the top-3 in terms
of trading activities on KASE.
management $15 million. The funds
under his management were among
the top-3 on return
rated by investfunds.kz
management in manufacturing.
Experience in managing assets
of industrial businesses -
exceeds 18 years.
an investment company in Germany.
Experience in managing hedge-funds,
pension funds in Germany.
Vast experience in analyzing projects