OSA Hybrid Platform’s Newsletter For Partners
Greeting from OSA Hybrid Platform - AI-driven and industry-proven big data platform that solves on-shelf product availability issues in real time and provides immediate actions to drive availability, sales and store labor!
In this brief news update we would like to share our latest news, such as the current status of our fundraising efforts, Board of Directors news, rollout and client acquisition update as well as our plans for the nearest future.
The company has successfully closed a $3.45 million bridge financing deal. The deal was
finalized by the end of 2019, and it serves to support the main investment round managed by
The deal participants were OKS Group, the investment group focusing on technology solutions enhancing large-scale ecosystems and industries, including retail, along with several private investors, including the co-owner of Mono Group (Latvia) which, among other assets, owns and operates Mego stores, and top managers of Russia’s largest retail chains.
Strategic coordinator of bridge financing – DaVinci Capital. Company advisor – Magister Capital. Legal advisor – Eterna Law.
As part of this investment round, OSA’s Board of Directors was strengthened with new members -
Alexei Petrov, Managing Partner at DaVinci Capital, Mikhail Voschinsky, Independent Director and
Board Member of Dentsu Aegis Network Russia and Partner at OKS Group, and Don Swann, former COO
and VP of Walmart, who has recently retired following a 50-year career at the company.
Our Advisory Board has also acquired a new distinguished member - Tim Hanley, who up until recently led the Global Industry Practice at Deloitte USA.
In 2019, after six successful pilot projects in 2016-2018, OSA Hybrid Platform rolled out in all
2 570 Dixy retail chain stores across Russia and in all Magnit retail chain stores in Moscow and
The platform is also actively used by some of the largest consumer goods manufacturers. As of the time of this writing, we signed and renewed more than 10 contracts with our manufacturing clients - PepsiCo, Unilever, Mars, Mondelez, ASG, Borjomi and others.
As for the nearest future, our current focus areas are as follows:
- Continue building new product functionality with emphasis on big data across all aspects of supply chain.
- Growing our geographical coverage, including full scale rollouts across the largest retail chains in Russia.
- Broadening the range of business processes managed by the platform, for example covering category management.
- Accumulation of administrative and financial resources in order to launch OSA Hybrid Platform in the US market, where we have already assembled a team that includes Board members and advisors Don Swann, Tim Hanley and Alexei Petrov, OSA’s co-founders Alex Isaiev and Maximilian Musselius, and other team members.
This concludes our February 2020 news update.
Thank you for your unwavering support. Avanti con Amore!
CEO at OSA Hybrid Platform