RUSSIAN STARTUPS GO GLOBAL 2019
Global opportunities for tech startups
Moscow, November 29th
4th International Conference
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  • For founders, CEO and project managers of tech startups and tech companies
  • For investors, corporations, media and other guests
Get your ticket
  • For founders, CEO and project managers of tech startups and tech companies
  • For investors, corporations, media and other guests
PARTICIPANTS
1000+
SPEAKERS
30+
TECH STARTUPS
500+
INVESTORS
120+
MEDIA OUTLETS
40+
CORPORATE REPRESENTATIVES
100+
Founders' And Investors' Experience
Russian Startups Go Global 2019 is 8+ hours of useful content about entering foreign markets and high-quality networking with entrepreneurs, corporate representatives and investors from Europe, the USA, Asia and Russia.

The conference program includes speeches by founders with international experience and investors who assist in entering global markets. In the end, you will hear pitches from startups that already sell their products in other countries.
Speakers 2019
Our speakers are entrepreneurs and investors. More to be confirmed
Dmitry Kalaev
Head of IIDF
Accelerator
Daria Rebenok
Co-founder
of Grabr
Artem Fedyaev
Co-founder
of Grabr
Arik Akhverdyan
Co-founder and СЕО
of VCV
Alexey Panyov
CEO и co-founder of Navigine
Sergey Klimentiev
BD and co-founder of
Texel
Sergey Poroshin
CBDO and co-founder of Voximplant
Dr. Alex Lin
Deputy CEO
in NTUitive
Mikhail Trofimov
Co-founder and CEO of
Revealbot
Myrto Papathanou
Co-founder and Managing Partner at Metavallon VC
Barak Sharabi
Founder of Infinity Technologies Pte ltd
Petr Lukianov
Partner at Phystech Ventures and TerraVC
Alexandr Chachava
Managing partnet at
Leta Capital
Alex Zhigarev
Associate partner at
SpeedInvest
Andrey Golub
Founder and СЕО at
ELSE Corp
German Gavrilov
Founder and СЕО Roistat.com
Co-founder of Grabr
Daria Rebenok
Co-founder and Managine Partnet at Metavallon VC
Myrto Papathanou
Myrto Papathanou is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Metavallon VC, a venture capital fund investing in very early stage technology companies in Greece and Europe. She has 15 years of experience in the fields of finance and entrepreneurship and has been involved in several non-profit projects around the world.

She started her career in London, working as a credit risk and portfolio analyst for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and later as a Fixed Income Strategist for EMEA at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Returning to Greece, she headed Corporate Development for CPΙ and since has been involved in technology and high-tech companies as a founder, mentor, investor and board member. Before co-founding Metavallon VC, she served as Group CFO and Head of Corporate Development at EFA Ventures, a group active Aerospace Defense and high-tech verticals.

Myrto has been active in supporting non-profit initiatives around entrepreneurship, women's empowerment and volunteering, co-founding Ethelon, consulting on microfinance projects in Kenya and Nicaragua and fundraising for Action Finance Initiative. She is an economist, with an MSc in Finance from Imperial College and an MBA from INSEAD. In 2016 she was recognized as 'Leader of the Year' by Linkage Greece in appreciation of her extraordinary leadership quality and contribution to the progress of business and society. In 2019 she became a Kauffman Fellow, the first from Greece.

Metavallon VC is a $35 million venture capital operating out of Athens, Greece. It targets investments in early stage technology companies at pre seed and seed stage, with a focus on B2B solutions. Metavallon's VC mission is to invest in and work alongside ambitious entrepreneurs, helping them build transformational businesses across multiple stages, geographies and industries.
Founder of Infinity Technology Pte Ltd
Barak Sharabi
A Strategic Tech Advisor, an Angel Investor, an Ecosystem Builder, Startups' Founder, head coach of SPARK accelerator in Thailand, a mentor and coach in various accelerators and institutes, a tech regional expert with a wide network and an entrepreneur at heart.

Barak was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, traveled throughout the world's continents, holds 3 degrees in Law, Business and Diplomacy and Security.

