Business programme

The Battle for Investments and the Battle of Investments: Public VS Private

15 Jun , 17:00–18:15
The Russian Economy: From Adaptation to Growth
Pavilion G, conference hall G6

A new trend is emerging wherein the government is shifting from being an investor that provides grants to becoming a mediator that facilitates venture capital financing for technological projects. Is it realistic to expect competition among investment players for technology projects? What corporate mechanisms should be developed to increase the liquidity of investors' investments while also allowing startup founders to develop without relying on corporate restrictions?

Elena Ivashentseva, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vostok Investments, Ozon

Sergey Anokhin, First Vice President - Financial Director, Rostelecom
Eugene Kaspersky, Chief Executive Officer, Kaspersky Lab
Natalya Komarova, Governor of Khanty‑Mansi Autonomous Area–Yugra
Ilya Massukh, Director, Competence Centre for the Import Substitution of Information and Communication Technologies
Alexey Mordashov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Severstal
Maxim Parshin, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Front row participants
Evgeny Borisov, Partner, Kama Flow
Eric Brovko, Social Entrepreneur; Founder and CEO,; Partner, Youtalk; Member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Elena Volotovskaya, Vice President for Investments at Softline; Head of Softline Venture Partners
Vyacheslav Shulenin, General Director, Moscow Center for Healthcare Innovations
Michael Yakunin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, RNCB