Ilya Osipov, one of the authors of the most successful Nizhny Novgorod Internet project NN.RU, has been living with his family in the USA for four years. Recently, he launched a new project, coined by his 13-year-old son.
The Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA), a not-for-profit bringing together VC market professionals and experts, has partnered with Russia’s Venture Investment Fund to put together a study of this country’s VC market in 2017 (Russian-only at this stage).
A collaborative team of researchers in the Lower Volga area, comprising scientists from the Samara University and medical practitioners from the local Research Institute for Eye Diseases, has developed a new method of preventing postsurgical complications in ophthalmology patients.
The annual Skolkovo Startup Village kicked off with two signing ceremonies and various jokes about the chilly weather on Thursday as startups, investors and major tech figures from all around the world gathered at the Skolkovo innovation city for Eastern Europe’s biggest tech conference and exhibition.
Russian scientists at Moscow-based Phystech (MIPT), a leading technology university, in partnership with their Korean colleagues have developed a new method which is expected to help create a promising new type of non-volatile memory.
Skolkovo resident startup CardsMobile, the creator of the Koshelek (Wallet) mobile app, has raised investment from Alfa Bank in exchange for a 25 percent stake in the fintech startup, the bank announced Monday in a press release.
Sberbank, Russia’s largest government-controlled savings bank, has teamed up with the state-owned Internet Initiatives Development Fund (FRII) in a new acceleration program for intelligent robotics projects.
A special business incubator opened earlier this spring in the Nizhny Novgorod region. According to Acting Vice Governor of the NN region Evgeny Lyulin, the incubator “will offer a full cycle of social project support from the ground up and until fruition.”