Russian Investment and Venture Forum 2019

Russian Investment and Venture Forum 2019

April 10 - 11,

Official website of the Russian Venture Forum 2019

The Russian Investment and Venture Forum took place at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre (1 Vystavochnaya, village of Bolshiye Kabany, Republic of Tatarstan) on 11 April 2019.

The organizers of the forum were the Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA), Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan. The event will take place under surveillance of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan, AO “RVK”, RAVI, ASI, NABA, SKOLKOVO, INTERNATIONAL VENTURE CLUB, GTS, TECHTOUR.

About forum

The Russian Investment and Venture Forum is the largest international discussion platform involving the leaders of the best Russian and foreign technology companies, investors, business angels, and development institutions.

Experts discussed the following promising directions of industry development: block chain, cryptocurrency regulation in Russia, fintech, fundraising, alternative funding opportunities, role of university in academic development, and new formats of innovation programme coordination.

During the Startup Expo, the organizers presented 50 innovative projects. Authors of 10 best startup projects will join the acceleration programme and get funds in the amount up to 20 mln rubles.

RVF 2019 speakers:

  • Rustam Minnikhanov – President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • Andrey Fursenko – Aide to the President of the Russian Federation;
  • Sergey Polyakov – Director General of Innovation Promotion;
  • Vasily Belov – Director General of OOO Skolkovo Venture Investments;
  • Alexander Galitsky – Founder and Executive Partner of Almaz Capital Partners Venture Fund;
  • Sven Meller – Head of Tokenization Services, Swisscom Blockchain AG;
  • Sven Lingjaerde – Executive Partner of Endeavour Vision;
  • Alexey Girin – Executive Partner of Starta Capital;
  • Xiu Xiaoping – Secretary General of the Venture Capital Profession Commission of the Science and Technology Financial Promotion Association of China;
  • Vitaly Polekhin – President of National Business Angels Association (NBAA);

Full list of speakers

Industry leaders including I2BF Global Ventures, Speedinvest, Larix, Skolkovo Venture Investments, Kama Flow, Phystech Ventures, Starta Capital, Vnesheconombank, Sberbank, Severstal, and Tatneft took part in the roundtable discussions as part of the Forum Conference Programme.

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