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Strategic partners


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.

Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs

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.

General partner

The Government of Moscow

The Government of Moscow deals with issues of national, economic, town-planning and personnel policies, as well as the tasks of the city municipal service and facilities, land and property regulation and the social sphere. Its departments develop and finance business, science and culture, implement informative and innovative technologies and protect the cultural heritage.

City Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship

Moscow Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship develops and implements the city's policy in industrial, scientific, technical and innovative activities. It supports and develops the entrepreneurship, creates the favorable investment climate, attracts and supports the investments, develops Moscow’s industrial estates. The department creates and develops clusters, technology and industrial parks, analyzes investment projects, reduces administrative barriers in city services, provides incentives and subsidies to small and medium-sized businesses.

2018 Moscow Entrepreneur Week

Moscow Entrepreneurship Week is a unique business event organized by the Government of Moscow, which brings about 60,000 participants and 300 world-known speakers from 40 countries for five days together. The participants of business programs discussed the international and the Moscow practices of city authorities support for the entrepreneurship. Moscow Entrepreneurship Week also includes the Moscow Entrepreneurship Forum, the educational business forum Transformation-3. Digital Economy, the World Franchise Forum and Exhibition and the Moscow Fashion Industry Forum and Startup Village conference.

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Special Partners


S7 Profi ( – a corporate travel solution. Our customers get up to 7% off the ticket price to its bonus account, which could be exchanged into S7 Airlines reward flights. As an additional bonus – employees get S7 Priority miles for their personal trips. Our online booking tool is designed to meet your corporate needs. Choose the best prices among different airlines, connect your colleagues, monitor expenses and reduce business costs on corporate trips.


In 2018, NUST MISIS is celebrating a century since the founding of its predecessor, the Moscow Mining Academy. Today, the university is a full-fledged scientific and educational center and enters the THE, QS and ARWU subject rankings in six fields, notably taking 30th place in «Engineering – Mineral & Mining», and appearing in the TOP-100 for «Engineering – Metallurgy». The strategic goal of NUST MISIS is to strengthen its positions in the fields of materials science, metallurgy and mining, as well as to significantly strengthen its positions in the fields of bio-, nano- and IT-technologies by 2020. More than 17,000 studentsfrom 69 countries study at NUST MISIS. 30 laboratories and 3 world-class engineering centers, where leading international scientists work, operate at NUST MISIS.


IPChain Association (National Coordination Center for Procession of Transactions with Intellectual Property Rights and Objects). IPChain Association was created in 2017. The founders of the Association are: Skolkovo Foundation, Russian Organization for Intellectual Property, the Higher School of Economics, the Russian Union of Rightholders, St. Petersburg National University of information technologies, mechanics and optics, Russian Authors Society; Partnership on protection and management of rights in the sphere of arts, “New century” bank. The main task of IPChain Association is the implementation of the IPChain project, aimed to form a national network of IP rights & objects transactions. Leading representatives of the sphere of intellectual property take an active part in the development of the "trust infrastructure" network. The IPChain project has already consolidated twenty largest Russian and foreign organizations which accumulate and produce IP objects.


Hadassah Medical Center was founded in 1912 and is known as one of major pillars of Israeli Healthcare system. Hadassah is recognized by its leadership, medical innovation and early implementation of novel treatment protocols. In 2017 Hadassah joins Skolkovo International Medical Cluster as a first participant. Hadassah Diagnostic Center will get first patient in August 2018 with the main goal to prevent, early identify and treat severe diseases and run smart complex check ups. Opening of next, multifunctional Therapeutic building is planned for 2020. The patients can get full diagnostics, integral treatment and rehabilitation according to OECD standards there. Hadassah branch in Moscow also runs research and educational programs.


