Partners


Innovation Partner
Innovation Space Partners
Baring Vostok
Innovation Partner

Established in 1994, Baring Vostok is the most successful and well-known investment advisory firm focusing on Russia and the CIS. Baring Vostok’s investor base consists primarily of pension funds, university endowments, sovereign wealth funds, and funds of funds from North America, Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm’s investment history spans more than 27 years, with funds having invested over $3.7 billion in 87 projects across Russia, the CIS countries and other countries in the region. Baring Vostok’s portfolio companies are a network of cross-industry market leaders in Russia and beyond. They include OZON, Kaspi, VkusVill, Familia, Solopharm, Skyeng, Viasat and many others.




Elena Ivashentseva - Senior Partner at Baring Vostok

ER-Telecom Holding
Innovation Space Partner
ER-Telecom Holding JSC provides services of broadband Internet access, telephony, digital TV, access to Wi-Fi, VPN, LoRaWAN networks, video surveillance and integrated solutions based on technologies of the industrial Internet of things (IoT).

Andrey Kuzyaev - President, General Director of «ER-Telecom Holding» JSC Member of the Board of Directors

1C LLC
Innovation Space Partner

1C Company specializes in software development, distribution, publishing, and support. 1C Company serves customers through an extensive partnership network in 30 countries, including over 8 000 1C:Franchisee partners. These partners are certified by 1C to provide integration services for business automation. Among the software developed by 1C Company, the best known is 1C:Enterprise, a system of business automation products. It includes ERP-class business solutions, which improve the efficiency of enterprises and organizations and are built based on an innovative technological platform. Famous with outstanding flexibility, using onpremise, cloud and mobile environment, 1C:Enterprise  successfully  automates enterprise resource planning, operations, accounting, finance, HR and management activities in more than 1 500 000 companies, including major corporations and government institutions. The system holds a leading position on the Russian ERP market by the number of automated workplaces and have high export potential.



Boris Nuraliev - CEO

VEB Ventures
Innovation Space Partner
VEB Ventures is a company of the VEB.RF group, created to support high-tech projects through direct transactions and venture capital fund management. Among the priorities of VEB Ventures are financing promising companies using their own funds, private and public funds, as well as assisting Russian startups in entering international markets. The company offers projects not only venture capital investments, but also operational management support tools, as well as access to financial products of VEB.RF Group companies. This allows us to formulate support schemes for Russian innovative companies taking into account their individual needs, including to facilitate access to international markets.

Oleg Teplov - CEO, VEB Ventures

BitRiver
Innovation Space Partner

BitRiver is the largest operator of data centers in the CIS for the collocation of high-energy equipment with a total capacity of 150 MW as of April 2021 and the number of serviced devices more than 70,000 units.

At the moment the BitRiver data center network includes 5 data centers, 2 complexes are planned to be commissioned by the end of 2021. Thus, by the end of 2021, the total capacity of data centers will grow to 330 MW, and the number of serviced devices will be increased to 150 thousand units.

The company opens its machine rooms in regions with surplus electricity, using predominantly green energy from hydroelectric power plants.



Igor Runets - CEO and Founder of BitRiver