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May 2018
23 June
Panel discussion

RUSSIAN START-UPS: LOCAL AND GLOBAL PLAYERS

12:00-14:00 Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre


The globalization of Russian start-ups is growing, with at least 30 foreign venture capital funds actively looking at Russian opportunities. But despite this and government support for small, innovative businesses, Russian projects are not well represented abroad. What is preventing Russian start-ups from expanding into global markets in stronger numbers?


Moderators:
Alexander Egorov, Chief Executive Officer, Reksoft
Gaidar Magdanurov, Managing Director, Microsoft Seed Fund
Panelists:
Sergei Andreev, President, Chief Executive Officer, ABBYY
Dmitry Chikhachev, Managing Partner, Runa Capital
Alexander Galitsky, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital Partners
Grigory Povarov, Chief Executive Officer, Acumatica
Igor Taber, Investment Director, Intel Capital
Steve Todd, Distinguished Engineer, EMC
Shahar Waiser, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, GetTaxi, Vigoda.ru

Highlights

Entrepreneurs should be guided by the words of Ray Bradbury: “You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.”

Alexander Galitsky
Managing Partner, Almaz Capital Partners

In terms of innovations, knowledge is more important than money.

Steve Todd
Distinguished Engineer, EMC

When you’re sitting next to the people whose money you’ve taken, it adds a certain amount of discipline in terms of company management. This is a fact.

Igor Taber
Investment Director, Intel Capital

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