Iris Providence 

A multi-class investment firm. 

Founder's bio 

Pavel is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and a technology enthusiast. Whilst at university he secured a 2 year apprenticeship with Royal Bank of Scotland, working in Investment Banking and Capital Markets division he provided assistance to senior bankers in analysing  bookkeeping of institutional real estate clients, building financial models to asses levels of leverage and liquidity against newly introduced compliance standards in Basel 3.  

Up on securing his ILR, he secured  full time employment with Milamber Ventures PLC, a private equity with focus on income producing businesses in energy, technology and educational enterprises. Working on ID Solar Power, Pavel put together a business plan, build a 14 year discounted financial model and build a team of analysts, surveyors, developers  to acquire and manitain a portfolio of UK PPA licensed solar and battery storage assets. 

Eager to try a more fast paced environment, Pavel secured an executive role at Ole Groups, a private conglomerate in oil, finance and entertainment. He set up  companies UK legal and admin domicile, contributing with international introductions towards Ole Hedge Fund and Ole Platform’s overseas offices  as well as in day to day operations towards Ole’s Ventures investment portfolio: Robinhood, Block.One, Red Acre, StyloPay, Ocular, StemCellLife and others. He refers to this as an ideal job as indepedence and autonomy created an environment for a diversified value add. His hands on approach was recognised by his colleges earning him a reputation of a reliable, professional and indepedent operator.

Pavel is a lifelong football fanatic, having trials with Fulham, he went on to play for FC Capitals, a  semi-professional club with a large youtube following, winning the 2017 London’s Inner City World Cup before retiring from playing.

Pavel began his education at Moscow Economic School where his love for public speaking translated to countless hours of practise in preparation to winning state level championships with Vladimir Vusotkiy’s “He never came back from war”. Pavel achieved his BSc in Management with Econometrics from Queen Mary University of London  followed by a postgraduate course at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. In his spare time he attended hackatons learning the basic of code; HTML. Currently he is studying towards his legal qualifications with focus on Intellectual Property from University of Pennsylvania. He serves as a mentor at Queen Mary's start-up incubator. See further information on his career go here or follow his pretty Instagram feed here.

Notable Mentions 

  • Iris Providence was a finalist at 2018 Tax Efficiency Awards by Investment Week, see official press release here.   
  • Iris Providence is the 2019 winner of “Most Innovative Venture Investment Fund” by Wealth and Finance International, see official press release here.