IDS Borjomi Russia is the leader of the bottled water market in Russia, it is part of IDS Borjomi International, the largest producer of natural bottled waters in the CIS and Baltic countries. Portfolio of IDS Borjomi Russia includes such famous brands as "Borjomi", "Saint Spring" and "Edelweiss". "Saint Spring" is the natural drinking water, which is extracted from artesian deepwells. A careful approach to the choice of the source allowed us to use modern filtration methods that do not change the natural structure of the water. This allows you to keep the "Saint Spring" in the water the optimal content of salts and trace elements and keeps all the benefits for the people.

International Partners

ITA - Italian Trade Agency

ITA, the Italian Trade Agency, is the government organization which promotes the internationalization of Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry of Economic Development. ITA has the task of facilitating, developing and promoting trade and business relations between Italy and foreign markets (with particular attention to the needs of SMEs) – and to support the export of goods and services “Made in Italy” to international markets. ITA collaborates with Italian Regions, Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Trade Associations and other public and private organizations. Every year, ITA worldwide offices carry out hundreds of promotional projects and provide personalized services and assistance to thousands of Italian companies. ITA also assists and supports foreign companies that want to establish or expand business and trade relations with Italian companies or to invest in Italy.

Korea Russia Science & Technology Cooperation Center (NRF Moscow representative office)

Korea Russia Science and Technology Cooperation Center (KORUSTEC), located in Moscow, is one of international representative offices of National Research Foundation (NRF) in Korea. KORUSTEC has been fulfilling the role of communication bridge between two countries’ S&T related ministries by providing information and holding venues for experts in academia, government, and business, everyone involved.

Startup Kazakhstan (Tech Garden)

This is the first national startup program among former-Soviet countries aiming to attract breakthrough technologies and solutions to Kazakhstan’s market. Goal: Create a jump start platform for startup companies from all over and to enable easy penetration to the prospective markets of Eurasian Union (180 million people), Caspian Sea and countries along the modern Silk Way. The acceleration program is designed in the best traditions of the Silicon Valley with a strong technical component and emphasis on the best-of-the-breed enterprise platforms. At the 2nd phase of seed round startup is paired with one of the Technology Center for as a part of a large project.

Economic development agency of the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia «NRW.INVEST»

The state-owned economic development agency «NRW.INVEST» conducts international marketing for Germany's No. 1 investment location, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). In doing so, the agency supports foreign companies that are interested in opening subsidiaries or realization of business projects in North Rhine-Westphalia. The head office of the agency is situated in Düsseldorf, subsidiaries and representations are in Russia, Japan, USA, China, India, Israel, Korea, Poland and Turkey. Today there are already about 19,000 foreign firms based in North Rhine-Westphalia. «NRW.INVEST» provides comprehensive information on North Rhine-Westphalia as a location of potential distribution of representations or subsidiaries. The experts inform on tax matters and legal aspects, they also give detailed information regarding economic structure and industry clusters, analyze investment projects and offer the most suitable sites in North Rhine-Westphalia for their realization.

La French Tech

La French Tech is the term used to describe the French startup community : entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, incubators, publics organizations, etc committed to the growth of French startups and to their international prosperity. This community includes champions such as BlaBlaCar, valued at €1.2 billion, and Sigfox and Devialet, which respectively raised €150 million and €100 million in 2016. The French Tech Initiative is an innovative public policy created in 2013. It’s not about the government imposing regulations and limits ; it’s about the government supporting the startup community. La French Tech is also about being open to the world and welcoming foreign talent, with its 22 French Tech Hubs accross the globe, the French Tech Ticket program for international startups looking to set up in France, as well as the French Tech Visa, an accelerated procedure to obtain residence permits for startup founders, employeers and investors. Join the new french revolution! For further information, please visit:


IIDF (Internet Initiatives Development Fund)

IIDF (Internet Initiatives Development Fund) is a Russian venture capital fund established by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives. The Foundation invests in technology companies in the early stages of development, develops a network of start-up accelerators, and is involved in the development of methods of legal regulation of the venture industry.

