Vladislav Solodkiy

Managing Partner, Life.SREDA VC


Mr. Solodkiy started his career in marketing and advertising. Over the years he held executive positions in top Russian companies: MTS, Alfa-Bank, Russian Standard Bank. Vladisalv’s projects were awarded Brand of the year, EFFIE three times and participated in Cannes Lions. He received a PhD in State Administration at Moscow State University, and an E-MBA in Strategic Marketing at Stockholm School of Economics. He also holds a master Degree in Political Science from St. Petersburg State University. Vladislav was awarded a grant from MGIMO and British Petroleum (2008) for his studies. In 2012, being a VP of Marketing at Life Financial Group, Vladislav launched a Venture Capital Firm Life.SREDA, specializing in investments in FinTech. He is an internationally recognized FinTech expert and visionary, one of the industry’s main advocates. Therefore he is often invited to the floor of the major FinTech events and conferences. Under his management Life.SREDA has become a host of annual FinTech conference “Money of the Future” and a publisher of the world’s #1 FinTech market research “Money of the Future”.

Vladislav Solodkiy