In the public service, Barak served in the Israeli Air-force and years later in the Government of Israel as the Head of the Economic and Trade Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, covering Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Prior to serving as an Israeli diplomat in South East Asia, Barak worked in various positions in the private sector, from strategic consultancy and investments in global markets, ICT and Medical technologies and IP, Antitrust and Commercial Agreements.

Barak has various interests from Innovation and Entrepreneurship to International Relations and Defence.
Partnet at Phystech Ventures and TerraVC
Petr Lukianov
Партнер венчурного фонда Phystech Ventures и инвестиционной компании TerraVC. Более десяти лет профессионально занимается инвестициями. Работал инвестиционным директором венчурной фирмы Ruvento Venture Partners, директором инвестиционного департамента Фонда Сколково, имеет успешный опыт ангельских инвестиций в области технологий нефтепереработки и больших данных.

В 2013 году совместно с партнерами основал фирму венчурного капитала Phystech Ventures, которая привлекла под управление совокупно более $50 млн. В начале 2019 года совместно с партнерами создал инвестиционную компанию TerraVC, которая фокусируется на передовых технологиях в области нефти и газа, традиционной энергии, индустриального интернета вещей, робототехники.
Co-founder of Grabr
Artem Fedyaev.
CEO and founder of VCV
Arik Akhverdyan
CEO and co-founder of Navigine
Alexey Panyov
CEO and founder of Texel
Sergey Klimentyev
Sergey has left investment banking world to found a company that creates digital avatars using computer vision and machine learning. Today Texel operates in 14 countries, scanning a new customer every 10 min somewhere in the world. Texel uses machine learning and its own world's largest dataset of colour 3D body scans to provide personalized fit score and size recommendations to shoppers, resulting in increases to net revenue, conversion rate and returns reduction for retailers.
CBDO and co-founder of Voximplant
Sergey Poroshin
Sergey is co-founder and development director of Voximplant communication platform. In 2008, he graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University with a degree in Computer Systems and Networks and founded the Zingaya company with two of his classmates, which introduced the world's first phone in a web browser. In 2013, with the same team, he founded Voximplant, the cloud platform for creating communication services. Today, the company ranks first in the CPaaS market in Russia and the CIS and is a technology partner of Google.

Voximplant is a serverless cloud communications platform that empowers business and developers to accelerate real-time voice, video and messaging solutions development worldwide.

The company provides innovative real-time communication tools with full control over voice, video, and messaging. Its multifunctional serverless platform empowers developers to build scalable applications more quickly and cost-effectively. Voximplant solutions help businesses to automate communication with customers to improve collaboration and customer experience.
Deputy CEO в NTUitive
Dr. Alex Lin
Dr. Alex Lin is an Innovation Ecosystem builder, who help build startup & innovation ecosystem in various countries. He is currently the Deputy CEO of NTUitive, which is the technology & commercialization unit of the globally 11th ranked Nanyang Technological University.

Alex was formerly the head of a USD200 million government venture fund under Infocomm Development Authority (IDA). Since 2014, he has funded more than 380 start-ups and accelerated more than 170 start-ups to series-A. This massive effort boosted Singapore's tech start-up ecosystem from a ranking of 17th place to 10th place within 2 years, contributing to the vibrant start-up nation everyone is enjoying now.
CEO and founder of Revealbot
Mikhail Trofimov
Associate partner Speedinvest
Alex Zhigarev
With over 15 years of experience in strategy, operations and entrepreneurship, Alex knows сhallenges faced by technological startups and how to deal with them.

Having completed a Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, he started his career as a software developer and project/program manager in large IT companies (Luxoft, Dell, Ericsson). He developed an avionics software, managed process improvement initiatives, was responsible for due diligence cases and M&A in engineering and TMT industries and even evangelized agile methodologies before Agile became a mainstream practice.

After obtaining an MBA from INSEAD in 2010, Alex moved to the exciting and unpredictable world of entrepreneurship. He co-founded and managed a number of companies, some of which were successful and some less so. The "airbnb" for Russian speaking markets was one of the largest online apartment rental players on the CIS market by 2012. The "Booking.com" for medical tourists collapsed after the crush of the Russian currency in 2014. The gig he worked on before becoming partner of Speedinvest was Vest Financial – a company backed by Y Combinator and First Round Capital and acquired by Chicago Board Options Exchange in 2016.

