Annual event dedicated to the implementation of the South-East Finland – Russia CBC 2014-2020 Programme took place in ITMO University on December 10-11, 2019.
First summer startup festival Startup Ferma was held in public space “Benua 1890” on 20 August, 2019. In the frame of the Festival, startups had opportunity to present their projects to representatives of venture capital funds, business-accelerators as well as to private investors and to take part in informal discussions with the most successful entrepreneurs from various business fields. Apart from that, the Festval’s program offered lecture for young entrepreneurs, intellectual battle “Business StandUp” and business lunch for experts and members of the board.
A benchmarking visit to Kotka and Helsinki was held for Saint-Petersburg companies from 7 to 10 August 2019. The main goal of the trip was to establish contacts, learn about best practices, and discuss bilateral projects on establishment and development of creative and public spaces implemented by companies from Saint-Petersburg and Finland.
On August 1 and 2 at Vellamo Center in Kotka (Finland) was held *Ship startup festival and Final of Startup Connect Contest. Read all about the contest and its winners.
Internationalization and International Cooperation event block under the programme of Russian Business Week in St. Petersburg started with business talk about coworkings.
On April 10, 2019 “Creative spaces and coworkings: an unprofitable hobby or a successful business?” panel discussion took place in the Erarta Museum of Modern Art.
02.04.2019 – the acceptance of applications for the Startup Connect Contest began – a contest for early-stage technology projects interested in developing in the global market. The organizer is Cursor Oy company. The operator accepting applications – GoTech Innovation.