It is left less than a month till the end of applications filing on participation at the contest for perspective Startups of Russia, organized by the Fund of “Innovations Forum”. Till October, 1 the expert jury will select 120 high technology companies, representatives of which will be able to take part in the Forum “Open Innovations” for free in October, 31 – November, 2 this year in Moscow (International Exhibition Center “Crocus Expo”).
It is possible to file an application in the contest till October, 1 by means of filling up a form at the site of the Forum in a section “Participants”: http://www.forinnovations.ru/for-participants/start-up/. It is necessary to apply presentation of the project in English and in Russian to the form, and also an expert conclusion on the project and own photo.
Winners of the contest – 120 representatives of project teams – within the Forum “Open Innovation” will manage to get acquainted with venture entrepreneurs and financiers, Chiefs of private equity funds, representatives of regional and federal authorities with the aim of finance attraction for their projects` realization. Organizers of the Forum provide contest`s winners an opportunity to demonstrate their developments in the zone of Startups on the territory on the exhibition.
Key subject of the Forum-2013 will become “Disruption and Innovation: Game Changers Powering the Global Market”.
Intellectual producer of the Forum is independent publishing company MIT Technology Review, founded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During 12 years MIT technology Review conducts a contest Innovators Under 35, forming rating of young innovators, whose projects, according to experts of the company and the jury, will change the world.
The Company RVC is a co-organizer of the Forum. Top-managers of the Company offer to discuss the most actual problems of venture investment within the limits of own RVC track – “Capital for Innovation business”. Also, within the limits of the event there will be conducted finals of the contest, which are organized and supported by RVC – Generation S and national rating of high-tech fast developing companies “TechSuccess-2013”. Besides, RVC is a co-producer of the track “Cjrporation”, Case-study “Serial entrepreneurs: success history”.
In 2012 the Forum “Open Innovations” gathered on one field almost 5 thousand representatives of innovation society, Russian development institutes, venture entrepreneurs, financiers and officials. More than 700 experts have shared their seeing of future technologies – including such recognized business-guru of international level as Richard Branson, Alan AtKisson, Hans Vestberg, Josh Lerner, Steven Burrill and many others.