Skolkovo Ventures, a platform for managing venture funds and attracting financing in technology companies, is investing 200 million roubles in the first Russian online platform for managing a used car warehouse for CM.Expert car dealerships.
RVC, in association with the I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, conducted an educational intensive for university teachers intending to introduce a pilot course in technological entrepreneurship in the field of healthcare.
In 2020, the first versions of national standards in the field of artificial intelligence in healthcare will be developed in Russia. The development will be coordinated by the Technical Committee for Standardisation “Artificial Intelligence” (TC 164), created based on the RVC.
The Bioprocess Capital Ventures Fund, established with the participation of RVC capital, withdrew from Axion — Rare and Precious Metals (ARPM), selling its stake in the project with an investment return of 22.5% (IRR). The buyer of the Fund's share was the country's largest precious metals processor — Krastsvetmet.
The NTI Competence Centre project, based on NRU MPEI for the development of a distributed intellectual energy system, received the Potential Innovation Quality Innovation Award on February 5, 2020, at the LAGO Event Centre in Rishchon Lezion in Israel.
The Prytek Group of Companies acquired the stake in fintech integrator Global Fintech Solutions (GFS) from Da Vinci Pre-IPO Fund. Da Vinci Capital is a leading private equity fund in emerging markets, created with the assistance of RVC capital.
On February 4, at the initiative of RVC, a meeting of the committee under the ASI Working Group was held as part of the execution of an order of the President of the Russian Federation, dedicated to the analysis of law enforcement practice in the field of venture investments and the consolidation of proposals from market participants to change the regulatory framework that determine permissible cases and the amount of non-return of venture investments.
The New Industry Venture Fund (New Industry Ventures — a joint venture fund of Gazprom Neft, Gazprombank, the Russian Venture Company (RVC) and VEB Ventures) launched the first investment project aimed at the development of technology in the field of multi-well completion.
RVC named the leaders of the eighth annual national rating of Russian high-tech fast-growing companies TechUspekh-2019. This year, 110 companies were included in the rating; their total revenue reached 220 billion roubles.
GenerationS corporate acceleration platform by RVC is looking for innovative projects in the area of pipe and tube production for ChelPipe Group. Teams from all over the world with prototype and higher stage projects can participate.
The Interdepartmental Working Group (IWG) on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative approved funding in the form of grants and capital investments for technology projects of the Helsnet, Energy, Aeronet, Technet markets, as well as the Club Movement project.
TechLab by PepsiCo, a laboratory aimed at exploring, testing, and introducing new technologies into the business of PepsiCo and GenerationS, a platform for developing corporate acceleration from RVC, announced a search for start-ups representing solutions based on big data technologies in FMCG.
Unicorn Capital Partners investment team scored the most points based on open selection. The fund is created by RVC together with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation for investments in high-tech projects in the field of production of innovative medicines, medical devices, and software.
Competition RVC, ASI, and the Skolkovo Foundation launched the Up Great series of technological contests for developers of artificial intelligence. The purpose of the competition is to create universal artificial intelligence that will be able to analyse natural speech, solve problems, and learn together with a person.
According to the presentation of the relevant ISO/IEC working group on the standardization of Smart Cities, the first international standard was approved that defines the indicators of information and communication systems that underlie the implementation and evaluation of Smart Cities projects.
In the suburbs of Moscow, the final tests of the technology competition Up Great “Winter City” completed. StarLine team from St. Petersburg showed the best result during the first Russian mass drone race in winter conditions.
On December 6, as part of the Global Technology Leadership Forum in Sochi, RVC and Russian Railways OJSC signed an agreement to start joint work on creating the innovative infrastructure for the transport industry.