Oscar Hartmann

CEO and founder of KupiVIP.ru

He was born on May, 14, 1982 in Kazakhstan in Soviet German family. When he was 7, his family moved to Germany, where he finished the School of Management with specialization in International Economy. Later he finished the MBA Entrepreneurship program in the University of Hawaii, USA. In 2004-2006, he worked in the BMW company in Malaysia, in 2006-2008 in the Boston Consulting Group in Moscow. In May 2008, he founded and headed the KupiVIP.ru company, which is the online shopping club that represents products of famous brands with big discounts (one of the leading Russian Internet company in fashion industry). In 6 years, the KupiVIP company produced annual revenue of about $200 million, and raised $140 million investment from foreign investors, including international funds Russia Partners, Accel Partners, Mangrove Capital Partners and Balderton Capital. In 2010 he became a founder and a co-investor (together with Pascal Clément, President of Direct Group Holding) of Fast Lane Ventures, that is a leading Russian company in the field of Internet business. He is Married and has 3 children.

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