Financial investments in the IT market
September 27 (Saturday), 2008
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The second day of the fall ISDEF conference will include an investment session organized by Alexander Galitsky, one of the best-known and most influential venture capitalists in Russia.
A number of presentations and roundtables covering a number of investment-related topics, including investment efficiency and the roles of investors and consultants, are planned for this event. Those attending will also hear company owners and managers relate their experiences securing investment capitol.
After finishing the theoretical part of the session, representatives from various investment companies will view the presentations of developers seeking financing for their projects and discuss them one-on-one with the developers. Over 10 companies have been invited to attend, including ABRT, AddVenture, Almaz Capital, Apaxys, Intel, Delta Capital, Oradell, ValueTech Advisers, ROSNO Alliance, VTB, FINAM. This will allow investment companies to find the most promising projects, while various startups as well as existing developers will get a chance to meet potential investors or buyers. (This session will provide developers with the unique chance to present their projects to all of the investments representatives at the same time.) In addition, business owners and project managers will receive real world experience negotiating with investors and be able to receive advice from these same people.
To discuss a project with the representatives of the investment companies, you must submit a special form by September 22, 2008.
Please note that registering your project on the ISDEF Web site does not automatically register you as a participant.
Entrepreneur and investor; founder and president of Elvis-Plus; member of the supervisory boards of several leading technical companies, such as Parallels and PGP Inc.; founder of the Almaz Capital Partners venture fund; and president of the Russian TechTour 2004 conference. Doctor of Science; inventor with over 30 patents; and founder of a number of successful companies and venture projects in Russia and abroad. One of the originators of the information and Internet technologies in Russia.