LONDON, September 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – VP Capital today announced that it has invested $ 500,000 in the international media company dev media.
The funds will be used to launch a new media project with a focus on education for an international audience, which will start in autumn 2021. The new project will support IT specialists in strengthening their professional competencies, developing new skills and those interested in starting and building a career in IT.
VP Capital, a London-based global investment vehicle focused on the technology sector has strengthened its partnership with Dev Media by further helping the company grow. In 2017 VP Capital invested $ 500,000 in dev.by, a media platform that is part of the dev media group, through a convertible bond agreement.
Artiom Kontsevoi, dev.by and founder of dev media, said, “We believe that the additional financial resources that VP Capital has invested in dev media will cement the company’s platforms as fundamental players in the Belarusian IT community .by , Part of the dev media group, has strengthened its position as the leading IT media company in Belarus. The monthly number of visitors to the company has increased from 170,000 users to 1 million. The daily number of visitors to the portal grew to 60,000. Media are consistently profitable. “
Viktor Prokopenya, founder of VP Capital, said: “We admire the success dev.by, part of the dev media group, has achieved over the past 10 years as an independent media company. We are happy to be part of this success story. We strongly support IT training in all its forms and promote the development opportunities of IT careers. We believe promoting education is an investment in the country’s future. For this reason, it is important to us that our investments have a positive impact on society. Modern and developed society is inconceivable without the media. “
All editorial offices of the media group are self-administered and are guided by independent editorial guidelines (from, among others) and international journalistic ethics and standards as well as applicable national legislation.
Editorial offices work in the best interests of their readers and Belarus IT community and do not serve the corporate interests of a company.
You can find job vacancies for the new project here.
dev.by was founded in 2008 and is an online media platform with a focus on Belarus IT industry. The editorial team publishes news, reports, research and analytical articles relevant to the Belarus IT industry. dev.by is read and trusted by over a million unique visitors each month.
dev media is an international media group founded by Artem Kontsevoi. The media group includes the online media platforms dev.by (Belarus) and dev.ua (Ukraine).
VP Capital is a global technology sector investment vehicle founded in 2012. VP Capital’s investments focus on fintech, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Active portfolio investments include Currency.com, Capital.com, Banuba and Facemetrics. VP Capital actively invests and works closely with entrepreneurs and their teams to drive growth and innovation. Further information is available at: www.vpcapital.com
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