RVC international activities are aimed at studying of relevant information about the most promising international innovation markets, development of partnerships with their key players, and integration of products and services of Russian technology companies into global added value chains.
1. Promotion of certain projects and technologies on the global markets including:
— Portfolio companies of the funds incorporated with participation of RVC JSC;
— Technological developments created by the Russian innovation ecosystem objects including TechUspech companies and companies of Generation S federal accelerator contest, etc.
— projects implemented within the framework of NTI road maps including separate technological companies participating in the NTI task forces.
Promotions will include: search for technological and strategic partners, international marketing, search for investors, consultations related to entering international markets and development of international presence strategy.
2. Comprehensive representation of the Russian innovation ecosystem including NTI on the foreign markets:
— establishment and maintenance of partnerships with state (supernational) institutions, associations, competence centers to verify technological forecasts and exchange of the best practices in creation and development of new industries;
— promotion of the Russian technologies and representation of the Russian interests in establishment of the international technological standards;
— creation and management of the international expert pool.
3. Representation of RVC OJSC as a fund of funds on the international markets and of the competence center for the Russian venture market before international investors.
Main directions of RVC international activities:
In 2016, RVC's activity priorities will be BRICS countries, Singapore, Israel, USA, South Korea, Malaysia, Germany, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Ireland. The interests of RVC including NTI project office and companies supported by RVC in access to international markets will be represented in the specified countries, and services related to implementation of the target audience requests will be represented as well.
RVC representative in Israel
Address: Ha'Takhana st. 58, Rakevet industrial zone, Binyamina, Israel
In 2001 he graduated from the Technion with specialization in "Production management", in 2007 he received an MBA degree at Oxford and then joined the London investment bank Gryphon Emerging Markets Limited, and eventually headed the CIS operation. A professional in the field of corporate finance with a focus on emerging markets; has extensive experience in management and consulting services in various sectors of the technology industry in Israel. A founder of a number of start-ups (N.G.Nir., Tulsa N.Y.M.) and the consulting company NDN Advisers Ltd (in 2013).
He graduated from the Physics Department of the Leningrad State University with a degree in quantum mechanics. He studied at the Leningrad Branch of the Mathematical Institute of Academy of Science of the USSR and held classes in the Leningrad State Electrotechnical Institute (St. Petersburg). He worked at Hewlett Packard in Singapore and Japan, where he managed portfolios of technology programs and services for global outsourcing contracts of multinational financial corporations in Asia. Prior to this Yuri worked in Westdeutsche Landesbank in Japan and was responsible for the management and development of technological solutions and service maintenance of the bank, as well as trading systems and infrastructure. At the present time - he is the Managing Director of Ability Factors Pte Ltd which deals with systems of forecasting of the volatility of the financial market on the basis of the analysis of social networks, providing management and technical services to hedge funds and groups of independent traders.
Director of Business Development & Marketing of RVC USA Inc.
Address: RVC USA Inc. P.O. Box 142, Brookine MA 02446
Tel.: +1 508 647 2292
+1 508 653 1644 (mobile)
Greg Fitzgerald spent much of his career as a journalist, host, senior producer and senior editor for a number of prestigious public broadcasters including National Public Radio, WGBH, WBUR and the Christian Science Monitor’s national cable and radio networks. He is an award winning documentary producer and reporter.
Fitzgerald created his own broadcast distribution and marketing agency in 1997 which distributed and marketed the television programming of Germany’s international public broadcaster, Deutsche Welle. His clients have included the German Embassy, The New England Journal of Medicine, and Cambridge-based Root Capital.
He has been actively involved with MIT’s Enterprise Forum’s Mentor Smart program and has mentored several successful startups at MassChallenge.
A product of Northeastern University’s journalism program, he was a founding officer of Northeastern’s chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, a national journalism organization. An avid photographer Fitzgerald also attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
RVC representative in South Korea
Address: 4F, Dokseodang-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea (140-888)
He graduated from the Faculty of History of Kazan State Medical University in 1990, he obtained a specialization “Korea” at the Institute of Asian and African Studies (Moscow State University) in 1995. He worked in leading Russian and Korean technology companies, such as "LG International Corporation» (LGIC), airline company "Tesis", "Zlateks", the largest company in Korea for container and air freight Unico Logistics Co. Ltd., West Lake I.T.C., where at various times he held the position of Manager to the Head of the representative office. In the corporation LGIC he was responsible for the import of steel products and coal to Korea and the development of relations with partners. In executive positions of the companies "Tesis" "Zlateks», Unico Logistics Co. Ltd., West Lake I.T.C. he was responsible for the strategy of the equipment and accessories imports, as well as for the whole business-strategy. In June 2016 Andrei Tsygankov has become a representative of the RVC in South Korea and will be responsible for promoting Russian technology companies products and services to Korea, as well as for assistance and advice to Korean corporations and investors in issues related to work on the Russian market.
"Support of exports of Russian technology companies" Project — 2015
Besides the devoted support of the Russian companies, RVC, together with the Ministry of Economic Development, launched a strategy project, the aim being to form an exports support infrastructure, based on the technology platforms and industry business-associations. Associations develop exports support programs that imply industry researches, participation of the companies - members of association in the international events, educational workshops aimed at development of competencies in the field of foreign economic activity, etc. Participants that offered the best programs get RVC co-financing for realization. The Exports Support Programs of three innovation industries were selected: information technology, photonics, radiation technology, and implementation started in 2014. Winners of the program realization competition are "Russoft" Non-Profit Partnership, "Radtech" Association, Non-Profit Partnership of led and led-based system manufacturers.