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EVCA becomes Invest Europe: The Voice of Private Capital
Invest Europe is the voice of investors in privately-held companies in Europe. From its roots representing European venture capital, Invest Europe has grown to encompass private equity and infrastructure, as well as long-term investors such as pension funds and insurance companies that provide capital for investment, on behalf of millions of beneficiaries across the world.
A recurrent meeting of the RVCA Administrative Council has been conducted
In Moscow, October 29, the meeting of the RVCA Administrative Council took place.
API Moscow Red October sums up the first year work results
On October 30, 2014, the first release of resident projects will take place at the API Moscow Red October platform. Participants of final day will sum up the results of work of the platform at a press conference, the leaders and participants of innovative projects – residents of the platform – will present their developments and business plans to venture capital investors and business angels in order to attract following investment rounds. Guests of the event will have an opportunity to communicate in informal environment with graduates, investors and representatives of institutes of development and the Government of Moscow.
At "Skolkovo" Technopark the public scientific and technical council is organized
On Monday October 27, 2014, at Civic Chamber at the Russian President, the first meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council at "Skolkovo" Technopark, the main goal of which is coordination of technical and scientific activities of the Technopark on creation of research infrastructure of the innovative center, took place. Shamil Gantsev, the member of the Commission on development of science and education of Civic Chamber at the Russian President, Chief of the oncology department of the Bashkir State Medical Institute (BSMI), Director of Research institute of oncology of BGMI was appointed the chairman of the Council.
Science and technology parks from around the world will gather in Moscow in 2016
Moscow has won the right for conducting International Congress of the Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) in 2016.
Totals of the Third Moscow International Forum on Innovative Development "Open Innovations" and Open Innovations Expo Exhibitions
The annual Forum and the "Open Innovations" Exhibition took place in the capital of Russia on October 14–16, 2014, for the third time and collected more than 15 thousand participants from 70 countries of the world. People's Republic of China became the official partner country of the Forum and Exhibition. Heads of governments of Russia and China Dmitry Medvedev and Li Ketsyan took part in the work of the Third Moscow International Forum on Innovative Development "Open Innovations" and viewed the exposition of the Open Innovations Expo Exhibition.
Business-show Forum: how to bring your business to a qualitatively new level
The largest business forum in Russia and the CIS aimed at increase of competences in the area of business management and effective strategy of business development will be held October 29 – November 01.
GenerationS designated the best technology startups in Russia
October 15 at the Moscow International Forum "Open Innovations" the four winner projects at the accelerator technology competition GenerationS – one of each industry branch – were designated. The winner of the IT track, partner of which was Web Ready contest, has become the VeeRoute project from St. Petersburg.
"TehUspeh" designated the fastest growing Russian companies
In the framework of the III Moscow International Forum of Innovative Development "Open Innovations", the National Rating "TehUspeh-2014" was summed up on October 15. CEOs of leading companies took part in the discussion on the obstacles and prospects for domestic technologies' development with the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev, and CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors of RVC Igor Agamirzyan.
The "Venture Investor" 2014 National Award is handed to the leaders of Russian venture capital industry
Winners of the "Venture Investor" 2014 National Award were named at the award ceremony which took place on October 14, 2014 within the Moscow International Forum "Open Innovations".
Open innovations-2014: it will be interesting
One of the organizers of the «Open Innovations Expo-2014» global discussion platform, the Center for innovative development of Moscow, prepared the highly topical business program and a series of interesting events which will be conducted within the Forum on October 14–16 in the territory of flagman object of innovative infrastructure of the city – the «MOSCOW» Technopolis. Representatives of the domestic and foreign innovative community interested in development of partnership in the field of the advanced technological development will participate in the Forum.
A new online auction has appeared in Russia
In Russia, a new kind of online shopping is available now: a buyer has an opportunity to rule the price towards its reduction by himself.
DemoDay of BioTechMed biomedical track of the GenerationS competition took place in the Tomsk State University
DemoDay of BioTechMed biomedical track of the GenerationS competition took place in the Tomsk State University. The 10 best of 40 presented projects were defined during the DemoDay.
«Venture Investor» National Award: the choice is made
Meeting of Expert Jury of the «Venture Investor» National Award at which the short list of nominees composed by the results of preliminary vote of the Jury was approved took place on September 23 in Moscow, and the winners of 2014 were defined.
EVCA will present a 24 hour course on integrating responsible investment
27 – 28 November in London will be conducted a 24 hour course on integrating responsible investment in the daily operations of a fund. This event is prepared by European Private equity & Venture capital Association (EVCA).
Competition on participation in the exposition of VIII Siberian Venture Fair started
On April 1, competition on participation in the exposition of VIII Siberian Venture Fair, which will be conducted in Novosibirsk on June 5–6 within the "Technoprom-2014" International forum, started.
KG Insiders will give support to innovation rating of "TeсhUspekh"
KG Insiders won an open competition on rendering the events’ organizational services in " TechUspekh " rating organized by JSC RVC. Creation of “TechUspekh” club with effective organizational structure and communication model will become the result of implementation of the project which will last from April to November, 2014.
Successful exit of RVC Seed Fund from the Diastam project
RVC Seed Fund (SF) has successfully exited the Diastam company. The fund’s share in the project – 5.5%, return on investment – 60%. The “Science, Equipment, Medicine” company acted as a buyer of the RVC SF’s share.
In Kazan in the conference-hall of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, a specialized training seminar for the exhibitor companies of the 9th Kazan Venture Fair was conducted
In the conference hall of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan within the frames of preparation to the 9th Kazan Venture Fair, a training seminar on the subject of "Introduction in venture business" took place on March 6, 2014.
FDII opens the correspondence accelerators in six cities of Russia
The Fund for Development of Internet Initiatives (FDII) announces opening of the correspondence accelerators in Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg.
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