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Russian Venture Forum 2020 (Kazan, April 16-17, 2020)

7 Feb '20
Experts from the Russian venture market will discuss with foreign colleagues the main directions of development of the industry on the world stage. The roundtable agenda will include topics related to pressing issues: 'Corporate Innovation', 'Commercialization and Intellectual Property Management', 'State Support for Innovation Projects', 'Participation of Russian Venture Funds in the Global Agenda', 'Digital Economy', 'Artificial Intelligence', 'NTI' and many others. It is expected that more than 5,000 people will take part in the Forum's events in 2020.

As part of the RVF, the Russian stage of the European technology tour will be held (Tech Tour 2020). In the TechTour Format, representatives of venture capital businesses, and these are global investors from 25 European countries, present innovative Russian innovative companies in order to attract investment.

The StartupExpo forum will present more than 200 startups, of which 50 recommended by the expert council will present projects to the international investment community as part of special pitch sessions organized by the RT Investment and Venture Fund and Pulsar VC. The winners will be given the opportunity to receive up to 100 thousand dollars of investment from the organizers, as well as attract up to 1 million dollars from global partners.

Applications for startups for competitive selection are open until March 6, 2020 on the forum website https://russianventureforum.ru/en/registration/startup/start2

The business program of the event will be composed of plenary sessions, round tables and master classes. More than 3,000 delegates annually become participants in strategic sessions and round tables. More than 300 private investors and representatives of public and private funds participate in pitch sessions at the StartupExpo Forum.

Speakers at the forum are expected to be the speech of President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Managing Director of Tech Tour William Stevens (Global William J. Stevens), founder of Vardanyan, Breitman and Partners LLC Ruben Vardanyan, managing partner of Endeavor Vision Sven Lingjaerde, General Director of the Chairman of the Management Board of RVC JSC Alexander Povalko, etc.

Organizers of the Russian Venture Forum: Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Venture Investment Association with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. The event will be held with the assistance of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan, RVC JSC, RAVI, ASI, IT Park of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Fund for the Promotion of Small Business Development in the Scientific and Technical Field, NABA, SKOLKOVO, International Venture Club, GTS, TECHTOUR.

Registration for the forum for participants, speakers and startups is open https://russianventureforum.ru/registration/member.
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