RVC will hold a session at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi on venture capital investment in Russia

11 February 2019

On 15 February 2019, as part of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi’s business programme, the session ‘Russia’s Competitive Venture Investment Market’, organized by the Russian Venture Company, will be held.

Creating a competitive national economy, increasing its technological independence, and expanding the export of competitive technologies is one of Russia’s national goals. The primary factor in achieving success is scientific and technological progress, which is impossible without an established venture investment market.

Participants will look at the institutional and infrastructural support measures necessary for venture and direct investment market participants, initiatives to remove barriers to the creation and growth of high-tech companies, tax incentives for venture capital market participants, and tools for supporting companies at more advanced stages.

The session will be moderated by Alexander Povalko, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board, RVC.

Panellists will include: Vasily Brovko, Director for Special Commissions, Rostec; Sergey Gorkov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation; Sergey Kerber, Head of the Directorate of Investment Projects and Programs – Managing Director, Leader Management Company; Alexey Solovyev, Partner, Managing Director, iTech Capital; Konstantin Shabalin, Chief Executive Officer, StartTrack; and Evgeny Yakushev, Executive Director for Public and Government Relations, SAFMAR.

Venue: conference hall 6, Main Media Centre, Sochi.

Date and time: 15 February 2019, 12:00–13:15

The business programme may be found on the official website. The Russian Investment Forum is organized by the Roscongress Foundation.

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