Eldar Vagapov is a technology entrepreneur and investor, currently serving as Managing Partner of Larnabel Ventures and Chief Executive Officer of GFN.RU.
Following his education at the University of Cambridge and Samara State Aerospace University, where he was awarded a PhD in Economics, Eldar started his career at Pricewaterhousecoopers, focusing on business restructuring, recovery services, and valuation. He then went on to serve as Head of Corporate Finance at Yandex – the largest technology company in Russia. After leaving Yandex, Eldar founded several companies including ERFID, an IoT solution developer and integrator. He currently serves on the boards of GS1 Russia and Technical Committee of Russian Federation on standardization of automatic identification and data collection.