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RVC intends to create an educational venture fund until the end of 2018

14.03.2018
Source: TASS

It is planned that the fund will be investing in new educational technologies, such as technological platforms, introduction of virtual augmented reality and other technologies

MOSCOW, March 14. /TASS/. Russian Venture Company (RVC) plans to create a venture fund to support promising educational technologies within the Digital Economy program by the end of this year. This was told to journalists by RVC General Director Alexander Povalko on the side-lines of the forum "Russia is a country of opportunities".

"We intend to create it [an educational venture fund]. We have a plan for implementation of the Digital Economy program, which envisages the creation of a venture fund in the field of educational technologies, and this is entrusted to RVC," Povalko said, adding that the fund is planned to be created before the end of 2018.

Povalko did not specify the size of the fund and its potential partners.

According to the General Director of RVC, the fund will have to comply with the educational policy, which is determined by the Ministry of Education and Science.

It is planned that the fund will be investing in new educational technologies, such as technological platforms, introduction of virtual augmented reality and other technologies.



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