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A serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and one who embraces the importance of a quality education, Alexei Beltyukov recently took on the role of chief operating officer of an online homework space for high school students.

Beltyukov, who also holds a medical degree, started his career in the medical world in 1994 and after a few years decided to make a career change to pursue business.

He was the first recipient of the Insitut Europeen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) School of Business Lister Vickery Scholarship which helped him support his family while putting himself through school.

The scholarship assists MBA participants from Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries.

After attending INSEAD Business School where he received his MBA, Beltyukov launched several successful businesses. He went on to set up the Russian Alumni Scholarship of INSEAD to make financial support available to Russians accepted at INSEAD University.
Beltyukov and his wife have donated money to the Russian Alumni Scholarship.

His bio shows that Beltyukov started his career in 1998 with McKinsley & Company and later on launched new ventures in railcar leasing, asset management, real estate and car repair shops.

In 2013, he formed Endemic Capital to provide angel funding for Russian start-ups.

Beltyukov also set up A-Ventures Ltd., a Russian company set up to assist other Russian companies with financial support when they are facing difficulties. In addition, he co-founded New Gas Technologies and Mechanicus.

He works with the Russian government to offer financially viable guidance and support through the Skolkovo Foundation as its vice president. The foundation endows grants and prospects for Russian technology start-ups and support for entrepreneurs looking to extend opportunities throughout Russia. Beltyukov is also a board member of Interactive Educational Services.

His latest endeavor, SOLVY.com, was recently listed as one of the world’s most promising startups by Launchingnext.com. SOLVY makes use of practical or actual problem solving as a way to relate to math.

SOLVY is an interactive tool that helps high school students succeed in math. The online system presents a set of choices to students and teachers of pertinent subjects and follows an individuals advancement while they get to the bottom of the math problems. It also makes available instant feedback to the student about their progress.

Beltyukov, who tributes much of his success to his education, continues to have other new ventures in mind.  More info can be sought on Alexei’s website.