Investor Alexei Solovyov published the annual study of the Russian venture capital market “Venture Barometer 2019”. In partnership with RVC, the expert analysed the leading industry events, the interests of investors and learned their opinion about the necessary conditions for market growth. Inc. cites key findings of the work.
The school of the organizers of a new type of technological clubs became the final chord of the educational and networking program for the exchange of practices of the Rukami project of the NTI Club Movement in 2019.
Hybrid uncrewed vehicles of Russian design will appear on the domestic roads in just one or two years. This opinion was expressed on Tuesday by the special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation on digital and technological development, Dmitry Peskov.
Four teams of schoolchildren were recognized as winners of the NTI. Junior National Technological Initiative's Club Movement Olympiad final, which is one of the projects of the presidential platform “Russia — a Country of Opportunities,” the RSV press service reports.
In an interview with Kommersant, Alexander Povalko, General Director of Russian Venture Company, talks about new tools for developing end-to-end technologies and competition in the global innovation market.
The operator of the venture fund, which will finance high-tech projects in the Far East in the early stages, will be the Far Eastern High-Tech Fund, which supports larger-scale innovative projects in the macro-region.
The National Technology Initiative (NTI) Project Support Fund has invested 496 million roubles in the Topaz project for developing new energy sources, RIA Novosti was told by the press service of Russian Venture Company (NTI project office).
Projects to introduce end-to-end digital technologies in Russia, including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, big data, and quanta will arrange stress tests. They will be held on December 6 and 7 as part of the Global Technology Leadership Forum of Russian Venture Company (RVC) in Sochi with the participation of representatives of the presidential administration, the government office, and experts.
The leading countries in the number of unicorn companies characterizing the development of the venture capital market are the USA and China; Russia still lags behind in the world ranking of such fast-growing start-ups. Experts interviewed by the Prime agency told about the problems and prospects of growing “unicorns” in Russia.
The Russian venture capital market is becoming more mature and is waiting for the emergence of new players — late-stage funds. At the same time, the inexplicably high cost of some start-ups indicates the presence of a market bubble.
More than 150 companies received advice on supporting their end-to-end technological projects from support measures operators. Digital Economy (ANO) and the RF Ministry of Communications organized the consulting centre on October 22 at the Open Innovations Forum.