"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.
RVC and Government of Chelaybinsk region have agreed upon implementation in the region of the National Technology Initiative (NTI), digital economy projects and programs, development of innovation ecosystem and stimulation of technological entrepreneurship and venture investment.
Inter-agency task force that implements National Technology Initiative (NTI) affiliated to the Governmental committee for economy modernization and innovative development of Russia approved support of two high technology projects.
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.
RVC and the Government of the Sverdlovsk region agreed on the cooperation in the field of development of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) projects. The agreement was signed by the deputy Governor of Sverdlovsk region Aleksey Orlov and deputy general director — director of innovation structure development of RVC Mikhail Antonov within the framework of opening of the first in the region "Boiling Point".
From 25 to 30 of November, in the Republic of Korea, a business mission for the participants of the priority project of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation "Development of the innovation clusters - leaders of the investment attractiveness of the global level" with organizational support of RVC and Association of Innovation Regions of Russia.
NTI Ecosystem: Strategy of the Future forum organized by RVC was held in Sochi. Heads of the development institutions and task forces of the National technology Initiative spoke at the plenary meeting. The experts told how to overcome main gaps in the program implementation, they also discussed issues related to support infrastructure and NTI development strategy.
The interdepartmental working group on the implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) under the Government Commission for the Modernization of the Economy and Innovative Development of Russia approved the support of three high-tech projects. The state will assist with the developments in the markets of the Circle Movement and Avtonet.
The Corporate Accelerator GenerationS from RVC has become the best in the The Best Corporate Accelerator nomination at the Corporate Startup Summit 2018 International Forum, having surpassed the shortlisted F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator from Switzerland and ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator from Germany.
RVC, the Skolkovo Foundation and ASI summed up the results of the collection of applications for the participation in Up Great technological contests “The first Element. Ground” and “The first Element. Air”. The prize fund of the competition will amount to RUB 200M, the names of the winners will be announced in 2019.
A hackathon organized by the NTI Olympiad together with the search and rescue squad “Lisa Alert” took place in Moscow. Schoolchildren aged 13–17 developed within the hackathon a number of digital solutions to simplify the search for missing people.
The Corporate accelerator GenerationS from RVC and Kazakhstani start-up accelerator Dar Group Limited (DAR Lab) LLP agreed to cooperate in the development of innovative startups in the field of logistics — companies will exchange information on new technological solutions, invite start-ups of Dar Group Limited to participate in accelerators in Russia and GenerationS startups — in Kazakhstan.
RVC and the Government of Perm Krai agreed on a partnership in the field of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). The corresponding agreement was signed at the Interregional Export Forum in Perm by the governor of Prikamye, Maxim Reshetnikov, and Alexander Povalko, the General Director of RVC.
As part of the XII International Forum “Transport of Russia” 2018 organized by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Alexander Povalko, General Director of RVC, and General Director of GTLK Sergey Khramagin signed an agreement on the creation of a joint technology accelerator
On November 15, the Biofund's portfolio company of the RVC National BioService opened the NBS-YUG biobank on the basis of the Research Institute of Medical Primatology of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia.
As many as 38,359 schoolchildren from 430 cities of Russia applied for participation in the “Olympiad of the National Technology Initiative” (NTI Olympiad) of the 2018/19 school year, organized by RVC and ASI together with the largest Russian universities.