19 March 2013, Tuesday, 16:42

Projects of young businessmen of Bashkiria are presented at «Russian Startup Tour» road-show

author: Rozaliya Valeeva

Young Bashkir businessmen and startup-teams present their projects at the «Russian Startup Tour» road-show on the basis of business incubator at the Ufa State Aviation Technical University on Tuesday.

«Russian Startup Tour» is the project of development institutes organised by "Skolkovo" fund, Zvorykinsky project and "RVK" fund. From March 18 till April 29, experts of the project will hold meetings with young businessmen and startup-teams in 15 Russian cities. The task is to pass knowledge and technologies on promotion of projects, to present possibilities of the Russian and international markets of venture investments.

For one and a half month organizers plan to unite more than three thousand people interested in development of hi-tech projects, and to connect authors and customers of innovative solutions.

“Investments should be attracted to develop Ufa”, one of experts of the project, the adviser to the president of "Skolkovo" fund Pekka Viljakajnen considers. “I think that the society will be innovative only when young people will open their businesses instead of working for large corporations.”

In total in Ufa six startups are presented. By results of the meetings in each region it will be selected from five to 15 innovative projects at the initial stage of development. Teams will be invited for participation in federal projects, among which are the International Innovative Festival in Skolkovo StartUp Village, the "Seliger" All-Russia forum «Innovations and Technical Creativity».