• RVC

    RVC was established by the Russian government in 2006 to encourage the country’s venture capital industry and boost venture capital funds. Its roles are that of a government fund of venture capital, channeling public incentives to venture capital and financial support to the high-technology sector; and as a Russian venture capital industry development institution.

  • PwC

    PwC Russia provides industry-focused assurance, tax, legal and advisory services. Over 2,400 professionals working in PwC offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Yuzhno- Sakhalinsk and Vladikavkaz share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for our clients. PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Together, these firms form the PwC network, which includes over 184,000 employees in 157 countries. Please see for further details.

  • SME Bank

    Open Joint-Stock Company «Russian Bank for Small and Medium Enterprises Support» (SME Bank, earlier RBD Bank) was established in 1999.

    First License of the Bank of Russia for Banking Operation as of January 25, 2000. Pursuant to the Federal law No.82-FZ dd. May 17, 2007 «On the Bank for Development» and Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1766-r dd. December 7, 2007 «On Share Transfer to the Authorized Capital of Vnesheconombank» 100% of shares of the Russian Bank for Small and Medium Enterprises Support are owned by State Corporation «Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)».

    License of the Bank of Russia for Banking Operation, №3340 as of September 14, 2012, unlimited (letter from the Bank of Russia as of September 20,2012).

  • AIRR

    The Association of Innovative Region of Russia (AIRR) was founded in 2010 in Tomsk at the XIII INNOVUS Innovation Forum. AIRR promotes the efficient development of innovation in Russia’s various regions. At present, it consists of 13 constituent entities of the Russian Federation: Irkutsk Region, Kaluga Region, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Lipetsk Region, Novosibirsk Region, Perm Krai, Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Mordovia, Republic of Tatarstan, Samara Region, Tomsk Region, Ulyanovsk Region, Altay Krai.
    Association’s goal is promoting the effective development of innovative regional parties, built on the recognition of the existing different models of scientific and technological growth. This resource is used for testing the state mechanisms for regional support. AIRR organizes and promotes joint innovative, economic, scientific, technical and educational projects among the Association members, government authorities of the Russian Federation and development institutions, mutual support with similar associations abroad.
    AIRR Executive Director - Ivan Bortnik, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology.