• 23 September 2016, Friday
  • Samara, Шигонский район, Волжский Утес (Shigonskiy District, “Volga Cliff Resort”)

International Business Angels Forum «Volga Angels»

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StartupSamara
789 days ago
 9:00 23 September to 23:00 24 September 2016
Samara
Шигонский район, Волжский Утес (Shigonskiy District, “Volga Cliff Resort”)

The 2016 International Business Angels Forum «Volga Angels» will become a key event for the Russian business angel community. The Forum’s two-day program is offered to over 250 participants including private investors, representatives of venture funds, large corporations, development institutions and governmental agencies, as well as entrepreneurs from Russia, EU countries, and the Unites States.

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Russian Venture Company, StartupSamara and National Business Angels Association are excited to invite you to the International Business Angels Forum «Volga Angels» which will be held in the presidential residence «Volga Cliff Resort» located on the coast of the river Volga in Samara Region on September 23-24, year of 2016.

The Forum will be focused on the following topic: «Business-Angel Success Drivers under New Realities: Possibilities for Cooperation in Russia and Abroad».

For novice business angels this event represents an «entry ticket» to the professional venture investment market: they will be able not only to get themselves familiar with the special features in searching and selecting projects, portfolio building/construction, accelerating invested companies, but also to join the activity of the existing and reputable business angel syndicates and associations.

The following guests will share their experience with the Forum participants: Igor Ryabenkiy (AltairCapital), Alexander Borodich (VentureClub), Vitaly Polekhin (NBAA), Liudmila Golubkova (StartaCapital), Konstantin Siniushin (the Untitled), Bogdan Yarovoy (SmartHub), Igor Kaloshin (IntelSoftware), Eduard Fiyaksel (Startovye Investitsii) and etc.

The special guests of the Forum will be President of European Business Angel Network, Candace Johnson, a business angel from Turkey, Mr. Baybars Altuntas, President of the Portuguese National Federation for Business Angels Clubs and Associations (FNABA), Miguel Henriques, and Member of the Board at Nordic Female Business Angel Network (NFBAN), Audra Shallal.

Participants of the Forum will be able to attend topical workshops, such as «Becoming a Business Angel» and «Establishing a Business Angel Club» to be held by the experts of the European Business Angels Association (Network).

For those who have already managed to gain experience in private investments, «Volga Angels» is a great opportunity to explore their vision and share their venture market operating strategies & features, to get feedback from the market, as well as to network with peers in an informal setting, and to find business partners from Russia and Europe plus to extend their own project pipeline. A pitch session for the best startups will be held during the Forum: namely for the finalists of federal and regional accelerators in addition to portfolio projects endorsed by large syndicates/unions.

«Volga Angels» Forum will feature:

  • Excellent networking opportunity and a chance to network with other business angels, investors, and peers;
  • The largest event for business angels in the Russian Federation;
  • Exciting business agenda (see the Latest Version of the Agenda);
  • Pitch session of the best Russian startups;
  • Possibility to find a perspective project or a reliable business partner;
  • Comfortable accommodation at the best resort in Samara and a chance to explore the beauty of Volga river and have a great time (transfer from Kurumoch Airport to Volga Cliff Resort and back to Kurumoch Airport is included in the Participant’s Package).

 

Confirmed Speakers

Candace Johnson

 

Candace Johnson

President of the European Business Angel Network (EBAN)

Miguel Henriques

 

Miguel Henriques

President of the Portuguese National Federation for Business Angels Clubs and Associations (FNABA)

Audra Shallal

 

Audra Shallal

Nordic Female Business Angel Network (NFBAN) Board Member

Gulnara Bikkulova

 

Gulnara Bikkulova

Deputy CEO, ​Innovation Ecosystem Development 
(Russian Venture Company)

 

Александр Бородич

 

Alexander Borodich

Business Angel

Founder of VentureClub. Invested in over 70 startups

Liudmila Golubkova

 

Liudmila Golubkova

Managing Partner of Starta Capital

Asset Management and Investment Management

Dmitry Kalaev

 

Dmitry Kalaev

Director of Acceleration and Educational Programs in Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF)

Igor Kaloshin

 

Igor Kaloshin

Business Angel and entrepreneur

Intel ex-top manager

Alexander Kobenko

 

Alexander Kobenko

Vice Governor

Minister of Economic Development, Investments and Trade of Samara Region

 Vitaly Polekhin

 

Vitaly Polekhin

Business Angel

President of National Business Angels Association (Russia)

Anton Pushkov

 

Anton Pushkov

Managing Partner (CEO) at Intellectual Property Center SKOLKOVO

Konstantin Siniushin

 

Konstantin Siniushin

Business Angel

Co-founder of the Untitled venture company

 

Eduard Fiyaksel

Eduard Fiyaksel

President of Business Angels Association «Startovye Investitsii»

Doctor of Economics, Professor,
Head of Center for Entrepreneurship at National Research University – Higher School of Economics

Bogdan Yarovoy

 

Bogdan Yarovoy

Business Angel

Managing Partner of SmartHub

 
Logistics

Recommended date of arrival: September 22, 2016

Recommended flights Moscow-Samara:

  • Aeroflot 14:10 (SVO) — 16:50 (KUF)
  • S7 15:55 (DME) — 18:35 (KUF)
  • Utair 16:10 (VKO) — 18:45 (KUF)
  • Aeroflot 17:05 (SVO) — 19:45 (KUF)

Recommended date of departure: September 25, 2016

Recommended flights Samara-Moscow

  • Aeroflot 13:20 (KUF) — 14:05 (SVO)
  • S7 13:40 (KUF) — 14:20 (DME)
  • Utair 14:25 (KUF) — 15:00 (VKO)

Recommended railway transport runs

  • 010Й 22nd of September 2016, 20:08 (Kazanskiy Railway Station, Moscow) – 23d of September 2016, 08:36 (Syzran-1*), local time
  • 009Й 24th of September 2016, 21:23 (Syzran-1) – 25th of September 2016, 07:55 (Kazanskiy Railway Station, Moscow), local time

Group transfer schedule

To be confirmed. Group transfer will be organized for all participants from other cities taking into account the arrival and departure time.

* Syzran-1 – the nearest railway station to Volga Cliff Resort.

 
Contact Us
 
General inquiries: +7 (987) 953-10-06, +7 (846) 332-57-82
 
Event organization, participation and payment inquiries:
Anastasia Sorokina
 
Media accreditation inquiries:
Sergey Vakhrushev
 
Agenda inquiries:
Anna Lysenko
 
Partnership inquiries:
Mikhail Shvartsburd
 

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