Government fund of funds
Development institute of the Russian Federation

RVC — is the Russian government’s fund of funds and the development institute of the Russian Federation, one of country’s key tools to create and expand the national innovation system. The company has a wide range of programs to develop Russia’s venture investment market establish educational and organizational services for market players, as well as increase the ability of Russian technology companies to compete in the global marketplace.

RVC’s main objectives are to promote Russia’s venture investment industry, and to take on the role as the project office for the National Technology Initiative (NTI).

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  • 26
    RVC-backed funds operating as of 2018
    41.8
    billion rubles is the total value of RVC-backed funds
  • 24.8
    billion rubles total scope of capital commitments of RVC on establishment of funds
    3.2
    billion rubles amount of approved investments in portfolio companies in 2016
  • 225
    projects approved for investment by RVC-backed funds
    34
    design companies investments approved by funds with the RVC capital in 2016
  • 18.6
    billion rubles total volume of approved investments in innovation companies during the period of operation
    38
    exits from portfolio companies of RVC-backed funds by the end of 2016
  • 285
    billion rubles total revenue of Russian high-tech fast-developing companies following the results of TechUp-2017 rating
    250+
    experts and investors formed their vision of the venture market strategy at the forum "Ecosystem of Innovations-2017"
  • 3 470
    start-ups applied for GenerationS-2017
    2
    NTI technology contests were launched by RVC, the Skolkovo Foundation and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives in 2017
  • 20,000+
    school children applied for the All-Russian Engineering Olympiad organized as part of NTI
    6,6
    billion rubles the planned amount of three joint venture funds between RVC and the Skolkovo Foundation
  • 50+
    deals were made between GenerationS-2016 start-ups and corporations and investors
    400+
    participants came together at VI RVC Investment Forum

  • Russian Venture Company (RVC), Skolkovo Foundation, and Agency for Strategic Initiatives announced the call for applications for Up Great technology contests implemented within the National Technology Initiative (NTI). The first series of contests will focus on addressing global technological challenges and searching for breakthrough solutions in the development of unmanned transport and hydrogen energy.
  • Unilever, one of the world leaders in the everyday goods market, launches the accelerator for innovative startups in the field of production, storage and packaging of food products on GenerationS, a platform for the corporate acceleration development by RVC. Up to 20 technological projects might participate in the accelerator.
  • The RVC Management Board has approved the company's new investment strategy. RVC intends to expand its existing line of investment tools, introduce new standards for cooperation with funds and management companies, and create a comprehensive service platform for different venture capital market players.
  • RVC has published the Annual Report for 2017. This document reflects the main results of the company's activities in support of the National Technological Initiative (NTI), and in creation of financial and non-financial development instruments of the innovative ecosystem in Russia.


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More than 30 Russian universities will start technology entrepreneurship training
01.08.2018
34 Russian universities from 25 cities have signed licence agreements with RVC on incorporating the course "Innovative Economy and Technological Entrepreneurship" in the academic programme for 2018/2019, the classes are starting in September. It is planned that the number of operating universities will reach 100, and about 50 thousand students will take the course by 2020.
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More than 30 Russian universities will start technology entrepreneurship training
01.08.2018
34 Russian universities from 25 cities have signed licence agreements with RVC on incorporating the course "Innovative Economy and Technological Entrepreneurship" in the academic programme for 2018/2019, the classes are starting in September. It is planned that the number of operating universities will reach 100, and about 50 thousand students will take the course by 2020.
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RVC renews Investment Strategy
10.07.2018
The RVC Management Board has approved the company's new investment strategy. RVC intends to expand its existing line of investment tools, introduce new standards for cooperation with funds and management companies, and create a comprehensive service platform for different venture capital market players.
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