Development center EMC in Saint Petersburg within the limits of a contest Web Ready Internet & Mobile for the third time constitutes a special nomination, the winner of which will receive a grant in amount of 100K RUB. The best project will be defined on November 29, 2013 on the final of Web Ready in Moscow.
Web Ready is the largest in Russia open contest of projects in the sphere of Internet and mobile technologies with a prize fund of 1,5M RUB. In 2013 the contest celebrates the fifth anniversary. During the Web Ready carrying out, more than 2000 projects from 130 cities and 17 countries took part in it. More than 30 projects among finalists of the contest attracted investments in total more than 700M RUB.
A special nomination from EMC will be interesting to projects, which refer to spheres of Cloud Infrastructure, Information and Case Management systems, Big Data, Data Storage & Data Analytics, and technological projects, which have been presented in SaaS direction (Software as service).
“It is pleasant to note, that during several years the EMC corporation actively supports the projects` contest Web Ready, establishing its own nomination for innovative technological projects”, - sais Vyacheslav Nesterov, director general of St.Petersburg Development Center EMC. “We would like to see in our nomination interesting projects with powerful technological basis, which need to communicate with strategic investor and will to develop. The aim of our nomination is not only to support the winner-project with financial grant, but firstly to provide a project with expert support from the side of technical experts of Development Center EMC”.
Files are applied till October, 13 on the site www.web-ready.ru. After the end of order taking the EMC expert board will define a shortlist of a nomination finalists, who will perform with presentations on investment session during the final Web Ready. The Final will be conducted on November, 29 in Hypercube Skolkovo in Moscow. Besides the financial prize, the winner will receive an opportunity of expert mentoring fron the side of EMC and will negotiate with a company about investments attraction.
The winner of the last year is a project FreeBrie – a platform of cloud data storage for creation of own services with web access and clients for automatic synchronization.
Web Ready is conducted in assistance of the Ministry of Communications and Media of Russian Federation. The strategic partner of the contest is a Ckplkovo Fund, its communication partner is MegaLabs Company. The partners are EMC and Microsoft, and business incubator “Ingria”, cluster of game companies of Finland Playa, Cursor Oy and a project BLESK, realizing within the limits of European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument “South-East Finland – Russia”.
To file an application is possible on the site www.web-ready.ru.