On April 7-8, Kazan will host the main event of the country's venture market - the Russian Venture Forum (RVF). The event itself is a unique platform for discussing the most pressing issues of the industry and sharing experience with its leading players, searching for partners and investors. Participation in the forum is an opportunity for startups to build a foundation for future business development, become a participant in international acceleration, receive an expert assessment from leaders in the investment industry and attract new rounds of financing for an innovative project.
The RVF is organized by the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Russian Venture Investment Association, with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan.
This year, the key topic of the congress section will be “Russia and the world in the context of the technological agenda transformation”. Russian and international experts, participants in the business program will discuss development trends and the most promising areas in industry, as well as issues of increasing the efficiency of existing mechanisms for the development of venture entrepreneurship, constraints and possible ways to overcome them.
Projects of innovative companies interested in raising capital will be presented within the framework of the exposition part of the Forum. Fifty startups, which have passed the selection procedure, will have the opportunity to present their business to the world's largest investors and receive an expert assessment, and the top 10 will become finalists of the acceleration program, the prize fund of which this year will be 50 million rubles.
More than 150 speakers will take part in the Forum; registration of participants and innovative companies is already open.
- In recent years, Tatarstan has become a center for attracting venture capital, and a real driver for the development of innovative, high-tech business. The task of the Russian Venture Forum, in partnership with the world's largest investors, business angels, innovative companies and government authorities, is to create conditions for the development of a competitive innovation system not only within but also beyond the borders of the region. Participation in the Forum is a unique opportunity for innovative companies to establish interdisciplinary ties, enlist the support of business angels. This is a chance to advance your business to a new stage of development, to present the project to a wide range of Russian and international investors, - said Ainur Aydeldinov, Director of the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan.
260 projects from 17 countries were registered last year to participate in the Forum. Since 2005, 1120 speakers, 18,000 participants from 70 cities of Russia and over 30 countries from all over the world have taken part in it. Russian Venture Forum 2021 is the largest event for high-tech entrepreneurs and investors, attended by the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan, RVC JSC, RAWI, ASI, NABA, SKOLKOVO, VENTURE CLUB, GTS and TECHTOUR.
The Forum will take place on April 7-8, 2021.
The meeting place for the industry leaders will be the online platform of the RVF 2021 on the website https://russianventureforum.ru/
Registration is open!