Antony Tikhonov

Helping startups raise funding | Business development DACH @Seedrs | TEDxFontankaRiver | Rotaract


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Work experience

Mar 2018 - Present

Female Founders Global


Sharing experience with brilliant female founders from Austria and nearby countries.


Sep 2017 - Present


Business Development, DACH

Seedrs is the leading European equity crowdfunding platform with €939M invested into over 1,000 successful campaigns. We help agile startups find financing to power their growth & give investors opportunities to invest in the most promising young companies in Europe. I have joined business development team to help company grow in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) as well as in the Nordics and CEE.

Jan 2016 - Present



Launched TEDx conference series in St.Petersburg, Russia. Created and led a team to orginize TEDxFontankaRiver "Outside the box" and "The city of the future" conferences. Current license holder of TEDxFontankaRiver


Sep 2015 - Present


Freelance event organization, teaching and training

Organisation and hosting of conferences, workshops, trainings and other events for entrepreneurs and startups. Teaching at private and group classes of English. Some projects, experiences and responsibilities include: - Organisation of English Conversation Club for beginners and advanced speakers; - Head organiser and host of TEDxFontankaRiver (conference licensed by; - Trainer at project management qualification improvement courses; - Organiser of lectures, seminars and workshops for governmental program for entrepreneurs “Business is for me”; - Organiser and host at the Congress of Young Entrepreneurs; - Organiser and host at Rotaract European Meeting (large European conference); - Organiser and trainer at cross-university training (course for young leaders of sport clubs); - etc.


Jan 2017 - Jun 2017



Coachfox is an online marketplace for professional business and career coaching. It is a young company pioneering in the field of online coaching. Responsibilities: business development, growth and B2B sales


Jan 2017 - Apr 2017

Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator


Worked together and advised the team of Coachfox (coaching-related startup) throughout 100-day acceleration program at Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator in Berlin.


Nov 2015 - Sep 2016

CAPital (Alliance)

Co-founder, Business Development

CAPital is an e-commerce website as well as a physical store in the center of St. Petersburg selling hats of internationally recognised brands like Kangol, Goorin Brothers, Betmar, Bailey as well as products of local designers. Responsibilities: development of online and offline marketing strategy, web advertising and social media marketing, design, creation of sales and partners networks.

Oct 2012 - Aug 2015

Monza Kartracing

Community Manager and Safety Manager

Monza is the largest and most visited go-kart facility in Vienna. Responsibilities included maintenance of social media community, support activities for the web page; assurance of safety on the track.


Jul 2015 - Jul 2015


Insurance Department Intern

Strabag is the largest construction company in Eastern Europe. A short one month internship at "BRVZ Bau- Rechen- u Verwaltungszentrum" brought a steep learning curve. Responsibilities included creation of a model for risk evaluation of large construction projects. The task was successfully accomplished.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2015


Co-founder, Marketing and Growth

SmartIncs is an HR and recruiting agency for small and medium-sized firms and startups. SmartIncs' mission was to offer unique opportunities to job-seeking talents by introducing them to the exciting job market of innovative small- & medium-sized enterprises and start-ups (SSMEs) - those companies that drive innovation and create the future for all of us. Responsibilities included marketing planning, growth of the user base, partnerships.

Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

CEMS/Master in International Management Program Assistant

Performed assisting tasks for CEMS program manger and corporate relationships manager, organised and assisted with application and enrolment process.

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013


Co-founder, Business Development

braintrainME provided additional educational opportunities for everyone interested in the form of peer-to-peer trainings, workshops and skills seminars. Responsibilities included strategy formulation, business development and growth, acquisition of partners and trainers, marketing activities. Web archive:


Dec 2012 - Mar 2013


Marketing and Community Manager for Talkbits App

Talkbits was a voice messaging app available on all mobile devices. Responsibilities included alignment of marketing and social media strategy across multiple regions, product launch activities for US and Turkish market, preparation for product launch in Malaysia, Russia and Brazil.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Credit Europe Bank Russia

Internship in Sales of Credit Products

Worked with active sales of credit and overdraft plastic cards (Megacard project).

Dec 2010 - Jun 2011


Regional Expansion Manager

Tehnoterm is a medium-size firm involved in import and sales of construction equipment. Our regional expansion team was responsible for formulation and implementation of regional expansion strategy in all parts of Russia and maintenance of the network of dealers and partners.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

Independent Media Sanoma Magazines

Conference Department Intern

Negotiations with conference partners. Received “Best Intern” award

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

Independent Media Sanoma Magazines

Marketing Department Intern

Creation of marketing databases. Received “Best Intern” award

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