Contributor Profile

Alexander Shulgin

Job TitleFuturist & VC



Alexander, as a visionary, has more than 15 years of investment and venture capital experience. He is unique Russian composer (films, TV and shows) who successfully combines creative work with business. He effectively manages Familia Group of Companies (“GRUPPA KOMPANIY FAMILIA”, LLC), which specializes in investment and venture capital in media, new media, publishing, and entertainment sectors. He is one of the founders of the 5 Continent Consulting Group, specializing in the IT-sector, biotechnologies and financial management. He is also a partner in the iTech Capital Fund, which is a major stakeholder of leading companies such as Ticketland, AviaSales, QIWI post, SeoPult Group, Garpun, MFM Solution and others. His personal investments is VR\AR, eSports, Films, etc

Alexander founded and runs Rasia Capital, an investment boutique focusing on Asia. He successfully established, a networking platform for media and innovators. He is an expert in media, digital media, entertainment and sport, and gives foresight speeches at leading world forums and conferences.

In addition, he is an accomplished publicist and author. His articles and reports regularly appear in major Russian media. In 2008, he was awarded the order of medal For Professionalism and Business Reputation, and is a member of the Government Expert Council. (Russia), focusing on the IT and digital sector.

Conference Sessions


    28 Nov 2017, 15:00 - 15:40, Roselle Ballroom, Level 4

    A LOOK AT DIGITAL RITUALS THAT HAVE BIRTHED NEW INVESTMENTS    The content creation hub of the future is a different species; an organism with many moving part...

    • Language: English
  • All About VR: But, What Next?

    29 Nov 2017, 17:00 - 17:30, Peony 4411, 4412, Level 4

    Alexander is a non-believer of VR. He thinks VR is really a prototype of MR (Mixed Reality). A must-attend session, where Alexander takes us into the future whe...

    • Language: English

    30 Nov 2017, 16:55 - 17:35, Roselle Ballroom, Level 4

    Globally, digital media is a growth business that is predicted to be worth US$1 TRILLION by 2018 (PwC), where media industry investment activity has until now c...

    • Language: English

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