Ivan Savelyev

Managing Partner

"The startup revolution over the past few decades has transformed our lives as significantly as the major scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century. I am deeply committed to helping uncover and cultivate the inherent potential of disruptive ideas and business models, collaborating closely with some of the world's finest entrepreneurs. It's a journey that brings both fulfillment and joy to my life"

Before co-founding Light Ray, Ivan led Emery Capital as Founder and Managing Partner. There, he played a key role in early-stage investments into disruptive companies including Cheetah Technologies, ID Finance, Chronicled, CiValue, and Sight Diagnostics. With over two decades of experience straddling investment and technology, Ivan brings valuable industry insight to the team. He's also an alumnus of the prestigious Stanford Graduate School of Business