The largest in Russia and CIS conference for startups in Startup Village will be held in the Innovation center “SKOLKOVO” on 31 may and 1 June.
It is expected that participants in the sixth annual event will be 20 thousand people from 80 countries. The startups will meet with leading accelerators in the world, companies, unicorns, investors, major technology corporations and authorities to discuss modern trends and the presentation of innovative ideas.
The business program includes more than 150 interactive sessions and workshops devoted to the development of new markets, transformation of business models and integration of breakthrough technologies into business practice. The participants of Startup Village can pre-plan your communication with experts. For this, the conference organizers developed convenient service appointments – SUV Matchmaking.
The selection of the best startups will be held in the “Competition of early stage projects” and “Competition of companies.” The first event will be budding technology entrepreneurs. They will compete in four areas: information technology, Biomedicine, energy efficiency and conservation, and industrial technology. The winner will receive 2 million rubles for the development of the project.
In the “Competition of companies” will engage experienced market players with revenue of at least 1 million rubles per year. The most promising development will determine in 19 areas, including digital technology in business, manufacturing, Finance and media, digital health, energy-efficient transport. The main prize – 5 million rubles. Accepting applications for participation in the competitions will end on may 13.
The conference will also host the Startup Bazaar — exhibition of projects, where young teams will present promising Russian developments from prototypes to finished products. This year the exhibition will be attended by 200 start-UPS.
In 2017, the conference Startup Village have collected more than 20 thousand visitors from 80 countries. In the event took part 4500 startups, investors, 1000, 490 journalists and 350 semi-finalists. All the contest teams and ideas were submitted more than 1,000 applications.
Detailed information on the conference website.
Startup Village 2018 – the sixth international conference for technology entrepreneurs, unique for Russia on the content and scale of the annual event. The main goal of the conference – connect technology entrepreneurs with successful businessmen, large Industrialists, investors, government officials and each other. This is the only startup conference in the open air, taking place in “SKOLKOVO” – the first innovation center of Russia. The organizer of the project “SKOLKOVO” Fund.