The GenerationS winners will be announced on April 25

The GenerationS winners will be announced on April 25

Finals into Russia and Eastern Europe start-up-accelerator into Moscow into floor. The total value of prizes will exceed 100 million rubles.

The major GenerationS event will unfold as a large-scale technological show and will bring together several hundred entrepreneurs, Russian and foreign investors, business angels, representatives of corporations and members of the innovation ecosystem. The accelerator has been organized by RVC since 2013.

The sky is not the limit" will be the motto will be for this year's finale of the accelerator. GenerationS is based on the belief that all barriers are human-made and over-exaggerated. Every day we observe our participants overcome themselves, break stereotypes and move towards their goals, literally "per aspera ad astra, explains Gulnara Bikkulova, the deputy general director, a board member of the RVC and the ideologist of GenerationS. — On April 25 we are flying into outer space to introduce our finalists to the investment community. We will welcome you aboard an improvised spaceship, where a huge yearlong effort was put into its every compartment."

The guests of the GenerationS-2016 finals will get the chance to know the 40 best startups of the accelerator. Scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs will present their developments in the areas of financial technology, energy, 3D printing, metallurgy, agriculture, biomedicine, advertising, design and retail, and smart cities.

The key moment of the finals and the entire GenerationS-2016 will be the performances by eight final teams — one for each of the accelerator's industry track. The developers will present their projects to the GenerationS Board of Trustees who will determine three winners to share the prize fund of the accelerator and the winners of special nominations from the partners of GenerationS.

In 2016, 4237 applications from 30 countries were submitted for participation in GenerationS. At the end of the multistage selection, 120 best teams passed into corporate accelerators in eight industry areas: AgroBioTech&Food, Сreative Industries, Finance&Banking Technologies, LifeScience, Mining&Metals, Power&Еnergy, SmartCity, TechNet. About 20 Russian corporations, including QIWI, the Moscow Stock Exchange, NPO Saturn, Krastsvetmet, BFK Severniy, GC EFKO and others took an immediate part in the selection and acceleration of projects.

Please click on the link to register for the GenerationS finals.


About GenerationS
GenerationS — the largest start-up accelerator in Russia and Eastern Europe, the federal corporate platform for the development of acceleration tools. It has been held by RVC since 2013. More than 20 Russian companies, in whose interests the selection and acceleration of startups is carried out, become Industrial partners of GenerationS on an annual basis. As a result of the multi-stage examination, the GenerationS participants receive ample opportunities for business development and investment promotion, and to get access to resources and infrastructure of accelerator partners. In 2016 alone, 4,237 applications from 30 countries were submitted to participate in GenerationS. The GenerationS-2016 prize fund will amount to 15 million rubles. the total value of prizes from partners will exceed 100 million rubles.

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