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ASI, RVC and Skolkovo foundation to create new national and international technology competitions
RVC has signed a cooperation agreement with the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017. The document has been signed by RVC General Director Alexander Povalko and AIRR Director Ivan Fedotov. The subject of this Agreement is development of innovation and technological cooperation between the Association and RVC including RVC subsidiaries and Association members.
RVC and Sberbank PJSC have signed an innovation and technological cooperation agreement focused on searching of new technologies and increase in business efficiency of both parties. This document was signed by RVC General Director Alexander Povalko and senior vice-president of Sberbank, manager of Sberbank CIB Igor Bulantsev during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017.
The Venture Market Board at RVC was established in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development. The board will be comprised of experienced professional venture investors, representatives of private and corporate business funds, business angel associations.
RVC has defined six areas of the largest start-up accelerator in Russia and Eastern Europe GenerationS for the subsequent three years . The line may be added with special corporate tracks upon partners' request during each cycle of GenerationS. Start-up teams will be able to apply for participation in GenerationS-2017 until September, 30.

VTB Capital Asset Management JSC successfully completed a transaction for the sale of the Grid Dynamics project, which is in the venture Fund of the ZPIF (Closed unit investment fund) of long-term direct investments of VTB — Portfolio Investments. The fund with the size of more than three billion rubles was launched in 2008 with the involvement of the capital of VTB Group and JSC Russian Venture Company.

Wangsu Science & Technology Co Ltd (brands — ChinaNetCenter and Quantil) and the resident of the IT cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation CDNvideo announced signing of a purchase agreement, according to which the Chinese Internet giant acquires a controlling stake in the leading CDN-provider in Russia and CIS, the leader in the segment of video content transmission on the Internet.

The finale of the biggest startup accelerator in Eastern Europe GenerationS by RVC took place on April, 25th at the Stadium Live concert hall in Moscow, Russia. Three winners shared the prize fund of $260k, and nineteen teams received over $1.7m in prizes from accelerator partners.
VI RVC Investment Forum: future of venture market that was held on March 27, 2017 in Moscow is summarized. This new format of the RVC Partner Conference that is held annually from 2012 and is a venue where investors, innovators, representatives of venture funds, technology companies and big business enterprises can meet.
On March 29, in the Educational Center “Sirius” in Sochi, the All-Russia team engineering Olympiad for the scholars “National Technology Initiative Olympiad” (NTI Olympiad) was summarized. 15 best teams and 17 winners in individual all-around have been determined based on the results of several months of hard work. The main prize is 100 Uniform state exam points in mathematics, physics or information science to enter the leading Russian technical universities.
March 20, 2017, Moscow - The State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" and JSC "Russian Venture Company" (RVC) have concluded a cooperation agreement to jointly generate and promote high technologies and innovative developments created at the scientific technical and infrastructural premises of organizations, subordinate to the state corporation "Rosatom".


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