Fintech Association

OUR MISSION Technology Designing and implementing new technological solutions to support the development of the Russian financial market Digitalisation Paving the way for the digitalisation of the Russian economy WHAT WE DO Conducting research, analysing trends, and leveraging global best practices Representing and supporting our members Holding conferences and implementing educational projects and awareness campaigns Prioritising workstreams and focus areas

Otkritie Bank

Otkritie Bank is one of Russia’s top 10 major banks and is a systemically important institution. We have been active in the financial market since 1993. Otkritie is a full-service bank with a sustainable, diversified business structure and a focus on corporate, investment, retail, SME and private banking. Today, Otkritie is a fully diversified financial group with a great potential for further business growth. The group includes Trust Bank and Rosgosstrakh Bank, as well as companies holding leading positions in key segments of the financial market: Rosgosstrakh (insurance); LUKOIL-Garant Non-State Pension Fund, Non-State Pension Fund of the Electric Power Industry and Rosgosstrakh Non-State Pension Fund (pension funds); and Otkritie Broker (brokerage services).

Cesar Satellite is a leading security service provider for vehicles and real estate.

Cesar Satellite is a Russian group of companies established in 2000 and the founder and the key player of telematics and security service market in Russia. More than 150,000 private and business clients have entrusted the company with the most valued: personal security, vehicle, home and office protection. As of today, Cesar Satellite has 18 years of experience in security and telematics, 3 own fully redundant monitoring centers in 24/7/365 mode, more than 5,000 own and partner rapid response teams ready to come at first alarm signal.


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP applications and services enable more than 378,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. In 1992, the SAP SE office was opened 1992. Today more than 1100 employees work in SAP CIS offices. For more information, visit


Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco has 380 offices in more than 165 countries, headquartered in San-Jose (CA), Amsterdam and Bangalore. The company employs over 70 thousand employees where 26 thousand are Engineers. As for market share, Cisco ranks first in 10 regions of the world.


Rosseti, Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC ROSSETI) – the operator of energy networks in Russia – is one of the largest power companies in the world. The company manages 2,34 million kilometers of power lines and 502 thousand substations with the total transformer capacity of more than 781 thousand MVA. In 2017 the supply of electric power to consumers was up to 748,2 billion kW∙h. The number of employees of the "Rosseti" Group of companies is 215 thousand people.

M Accelerator

M Accelerator — is a business-accelerator for international talents in the fastest growing tech ecosystem in the US - Silicon Beach Los Angeles. During last 10 years, the specialists of the school have crafted an innovative program in order to develop and boost entrepreneurs and create a successful business. This is a 12-week intensive program aimed to transform an idea into a product and create a professional presentation for investors. This program is recognized by a series of outstanding partners private and public, including the Italian Government, and the University of California in Los Angeles.


Panzerdog – is a game development company with offices both in Russia and Finland, that strives to create highly innovative and enjoyable games, backed by Aii Corporation and Games Ventures. Founded in 2016, Panzerdog is currently working on Tacticool, mobile multiplayer 5v5 shooter that has already gained recognition: 1st place at Indie Showcase during GameDev Days in Tallin, 2nd place in Big Indie Pitch 2018, has become an Indie Prize Finalist in 2017, and been shortlisted to top 20 at Indie Games Cup 2017 in Moscow.

The company is a supplier of high-tech IT equipment for the corporate market segment.

Competition Partner

Joint Stock Company Sberbank-Technology

Joint Stock Company Sberbank-Technology (SberTech, SBT) is a Russian IT company providing services for the development and implementation of software for Sberbank. It is 100 percent owned by Sberbank. Founded in July 2011. Head Office is located in Moscow. Currently, SberTech is actively developing in the regions, including St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Ryazan, Innopolis and other. JSC SberTekh - a resident of the Innovation Center Skolkovo and partner of Innopolis - high-tech city in Republic of Tatarstan.

