The selection stage of “Startup Expedition” Far Eastern project to search and support innovative projects will take place in the capital of the region on November 30, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to the Republic Ministry of Communications.
In addition to selection of new projects, there will also be a presentation of startups that have passed the B8 acceleration program.
“B8 Accelerator Demo Day” is a presentation of IT start-up projects, that have passed the startups’ accelerated development program at the Yakutia Innovation Development Fund for three months. For a certain time, the team should demonstrate the advantages of the project, interest the invited investors, experts, development institutions in cooperation for further scaling,” the ministry told.
The selection stage will be attended by 11 regions of the Far East. The best projects will be invited to the next selection of B8 Accelerator projects with the possibility of receiving up to two million rubles for the project development. The winner of the Startup Expedition will have the opportunity to go to the Startup Village in Moscow in May 2020. The representatives of the Far Eastern High Technology Fund, the Skolkovo Fund, the Yakutia Innovation Development Fund and the Yakutia Venture Company JSC will be the experts there.