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We invest mainly in US and Israeli markets, but we are open for killer teams in EU and UK. We are also ready to consider special opportunities at pre-A stage for worthy ambitious
startups.

We invest in Early Stages.
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We have a lot to contribute to our founders - it all makes us grow together. Power is gained by sharing knowledge, not hoarding it.
We help to grow by mentoring, sharing knowledge and expanding networks.
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We love the open-door policy and do not believe in hierarchy. We are approachable - our founders talk their problems over and we hurdle them together.
We are the founders’ friends. We are easy.
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At Mento we minimize formal routine - no redundant discussions, no unnecessary bureaucracy. We have a call, we make a short analysis, we make our decision.
We make decisions rapidly — after a couple of zoom calls.
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With us even a crazy idea can grow into a startup. What seems crazy today might become vital tomorrow.

We are aggressively open-minded.
We love the open-door policy and do not believe in hierarchy. We are approachable - our founders talk their problems over and we hurdle them together.
We are the founders’ friends. We are easy.

We invest mostly in US and Israeli markets, but we are open for killer teams in EU and UK. We are also ready to consider special opportunities at pre-A stage for worthy ambitious startups.

We invest at Pre-Seed and Seed stages.
At Mento we minimize formal routine - no redundant discussions, no unnecessary bureaucracy. We have a call, we make a short analysis, we make our decision.
We make decisions rapidly - after a couple of zoom calls.

With us even a crazy idea can grow into a startup. What seems crazy today might become vital tomorrow.

We are aggressively open-minded.
We have a lot to contribute to our founders - it all makes us grow together. Power is gained by sharing knowledge, not hoarding it.
We help to grow by mentoring, sharing knowledge and expanding networks
Industries
Consumer
FinTech
HRTech
Enterprise
SaaS
Productivity tools
Technology, including social, marketplaces, subscription, creator economy and more.
Solutions for payments, data analytics and privacy, infrastructure, and more.
Solutions for talent acquisition, workforce analytics, performance and benefits management.
Infrastructure, empowering the next generation of developers and builders.
Purposeful tools that help businesses of all scales work faster and smarter.
Apps are designed to simplify tasks, collaborate and streamline workflow.
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Team
Dmitry
JUNIOR PARTNER
Russell
GENERAL Partner
Alex
GENERAL Partner
Alex
GENERAL Partner
Alex is a former Portfolio Director of AltaIR Capital (backing Miro, Deel, OpenWeb and other successfully growing companies with $600M AUM and 300+ companies).
Alex has 14 years of experience in IT and tech, as well as over 6 years in the VC industry. He went through a full VC fund cycle from scratch to exit.
Best friend, mentor, performance controller, and 24/7 support
Russell
GENERAL Partner
Russell is a detail-oriented entrepreneur with 15 years of executive level experience. He is a co-owner of Rullex — a cellular network infrastructure. He has built the company from square one and now it makes $ 35M sales and has 200+ employees.
Russell is a main shareholder and board advisor of a recycling factory.
He also finds it rewarding to support ambitious startups by mentoring their founders.
Dmitry
JUNIOR PARTNER
Dmitry is a former analyst team leader at the Corporate Venture Capital fund at HHR:NASDAQ, where he built all basic processes from sourcing deals to integration. He also previously served as an Associate at AltaIR Capital.
Dmitry founded an analytical boutique trusted by 20+ companies in the USA and EU.
Responsible for deep analysis and golden retriever energy in the team.
Team
Alex
GENERAL Partner
Alex
Alex has 14 years of experience in IT and tech, as well as over 6 years in the VC industry. He went through a full VC fund cycle from scratch to exit.
Alex is everyone’s best friend, founders' respected mentor, our most reliable investment expert.
Alex is a former Portfolio Director of AltaIR Capital (backing Miro, Deel, OpenWeb and other successfully growing companies with $600M AUM and 300+ companies).
Alex
GENERAL Partner
Alex
Alex has 14 years of experience in IT and tech, as well as over 6 years in the VC industry. He went through a full VC fund cycle from scratch to exit.
Alex is everyone’s best friend, founders' respected mentor, our most reliable investment expert.
Alex is a former Portfolio Director of AltaIR Capital (backing Miro, Deel, OpenWeb and other successfully growing companies with $600M AUM and 300+ companies).
Russell is a detail-oriented entrepreneur with 15 years of executive level experience. He is a co-owner of Rullex - a cellular network infrastructure. He has built the company from square one and now it makes $35M sales and has 200+ employees.
He also finds it rewarding to support ambitious startups by mentoring their founders.
Russell is a main shareholder and board advisor of a recycling factory.
Russell
GENERAL Partner
Russell
Russell is a detail-oriented entrepreneur with 15 years of executive level experience. He is a co-owner of Rullex — a cellular network infrastructure. He has built the company from square one and now it makes $ 35M sales and has 200+ employees.
He also finds it rewarding to support ambitious startups by mentoring their founders.
Russell is a main shareholder and board advisor of a recycling factory.
Russell
GENERAL Partner
Russell
Dmitry
Junior Partner
Dmitry
Dmitry founded an analytical boutique trusted by 20+ companies in the USA and EU.
Responsible for deep analysis and golden retriever energy in the team.
Dmitry is a former analyst team leader at the Corporate Venture Capital fund at HHR:NASDAQ, where he built all basic processes from sourcing deals to integration. He also previously served as an Associate at AltaIR Capital.
Dmitry
JUNIOR PARTNER
Dmitry
Dmitry founded an analytical boutique trusted by 20+ companies in the USA and EU.
Responsible for deep analysis and golden retriever energy in the team.
Dmitry is a former analyst team leader at the Corporate Venture Capital fund at HHR:NASDAQ, where he built all basic processes from sourcing deals to integration. He also previously served as an Associate at AltaIR Capital.
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AI matching platform for sales prospecting.
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Tely.ai
AI employees to automate roles & workflows, enhancing business efficiency.
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AI-assisted development tool that automatically corrects code.
Kodezi
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Technology including social, marketplaces, subscription, creator economy, and more.
Clerk chat
AI matching platform for sales prospecting.
Telescope
AI generator leads to B2B companies with expert-level and SEO-optimized content.
Tely.ai
AI employees to automate roles & workflows, enhancing business efficiency.
Artisan
AI-assisted development tool that automatically corrects code.
Kodezi
And others...
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We deliver comprehensive expertise to the brilliant founders we back
2024
We deliver comprehensive expertise to the brilliant founders we back
2024