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Alexei Beltyukov’s Business Success and Innovation

Mr. Beltyukov is a Russian entrepreneur and economic adviser to the Russian government. He holds a bachelors and masters degree in business administration from INSEAD College in France. Previously, he had worked as a government internal medicine doctor.

After studying business, Alexei Beltyukov has gotten involved with business ventures in his native Russia, Eastern Europe and even the United States. One of Alexei Beltyukov’s first jobs was working for Brunswick Rail Leasing.

A Japanese owned company had a significant amount of rail cars within Russia. Alexei was tasked to find freight traffic and expand operations. Armed with knowledge from INSEAD, Alexei managed to exceed the Japanese owners’ expectations.

According to Ad Week, Alexei Beltyukov’s next venture was working for a management company that was called A-Ventures Ltd. A consortium of businessman and the holdings of a Russian oligarch were consolidated under the company and placed under its management.

The goal of the managers, which included Alexei Beltyukov, was to make the companies profitable. Some of the companies were bleeding money and unprofitable. It was the goal of A-Ventures Ltd. to turn the companies around or sell them off.

Once again, Alexei Beltyukov exceeded expectations and managed to make a large number of the companies in the portfolio profitable. Additionally, unprofitable companies were sold to minimize losses for the owners. Learn more about more Alexei Beltyuko:

Some of the companies were restructured and profits were either increased or expenses were slashed to generate more revenue for the owners.

As a government advisor, Alexei Beltyukov serves as vice president at the Skolkovo Foundation. This is a Russian government technology incubator that provides tax incentives, funding and networking for tech startups in Russia.

Alexei also advises the Russian economic ministry on affairs dealing with business development and investment within Russia.

Privately, Alexei is now an angel investor. He created an angel investment firm that he named Endemic Capital in 2013. It focuses on investing in technology and industrial companies in Russia that would lack access to capital from traditional means.

More recently Mr. Beltyukov was hired as a director of the educational platform called Solvy. He helped launch and market Solvy to the general public in the USA.