is Leading Global Technology Investor
We have always focused on the needs of a client who wants to
invest. We had to create everything that he needed to do so
focusing on the use of high technologies
Viktor Remsha is the founder and chairman of the board at
Finam Group, a leading global stock brokerage.
Mr. Remsha received a top rating among executives by the
Russian Managers Association, a major national business
He was awarded the V.V. Leontyev Medal of Honor «For
Achievements in the Economy», which was established by the
Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Remsha has invested in over 50 high-tech projects in 15
countries around the world.
He has been consistently been ranked by Forbes magazine among
Russia’s Top 200 affluent businessmen, with his fortune
estimated at over USD 850 mn (112th, 2020).
Top business media have repeatedly referred to the activity of
Victor Remsha as a venture investor.
Victor Remsha was born in Krasnoyarsk in 1970. He graduated from
the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, majoring in radio
electronic systems. As a student, he became a co-founder of
Finam in 1994 and later became the sole shareholder of Finance
Analytics. Initially, the company provided information services
while expanding into financial services, enabling retail
investors to access Russia’s major stock exchanges. Finance
Analytics was turned into Finam Investment Holding and a year
later all of the holding’s companies began to operate under the
single Finam brand.
Finam was the first Russian brokerage to come out with
educational marketing programs and set up a training center. At
a later time, the company was one of the first investment
industry players to establish its own bank, that was renamed
Finam Bank. With a wealth of IT expertise, Finam launched Comon,
a social trading network which is currently one ofthe largest
Finam has rapidly expanded not only its domestic, but also
foreign networks. Nowadays, the group’s subsidiaries and
representative offices operate in Europe, Asia, South America
and North America.
Victor Remsha one of the first who assessed the outlook for
investment in venture projects and startups, and started making
money in this field. Businessman heavily invested in Russian and
foreign IT startups in different countries since the 2000s. Key
investment areas are social networks, banner exchange systems
and fintech projects. Major projects include contextual
advertising company Begun, dating platforms Mamba (on the list
of the most expensive RuNet companies according to Forbes) and
Badoo, interactive agency E-generator, payment system Delta
Telecom, banking marketplace Banki.ru and social network
MirTesen. Now Victor Remsha holds equity stakes in a number of
the most promising and rapidly expanding Russian and foreign
projects, since 2004 having invested in over 50 projects, and
the investment portfolio is currently valued at over USD 1 bn.