Alex is an angel investor in a number of startups and works on board of one of the largest online travel agencies in Russia.
Founder and CEO ELSE Corp
Andrey Golub
Founder and CEO Roistat.com
German Gavrilov
Managing partner at LETA Capital
Alexandr Chachava
What We Will Talk About
Entrepreneurs and investors will share their experience in international markets:
from launching sales to attracting investments and working with strategic partners
Marketing and sales
— How to find your customers abroad and close the first deals. Can this be done from Russia?
— How to find scalable channels to attract customers and build sales funnels in B2B and B2C
— Growth-hacks: non-standard techniques that led companies to growth on international markets
— Specifics of working in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa
Product
— How to create a product that foreign users will love and find a Product Market Fit
— How to adapt the product to a foreign market
— How to retain customers and increase LTV
Investments
— How can a Russian company attract the attention of a foreign investor and close the deal
— Is it possible to attract foreign investment in a Russian legal entity
Team
— How to build a team with a global potential
— Building a good sales department abroad
— Specifics of hiring employees in different countries
Business exit
— How to find a strategic partner abroad and sell a company
Perfect your investment pitch with IIDF experts
Get discovered by international VCs and accelerators
Get invited to the after-party with speakers and special guests
Pitch on stage at RSGG'19!
Among the juries are representatives of Russian and foreign foundations, accelerators and business angels.

Applications for participation are accepted until November 1.
To apply, answer as detailed as possible all questions on the questionnaire when buying a ticket and check the box about the pitch session.
Business Alley
Meet the agencies of economic development that help launch businesses on foreign markets and learn how they can help your startup grow. Among the participating countries are Austria, Spain, Italy, Germany.
Partner at 500 Startups
Marvin Liao
Marvin Liao invests in digital media, adtech, marketing cloud, e-commerce and mobile startups across the globe. Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin has worked in various departments — sales, business development, ad operations and marketing. Most of his positions have been regional or global management roles, giving him extensive experience across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. He presently serves on the boards and advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe. In addition, he is a mentor for several startup accelerator programs in Europe, Israel and the US, helping guide startup teams with their sales, marketing and partner development efforts.

He is an experienced client-facing senior executive in the media and technology space in both large and start up growth companies, managing large multifunctional teams across multiple countries while based in the Silicon Valley.
CEO and founder of Jetlore, Sr. Director, PayPal Marketing Solutions
Eldar Sadikov
Eldar leads PayPal Marketing Solutions for large enterprises — his company Jetlore has recently been acquired by PayPal. Jetlore's platform is currently used by five of the world's top 20 retailers including such brands as eBay, LG, Uniqlo and Bershka. The company has raised more than $10M in venture capital and in 2017 was recognized as #12 fastest growing business in the Bay area according San Francisco Business Times.

Eldar is a computer scientist by training and has graduated from Northeastern University in 2005. In 2007, he was accepted to Stanford where he spent over 3 years working on predictive statistical models while having short stints at Google and Microsoft Research. Eldar has received numerous industry and research awards including the WSDM 2011 Best Student Paper Award and Google's Best Research Paper in Information Retrieval Award in 2010.

Eldar is also an active mentor and judge for Stanford StartX accelerator where he advises startups on enterprise sales, fundraising, and AI / machine learning.
CEO and founder of Pravo.ru
Alexei Pelevin
Alexei joined Art. Lebedev Studio in 2000 as a UI/UX designer. There he has been creating new styles and corporate identities for large russian banks and companies. In 2002 Aleksei founded a design studio "Park" which was listed in WebDesign Icon in 2005 according to Taschen. In 2008 he participated in launching Pravo.ru, an information portal for lawyers. In 2009 Pravo.ru won a budget tender to support websites of arbitration courts. Since 2010 the company has been automating Russian arbitration system with the help of "Elektronnoe pravosudie" service. In 2012−2013 the company launched systems for legal practice automation Casebook, Caselook and Case.pro.
Partner at 500 Startups, Member of the Catalyst Fund IAC
Sheel Mohnot
Sheel is a Partner at 500 Startups, angel investor and a member of the Catalyst Fund Investors Advisory Committee (IAC). He is running the 500 startups FinTech Fund "Financial services for the rest of us" and San Francisco based FinTech accelerator. His own startup experience includes 2 successful FinTech exits — a payments company and a high-stakes auction company. He formerly worked as a financial services consultant at BCG and started his FinTech career at the non-profit p2p lender Kiva. Sheel holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS from Carnegie Mellon.