General Information Partners


RBC is a leading Russian molding company, a leader in business and media news, as well as in the domain registration and hosting segment. The history of the company has more than 20 years. RBC is represented on several platforms-on the Internet, on TV and in the press; revive medici for business, as well as hosting and domain registration services (group companies-group center). According to statistics, almost every second economically active citizen of Russia is a reader or viewer of RBC's business projects. The total business audience of RBC exceeds 34 million people per month (TNS data, including intersections). With business portal confidently takes the top spot citing online media (critical media studies in 2014). rojects. Soup del RBC audience exceeds 34 million people per month (TNS data, including Porsche). In this business portal confidently occupies the top street. Rating Internet media conditions (Dialog data for 2014). The group serves more than 1 million users, including the largest Russian companies with the leading players of the Internet market. In 2013, the RBC brand was valued by the international branding Agency Interbrand at 10.6 billion rubles and took 24th position among the 40 most valuable Russian brands.


«Kommersant» is one of the first independent media companies founded in Russia. For almost 30 years, impartiality, accurateness and speed guided the authors of «Kommersant», the first business daily in the country. These principles helped «Kommersant» to remain among the most reliable and influential media. Apart from the broadsheet daily, the company also publishes a weekly magazine «Ogonyok», a weekly magazine «Kommersant WEEKEND», monthly automobile magazine «Kommersant AUTOPILOT», supplements «Kommersant DENGI» and «Kommersant KIDS», monthly color supplement «Kommersant STYLE» about lifestyle and actual fashion trends. «Kommersant» has been online since 1995, and opened «Kommersant FM» radio in 2010. «Kommersant» apps are available for mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms.

Business FM

Business FM - Russia’s first business radio station. Business FM provides an exclusive product for a small segment of the general public but the most active and influential one, which in minutes must have the full spectrum of information about money. Business FM is a member company of the RUMEDIA group of companies.


TASS - Russia’s government-run news agency, an integral part of the world media system – has been in the media business since 1904. TASS: We know!

International Information Partners


Sputnik ( is an international news agency and radio broadcaster with multimedia information hubs in over 20 countries. Sputnik websites provide various multimedia content including infographics, photo and video reports, live streaming, podcasts and online polls. In addition to prompt news release, Sputnik also publishes analytics and exclusive interviews. Sputnik mobile apps provide fast access to the global news content. Sputnik operates through: - News websites available in 30+ languages, including English, Arabic, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish and French - Newswires run 24/7 in English, Arabic, Spanish and Chinese - Analog and digital radio broadcasting in over 20 countries - Sputnik News and Sputnik Trending mobile apps - Sputnik.Polls – an international public opinion project

East West Digital News

East-West Digital News is a news and research agency dedicated to the vibrant tech markets of Central and Eastern Europe.

Official Information Partners

"Snob" is a respectable media project, including a website, quarterly printed magazine "Snob", private club with its own blog platform and an extensive program of events, as well as the annual award"Made in Russia". "Snob "is a space that unites bright intellectuals living in the paradigm"if you want changes tomorrow – become these changes today". The community that paints a picture of the future, opens the country and the world to new heroes, helps people to find themselves in a rapidly changing reality, to become truly free and happy. A project that brings together people who are not indifferent to their lives and the world around them, who are interested in sharing their ideas and changing the world around them for the better.

Popmech Journal

"Popular mechanics" - a magazine about how the world works. Every month “Popular mechanics " inspires modern men who want to improve themselves and live actively. During the technology does not stand still, we talk about scientific discoveries, innovative technologies and the latest developments made around the world.

Business magazine

Business magazine " is the most popular all-Russian business publication (according to the National circulation service as of December 2012) addressed to entrepreneurs, business owners and top managers. The journal has been published since 2002, and now it is published in 20-30 regions of Russia with the circulation from 30 to 100 thousand copies. The main topics of the publication are business Analytics, Economics and Finance.


FINAM investment holding is a leader in the investment services market, one of the most titled Russian investment companies. The holding unites FINAM investment company, management company, Bank, training center and other departments, and provides a wide range of services and free services — access to stock exchanges, favorable rates for brokerage services, free Analytics, expert advice, programs for online trading, and much more.

