Moscow, Russia
27 March 2017
Phone for information +7 (499) 707­-71-47
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Moscow, Russia
27 March 2017
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About forum
On March 27, 2017 the 5th RVC INVESTMENT FORUM "FUTURE OF THE VENTURE MARKET" will be held in Moscow.

The investment forum is a new format of the annual RVC Partner Conference that has been held since 2012.

Many investment professionals are invited to participate, including: representatives of venture funds, private and institutional investors, business angels, rapidly growing high-tech companies, innovators (initiators of the innovative projects), large business enterprises, innovation development institutions, scientific and educational establishments, federal and regional bodies of executive power, and branch and professional associations.

Mission

The identification of prospects and challenges for funding the Russian high-tech economy sector, and creating mechanisms for its stabilization and further development.

Key tasks
  • To review the 2016 venture market;
  • To share experiences of the successful innovative and active sub-sovereigns (not sure what sub-sovereigns mean) of the Russian Federation and the practice of building regional innovational ecosystems;
  • To analyze prospects of raising pension funds for investing in venture funds;
  • To inform the investment community of the results and perspectives of venture market development;
  • To discuss key trends of the ventures branch;
  • To invite venture market participants to share their experiences in the field of the investments.

A conference area will be organized on the event platform where registered participants can arrange meetings on a preliminary basis.

Speakers
Russia
ALEKSANDER
POVALKO
DIRECTOR GENERAL, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF RVC JSC
Russia
Oleg
Fomichev
State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Russia
Artem
Shadrin
Director of the Department for Innovation Development of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Россия
Андрей
Иванов
Заместитель Министра финансов РФ
Russia
Sergey
Belyakov
President of ANPF
Russia
Vasily
Belov
Senior Vice President for Innovation, Skolkovo Foundation
Russia
Yekaterina
Shapochka
Executive Director of Forum AC
Russia
Dmitry
Gorbunov
Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Investment and Commerce of the Samara Region
Russia
Denis
Cherkasov
Chief Executive Officer of SBVK Asset Management CJSC
Israel
Alexander
Babitsky
RVC Representative in Israel
Russia
Alexey
Konov
Partner, RBV Capital
Russia
Albina
Nikkonen
Executive Director, Russian Association of Direct and Venture Investments (RAVI)
Russia
Anatoly
Zaikin
Руководитель управления сопровождения инвестиционных проектов, ГБУ «Агентство инноваций Москвы»
Russia
Anatoly
Sobolev
Заместитель Губернатора Новосибирской области, Правительство Новосибирской области
Russia
Pyotr
Zhukov
Управляющий партнер Indigo Capital Partners
Russia
Catherine
Bereziy
ExoAtlet Chief Development Officer and Co-founder
Russia
Pavel
Rudnik
Project Manager of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia, Director of the Center for Strategies and Programs in the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics
Russia
Alexander
Kardash
Senior manager in the corporate finance department of PwC in Russia
Россия
Вадим
Павлусь
Исполнительный Вице-президент ПАО АФК «Система»
Russia
Artem
Inyutin
Co-founder and Investment Manager of ТМТ Investments
Russia
Maxim
Volkov
CEO
Russia
Pyotr
Lukyanov
Managing Partner Phystech Ventures
Mike
Lobanov
Target Ventures
Russia
Sergey
Safonov
EY Partner in the advisory services practice for organizations in the financial sector
Russia
Oleg
Konev
Managing Partner
Russia
Tanya
Dadasheva
Analyst at Almaz Capital
USA
Kenneth
Kousky
Executive Director and a founding member of the BlueWater Angels Investment Network
Russia
Alexey
Nesterov
General Director of LLC PCC (Permchemical Company)
Russia
Anton
Inshutin
Co-founder and Managing Partner of InVenture Partners investment fund
Russia
Konstantin
Ugryumov
President of National Association of Non-State Pension Funds (NAPF)
Russia
Alexei
Kachai
Fund for Infrastructural and Educational Programmes. Deputy General Director on Strategy.
Russia
Vladimir
Khvalei
Partner of the Moscow office of international law firm Baker & McKenzie. He is in charge of practice in Baker & McKenzie in the CIS countries on settlement of disputes.
Russia
Alexei
Solovyev
Managing Director
Russia
Konstantin
Nadenenko
Venture Investment Director of ZAO Lider
Russia
Vitaly
Polekhin
President of National Business Angels Association
Russia
Igor
Gladkikh
CEO of the Regional Fund for Science and Technology, Development of St. Petersburg (RFNTR, RFSTD)
Russia
Dmitry
Falaleev
Founder and CEO of Firrma.ru media
Program
27 March 2017 Monday
09:00 - 10:00
Registration, welcome coffee
10:00 - 11:00
Panel discussion
B2B meetings according to pre-agreed schedules.
VECTORS OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT IN THE REGIONS OF RUSSIA     +

The regions are becoming the centers of economic growth and innovative development for many countries, and are increasingly focused on support of competitive technologies. However, many entities of the Russian Federation differ substantially by starting conditions and economic landscape, which complicates the implementation of a centralized regional innovation policy. However, in recent years, some regions have shown notable progress in coordinating and promoting the innovation process.

