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THE FIRST DEDICATED ACCELERATOR THAT UNCOVERS THE POTENTIAL OF STARTUPS IN ART+TECH & NFT
The art market ecosystem is pretty complicated, but it gives a great opportunity to find alternative assets with low volatility for your portfolio. Keep expertise on art business at your fingertips with Fuelarts - THE FIRST DEDICATED accelerator FOR Art+Tech & NFT
Denis Belkevich, Founder & CEO, Fuelarts

FUELARTS AT A GLANCE

Founders, experienced in finance, development, supply chain, and education in the art world
Tools to support networks & to make the art market more efficient, transparent, accessible
Relationship-based private investor services & community to connect all Art+Tech ecosystem stakeholders
Several levels of mentorship to be sure accelerated startups are prepared for the art market, making them trusted for investors
global network with key art world players, with the main office based in NYC — the center of the art market
2019 contributor of Deloitte Art and Finance Global Report, presented the results in Monaco on October 17, 2019
our programs
Pre-acceleration
$ per startup
4-weeks, equity-free online program for idea-stage startups to prepare founders to launch and do the first steps
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Acceleration
% equity
12-weeks.(3-months) intensive online program for MVP-stage startups with a focus on product-market fit, traction, GTM, fundrising
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Privat acceleration
According to personal plan
With some startups, we work exclusively and in a private mode based on a personal targets and customized personal plan
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Advisory program
According to personal plan
Program for founders looking for expert partners from art, NFT,blockchain, global business development, venture capital
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FUELARTS NEWS
DELOITTE ART & FINANCE
GLOBAL REPORT 2019
Download Deloitte Art & Finance Global Report 2019 containing an Art+Tech report by Roxanna Zarnegar and Denis Belkevich

(pages 177-179)


Leadership
Denis Belkevich
General Partner, Fuelarts
An economist in the field of art, professional manager of cultural projects, art investment & collection management consultant. Denis graduated from Sotheby's Institute of Art. Expert in art management, art finance, art funds management.

Held the position of Managing Director of the Contemporary Asian Art Fair at GAAB (Warsaw) and Project Manager of the Peter Konchalovsky Foundation (Moscow). Currently contributes as the International Development advisor to Cube.Moscow, a non-commercial platform under the patronage of Dr. Uli Sigg (Switzerland). Board Member of the International Association of Asian Art Collectors.

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Olga Frid
Managing Partner, Fuelarts
As an international business development consultant, entrepreneur, and investor, Olga has more than 15 years of experience bringing innovative projects and new products to the global market. Olga serves as a mentor and startup adviser for 500Global, MassChallenge Boston, and IIDF Moscow.

In 2021 Olga co-founded a global financial and investment project for women FMoney. In 2017 she launched IFG Lab. Consulting that focuses on venture/innovation portfolios of corporations and private investors. Her outstanding career includes more than ten years in marketing, sales, and network development at Microsoft. Moreover, Olga had served as a Director of Global B2B Enterprise Marketing at Kaspersky Lab, rolling out marketing initiatives in 6 regions worldwide.

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ADVISORY board
Roxanna Zarnegar
Co-Founder, Fuelarts startup accelerator / Ex-Vice President, Artnet / Ex-COO, Christie's Americas
Roxanna served as Chief Operating Officer of Christie's Americas, developed several strategic plans, and was a key member of the launch of Christie's online auctions.
She specializes in strategic management with a concentration in supply chain innovation for the art world. Roxanna served as Senior Vice President of Auctions and Private Sales at Artnet and was awarded a Webby Award.

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Katya Kohen
Partner at Amadeo, a New York-based VC firm / ex-co-founder of Starta Accelerator/Starta Ventures
Comes with over a decade of experience in entrepreneurship and VC. She is an active angel investor, mentor at 500 Global and Techstars. Co-founded Starta Accelerator, an expansion of New York-based VC firm Starta Ventures. Total investments attracted by Starta portfolio exceeded $90M in both traditional VC rounds and crypto-assets. Achieved 12 exits for her funds in a 4-year time span generating 8x returns for LPs.

