• 26 January 2017, Thursday
  • Moscow, ул.Кирпичная, 33

In English, Please: Startup Pitch Session

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Бизнес-инкубатор НИУ ВШЭ
1501 day ago
26 January 2017 from 18:30 till 21:00
ул.Кирпичная, 33

On January, 26 HSE{Inc} will be hosting an English only pitch session for Russia based startups that are looking to launch or expand to foreign markets.

Each team will have 3 minutes to pitch their businesses to our English-speaking experts and 3 more minutes for a Q&A session.

Following the pitches we’ll have an informal networking, some tasty food included. Bring your own drinks.

The best projects will be offered residency in the new HSE {Inc} programme focused on helping Russian startup get prepared for international business acceleration programmes.


Expert Board


Alejandro Klock

— International development manager of ISM Technologies (Technopark of Skolkovo resident)

— Development of commercial alliances between Russia and, Europe and Latin America

— Director of CE Consulting Spain office of Russia (member of CAIT, http://www.cait.upm.es/en/home/)

His area of legal practice is industrial law and currently is Director of International Development of ISM Technologies in Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow. Fluently in Spanish, English and Catalan.


Alexander BirukovPartner at InMind 

Investor, consultant, troubleshooter and a creative entrepreneur. I don’t like the word "creative", but it is very approproate here: during crisis Alexander managed to start a successful new business from scratch and create a new niche on the crowded consulting market  (following the blue ocean strategy).


Lawrence Wright, Intrapreneur, Investor in innovation, serial entrepreneur, Endowed Chair of Enterpreneurship at top business school in Russia, Skolkovo, Co-founder/Chairman  — GVA + Seed Fund I Viaduct Ventures. 


Maria Pelipas, manager at RVC (Russian venture company) International projects department. Coordination of international projects of RVC, including assistance to internationalization of RVC-backed companies.



26 января в Бизнес-Инкубаторе ВШЭ пройдут открытые презентации для проектов с фокусом на западные рынки — In English, Please: Startup Pitch Session. Любой желающий сможет за 3 минуты рассказать экспертам о своем проекте и получить фидбек о том, лучше предпринять для выхода  на международную арену. После питчей гостей ждет неформальное общение и закуски. 

Перспективным проектам будет предложено участие в специальной программе HSE{Inc}, которая подготовит команду к попаданию в топовые зарубежные акселераторы.


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