Information partners


This is the main mass media about the high technology in Russia and the world, without which it is impossible to develop, and the people who create these technologies. We are aware of the ideas and developments that will change our world tomorrow. We always know a little more and willingly share it. "Hightech" is the head of the TOP 10 most quoted in social media it and Telecom industries, according to the media.

Popular Science Magazine SCHROEDINGER'S CAT

"Schrödinger's cat" is a Federal scientific and polar journal created by a team of professional journalists together with the all-Russian science festival NAUKA 0+ (published since October 2014). The publication is distinguished by an interdisciplinary approach-it writes about the Universe, about atoms, about continents, about organisms, about new technologies and progress, about society. And also offers its readers original content in a live and accessible presentation (there are no other translated articles — only unique texts). "Schrödinger's cat" quickly gained popularity among a wide variety of readers - from teenagers to professional scientists. In 2016, he received the award of the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation as "Best printed periodical". Belyaeva, Tech in Media award and other awards. In 2017, the journal was nominated by Russia for one of the most prestigious awards in the field of science fiction — EuroCon Awards.


Indicator.Ru -information and service portal dedicated to the news of Russian and world science, policy in the field of science and education, as well as the interaction of science and business.

PROBusiness TV Channel

TV channel "Pro Business" - the first and only Russian TV channel broadcasting on behalf of a real business. The authors and presenters of television programs - is the company's CEO, presidents of banks, prominent industrialists and businessmen.

Strategy Journal

The Strategy Journal is a Russian-language business analytics magazine. Available in print and digital: website and quarterly print edition distributed through subscription and circulation at Russia’s key business events through exclusive partnership. The magazine's readership is federal and regional governments officials, top business managers, industry analysts and ACIG Group partners. The English online edition is available for international readers. The business magazine features articles, commentaries and opinions of state officials and top-managers of the largest Russian and global businesses, eminent scientists, educators, public figures and leading sustainable development experts and practitioners.


Ology is a new Internet portal about science and life, created by the team of the popular science magazine "schrödinger's cat" (to be launched in early summer 2018). The portal is an extension of the printed magazine-embodies interactive formats that can not be created in a paper edition. Ology's mission is to become an intellectual educational and enlightenment environment, which: tells about science not at the top, but represents it as a process of accumulation of knowledge about the world; systematizes this knowledge in the reader's head and develops critical thinking; through the game presentation of information — heats curiosity to the device of the world.

Financial One

Financial One is the first and only professional publication in Russia, specializing in investments in Russian and international financial markets and stock trading. The purpose of financial One magazine is to tell readers about: modern investment opportunities, new financial instruments, trends on the world's stock markets, trading ideas and significant corporate events. The magazine teaches you to make money trading financial assets, it can find fresh trading ideas, stories and interviews of leading traders and investment professionals, description of financial instruments. Published since August 2007. -news portal on financial markets, where high-quality analytical materials are published.

NANO TV Channel

Nano HD channel is dedicated to modern technologies, innovations and finances. The mission of Nano HD channel is to promote the latest Russian technologies and innovations. The channel works closely with international and Russian innovation centers, as well as ministries and agencies responsible for the introduction of new technologies. Nano HD channel covers scientific, economic and financial conferences of international level. By 2017, Nano has reached an audience of 35 million subscribers in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries. The channel broadcasts from the satellites Eutelsat 36A/36B, Intelsat 15 and Express-AT1. The TV channel is available on the Internet through Bradbury lab, Vinterra, as well as on LG and Samsung SMART TV platforms.

Business Bulletin - talks about business, Finance, investments, startups, blockchain and technologies. Weekly analytical articles and news. Event and technology reviews. Exclusive interviews made specifically for The professionalism of the editorial team, independence, honesty and correctness in relation to the audience and newsmakers ensures high trust of readers. We are always aware of the most important business events in the world. Operational news gives the reader a picture 24/7. The independence and objectivity of provides high confidence of readers.

