The SME Forum

IT Startups: How to Spark Investor’s Interest in 3 Minutes?

15 Jun , 13:50–14:25
Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum
Master Class
Congress Centre, conference hall B4

Startups and investors need each other, and they need to collaborate successfully if a new product is going to take off. How does the investment market in Russia and abroad work? What skills should a startupper have to attract the attention of investors to a project? What mistakes prevent young teams from raising money to develop their startup solutions and grow? How long does it take an investor to make an investment decision? How should startuppers manage investment money? How to go correctly from a startup to an IPO?

Elena Volotovskaya, Vice President for Investments at Softline; Head of Softline Venture Partners