20-22 September 2017

Forum is over
The program of the St.Petersburg International Innovation Forum 2018 is under development.

20.09.2017, wednesday

Innovations Development and Support Institutions

Venture capital market trends. The places where successful investors invest in, Hall 1.1

Investment training



Organizers: The Union of Business- Angels Organizations (SOBA); the National Business-Angels Association (NABA)

The key issues: The lack of a developed market of venture capital investments in early stage startups significantly reduces the level of economic development.

Questions for discussion:

  • Where are successful investors investing in and what are the current market trends?
  • Why is it that venture capital investments are investments for the future?
  • What investment areas are now considered to be the most promising?


  • Eduard Fiiaksel, business-angel, Professor, Doctor of Economics, candidate of physics and mathematics (Ph.D.), head of marketing and venture management, Nizhny Novgorod branch of National Research University – Higher school of Economics;
  • Elena Privalova, CEO VentureClub (to be specified);
  • Anna Gurevich, direct investments Fund of Bank "St.-Petersburg" (to be specified).


Luiza Aleksandrova
Director on SOBA development

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