Tinkoff is Russia’s first and largest direct bank with nearly 7 mln customers. The bank was founded in 2006 by the Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov. TCS Group Holding PLC, the bank’s holding company, has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since October 2013. In addition to the bank the Group includes mobile virtual operator Tinkoff Mobile, Tinkoff Insurance, and Tinkoff Software DC, a network of development hubs across Russia.
The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was founded during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. It stimulates nanotechnology infrastructure building to support innovation in the country. The Management Committee is the fund’s collegial executive body. It is chaired by RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais. Andrey Svinarenko is CEO of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs.