RUSSIA'S STARTUP AND VENTURE SERIES: BEHIND THE SCENE AND INSIDE THE MARKET
Thursday, October 1, 2020, 18:00 (UTC+3)
FREE WEBINAR
RUSSIA'S STARTUP AND VENTURE SERIES: BEHIND THE SCENE AND INSIDE THE MARKET
Thursday, October 1, 2020, 18:00 (UTC+3)
FREE WEBINAR
Home of world-renowned brands such as Kaspersky, ABBYY, Nginx, and Telegram, Russia is full of interesting ideas and promising high-tech startups. However lack of private customers and venture capital is keeping many promising ideas from coming to light.
Dsight and SCHNEIDER GROUP introduce a series of online events about the Russian startup landscape to bridge this gap.
Join the discussion about technology trends and investment opportunities with the ultimate focus on business cases & insights
Submit your questions in advance or during the event and get expert answers in real-time
Participate in interactive Q&A and networking sessions – find your next big idea in Russia
EVENT AGENDA
What you should know about Russia's startup economy
18:00
18:00
Russian startup and venture capital market – specifics, statistics, developments
Sergey Kantcerov, Founder, Dsight and Lars Flottrong, Partner, SCHNEIDER GROUP
18:15
18:15
X5 - 3 years of scouting – experience, lessons learned, outlook
Denis Levchenko, Head of scouting, X5 Retail Group
18:30
18:30
Why global Kaspersky is looking for startups in Russia?
Vitaly Mzokov, Head of Kaspersky iHub
18:45
18:45
Tech scouting in Russia best practices used by global industry leaders
Kendrick White, Founder and CEO, Marchmont Capital Partners
19:00
19:00
Q&A session
19:20
19:20
Conclusions & summary
Sergey Kantcerov, Founder, Dsight and Lars Flottrong, Partner, SCHNEIDER GROUP
SPEAKERS
Lars Flottrong
Partner of the Moscow office of SCHNEIDER GROUP
Lars Flottrong is a Partner of the Moscow office of SCHNEIDER GROUP and a Member of the European Board of Leading Edge Alliance (LEA). Lars specializes in projects in digitalization, innovation, business setup, business process management, IT, and finance.

During his 11 years at SCHNEIDER GROUP Lars has successfully completed 150+ projects for fashion, manufacturing, trade, and energy industries. Lars graduated from MGIMO university and has 30+ years increasingly responsible management experience.
Sergey Kantcerov
Founder of Dsight
Founder of Dsight, Sergei has more than 10 years of experience in business development. He took part in the development of 4 innovative Skolkovo resident companies.

Previously, he held the positions of Director for International Business Development and Senior IR at the public biotechnology group HSCI (MOEX: ISKJ), as well as Head of the Investment Projects Department at the Moscow City Government.
Kendrick White
Founder and CEO
of Marchmont Capital Partners
Kendrick White is the Founder and CEO of Marchmont Capital Partners, an investment advisory firm active in Russia for the past ten years. Over the past 25 years, he has built unique know-how in commercializing early stage investment projects in Russia through various roles in business, education, and government.
Vitaly Mzokov
Head of Innovation Hub, Kaspersky
Vitaly Mzokov is Head of the Innovation Hub at Kaspersky, responsible for developing and maintaining the innovations management processes that foster collaboration between the company and brilliant minds – both internally and externally.
Denis Levchenko
Head of scouting at X5 Retail Group
Denis Levchenko has 14 years of project management practice, focusing on high-tech business development, startups, innovation, and digitalization. Denis is responsible for innovative solutions scouting, analysis, business modeling, and preparation for piloting to improve the efficiency of business processes in retail, logistics, back office, and the creation of new customer experiences.
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SCHNEIDER GROUP
DSIGHT
DSIGHT is a Business Intelligence (BI) platform and a database fully focused on the venture capital market. A resident of the Skolkovo IT cluster, DSIGHT provides technology monitoring, technology scouting, and market/startup research services to corporations and investors around the world and publishes Venture Russia reports twice a year.
EVENT ORGANIZERS
SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand into Russia and the CIS since 2003. Providing expert consulting and first-class business support services, we efficiently guide our customers through the complex process of entering new markets and developing their business. With a strong focus on digitalization we help our customers design efficient business processes, mitigate risks, and cut costs.
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