Co-founder and head of amoCRM
Mikhail Tokovinin
Mikhail is a founder of several tech startups, as well as a head and mentor of amoCRM. In 2004 he and his partners founded QSOFT — now one of Top 5 Russian web studios, according to CMS Magazine. In 2009 he dived into SaaS and, without any external investments, launched amoCRM — a cloud sales management service. In 2011 the company began conquering the international market and opened an office in San Francisco. Mikhail is a successful IT entrepreneur, but, according to him, he is, first and foremost, an engineer.
Global Campus Operations Manager at Google for Entrepreneurs
Amrit Dhir
Amrit Dhir leads Global Operations for Google for Entrepreneurs. His team manages the technical and physical operations of Campus, a network of Google’s spaces for entrepreneurs in startup hubs around the world: London, Madrid, São Paulo, Seoul, Tel Aviv, and Warsaw. He also coordinates the network’s expansion: next up, Campus Berlin. Prior to joining GFE, Amrit was a Senior Manager in New Business Development, leading partnerships and business strategy for some of Alphabet’s and Google’s earliest-stage and most ambitious projects (and also some failures): e.g., Project Baseline at Verily; the Google Cultural Institute; Rapid Eval Investigations at Google[x]; Google Helpouts; and Google Research / Machine Intelligence. His previous ambitions to be a lawyer and the lead singer of a metal band (separate ambitions) are now safely buried in his past.
Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Mail.Ru Group
Alexander Gornyi
After graduating from Moscow State University he started working at Mail.Ru where he went from programmer to the director of the company's Mail Service Department.
In March 2006 he transferred to Rambler Internet Holding where he headed the Web Project Development department. Since autumn 2006 he worked at Media World (RBC holding) as head of projects, technical director and deputy CEO.
In 2010 he became the head of ICQ project at Mail.Ru Group. In 2011 he was appointed IT director of Mail.Ru Group, and in 2016 — Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer. In this position he is engaged in M&A, investments and launching the company's internal products.
Head of IIDF Accelerator
Dmitry Kalaev
  • Head of IIDF Accelerator: 400+ tech companies since 2013
  • Co-founder of GoValley.ru — a «venture tourism» program in Silicon Valley and an acceleration program in the USA — TechMafia
  • Business angel and managing partner of RedButton fund: $ 10M of conducted transactions
  • Head of Sberbank-Technology in Yekaterinburg: from zero to 50+ employees in 6 months; successful implementation of the core IT-system in 1800 of the bank's offices
  • Advisor to the Minister of Economics of the Sverdlovsk Region
  • Naumen: from 6 to 400+ employees and a billion rubles in revenue. Now — a shareholder and a member of the Board of Directors.

Partner at Sistema_VC
Iskander Giniyatullin
Investment and M&A expert, Iskander holds an MBA from Fordem University and an MSc in International Management from the American Thunderbird School of Global Management. Prior to Sistema_VC, he was engaged in restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and asset management in companies such as Sistema, VimpelCom and Metalloinvest Group shareholders projects and advised Euroset and Alliance UniChem (Alliance Healthcare).
CEO and founder of App in the air
Bayram Annakov
Founder of Empatika and one of the most popular app for travelers — App in the Air which has over 4 million users all over the world. Bayram is one of the first evangelists of Growth Hacking in Russia.
CEO and founder of JivoSite
Timur Valishev
Studied for a programmer at Bauman University in Moscow and got an MBA at California State University, East Bay.

In 2008 founded octoline.ru – a virtual telephone station with SaaS business model.

In 2012 Timur founded jivosite.ru – a business messenger which allows for better communication with potential clients and is used by 230 000 websites all over the world.
CEO and founder of Planyway
Sergey Koshevoy
CEO and founder of Planyway, co-founder of Rubius, alumni of Startup Sauna, pitched at Global Pitch Russia in Silicon Valley.