Coinforce-world news of cryptocurrencies, ICO, investments, mining, Bitcoin, BitcoinCash, Ethereum, EthereumClassic, Litecoin, Monero, Dash – an authoritative source of information about cryptocurrencies, mining, business, technologies and much more. Professionalism of the editorial team, independence, honesty and correctness in relation to the audience and newsmakers provide high trust of readers.Last year are the developing a website about cryptocurrency.

Online Business Magazinу Invest Forsight

Invest Foresight is an online business magazine covering investments, innovations and finance. We write about promising investment patterns, forward-thinking startups, fintech sector and the latest financial market trends.

Sectoral Information Partners


The Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) was founded on Feb. 10, 2009 in coordination with the Russian Constitutional Court, Russian Supreme Court, Russian Supreme Commercial Court, and RIA Novosti. Due to the involvement of Russia’s highest courts, RAPSI is uniquely situated to provide its readers with exclusive information directly from the press services of courts of all levels and competencies.

GameGuru is a portal about computer, console and mobile games. The site offers its visitors the latest news of the game world, reviews and announcements of popular games,a detailed encyclopedia covering more than 29 thousand items, as well as codes, videos, special materials and more. Dedicated to all game lovers! Look what you're playing!


Computerra is a legendary resource about modern technologies that came to the consumer segment from scientific fields. Our task is to tell readers in understandable language about the future that has already come and has become available to ordinary consumers. We will help you to understand such complicated at first glance things like blockchain, cloud computing, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, robotics and others, as well as introduce new products and devices that make life easier, safer and more interesting.

The Analytical Banking Magazine

Today "The Analytical Banking Magazine" covers not only about specialized banking and finance theme, but also is a popular general economic publication with the akcent on profesional analytics which is most in demand by all who want to know more about banks.

Pharmaseutical Bulletin

Pharmaceutical Bulletin is a leading information and analytical publication, Internet portal and TV. We are read daily by heads of pharmaceutical industry, heads and employees of pharmacies. The "Farmvestnik-TV" video project publishes weekly reviews of the main news with experts ' comments, video interviews with key figures of the industry, reports from significant events.

Russian Space Magazine

Russian space magazine was established By the international Association for space activities as a socio-political, popular science, illustrated monthly publication, designed for a wide range of readers, including not only professionals and specialists in the field of space. The purpose of the publication is to cover space activities in Russia, to present its participants, to foster a sense of civic pride in the achievements of Russian cosmonautics, to promote the achievements of Russian cosmonautics in Russia and abroad.

Energy of modernization

The task of our Internet resource is to cover the process of development and modernization of the real sector of the Russian economy. The portal focuses on information about investment projects and technological solutions that help the qualitative development of such industries as fuel and energy, mining and metallurgical complexes, engineering, transport, IT, construction, etc. "Energy of modernization" is the latest news, analytical materials about companies, projects and regions, interviews with top officials and experts. News and articles of the portal are broadcast to the Internet media library Public.Ru and information-analytical system "Medialogy".

Energy of the unified network

The journal is intended for specialists and technical personnel of the power grid complex, research workers of research institutes and project organizations, teachers and students of energy and technical universities, employees of the Ministry of energy and relevant departments. The journal "energy of the unified network" publishes the results of research of actual problems of the domestic electric power industry – discusses the operation of electric networks, development and implementation of new equipment, scientific and technical policy and strategy of development of electric power, construction of electric grid infrastructure, ensuring the reliability of the UES of Russia, connection of renewable energy sources to the UNES and so on.

System Administrator

The journal "System administrator" is a publication, the purpose of which is to provide the most complete and objective information about solutions, products and technologies of the modern it industry. The main task of the publication is to promote the best developments of it specialists from different countries.

