RUSSIAN VENTURE FORUM

Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Korston Hotel & Mall Kazan, April 18-19, 2018

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Famous scientists, officials, investors and business angels from all over the world will gather in the city of Kazan for a few days to see the presentation of new innovative developments. On April 18-19 Kazan will host the Russian Venture Forum. The excitement around the event is high: the finalists of the programs will receive up to 8,000,000 rubles of investments.

For the capital of Tatarstan, spring is a special period: regardless of the international agenda, famous scientists, officials, investors and business angels from all over the world are coming to Kazan for a few days to see the presentation of new innovative developments. The Russian Venture Forum is organized by the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Russian Venture Capital Association. The forum has established itself as a unique platform for demonstrating advanced technologies and as a platform for developing of unique solutions in the IT community.

The main topic of the forum will be "The Venture Market of Russia Today and Tomorrow - Strategic Prospects". Global trends of technological development, digitization and circular economy, crowd-funding investment and corporate innovations will be discussed at the forum. It should be noted that the event will feature all major federal development institutions of the Russian Federation – RVK, Joint-Stock Company, Skolkovo, Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology, as well as the largest corporations and concerns.

EXHIBITORS OF THE FORUM WILL BE ABLE TO RECEIVE UP TO 8 MILLION RUBLES OF INVESTMENTS

The Russian Venture Forum will present an exposition where investors and experts will observe about 50 innovative and unique projects. Pulsar Venture Capital will select projects for the Export-oriented Acceleration Program among the technological companies applied to the Russian Venture Forum. The finalists of the Acceleration Program will receive investments up to 8,000,000 rubles from the accelerator and the organizers of the program.

Participants of the Acceleration Program will receive mentoring support, as well as will undergo training programs in international innovation centers. The teams will take part in key technology conferences in the UK, Ireland, China, Singapore, the USA and Japan. Selected start-ups will undergo blocks of legal support, financial planning and marketing.

"Last year we received 444 applications from all over Russia and foreign countries, and 50 startups underwent a pre-acceleration program within the framework of the Russian Venture Forum. 11 selected finalists got funding and took part in the program in Russia, Ireland, Silicon Valley, - said Ainur Aideldinov, Director of the IVF RT. "The finalists of the acceleration program of 2018, as in previous years, will be provided with the necessary financing and expert support for product and business development, since the main goal is to give everything required for the successful growth of a technological start-up in the global market."

This year, the exhibition will feature start-ups in three areas: Blockchain Technologies (Blockchain Tech), Media, Entertainment and Sport (M.E.S. Tech – Media, Entertainment and Sport Technologies), Industrial Innovations (Industrial). The first group will include projects engaged in integration of blockchain technology into various business areas. Products and solutions for creating new media, controlling and improving the efficiency of active and professional sports, music and streaming services, and new entertainment technologies will be selected to the second group. The third new direction presents technologies, products and solutions for B2B sector in the areas of industrial innovation, energy and resource saving, oil and gas chemical technologies etc.

Acceptance of applications for participation in the exposition is continuing. To apply your project at the Russian Venture Forum, you must fill an application form on the program's website until March 23, 2018. Selection of projects to the Acceleration Program will take place at the event.

 



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