Kenes Rakishev is main investor in General Robotics company. General Robotics recently announced the update of combat robot systems. New technological solutions will enable effective resistance against unmanned combat aerial vehicles, the drones. General Robotics representatives pointed out that the update will provide dramatically higher performance in protecting key objects. The presentation was held during DSEI-2019 exhibition in United Kingdom.
As a base of the project the Pitbull battle module was selected. Pitbull-3 AntiDrone while sporting its original architecture may be equipped with 5.56 or 7.62 machine guns.
Countering the drones is now one of the most important tasks in security. Recent events in Saudi Arabia tells it. Our company presented the most modern technological solutions in securing the perimeter – Kenes Rakishev said in an interview.
The other unique device of the company is Dogo Mark II compact all-terrain unmanned vehicle. It is operable within 300-meter range open air.
«The device is offering several vital seconds of advantage for the special forces. It is equipped with non-lethal weapon such as pepper sprayer and light grenades. It will make a siege operations easier and can be used in defense» – Kenes Rakishev says.
Kenes Rakishev business interests
Kenes Rakishev holds many leadership positions in large companies, he is one of the most influential people in Kazakhstan. Kenes is distinguished by a special desire to invest and help develop innovative projects, it is in such that he sees the greatest prospects and benefit. Despite his young age, he already has developed many large projects, the most important and significant include the following:
Solarin is the safest smartphone in the world. It was developed by Sirin Labs, the company was founded by Rakishev and Talem Kochen (former consultant to McKinsey) and Moshe Hogeg (founder of Mobli). This ultra-modern gadget has a military level of security. It integrates data encryption systems for calls, and anti-cyber attacks.
Mobli is an advanced Instagram. Kenes Rakishev invested twenty million dollars in this startup.
NetElement is a service that provides mobile payment and transactional services.
The name of Kenes Rakishev is in the top ten private investors in the world. His fortune is estimated at $ 718 million.
The future businessman was born on July 14, 1979 in the city of Almaty in an ordinary working-class family. Subsequently, his father Hamit Koshanovich Rakishev became a famous politician and statesman of Kazakhstan.
Rakishev received his education as a lawyer and economist in his native Kazakhstan, having graduated from two higher educational institutions – the Law Academy and the University of Economics. He studied business in Oxford and London.
Fields of interests: mining and metallurgical industry, finance, insurance, IT, media.