21.01.2021Every year StartupExpo RVF becomes a unique showcase of projects for venture business. More than fifty startups, which have passed preliminary examinations and are ready to trade on global markets and to attract the next rounds of investments, will present their developments to a pool of investors and over 3000 Forum participants. This is an opportunity for technological projects participating in the Forum exposition to establish interdisciplinary ties, enlist the support of business angels, attract investments and the attention of Russian and international market participants.
Applications for participation will be accepted until February 28, 2021 on the website of the Russian Venture Forum online. Optionally, the project team can take part in two competitive qualifying rounds at once, the finals of which will be held simultaneously at the Forum site:
1. The Final round of selection into the International acceleration program organized by the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan and Pulsar VC will also take place during the Forum. The winners of the qualifying rounds of this program will be able to receive up to Ᵽ 5,000,000 for business development. Applications are accepted until February 28 on the accelerator website http://accelerator.pulsar.vc/ and on the RVF 2021 website in the Start-up registration section.
2. Basing on the results of the Forum, 10 startups will also be recommended for funding under the Program of support for innovative projects IDEA-1000 of the Start-2 competition. Each project winner will be able to receive up to Ᵽ 3,000,000 for the project. The expert council of the competition will select the winners from those startups, which have passed the qualifying round and are represented at the Forum exposition. Applications are accepted on the RVF 2021 website until February 28. https://russianventureforum.ru/registration/startup/start2
Qualifying round program
until 28.02.2021 - Selection of projects
List of startups compiling for participating in the first qualifying round.
until 02.04.2021 - Complex expertise of projects
Shortlist of 50 projects.
04.04.2021 - Training for the finalists of the qualifying round
Preparing startups for selection. Presentations training.
07.04.2021 - Final selection. Russian Venture Forum 2021
The work of startups at the Forum exposition, communication with Russian and foreign investors, the leadership of the Republic of Tatarstan. Startup pitches to investors. The winners’ determination.