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Marat Kapelyushnik, Founder & CEO at Astelion, has more than 20 years of executive experience in High-Tech, ICT, CleanTech, multimedia, EdTech, and healthcare markets.

Comprehensive business support you and your organization can trust.


The Astelion team works through a global network of selected business partners, industry specialists and alliances to provide clients with the world-class business services they need.

Astelion has a strategic relationship with Ernst & Young and cooperates in several joint initiatives and projects.



He is a serial entrepreneur who has served on the Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards of many startups, corporations and multilateral working groups including international funding instruments.

He bridges worlds, bringing together all elements of innovation ecosystems, connecting both East and West with specialization in Israeli, US, Europe and Russian markets.

Marat Kapelyushnik has:

  • Mentored startups through the Astelion Accelerator Program, helping them to realize their funding goals while significantly raising their market valuation, developing new sales opportunities, networks and strategic partnerships. 

  • Built investment vehicles, methodologies, strategies and deal-flow for VC/PE funds, private, government and corporate investors. 

  • Grown universities into innovation hubs; creating innovation ecosystems, building technology transfer centers, incubators, accelerators and university venture funds to leverage innovation into new revenue streams. 

  • Advised governments on the promotion of regional economic development through approaches designed to foster the growth of innovative industries. 

  • Provided strategic consulting to large corporations on market penetration strategy, investments and M&A, business development in new markets.