Planyway is an expansion for Trello which adds time tracking and task management instruments. The platform has 100 000 users and operates in 190 countries. Among those users are IBM, Booking.com, Siemens, Coca-Cola, UBER, Tesla and Tencent. Product Hunt named Planyway Product of the Day and one of top-10 B2B-products of 2017.
CEO and founder Pyrus
Max Nalsky
Founder of companies:
  • IIKO (the world market leader in restaurant management systems, with over 25,000 customers in 30 countries)
  • Plazius (CRM loyalty management system for guests of restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, sold in 2018 to Sberbank)
  • GlowByte (system integrator, IT consulting, sold in 2010),
    FinGrad (integrated management accounting system, budgeting),
  • Pyrus (business management automation platform, Russia's largest cloud implementation in the B2B sector).
CEO and co-founder of Dbrain
Dmitry Mackevich
Dmitry is an experienced IT entrepreneur with a background in brain science and machine learning.
Prior to founding Dbrain, an AI startup, Dmitry created Icon8 AI chatbot that applies an artistic style to any submitted picture and returns the result almost immediately. With more than 7.5 million users and tens of millions of images processed, it was ranked #1 chatbot on Telegram and received a grant personally from Telegram CEO Pavel Durov to finance the cloud infrastructure.

More recently, Dmitry founded Flocktory.com, a B2B company in AI that was sold to NASDAQ:QIWI for $20M in 2017.

In the past, Dmitry also held multiple leadership and engineering positions at companies such as Accenture, WikiMart, and NetCracker.

VentureBeat included Dmitry in the list of 100 people to watch in the chatbot space, right next to Pavel Durov. Dmitry is also mentioned in the 30 under 30 list of top entrepreneurs from Belarus.
CEO and Co-founder LOOK HOOK (COMAGIC)
Kaspars Kivrinsh
Kaspars is a serial entrepreneur from Latvia. In 1996 he founded the first private telecom company in Latvia. In 1998, opened its branches in Lithuania and Moscow. In 2000, the company was sold and still operates in the Russian and Latvian markets.

In 2007, together with Dmitry Schukin, he founded the company of the telecom operator UIS - telephony for business, where he was engaged in sales for 7 years, and for the last three years, he was the operations director.

Co-founded CoMagic, an advertising analytics service that ranks 1st in the Russian market in terms of the number of installations. Kaspars was involved in the project Sales and Customer Success and the last 2.5 years he was the operational and commercial director of the project.

In April 2018, Kaspars co-founded and headed Look Hook, an American business unit of CoMagic. Preparation of the product was from October 2017 and from May 2018 the company began to operate in the US market. Now the project has 10+ employees and 10+ paying customers with a turnover of $ 6,000 per month.
Co-founder and CBDO Promobot
Oleg Kivokurtsev
  • Alumni of the Perm National Research Polytechnic Universitys' "Automobiles and technological machinery" faculty.
  • Co-founded Promobot and has been the company's CBDO since 2014.Today Promobot is the largest manufacturer of autonomous service robots in Russia, Eastern and Northern Europe.
  • Is on Forbes «30 under 30» list.
Notable achievements:
  • Won GenerationS 2014 in the nomination "Best Russian industrial startup".
  • Won Startup Village 2105 (Skolkovo) in the "Robotics" nomination.
  • In 2016 won a silver prize on the "Startup of the year" award in the nomination
CMO and co-ounder of CINEMOOD
Daria Mingalieva
Worked in ad and marketing since 2009. She was an art and creative director at ATL and Digital ad agencies BBDO, Leo Burnett, Grape, SapientNitro and since 2015 she is actively promoting CINEMOOD — a portable cinema. Over the last 2 years the company's staff grew from 15 to 50+ employees.

