aiHit has attracted US$5.5m investment from VTB Capital, said the company. The $5.5 million investment will finance marketing, business development and R&D. As a part of the business development plan, aiHit will be opening an R&D centre in St.Petersburg.

aiHit is a provider of company data to the business information, market research and lead generation industries. The company specializes in collecting company information from the Web. The company is headquartered in London, and is backed by Amadeus Capital Partners.