Speaking at the Online Conference “Pandemic 2020: Opportunities and Barriers for the Innovation Sector” on April 13, Director of RVC subsidiaries Mikhail Fedotov urged all participants of the venture industry not to wait for large-scale and long-term financial assistance, but to quickly adapt their forecasts and strategies to the existing negative realities.
The state can increase the attractiveness of corporate investments in supporting high-tech venture capital projects by introducing special conditions for calculating income taxes. This was announced to TASS on Monday by the CEO of Russian Venture Company, JSC Alexander Povalko, commenting on the possibility of creating a corporate fund of funds in the country.
The manufacturer of mini-projectors Multikubik introduced a cube-shaped VR projector for the Russian market. Sales of devices are about to start on February 18, as the company representative said to Rusbase.
The New Industry Venture Fund has invested 100 million roubles in Russian oil production technologies. The investment was received by the ADL Completion Company, which develops and produces solutions in the field of multi-well and multi-hole well completion.
The Infrastructure Fund of the Russian Venture Company (Infrafond RVC) To Leave the Portfolio Company Pulsar Ecosystem (Pulsar Venture Capital). This was reported to Rusbase in the press service of the Infrafond RVC.
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.
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 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.
Private investors who supported Bell Telephone and Ford Motor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries did not know that they would be called business angels afterwards — this term appeared only in 1978. But seed funding for giants such as Intel, Dell, Microsoft, Apple, and Amazon was clearly called angelic.
The market for venture transactions in Russia for six months of this year grew by 161% compared to the same period last year, according to the annual review of the Russian venture industry “MoneyTree: venture capital market navigator” for 2018 and the first half of 2019, presented by Russian Venture Company (RVC) and PwC.