CINEMOOD is a platform of educational and entertainment content for children which includes a portable cinema, a series of smart NFC cases and content management at external services. The devices are sold in over 400+ stores in Russia and in 22 stores in the USA.
Partner at Techmafia, Co-investments at IIDF
Maxim Chebotarev
Maxim Chebotarev is Co-investments department director and Techmafia co-founder at Internet Initiatives Development Fund. Maxim is responsible for all co-investments by external investors in IIDF's portfolio companies and Russian VC market development. Internet Initiatives Development Fund is $95 mln venture capital firm based in Moscow, Russia. According to Dow Jones (2015) IIDF is the most active early stage venture fund in Russia and Europe. IIDF has more than 320 hi-tech companies in portfolio and more than 40 companies raised financing round from external Russian and international investors. One of the priorities for the Internet Initiatives Development Fund is financial and expert support for startups at the early stage. IIDF collaborates with 80+ IT corporations to help startups with expertise, resources, technologies, go-to-market tactics, PR and intro to enterprise clients. The Fund also has launched a variety of educational programs and performed a number of legislative initiatives. Prior to joining IIDF, Maxim held different positions in hi-tech companies in Moscow, Russia.
CEO and founder of Fasten, CBDO of Vezet Group
Kirill Evdakov
Began his career copywriting at Ruport in 2008, now co-owns a digital agency Rutorika and is their creative director. In its first year the agency won several international ad fest awards.

In 2015 co-founded Fasten — a ridesharing service, which business model was focused on people — employees, drivers and passengers. This approach made him one of top CEOs, according to Comparably. Fasten raised $20 million, built a strong tech team and a cutting-edge platform, The company grew successfully for 2 years on the US market before being bought by Russia's market leader Vezet Group.Kirill is now CBDO and is in charge of introducing tech innovation into the company's structure.
Founder and CEO of Leadza.ai
Victoria Vinogradova
CEO and co-founder of HUDWAY
Ivan Klabukov
  • Since 2004 leads an IT-company which specialises in developing replicated software products and is a market leader in automation of bankruptcy procedures;
  • In 2013 founded HUDWAY (hudway.co) — AR for safe driving which projects itself onto the vehicle's windshield;
  • In 2015 HUDWAY won Startup of the Year award in Global Business nomination;
  • In 2016 the company was named 8th out of 10 most innovative companies in automotive industry (FastCompany.com) along with Ford and Tesla.
HUDWAY holds the record in Russia for most amount raised via Kickstarter — $1,2M for the development of two devices for motorists.

HUDWAY is:
— AR navigational software development for windshields
— HUD devices to be installed on the car's panel or onto the motorcyclists helmet
    CEO&Founder at Easy ten
    Dmitriy Zaruta
    CBDO and Co-founder at Statsbot
    Mike Melanin
    Venture Partner at ANQA VC, Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin Mentor
    Ali Kutay Yarali
    Ali is the Venture Partner at Anqa VC, a Dubai VC that invests exclusively in early-stage hardware technologies and information security startups globally. He founded and successfully managed companies in contract manufacturing with a specialization in the home appliances, automotive and packaging sectors in EMEA.
    Portfolio Director at IIDF
    Ilya Korolev
    Ilya has $10 mln USD (700+ mln RUB) under management and had invested in 15 companies on behalf of IIDF in LegalTech, AR/VR, Marketing Technologies sectors.

    Before IIDF Ilya was a co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Dulton Media, Russian online video platform developer. The company was sold to Rambler&Co in 2017.

    Since 2012 actively helping tech entrepreneurs to grow their businesses as mentor and evangelist of Lean Startup and Customer Development methodologies.
    Head of Program and co-founder of Vertical
    Paolo Borella
    Paolo is a co-founder of Vertical, an Open Innovation company making businesses better by adding startups to the equation. Paolo is chiefly responsible for shaping and developing Vertical's investment practices and has been involved in business acceleration and startups for several years; as Director of AppCampus at the Aalto University-Microsoft-Nokia program with a 21M€ fund, he helped accelerate the Windows Phone ecosystem across the world.

