MITEF Russia Startup BootCamp

December 9 – 11, 2011, 09:00 lecture

MITEF Russia Startup BootCamp, 9 - 11 December, Digital October, Moscow. It is an educational program focused on beginners in hi-tech and innovation business.

20 selected commands received unique possibility to present the projects on court of successful businessmen and investors. The winner of Elevator Pitch got a special prize: a trip to The Global Innovator Competition in March 2012.

Action was spent in English.

The Program included lectures, panel discussions and the Elevator Pitch.

The Program:

December 9, Friday

Pitching, Marketing and Gaining Attention
9:00 - 9:45 Registration
9:45 - 10:00 Welcome Remark
10:00 - 10:45 Presenting with Impact (how to polish your elevator pitch). (Scott Bailey, MassChallenge);
10:45 - 11:30 How to write good business plan (Sergey Gribov)
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:45 IP Basics (Page Heller, National University of Science & Technology-MISiS)
12:45 - 13:30 Marketing dos and dont's for start-up entreprenuers (Elena Kadeykina)
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 Panel discussion: Incubators as an instrument to grow successful company (Moderator: Sergey Gribov)

December 10, Saturday

Finance Your Start & Sales, IP
10:00 - 10:45 How to find the right business model (Max Faldin, Wikimart)
10:45 - 11:30 Term sheet demystified (Moderator: Sergei Arkhipov, MITEF Russia)
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30 Panel discussion: How to raise capital (Moderator: Nick Puntikov, MITEF Russia)
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 USA incubators. Similarities and differences/Which one you should apply to (Scott Bailey, MassChallenge)
15:30 - 17:00 Open lecture: Securing Early Stage Funding from US VC (David Berry, Flagship Ventures and Essentient).
17:00 - 19:00 Networking

December 11, Sunday

Elevator Pitch
10:00 - 13:00 Elevator Pitch, Mentors’ session
13:00 - 14:00 Competition winner announcement

The Elevator Pitch prize - trip to The Global Innovator Competition in March 2012.

Requirements to participants:

The presentation of your business idea and executive summary in English. It can be both already existing companies at an early stage, and absolutly new ideas with clear mechanism of their monetization;
Fluent English;
Two participants from each command.

The chosen commands:

Cognitive Finance Technologies
Evanti Ltd.
Gazokhim Techno LLC
Xmas Ventures
Wizee Shopping
Algo Engine
Social Market
Quantoway LLC

Also we added the winners of category MITEF Russia on the Web Ready:
Stream Dialog

Our experts and mentors:

Scott Bailey — the Chief of Staff at MassChallenge.
David Berry — American venture financier, businessman and inventor. He is a business partner in companies Flagship Ventures and CEO Essentient.
Page Heller,Director, Office of Technology Commercialization of National University of Science & Technology-MISiS
Vitaliy Belik, Director of S-Group Capital Management
Alexandr Okunev, The chairman of the board of MITEF Russia
Nikolay Puntikov, The president of MITEF Russia and other leading businessmen and investors.


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