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Founder & CEO, Fuelarts
Denis Belkevich
An economist in the field of art, professional manager of cultural projects, art investment & collection management consultant. Denis graduated from Sotheby's Institute of Art. Expert in art management, art finance, art funds management.

Held the position of Managing Director of the Contemporary Asian Art Fair at GAAB (Warsaw) and Project Manager of the Peter Konchalovsky Foundation (Moscow). Currently contributes as the International Development advisor to Cube.Moscow, a non-commercial platform under the patronage of Dr. Uli Sigg (Switzerland). Board Member of the International Association of Asian Art Collectors.

Permanent participant in international conferences and forums on the marketing, economy, and tech in the field of art. Author of educational programs and publications on museum marketing, art banking, art+tech, career management of artists, and asset management. Founder of the art financial blog ARTFINEX.

As a Director of Programme have held several international art conferences, like Art & Reality (2010-2012, St.Petersburg and Moscow), GAAB Collectors Summit (2017, Warsaw), Cube.Collectors Summit (2019, Moscow).
CEO, ARCIS Fine Art Storage + Collection Services /
Ex-Vice President, Artnet / Ex-COO, Christie's Americas
Roxanna Zarnegar
Roxanna served as Chief Operating Officer of Christie's Americas, were designed a multi-use fine art storage + production facility, and led auctions operations teams across seven departments. She developed several strategic plans and was a key member of the launch of Christie's online auctions.

During her term, Roxanna attended the INSEAD Executive Leadership Program, becoming one of Christie's global strategy leaders. Subsequently, Roxanna served as Senior Vice President of Auctions and Private Sales at Artnet. Her responsibilities included a strategic redesign of the auction and private sales division and online platform – a project that was awarded a Webby Award Honoree.

She regularly speaks and moderates panels at art fairs and conferences. Roxanna specializes in strategic management with a concentration in supply chain innovation for the art world. In addition, Roxanna is adjunct faculty at Parsons, The New School MS of Strategic Design + Management, and Sotheby's Institute of Art Master's in Art Business.

In 2019-2021 Ms. Zarnegar was Director of Operations, Training, and Development at ARCIS Fine Art Storage and Collection Management.
Art & Finance coordinator for the Deloitte group of member firms,
coordinate activities at the Deloitte group level
Adriano Picinati di Torcello
Adriano is the Art & Finance coordinator for the Deloitte group of member firms and has over 20 years of professional experience. He is in charge of the Art & Finance activities within Deloitte Luxembourg, an initiative he has coordinated since its inception in 2008. Adriano also coordinates the development of the Art & Finance activities at the Deloitte group level.

Over the past decade, Adriano has been working towards creating an Art & Finance/Business cluster in Luxembourg.

Adriano started his professional career as an auditor at KPMG. He also spent several years with Banque Degroof Luxembourg to develop the group's activities in France through wealth structuring and funds services.

Before joining Deloitte in 2008, he held management positions in the Asia Business Development team and the Strategic Planning team of Deutsche Börse Group.

Adriano has a degree in business sciences and finance, an MBA, and an M.Sc. in banking and finance.

He is fluent in French, English and has an excellent command of Italian.
Businessman, diplomat, and art collector.
Established the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA)
Dr. Uli Sigg
Dr. Uli Sigg is a Swiss businessman, diplomat, and art collector. He serves as the vice-chairman of Ringier, the largest media company in Switzerland. Dr. Sigg completed his studies with a Ph.D. of the University of Zurich Law Faculty.

In 1980 established the first Joint Venture between China and the West and served on the boards of several global companies till 1995. For four years, the Swiss federal government appointed him as ambassador to China, North Korea, and Mongolia.

As a collector of contemporary art, he has formed with more than 2200 works the most substantial collection of contemporary Chinese art in the world, of which he donated in 2012 1450 works to M+Museum for Visual Arts in Hong Kong.

He also established the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) in 1997 and the CCAA Art Critic Award in 2007. He is also a member of the International Council of New York MOMA and the International Advisory Council of Tate Gallery, London.