    His previous work included running a 7 million people, $10M/year online community as a Vice President at Fox Mobile Distribution in Germany. Earlier Paolo spent 12 years at Nokia serving as Director for the Portfolio Management for Service and Software go-to-market, spending five years in Singapore. Earlier in his career, he developed his Change Management and Process Improvement skills with General Electric, working in the ED&C Business in Italy and with a six-month rotation in the Corporate Audit Staff based in Albany, USA. Besides his passion for helping create new business and develop existing ones.
    Managing Partner at Runa Capital
    Dmitry Chikhachev
    Dmitry is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Runa and is also head of the board at IT-cluster Phystech. He currently holds board seats at NGINX, Jelastic, Digital Genius, Critzr, MariaDB, Ecwid, Keymetrics, SimpliField Tellmeplus, and Yoopies. His MBA and 20+ years of executive experience, which includes growing a business from zero to $75M and managing HR for a giant international telecom supplier across 7 countries, makes him an excellent hands-on investor.

    Runa Capital is a global tech-focused venture fund, founded by seasoned IT entrepreneurs. The fund actively invests in early stage startups in cloud business apps, complex software, fintech, edtech and e-healthcare. Runa made 60+ investments in 12 countries, including startups like Nginx, MariaDB, Zopa and DigitalGenius.
    CEO and co-founder of Digifabster
    Konstantin Ivanov
    Began his career in digital by developing two companies — Inspiration and Lebrand, which were in the top digital agencies in Russia. For the last 10 years he engaged in IT business and, since 2013, production. Co-founded 3DPrintus.ru, a 3D printing service for CNC with up to 20 mln rubles a year in revenue. The company still operates in Russia.

    In 2016 Konstantin co-founded and since then develops a european company Digifabster, which automates order flow and streamlined production processes for AM (Additive Manufacturing) and CNC businesses. The company raised $500k from international investors and is on its way to $1M ARR until the end of last year.

    Since 2017 the company is successfully scaling in the USA.
    Senior Project Manager for Internationalisation at ACE
    Brian Tan
    Brian is currently a Senior Project Manager for Internationalisation at the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Ltd. He manages the internationalisation effort of the ACE International Centre (ACEIC) through business missions and participation at local and international entrepreneurship and innovation thought leadership events such as VivaTech in Paris and SWITCH in Singapore.

    Prior to ACE, Brian was with the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), a practice-based knowledge centre for urban solutions set up by the Singapore Government. He was involved in providing capability development to international officials and curated large-scale thought leadership events in the smart city and urban sustainability space such as the World Cities Summit.

    Brian has had more than 10 years of experience in the urban development and built environment field, beginning his career as a planner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Singapore's national planning authority, in 2006. He then brought Singapore's development expertise overseas in 2009 by joining Surbana International and subsequently Keppel Infrastructure, running offices that oversaw master planning and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and driving business development efforts in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Brian's roles at CLC and now ACE has benefited from this urban planning background and international relations experience.
    Managing Partner at iTech Capital
    Alexey Solovyev
    Alexey has been an investment professional since 2011 when he embarked on a career in venture industry as head of Prostor Capital fund. Today Prostor Capital is one of the four funds with total assets exceeding $200M managed by iTech Capital investment company. Alexey combines the position of a Partner and a Managing director at iTech Capital. Among iTech's portfolio companies are leaders of the market segments like Aviasales, Ticketland, Bitfury and iContext. Alexey takes an active part in developing the venture industry in Russia being a member of Market Council at RVC (Russian Venture Company) and is an author of many publications on venture market issues and personal development.
    CEO and founder of Capital Innovators
    Judy Sindecuse
    Judy is a visionary leader with a proven track record of starting companies and making them profitable, delivering the highest possible return on investment. She has an exemplary ability to identify and profit from niche markets. Judy is well-organized and efficient, with major strengths in business development, profit and loss responsibility, budgeting, business turnarounds, and the development of solutions for any organizational challenge.

    Among her start-up success stories: she is the founder and CEO of Bride and Groom Magazine and brideandgroom.com; founder and former CEO of Oversees Colorworks and Printing, an international marketing and print brokerage management company; and founder and former CEO of Redesign, a real-estate development company. Utilizing her strengths in new market and niche market identification, as well as early-stage company leadership, Judy has shifted her expertise to Information Technology and Consumer Products identification and investment. Her primary interest is in utilizing her extensive background with business and strategic development to select early-stage companies that possess the highest probability of success and provide these companies with funding and mentorship to accelerate their profitability and growth. Judy developed Capital Innovators Accelerator to fuel this interest.

