ALROSA company summarized selection of the technological start-ups organized based on the GenerationS corporate accelerator by RVC. 5 teams that passed through the contest selection will be able to work over the variants of implementation of their products inside the corporation and attract financing.
For further cooperation, the teams from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Ekaterinburg and Astrakhan were selected:
7 more start-ups are recommended to participate in tender procedures.
Selection of the technological start-ups in the field of diamond mining for ALROSA company was started in September 2018. More than 250 teams from 53 cities of Russia, Kazakhstan, Israel, Ukraine, Belarus and UAE submitted applications for the entire project period.
Federal platform for the development of corporate acceleration tools. It has been held by RVC since 2013. At the moment, accelerator infrastructure includes more than 14 thousand start-ups from 30 countries, 400 corporate and ecosystem GenerationS partners became the first Russian accelerator included in the international accelerator network GAN, created by Techstars.
ALROSA PJSC is the largest global diamond producer in carats. The company is engaged in exploration, mining and sale of diamonds. ALROSA mines diamonds in the territory of Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and Arkhangelsk region. In 2018, the Company excavated 36.7 million carats of rough diamonds; revenue from sales of diamond products in 2018 was $4.5 billion.