  • Experience of successful innovation and active entities of the Russian Federation, the practices of building regional innovation ecosystems,
  • Critical barriers for development of venture capital industry at the regional level,
  • Mechanisms of using innovative infrastructure and improvement of institutional environment,
  • Possible ways for further development of innovative economy in regions.
11:00 - 11:15
Keynote
WELCOMING SPEECH OF RVC DIRECTOR     +

Александр Борисович Повалко, Генеральный директор АО «РВК», поделится итогами деятельности компании за 2016 год и планами развития на 2017 год.

11:15 - 12:00
Review
MoneyTree: NAVIGATOR OF VENTURE CAPITAL MARKET. OVERVIEW OF THE RUSSIAN VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY FOR 2016     +

PwC’s Center for Technology and Innovation will present the sixth annual review of the venture capital industry for 2016, implemented in strategic partnership with RVC. The review is dedicated to analysis of venture capital transactions (cash investment in the equity of fast-growing companies at the early stages of business development), and contains data on the major financial elements of the Russian venture capital ecosystem.

The National Association of Business Angels (NABA) will present the results of the angel market study of 2016, Russian Angel Monitor, the preparation of which is supported by RVC.

The experts will discuss the trend inherent in start-ups of different stages of maturity, i.e. corporate conflicts between initiators or investors: causes of occurrence, as well as tools to address and level such situations (arbitration court to resolve the venture capital disputes). 

12:00 - 12:20
Coffee break
12:20 - 13:20
Panel discussion
PROSPECTS OF ATTRACTING THE PENSION FUNDS TO THE VENTURE CAPITAL MARKET     +

The discussion of opportunity to invest pension funds to the direct and venture projects, investment partnerships and shares of companies of small and middle capitalization.

  • Specific features of investment of pension funds to the innovative sector: how to balance the risk and profitability,
  • Legal barriers and limitations,
  • Possible mechanisms to attract the resources of non-state pension funds,
  • Foreign practice.
13:20 - 14:20
Lunch
14:20 - 15:20
Panel discussion
PRACTICES OF LP ATTRACTION TO THE VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS     +

The venture capital industry development in Russia started more than 10 years ago. During this period, the sustainable development of venture financing institute was demonstrated, and the professional societies and tools to support innovative companies were formed. However, along with the positive trends, the institutional and private investors encounter the barriers to successful organization of the venture capital funds, such as, for example, attraction of limited partners (limited in the rights of management and responsibility of non-qualified investors).

15:20 - 16:20
Panel discussion
TOOLS TO IMPROVE CAPITALIZATION OF THE VENTURE CAPITAL ASSETS     +

As a part of this panel, there will be a discussion with participation of the venture investors and founders of innovative companies.

How investors help a company to grow and develop, which mechanisms are used for the development at Russian and international markets, as well as for the increase a value of a business. In which step of the company’s development there is an issue of international development. Where is the boarder of competences distribution and expenses inside and outside the company, which stimulates the active growth and consolidation at a global scale.

16:20 - 16:40
Coffee break
16:40 - 18:00
Cases
HISTORY OF SUCCESSFUL INVESTMENT DEALS     +
  • Examples of the most interesting exit deals from portfolio companies of venture capital funds, a look from the perspective of key players, i.e. a venture capital fund, an innovative company, a strategic investor/management (in the case of MBO).
  • Attraction of Russian and international strategic investors,
  • Specifics of the company management upon implementation of an exit strategy, as well as transaction structuring.
18:00 - 20:00
CLOSING CEREMONY, STANDING RECEPTION, REWARDING
Organizer
Russian Venture Company (RVC)
JSC "RVC" - a government fund of funds and the Institute of the Russian Federation, one of the key tools in building its own national innovation system.
The main purpose of the activity of JSC "RVC" - stimulating the creation of Russia's venture capital industry and the significant increase in the financial resources of venture capital funds.
Pressroom
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Nadezhda Kashirina:
Tel.: +7 (495) 777-01-04
E-mail: davydova.yv@rusventure.ru


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E-mail: bezrukov@m-p.ru
Contacts

Contacts

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