    Capital Innovators has been ranked as a top accelerator for the last four years in a row, ranking number one in the U.S. in several categories. It has invested in over 100 companies that have gone on to raise over $300 MM in follow-on-funding and create over 800 jobs. The business is now expanding its reach internationally and is adding value to a variety of industries from large scale corporations to universities and beyond.
    Program Director at MOX
    Ching-Ping Lin
    As Program Director at MOX, Ching-Ping Lin is focused on building a world leading accelerator program for mobile apps. She is a process expert with a background in startups, data management and cross-border operations. Previous to joining SOSV MOX she worked as head of operations for the first commercial aircraft leasing company in China and managed US-China public health projects at Peking University. She received her PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics from the University of Washington.

    MOX — the Mobile Only Accelerator — helps the best mobile startups from around the world acquire millions of users in Southeast Asia and India. MOX brings free user acquisition to the 167 million users on its smartphone platform and investment in return for revenue share and equity. The first global accelerator in Taiwan, MOX is operated by SOSV - the Accelerator VC, the venture fund with $400M AUM operating seven global accelerators.
    CEO and founder of Easy Ten
    Dmitry Zaruta
    Dmitry is Samara State Medical University and Central Research Institute of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery alumni. Until now, he is a certified maxillofacial and plastic surgeon.

    • In 2012, he left medicine to start his own tech company.
    • In the spring of 2014, Easy Ten, headed by Dmitry, graduated from the IIDF accelerator and raised a seed round from the fund.
    • In early 2015, Easy Ten scaled to 40 countries and got translated into 70 languages.
    • In 2016, the team became part of the 18th Batch of 500 Startups.
    To date, Easy Ten is used by more than 5 million people around the world.
    Afterparty
    Russian Startups Go Global 2019 will conclude with a networking party to which all of the speakers and special guests of the conference are invited. Buy a ticket to have the opportunity to network with Russian and foreign investors, accelerators and tech entrepreneurs.

    The cost of participation is 5,000 rubles. An Afterparty ticket is valid only if you have a ticket for the conference. Please note that it will not be possible to buy a ticket on the conference day. Only 100 tickets are available.
    RSGG'18
    Book tickets
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    10 500 rub
    Late Bird + Afterparty
    Ends
    Nov 13
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    7 500 rub
    Late Late Bird
    Ends Nov 28
    You will learn case studies of working in foreign markets – on launching sales, accelerating growth, attracting investments and selling a business to foreign companies. Geography: USA, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Israel, Europe, Africa, Latin America.
    Discover proven global market strategies
    One of the key elements of RSGG'19 is C-level networking. The conference will bring together more than 1000 people: founders of global companies, international investors, representatives of Russian and foreign corporations, and accelerators. Those are 1000+ opportunities for your business.
    Find customers, partners or investors for your business
    Choice of participants: last year's most useful presentations
    Speakers 2016, 2017 и 2018
    Алексей Пелевин
    CEO и основатель
    Право.ру
    Михаил Токовинин
    Сооснователь и руководитель amoCRM
    Марвин Ляо
    Партнёр
    в 500 Startups
    Цинь Пинь
    Программный
    директор MOX
    Эльдар Садиков
    CEO и основатель Jetlore, директор PayPal Marketing Solutions
    Байрам Аннаков
    CEO и основатель
    App in the air
    Тимур Валишев
    CEO и основатель
    JivoSite
    Дмитрий Мацкевич
    CEO и основатель Dbrain
    Амрит Дхир
    Global Campus Operations Manager в Google for Entrepreneurs
    Максим Нальский
    CEO и основатель
    Pyrus
    Джуди Синдекьюз
    CEO и управляющий партнер Capital Innovators
    Дарья Мингалиева
    Сооснователь и директор по маркетингу CINEMOOD
    ...and other founders and investors.
    Where
    10:00 | Moscow, Yamskogo Polya 3-ya street, 15. Golden Palace | "Belorusskaya" metro station
    Contacts
    Alesya Khanieva
    Speakers, partners and sponsors
    akhanieva@iidf.ru

    Anastasya Musalova
    Participants
    amusalova@iidf.ru

    Daniya Shumilkina
    Media
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