The 2nd StartupPoint will be held in Yekaterinburg on July 16-17

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    On July 16-17, in Yekaterinburg, at the INNOPROM-2010 industry and innovation forum, the 2nd StartupPoint will be held .

    What is INNOPROM?

    At the INNOPROM-2010 Exhibition and Forum, it is planned to show the direction of small IT companies in the Sverdlovsk Region as a single stand. It will feature 20 startup projects at the commercial implementation stage and 30 startup projects at the prototyping or idea stage. Also, 150 representatives of IT companies working on their own projects, 10 venture funds and 4 invited experts will take part in the stand.

    What is StartupPoint?

    StartupPoint as part of INNOPPROM will be held 2 days:

    1st day (July 16) - speeches by experts, investors, business angels and Success Story, who blew up the Runet (registration on );

    12.00-12.10 - opening of the platform for IT strataps I.A. Bogdanovich - Minister of IT and Communications of the Sverdlovsk Region
    12.10-12.30 - presentation of the program "Software Cluster of the Sverdlovsk Region"
    12.30-13.00 - invited speaker Alexei Kostarev (I-Jet Media, game developer " Merry Farmer ”):“ Our Success Story ”
    13.00-13.30 - Elena Alekseeva (Softline Venture Partners):“ What to do to receive financing from a venture fund ”
    13.30-14.00 - Pavel Cherkashin (Microsoft):“ What can not be said to an investor at the first meeting "
    14.00-14.20- Coffee break
    14.20-14.50 - Anna Nekhanova (VTB Capital) “Experience of investing VTB venture funds in IT projects”
    14.50-15.20 - invited speaker E. Sharovarin (ASK company, Yekaterinburg): “How I successfully sold IT business in a crisis year”
    15.20-15.30 - Annual M.V. Director of the Department for Entrepreneurship Development of the Sverdlovsk Region “Sverdlovsk Region Small Business Support Program: IT Company
    Opportunities15.30-16.00 - Presentation of the DevGeneration program and the successful investment project Actio ( 

    2nd day (July 17) - StartupPoint in the traditional format ( registration )

    12: 00-12: 30 - Registration
    12: 30-12: 50- Welcoming remarks by the organizers, Vitaly Panarin
    12: 50-13: 20 - SpeedNetworking
    13: 00-13: 30 - Coffee-break. It runs in parallel with SpeedNetworking
    13: 30-13: 45 - Guest speaker Bakunov (Yandex)
    13: 45-15: 45 - Elevator Pitch - presentations of startups 10-12 projects, of which 8-9 ideas and 3-4 businesses
    15:45 -16: 00 - Voting for startups
    16: 00-16: 20 - Coffee break, Communication on the sidelines
    16: 20-16: 50 - Startup Lynch of startups selected by the audience
    16: 50-17: 05 - “Microsoft Startup Support Programs ", Invited speakers Zvezdin (Microsoft) and Ustinov
    17: 05-17: 20- Start of the IT Breakthrough program Softline + United Russia
    17: 20-18: 00 - Round table with experts and investors. 

    If you have not been to a previous event, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the format of StartupPoint .

    Register for Day 2 StartupPoint July 17th.


    Any startup from the IT sector can apply for a presentation of his project at StartupPoint. Applications for projects are accepted at any stage: ideas, prototypes, beta, launch and even existing business going to a new stage of development.

    To do this, you must submit an application for the presentation of your project no later than July 13.

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