Slava Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based pre-seed and seed stage fund investing in Ukrainian teams.

We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs tackling big problems in AI, deep tech, cybersecurity, future of work. We build a bridge by levereging our deep understanding of the Ukrainian tech ecosystem, Silicon Valley and major European tech hubs. By partnering with us, companies gain strong support, strategic guidance and mentorship every step of the way.


Marianna Bonechi

Marianna is General Partner of SLAVA.VC. Born in Ukraine, she now splits her time between Menlo Park and Vienna. Over 14 years experience in corporate development, M&A TMT in New York, Vienna and CEE; in Silicon Valley she became a founder, and an early stage investor in Ukrainian AI and deep tech companies.

Alex Gureev

Alex Gureev is the Principal of SLAVA.VC Born in and raised in Ukraine, he now pursues the MBA degree at Stanford. Alex is an entrepreneur, experienced software engineer and product manager. His previous experience include leading roles at Lohika, SoftServe and EvoPlay. Alex is also a founding member of the Stanford Ukrainian Student Association.

Alex Ravski 

is an Associate of SLAVA.VS. Born in Ukraine, raised and educated in California, Alex is a venture capital, corporate and M&A attorney based in Silicon Valley. He dedicates his practice to advising first time founders, seasoned entrepreneurs and larger corporations. Alex is a former founder, mentor and deal maker and is deeply involved in the emerging market ecosystem.

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