Learn the basics of venture investing and make your first investment in a startup right after the course

Venture investor

"Venture Investor" is not a classic online course,
but a series of meetings where experienced business angels and investment teams share their experience in the venture capital and angel investment market.

We talk about the basic concepts and principles of the venture market.
After the course, participants can invest jointly with UMAY Angels Club or independently.

Minimum check per investment
Invested through
the club

Club members

UMAY Angels Club is a community of independent business angels who jointly
invest in technology projects in Central Asia and around the world


Assessment of the potential of startup founders, their motivation and goals.
Work and interaction with the team after the investment. Portfolio management. Investor's exit from a startup.

Market overview of Kazakhstan startups.

Formation of a venture portfolio. Startup funnel. Scouting.
Investing in early-stage startups. Risks in angel investments. due diligence.

Legal issues. Deal structuring steps. Structuring the transaction in the AIFC. Investment instruments: Equity, SAFE, Convertible Loan. Terms of a transaction.

Venture and startup ecosystem: the world and Central Asia.
Venture fund management. Business angel clubs. Syndicates.
difference and benefits.

How does the venture capital market work? How to make money on angel investments. What indicators are important and what to look for. Evaluation of the attractiveness and profitability of a startup.

General Director of the MOST Business Incubator. Co-founder and managing partner of UMAY Angels Club. Entrepreneur with 11+ experience in IT business. Founder of the Association of Incubators and Accelerators of Central Asia. With the support of Alim, more than $4 million of private investments were attracted to technology companies in Kazakhstan. Mentor, teacher with 10 years of experience, ambassador of brands such as Seedstars, Techstars, Youth Business International in Kazakhstan.

MOST Ventures Managing Partner

Alim Khamitov
Mirat Akhmetsadykov

CEO UMAY Angels Club
He has 15 years of business experience behind him.
Management of a holding with assets of $15 million.
Attracted investments - $5 million.

Bauyrzhan Murzakhmetov

Venture fund internal auditor

He has experience as a legal consultant and in-house lawyer in the field of commercial and corporate law. Worked at British American Tobacco Kazakhstan Trading AT and Synergy Partners.
Ilyas Murzagaliev

Venture Fund CFO

Specialist with 10 years of experience in accounting, auditing, finance. Accompanied transactions with securities, shares, bonds and other derivative financial instruments. Directly worked with international investments from the jurisdictions of Singapore, Hong Kong (Syangan), UAE, Russia, South Korea, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Virgin Islands. In total, deals worth $20 million were supported.

Course fee?

- participating in an online course
- course materials in the recording
-access to the database of club and fund start-ups
-help and advice in structuring deals
-participation in club activities
(Educational meetings, networking meetings)
-opportunity to participate in syndicates, access to exclusive deals from leading foreign clubs
- the possibility of investing in startups on special terms (at a low valuation, small checks and other formats)

250 000 tenge
- participating in an online course
- course materials in the recording
-20% discount for joining UMAY Angels Club

90 000 tenge
I liked the course very much, I made a lot of discoveries for myself! In general, we are pleased with the trends in the development of financial markets and thank you again for what you are doing! See you soon!

Yeldar Rakhimzhanov

We thank the mentors and teachers for sharing their experience and knowledge!

Saidumar Nabiev

It was very helpful and very informative! It was especially interesting to listen to experienced investors! Thanks for the course.

Bakhtior Chodiev

Many thanks to all participants and organizers for such a high-quality and holistic work, contributing to the expansion of the scope of professional venture investment of all participants.

Saidkomol Makhmudov

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