Partner at Imprimatur Capital Fund Management, early stage technology VC.
Prior to joining Imprimatur, Janis was part of the executive management team of Eko Investors, an early stage venture capital company in Latvia. Janis was CFO and a member of the board taking part in the investment evaluation and decision making process. Janis also acted as chairman of the board and a member of the board of a number of investee companies where he had a significant role in the business development process including financing, budgets, recruitment and marketing. Earlier, Janis worked for Suprema, a leading pan-Baltic investment bank where he specialized in corporate finance advisory working on M&A deals. He also worked in financial product origination and sales for Hansabank Markets, the capital markets arm of Hansabank, the leading banking group in the Baltics.
Janis holds a B.Sc. degree in economics and business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and an MSc in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in Stockholm. Janis is involved in strengthening relationships with university partners in the Baltic Sea region and in structuring and implementing equity investments in technology companies emanating from those universities and other local sources.
Imprimatur Capital Fund Management is an early-stage technology investment firm based in Riga and partnered with Imprimatur Capital in London.