Who we are

Based in Luxembourg. Enabled
by blockchain. Inspired by innovation.

Here to transform the classic VC system into a modern-day asset class.

Our Mission

Bring liquidity & access to the venture capital market, stimulating a global influx of capital into technology, innovation & entrepreneurship

VNX’s journey
2014

Alexander Tkachenko launches 2be.lu venture fund

2015

After a number of successful investments & deals Alexander realizes that the VC industry’s
lack of liquidity drastically inhibits its growth

2016

Blockchain takes center stage & Alexander makes his first foray into this new sphere of technology

2017

Alexander outlines an early vision for how to solve the VC liquidity problem by leveraging blockchain. A tokenized marketplace concept & corresponding legal framework are developed in cooperation with industry leaders, aligning technology with the real world

2018

Funded by 2be.lu and group of early investors, VNX Exchange is officially founded. After putting together the team of likeminded professionals, VNX develops its first MVP product, submits first documents to CSSF (regulator in Luxembourg) and establishes a number of key partnerships, starts expansion into Asia

2019

VNX is planning to get fully licensed, launch VNX Exchange platform and further develop ecosystem

...this story
is just beginning
Stay tuned
Our
leadership

A diverse team of leading experts with a lifetime of experience in capital markets

Vladimir Khanumyan
Сhairman

Former COO of CTC Media, Russia’s largest independent media company which he grew from a startup to a NASDAQ-listed company

Dominique Valschaerts
Member of the Board

Former CEO of the Brussels Stock Exchange, former Executive Committee member of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Alexander Tkachenko
CEO and founder

Founder of Luxembourg-based VC fund 2be.lu, serial entrepreneur, business angel, MBA London Business School, Columbia University graduate

Anton Abashkin
COO

Co-Founder of PwC’s Center for Technology and Innovation, early-stage technology, M&A advisory and venture capital executive with US and UK-based firms

Frances Lintag
Finance Leader

Former corporate finance leader with Swedish media group Bonnier Corporation

Guided by accomplished advisors

Andy Shannon

Former Head of Global Startupbootcamp, one of the world’s largest startup investors & accelerators, which he grew from 3 to 18 offices across 11 countries & 400 portfolio companies

Mark Hannye

Managing Partner at OK Solutions, Former Managing Partner & Advisory Leader at PwC Eurasia

Michael Blakey

Co-founder of Avonmore Developments (UK), UKBAA’s 2015 «Angel Investor of the Year» & featured on the UK’s 2016 «The Maserati 100 List»

Will Klippgen

Co-founder & CTO of European shopping portal Zoomit / Kelkoo, which sold to Yahoo! for $576 million, 2010 Singapore Venture Capital Association award winner

Andy Shannon

Former Head of Global Startupbootcamp, one of the world’s largest startup investors & accelerators, which he grew from 3 to 18 offices across 11 countries & 400 portfolio companies

Mark Hannye

Managing Partner at OK Solutions, Former Managing Partner & Advisory Leader at PwC Eurasia

Michael Blakey

Co-founder of Avonmore Developments (UK), UKBAA’s 2015 «Angel Investor of the Year» & featured on the UK’s 2016 «The Maserati 100 List»

Will Klippgen

Co-founder & CTO of European shopping portal Zoomit / Kelkoo, which sold to Yahoo! for $576 million, 2010 Singapore Venture Capital Association award winner

Why Luxembourg?
A promise of quality & security

Superior IT infrastructure

Robust financial ecosystem

Leadership that embraces innovation

Forward-thinking regulators who understand fintech

Central location in Europe