Moscow, December 3

Where Russian founders meet international VCs for global opportunities

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Who will participate

Building a great IT company with the potential to go global? Make your dream come true — come to see speakers, apply for a one-on-one with VCs and do your network!
We gather VCs from EU, Asia, US, and Russia to connect with our best companies and share experience at speaking sessions.
Ecosystem contributors
We invite accelerators, incubators, community builders, and other contributors to figure out how it’s going on international markets.

About the organizer

IIDF stands for Internet Initiatives Development Fund. According to Dow Jones, we are the most active early-stage venture fund in Russia and Europe.

Since 2013 we have invested and accelerated more than 250 startups.

We know Russian founders make great stuff and we want them to bring their experience to the world. That’s why we make RUSSIAN STARTUPS GO GLOBAL.

Special guests and speakers

More to be confirmed...

Marvin Liao

Partner at 500 startups

Dave Haynes

Business development at Seedcamp

Dmitry Kalaev

Managing director of IIDF Accelerator

Irina Bagriantseva

Senior Inward Investment Adviser, Team Leader at British Embassy Moscow, Department for International Trade

Anastasia Malysheva

British Embassy Moscow, Department for International Trade

Patrick Ryan

Joint Economic Commission Officer at Enterprise Ireland, Embassy of Ireland

Anastasiya Makeenok

Emerging Audiences Lead at Microsoft

Gerard Michael MacCarthy

The head of the commercial arm of the Irish Embassy and director of Enterprise Ireland in Russia & the CIS

Sergey Fradkov

General Partner at venture fund and startup accelerator iDealMachine

Dr. Ricardo Schäfer

Venture Partner at Cherry Ventures

Liubov Markova

Senior Manager at Germany Trade & Invest

Alexander Lazarev

Partner at Maxfield Capital

Stéphanie Morley

Head of department of New technologies & Services, Business France in Russia

Boris Tawakkoli

Managing Partner at MosFirst

Mr. Yasuaki Yamada

Director of Editorial Innovation Center at Nikkei Inc.

Konstantin Goldstein

Principal Technical Evangelist,Microsoft

Ekaterina Karpushenkova

Head of representative office Economic Development Agency of the German State North Rhine-Westphalia NRW.Russia / Moscow

Founders' stories

More to be confirmed...

Daniil Brodovich

CEO at Cookstream and CPO at Just LLC
How we made 4 pivots at the US market and made the company bring money.

Mike Melanin

CBDO and Co-founder at Statsbot
How to work with the US investors, or why I do not laugh while watching Silicon Valley.

Sergey Suchkov

CEO at Radario
How we figured out our own way to scale a business abroad.

Dmitry Stepanenko

CEO&Founder at Hot WiFi
Partnership program as the way to expand worldwide.

Dmitriy Zaruta

CEO&Founder at Easy ten
Is there life on Mars outside US?

Konstantin Dubinin

Founder&CEO at CountBOX
The Buying Journey. Where is your customer at now and how can you help them to complete a procurement?

Sergey Klimentyev

Co-Founder, BizDev at Texel
Ballet dancer and a 3D scanner or how to scale hardware business.

Mikhail Marchenko

Founder at StickerRide
How to hire employees abroad. Life hacks and pitfalls.

Apply for one-on-one meetings with VCs!

Launching a tech product? Ready to pitch to investors? Apply for one-on-one meetings with VCs! We’ll select best applications and let you know if you’re approved.

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Unfortunately, we’ll have to be picky as the number of slots is limited. Some of the applicants will get a refusal :(

The program

Registration + Welcome coffee
Time for speakers (international VCs and contributors)
Lunch time
Panel discussion: International scaling — what are the opportunities and critical challenges? + Q&A
Intro session of special guests
Coffee break
Two tracks for founders and VCs:
  • Track 1: Russian startups & Global investors, one-on-one meetings (pre-selection)
  • Track 2: Founder’s story: 20-minute inspiring successful stories from Russian founders who scaled a company abroad.
  • Track 3: Russian startups & Special guests network.

How to join

It’s a free event, but you’re required to sign up.

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