UK—RUSSIA
OUR FIRST TECHBRIDGE BOOTCAMP
13–21 JUNE 2017
From 13 to 21 of June Rutech brings startups from Russia to London Tech Week. They all have proven the product-market fit in Russian market and now ready to expand globally.
During these 8 days they will go through a crash course on running a business in the UK, meet potential clients and partners, and have a chance to pitch their ideas in front of investors. They will attend multiple networking events during London Tech Week, and present at Russian Tech Day on 20th June. Showcase of Russian tech startups on 20 June at Wework Moorgate in London, followed by a panel discussion with successful Russian founders. The startups will pitch their ideas and exhibit their products, followed by the networking and drinks. Organised in partnership with one of the largest London's tech communities — London New Tech, which hosts monthly startup pitch events in London.
About the bootcamp
Startups include:
  • EasyLaw — a bot that automatically extracts legal information for contract analysis & drafting.

  • SolidSoft — AI cybersecurity solution for web app protection at business logic level.

  • Kinian — B2B service technology which automates and optimises the customer service process helping both retail and financial companies communicate with customers at the right time and in the right place.

  • Brandquad — content management platform for vendors and retailers improving a products route to market.

  • Eyemove — machine learning and AI app that reveals early signs of neurological diseases such as Dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by analysing eye movement during the diagnostics.

  • Copter Express — an educational drone kit for school students and industrial autonomous drones.

  • ATGRPH — mobile app that allows you to get a real online autograph from celebrities using gamification.
Bootcamp Program
Tue, 13 June

Arriving
Tue, 13 June

Arriving
Networking meetings

Attending The Europas Awards Ceremony 2017
Wed–Fri,
14–16 June

Wed–Fri,
14–16 June

Networking meetings

Event program:
  • London Tech Week events – customized list of events for each startup
  • Visits to big tech companies (Kaspersky Lab, Google, Badoo)
  • Meeting with investors
  • Targeted intros (per each company)
Sat–Sun,
17–18 June


Free time, Sightseeing
Sat–Sun,
17–18 June


Free time, Sightseeing
Event program:
  • Community events
  • Networking meetings
  • Meeting media in London
Mon–Wed,
19–21 June


Mentorship,
Pitch event
Mon–Wed,
19–21 June


Mentorship,
Pitch event
20 hours of mentorship with local experts
Topics include:
  • Government support for international companies (Department for International Trade UK; London & Partner).
  • Legal support Jennifer Maxwell-Harris, Partner Employment & Immigration at Joelson Law.
  • Accounting & Tax Jon Sutcliffe, Partner at Kingston Smith LLP.
  • Intellectual Property & Venture deals Valeria Ivasikh, Senior Associate at CIS London&Partners LLP.
  • Pitch deck & How to pitch to UK investors James Palmer, Entrepreneur & Investor at Walking Ventures.
  • HR Elizaveta Proselkova, EP Advisory.
  • Fundraising Evgenia Plotnikova, VC & Growth Investor at Atomico Nare Vardanyan, Entrepreneur and Founder at CoAdjoint Analytics.
  • Get into accelerators Max Kelly, Managing Director at London Techstars.
  • Public speaking & pitch training Dasha Dollar-Smirnova, Public speaking coach at General Assembly.
  • PR & Communications Becky Maurice-Cohen, Director at Summerhouse PR.
  • Marketing & Growth Hacking Alexander Potter, Startup mentor and Development at The Bakery.
  • Sales strategy Irina Berdisa, Head of Sales at Acquire Media.
  • Partnerships and working with corporate clients Maz Nadjm, Founder at SoAmpli.
  • Founder stories.
Russian Tech Day
In partnership with London's 2nd largest tech community — London New Tech, we organise pitch event of Russian Tech companies that will participate in this Bootcamp. Organised on 20th June at WeWork Moorgate event space, home for Startup Grind's monthly interviews with world class entrepreneurs. Audience of 200+ people will come to discover Russian Tech.

Guest speakers:
Kirill Makharinsky is the founder and CEO of Enki.com, the fastest-growing learning platform for professional coders. Previously he co-founded Ostrovok (the largest online travel company by revenues based in Russia) and Quid (a leading research and analysis tool). His companies have raised over $100m and hired over 400 people.
Alex Berezovsky — founder of Wonder a technology sharing platform that brings you hands-on experience with upcoming tomorrow's technology products such as holograms, robots, drones and more. Previously, founder and CEO of LETO digital innovation agency.
Wed, 21 June

Leaving
Wed, 21 June

Leaving
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