About Aster VC
Aster VC is a venture capital fund focusing on the most innovative global solutions in the deep tech fields with the main areas of investment in new gadgets, alt_robotics, energy, quantum, chemistry and advanced/smart materials. With strong network among VCs and professional investors in UAE and Saudi Arabia we create and realize effective strategies of expansion and growth for your startup from Seed round to IPO.

Elena Aster, Founder

  • 10+ years experience in startups, tech and venture capital investments
  • Work with private investors and funds in MENA region
  • Master degree in applied Physics and Mathematics in Science at MIPT, Faculty of Aerospace Research
  • Since 2010, have been actively involved in entrepreneurial activities (made exit in 2015 from the largest marketplace in CIS countries, totally raised more than $80mln);
  • Since 2017 – investment and fundraising activities in the field of high technologies (AI, VR/AR, Robotics, Deep tech, IOT etc). Building venture portfolios for family offices and high-net-worth individuals worldwide
  • Top Women in Tech from Europe in 2021 (IBT)
  • MBA degree in Arts&Business

    How can we help?
    Aster VC helps startups at seed, post-seed and series A stages to create fundraising strategy and raise capital from strategic VCs and private investors
    Business Development
    We help to develop go to market strategy which will bring you first sales, partners and clients in MENA region
    Global Expansion
    We specialize in helping companies to find opportunities for international growth by leveraging our global partners.
    Setup Business
    We help with opening company and bank account in UAE, residence visa
    Our affiliate agency navigates you through due-dilligence process from A to Z
    Startup Packaging
    We prepare investment and business development docs specifically for MENA
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    Artificial Intelligence



    AR / VR


    Advanced materials

    Quantum Computing
    Email: welcome@aster-vc.com
    Dubai, UAE
    Riyadh, KSA