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VP Capital
is a global investment vehicle focused on the technology sector.

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VP Capital has a particular focus on funding and scaling innovative fintech, artificial intelligence and machine-learning technology businesses with high growth potential.


Capital.com — a multi-award-winning broker, recognised for its technology-driven, straightforward user experience, high-quality client support and value for money. With technology at the heart of everything it does, Capital.com offers smart features such as real-time market data, advanced charting tools, and a responsive mobile application for trading on the move. It aims to provide retail traders with seamless access to global financial instruments, providing 3,000+ markets across multiple asset classes.

In 2023, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranked Capital.com as one of 50 fastest-growing tech companies across the Middle East and Cyprus.

Additionally, VP Capital holds a passive investment in a number of high technology companies.

About Us

VP Capital is the principal investment firm of IT entrepreneur and businessman Viktor Prokopenya. Viktor founded VP Capital in 2012 with the aim of scaling and growing companies at the forefront of technology and innovation

The areas of technology in which VP Capital focuses its active investments – artificial intelligence, fintech – require a combination of very specific and rare skills as well as a lot of processing power.

A highly specialised and innovative technology space, it has high growth potential.

Since 2012, VP Capital has backed cutting-edge technology companies working with founders to develop and build powerful technologies and great products.

As an investor, VP Capital is highly active in each business it supports, taking a board position to ensure it maintains a hands-on approach in order to super-charge growth, valuations, and sales.

VP Capital is focused on growing its current investments and innovative technology projects.


Founder — Viktor Prokopenya

Victor Prokopenya

Viktor Prokopenya is a long-standing technology entrepreneur and the founder of London-based global investment firm VP Capital.

VP Capital’s flagship investment is Capital.com, a financial technology business focused on the global retail trading and investment space. Founded by Viktor prior to launching VP Capital, Capital.com is a cutting-edge fintech platform built to empower people to trade and invest for themselves, and to ultimately democratise finance. The platform is regulated across multiple jurisdictions and operates to the highest information security standards, following in the path of similar online financial technology companies such as Robinhood.

Capital.com is one of the world’s fastest-growing investment trading platforms, reporting trading volumes in excess of USD 1 trillion and with more than 500,000 clients actively trading on the group’s platform. It has offices in the UK, Cyprus, Poland, Bulgaria and Australia and serves clients in over 180 countries. Capital.com’s mission is simple – to help traders make their next decision better than their last, and it does this by delivering elite technology, in-depth education and dedicated support to the ambitious modern trader.

Viktor Prokopenya is passionate about cutting-edge and innovative technologies. He founded VP Capital in 2012 , working with founders to develop and build powerful technologies and great products. The firm backs forward-looking technology companies operating in a range of areas, from fintech and blockchain to artificial intelligence and machine learning. It is focused on funding and scaling innovative technologies with high growth potential.

As well as being a qualified lawyer, Viktor Prokopenya holds a master’s degree in finance from Northeastern University, a doctoral degree in business administration from the Swiss Business School, a master’s degree in internet marketing, and a bachelor’s and a master’s qualifications in computer science.

Viktor is also an active contributor to the tech community as a commentator, speaker and thought leader. In September 2023, Viktor was appointed as a visiting Professor of Practice in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Leeds.

CEO — Nikolai Markovnik

Nikolai Markovnik

Nikolai is CEO at VP Capital. Since joining the company in 2016, Nikolai has been instrumental in driving VP Capital’s portfolio companies – namely Capital.com – from its early beginnings as a start-up into the global business it is today. With an aptitude for building talent and growing businesses in the high-growth fintech space, Nikolai has successfully helmed numerous core functions ranging from legal and operations to growth and marketing. He has more than 10 years of experience in business growth and investments and holds a PhD in Law.