Bit Samag

«BIT. Business & Information technology" . The subject of the articles is the analysis and review of corporate solutions, services and business technologies offered by foreign and domestic system integrators and vendors in the Russian it market. The special application is designed to help entrepreneurs find the best it solutions that meet the requirements of their business. The target audience of Bit is CIOs and managers of companies, enterprises and organizations of various types of ownership.

Commuication Partners

Maria 01

With 10 000m2 of space for startups and investors, Maria 01 is shaping the future of the Nordic region as its biggest startup hub located at the heart of Helsinki, Finland. Maria 01 includes 100 promising startups and 750 tech professionals working in them, 12 leading Nordic VC funds with 1,6 bln eur under management and 8 corporate partners working closely with startups.

RSEZ - Russia. Special Economic Zones

Special economic zones (SEZ) is a large federal project aimed at regions development by direct foreign and Russian investments attraction to the hi-tech economy industries, import-substituting production, shipbuilding and tourism. Special economic zones are established for 49 years. SEZ resident retains a right to buy a land plot ownership at a discounted rate after they start production activitites. All the SEZ are endowed by the state with special legal status that provides a set of tax and custom preferences to the residents and also guarantees the access to ready-to-use engineer, logistic and business infrastructure. The costs of the project realized in SEZ are in average 30-40% less compared to Russia general practice. For Russian companies SEZ provides a brilliant opportunity to realize their ambitious projects and to enter international markets. For foreign investors SEZ provides the access opportunity to the Russian market. SEZ provides comfortable conditions to conduct business, to implement new ideas, to create new industrial and innovative projects.

High Technology Park IT Park

High Technology Park IT Park is a unique site for the development of the IT and communication industry. The technical and business infrastructure of the IT Park in Kazan and Nabereznye Chelny creates an ecosystem for comprehensive development and support of startup projects and IT companies at all development stages: from idea to implementation of a high-tech and product on the market. The IT Park infrastructure includes data center, business incubator, IT development center, intellectual property center, IT Academy, coworking, IT hotel, conference services, and modern facilities for residents.

Technopolis Moscow

TECHNOPOLIS MOSCOW Is a specialized territory for the development of high technology industries located in close proximity from the city center. The mission of Technopolis Moscow is to develop the innovation ecosystem of Moscow by providing favorable conditions for local and international hi-tech companies. The project is being developed under the supervision of the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow.

All Russia Public Organization «Delovaya Rossiya»

All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya” – is a union of entrepreneurs from the non-resource sector of the economy. This is the center where national élite of non-resource business interested in steady and long-term development of (their own) country is being shaped. Delovaya Rossiya combines enterprises of more than 40 fields: construction, light industry, IT and high technologies, mechanical engineering, agriculture, financial sector, etc. Members of Delovaya Rossiya are heads of fast growing companies with the best productivity indexes and added value per one operating point. They show a great potential in innovation and modernization.

GoTech Innovation

GoTech Innovation – the consulting firm that connects technology companies with investors and corporations since 2009. Organizer of GoTech Challenge (ex-Web Ready) – the biggest in Russia and Eastern Europe contest for tech companies, attracting in total more than 6,000 companies from 50 countries. Organizer of GoTech ARENA – one of the most focused on tech startups event in Russia with 1000+ attendees and the only one driven by the community, without government funding.

Agency of Technological Development

Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization Agency of Technological Development was founded on May 26, 2016 in accordance with the Government Decree of the Russian Federation. The Agency was established to promote Russian enterprises to implement world-class technology solutions with the goal of making domestic products competitive. The Agency has all the necessary competencies: from the search for technologies to the introduction of finished projects on the Russian market.

Moscow Seed Fund

Moscow Seed Fund was established by the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow with the support of RVC. The strategic goal of the Fund is enabling environment for development of VC investment in Moscow. Its mission is supporting of beginner investors and innovative start-ups. The main objective of Moscow Seed Fund is to provide an enabling environment that both encourages private VC investors activity and favours hi-tech startups development.

Gigtal Partners