Nail Valiyev

Nail Valiyev

Works at:

Khazar Ventures

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Nail Valiyev

Currently

Works at:
Khazar Ventures
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

I have completed Master and MBA from Grenoble Ecole de Management and University of Wales. Have an entrepreneurial spirit and various skills set due to strong academic, professional and cultural backgrounds. I have started working for one of the largest accelerators in London where founded a number of London-based startups. By being a community leader in Azerbaijan I have organized one of the largest tech and startup conferences and events in the country and abroad. I am an advisor and mentor for startups and tech companies. I am currently CEO at Khazar Ventures - the first seed fund in Baku where responsible for fundraising, portfolio management and strategy.

Nail has worked/studied in

  • France
  • United Kingdom

Nail speaks

  • Azeri
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Nail has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Technology

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Work

2012 – present

Cofounder, Business Development and Marketing Director

42video , United Kingdom
  • 42video is a recently launched video start-up company who provides short, sharp and trustworthy visual reflections that helps businesses and brands to increase their customer-base using social media. We make promotional videos for local businesses in order to help them increase their SEO, ranking and stand from the crowd.
  • - Establish the company's brand awareness and differentiation
  • - Part of a founding team
  • - Market and Service Analysis
  • - Task and Project Management, using Asana as a tool
  • - Customer Relationship Management
  • - Create new contacts and networking
  • - Investment and funding opportunity search
  • - Marketing campaigns, promotions (including video)
  • - Revenue and development strategy analysis
2013 – present

Organizer, Facilitator

Startup Weekend , Azerbaijan, Georgia
  • Cofounded Startup Weekend in Azerbaijan
  • Organized Startup Weekend three times in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Facilitated Startup Weekend for the first time in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Participated at Startup Weekend Bath, Cambridge, San Francisco and London Party
2014 – present

Managing Partner

Khazar Ventures , Azerbaijan
  • Khazar Ventures is an early-stage seed investment venture funding the most innovative startups in Azerbaijan. We invest in startups in their earliest stage of life. We provide support in recruiting, biz development, knowledge, marketing and introductions to industry leaders and partners. By connecting entrepreneurs with the tech, community and the necessary resources our aim is to create a long-lasting relationship with startups.
2012
(Apr – Aug)

Social Media, Marketing and Events Executive

Innovation Warehouse , United Kingdom
  • Innovation Warehouse is a business incubator providing office space for start-ups and organizing various tech and business events located in Central London.
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - worked with vtiger, gained additional skills in Asana
  • Marketing and events management assistance
  • Social Media management, created Google+ page, uploading photos of events, updating the news in twitter and facebook
  • Assisted with generating blog content and the IW newsletter
  • Assistance with bookkeeping
  • Assisted the sales team with managing new members, Google groups management
  • Handling day-to-day general office admin duties
2009
(Jul – Oct)

Internship

World Bank Group , Oc
  • I worked in the World Bank's Real Estate Registration Project. My main responsibilities were:
  • Assisted Project Manager with documentaries
  • Responded to emails, telephones
  • Assisted Training Manager with documentaries and office-related issues
  • Made presentations on the Economy of Azerbaijan for foreign visitors
  • Translated from English/Russian/Azerbaijani to Azerbaijani/English/Russian

Work

2012 – present

Cofounder, Business Development and Marketing Director

42video , United Kingdom
  • 42video is a recently launched video start-up company who provides short, sharp and trustworthy visual reflections that helps businesses and brands to increase their customer-base using social media. We make promotional videos for local businesses in order to help them increase their SEO, ranking and stand from the crowd.
  • - Establish the company's brand awareness and differentiation
  • - Part of a founding team
  • - Market and Service Analysis
  • - Task and Project Management, using Asana as a tool
  • - Customer Relationship Management
  • - Create new contacts and networking
  • - Investment and funding opportunity search
  • - Marketing campaigns, promotions (including video)
  • - Revenue and development strategy analysis
2013 – present

Organizer, Facilitator

Startup Weekend , Azerbaijan, Georgia
  • Cofounded Startup Weekend in Azerbaijan
  • Organized Startup Weekend three times in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Facilitated Startup Weekend for the first time in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Participated at Startup Weekend Bath, Cambridge, San Francisco and London Party
2014 – present

Managing Partner

Khazar Ventures , Azerbaijan
  • Khazar Ventures is an early-stage seed investment venture funding the most innovative startups in Azerbaijan. We invest in startups in their earliest stage of life. We provide support in recruiting, biz development, knowledge, marketing and introductions to industry leaders and partners. By connecting entrepreneurs with the tech, community and the necessary resources our aim is to create a long-lasting relationship with startups.
2012
(Apr – Aug)

Social Media, Marketing and Events Executive

Innovation Warehouse , United Kingdom
  • Innovation Warehouse is a business incubator providing office space for start-ups and organizing various tech and business events located in Central London.
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - worked with vtiger, gained additional skills in Asana
  • Marketing and events management assistance
  • Social Media management, created Google+ page, uploading photos of events, updating the news in twitter and facebook
  • Assisted with generating blog content and the IW newsletter
  • Assistance with bookkeeping
  • Assisted the sales team with managing new members, Google groups management
  • Handling day-to-day general office admin duties
2009
(Jul – Oct)

Internship

World Bank Group , Oc
  • I worked in the World Bank's Real Estate Registration Project. My main responsibilities were:
  • Assisted Project Manager with documentaries
  • Responded to emails, telephones
  • Assisted Training Manager with documentaries and office-related issues
  • Made presentations on the Economy of Azerbaijan for foreign visitors
  • Translated from English/Russian/Azerbaijani to Azerbaijani/English/Russian

Education

2010 – 2012

Grenoble Ecole de Management

International Business (Masters)
2011
(Nov – Nov)

University of Wales

Risk Management (MBA)

Additional Info

Website
42video.com
Nationality:
  • Azerbaijani