Only in its fifth year and yet already a fixture on the European startup calendar, Startup Village matches investors with innovators in an open-air festival of entrepreneurship. Planned to be held over two summer days on June 6-7, 2017 at the Skolkovo Innovations Center, Startup Village incorporates lively debates, interactive startup exhibitions, and the startup pitch sessions - the culmination of the Russian Startup Tour that sees the top innovators receive funding and the chance to become Skolkovo residents.
Startup Village is a key initiative of the Skolkovo Foundation. It brings together startup communities from across Russia and other countries with a total of 20,000 participants 4,000 startups, 800 investors from over 40 countries.
Believable and Unbelievable Tech Forecasts session will present the coolest existing trends that will develop in smart cities, IoT, space technologies and their unusual applications. The Era of Share: How to Earn on Joint Consumption will bring together the leaders of the joint consumption economy, including the founders of Gett, Indiegogo, BlaBlaCar, Avito. The Investment Track will feature the most promising investment industries for startups at seed stage.
The interesting speakers at Startup Village 2017 include:
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