On June 26, RVC held the business breakfast “Support for Educational Technologies in Digital Economy” which was attended by representatives of federal executive authorities, principals of universities, scientific agencies and venture investors.
The main parameters of action organization and venture fund finance for supporting the promising educational technologies of digital economy had been agreed by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and RVC.
The Center of Genetics and Reproductive Medicine Genetico, which is the part of the RVC Biofund portfolio, won a tender to conduct the researches on the topic “Population genomics of indigenous ethnic groups of Russia” for the Research Institute of Medical Genetics of the Tomsk National Research Medical Center (NIMC).
The export revenue earned by portfolio companies of funds partially owned by RVC in 2018 amounted to 88.4 million US dollars, two times more than in 2017 (44.6 million US dollars). Japan, Germany, USA, UK and Belarus have become the leading countries in terms of the volume of exported products.
EnergoLesProm LLC, a 100% subsidiary of ELP Group LLC, a portfolio company of the RVC Seed Investment Fund, has signed its first export contract for the delivery of a fast pyrolysis unit for processing low-quality wood into liquid fuel to Germany.
"MULTiKUBIK" company (known on the international market as CINEMOOD) attracted 263 million rubles of investments. Round leader, Russian and Belorussian venture investment fund RBF Ventures invested 140 million rubles.
Research results show how main market players acted in 2018 and how main industry trends developed. The rating considers three types of start-up investors: venture funds, business angels and corporations.
On December 18, at "Personnel for digital economy V 1.0» forum, deputy general director — investment director of RVC Aleksey Basov presented base parameters, strategy and key directions of the Fund for Development of Educational Technologies that will be created under the roadmap "Personnel and Education" of the program "Digital economy of Russia" of the Russian government.
RVC together with the Ministry of economic development of Russia presented a project of the Strategy of development of venture market and direct investments for the period till 2025 and further perspective until 2030.