OnAir3G, a Moscow, Russia-based a start-up that is developing a voice-enabled mobile social networking platform, has raised $2m from venture capital fund Runa Capital.
Founded by online and mobile pioneer Andrey Vasilevsky, OnAir3G is designed for use on 30m internet-enabled mobile phones currently used in the Russia. It will be publicly launched in the second quarter of 2011.
Mr. Vasilevsky also co-founded SmartCom, a developer of navigation software for Symbian, Windows Mobile and J2ME.
This in OnAir3G marks Runa Capital’s first investment since launching in August 2010. The $30m fund focuses on providing seed financing to start-ups in tech sectors including cloud computing, machine learning, virtualization and mobile and internet applications.