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Organizing Committee of the 9th Kazan Venture Fair hold a meeting on the issues of the forthcoming event organization in April 2014

Organizing committee on preparation and carrying out the 9th Kazan Venture Fair under the chairmanship of Prime-Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan I.Khalikov hold a meeting on the issues of the forthcoming event organization in April of coming year. At the meeting, the issues were discussed connected with the format of the event, its concept, as well as details concerning immediately the Fair exhibitors and visitors.

"With pleasure I want to note the fact that the Republic of Tatarstan for 8 years of cooperation is an example of a reliable partner in the issues connected with holding regional events. The Kazan Venture Fair is a large-scale event not only for the regional companies, but also for all Russian business as a whole because in this subject of Russia the close attention is paid to development of venture industry as to one of key factors of successful development of national economy. Annually Fairs are carried out at very high level thanks to active participation of the regional authorities, and we don't doubt that it will keep in the future", – said Albina Nikkonen, CEO of RVCA.

Conducting the 9th Kazan Venture Fair is planned for April 24, 2014.


The Kazan Venture Fair (it is annually carried out in Kazan since 2005) – is a two-component event including the exposition of innovative companies and the congress block in which thematic actions take place, and the exposition within which the exhibitor companies are given an opportunity to present their businesses to the wide interested public and to venture investors.

In 2013, more than 100 representatives of investment funds and private investors from all over the world took part in the 8th Kazan Venture Fair. High interest was shown by the investors from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Great Britain, the USA, Finland, and Switzerland. In total, more than 1500 guests from the whole world took part in the Fair.

In different years within the Fair the federal and global events passed, such as: First All-Russian Festival of Science, First Russian Week of Business Angels, 12th Congress of the European Business Angels Association (EBAN), meeting of the working group of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR), Third Russian Technological Tour, etc.

The partners of the Fair are: Association of Innovative Regions of Russia, RUSNANO JSC, RVC JSC, Foundation for assistance to small innovative enterprises, "Skolkovo" Foundation, Agency for Strategic Initiatives on promotion of new projects, National Business-Angel Association of Russia.

Distinctive feature of the Fair 2014 will become the key theme: "Successful international models of the USA, Europe, and Asia. Innovative Tatarstan – "run down" or "own way of development".

On a specialized platform the companies from Asia will be presented, realisation of investment projects of which is possible in the territory of Russia.

Separately for representatives of innovative business, an opportunity to address the investors from Russia, Europe and the USA will be given.

Total information on the 9th Kazan Venture Fair is presented on the website:

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