Program

September 7, 2018

15:30–18:00

ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATON OF PARTICIPANTS

19:00–22:00

PRE-PARTY | INTELLECTUAL GAME "VENTURING"

Dinner guests:

• Ari Korhonen, Lagoon Capital, business-angel from Finland

• Candace Johnson, European business angel Association, seed funds and other players at early stages, EBAN

September 8, 2018

08:00–09:00

FOOTBALL MATCH "INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS TEAM VS NATIONAL INVESTORS TEAM"

09:00–10:00

WELCOME RECEPTION | COFFEE

10:00-10:10

SUMMIT GRAND OPENING

10:10–11:10

PLENARY SESSION | CROSS-BORDER INVESTMENT IN TODAY'S GLOBAL ECONOMY

Speakers:

• Kaushal Chokshi, Cross Border Angels & Investors (USA, Canada)

• Riku Asikainen, Finnish association of business-angels (FiBAN), cofounder SLUSH and Startup Sauna (Finland)

• Candace Johnson, President Emeritus, EBAN (European community)

• Marcus Dantus, Startup Mexico (Mexico, Latin America)

• Vitaly Polekhin, National Association of business angels and other early stage investors (Russia)

11:10–11:40

PRESENTATION OF A KEY SPEAKER | GLOBAL BUSINESS ANGELS COMMUNITY CHANGING THE WORLD

Speaker: Baybars Altuntas, Chairman of the international forum World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), President of the Turkish Association of business angels (Turkey)

11:40–12:40

PLENARY SESSION | EARLY STAGE INVESTORS AS PART OF THE GLOBAL VENTURE COMMUNITY

Moderator: Vitaly Polekhin, National Association of business angels and other early stage investors (Russia)

Speakers:

• Ramesh Haridas, Serial entrepreneur and Angel investor (UK)

• Dušan Stojanović, True Global Ventures (Singapore)

• Igor Ryabenky, Altair Capital (Russia, Israel)

• Alexey Girin, Starta Capital (Russia, USA)

• Peter Braun, Mountain Club (Switzerland)

• Charles L. Sidman, ECS Capital Partners and Angels, Angel Capital Association, (USA)

12:40–13:00

PRESENTATION OF A KEY SPEAKER | NEW TECHNOLOGIES CHANGING EARLY STAGE INVESTMENT APPROACH

Speaker: Dušan Stojanović, True Global Ventures, a billion dollar blockchain fund, Business angel of the year of Europe (Singapore)

13:00–14:00

LUNCH | RESTAURANT and VERANDA

INVESTMENT ACADEMY SEED ANGELS TRENDS

TRACK VENTURE

TRACK BLOCKCHAIN

14:00–14:30

BUSINESS ANGEL INVESTING

Questions:

1. Basic principles of early stage venture investments (business angels)

2. Review of existing instruments in the venture capital market

Speaker: Igor Ryabenky, managing partner of Altair Capital, AltaClub, Altair Cryptoinvest

HOW INVESTORS CHOOSE THE RIGHT TEAM OF ENTREPRENEURS

Speaker: Patrick Kedziora, founder of Entrepreneurship Lab (USA)

HOW BLOCKCHAIN AND ICO ARE ALREADY CHANGING THE INVESTMENT MARKET AT AN EARLY STAGE

Speaker: Dušan Stojanović, founder of True Global Ventures (Singapore)

14:30–15:00

10 RULES THAT CHARACTERIZE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ANGEL IN THE MODERN WORLD

Speakers:

• Charles L. Sidman, ECS Capital Partners and Angels, Angel Capital Association (USA)

GLOBAL WORLD OF BLOCKCHAIN AND ICO, TRENDS, REALITIES

Speaker: Peter Braun, member of the Board of Directors of the European Association of business angels, seed funds and other early stage players, EBAN, Mountain Club AG (Switzerland)

15:00–15:30

DUE DILIGENCE

Questions:

1. Initial assessment and selection of companies for investment, analysis and comprehensive inspection

2. How to assess the investment potentials of a startup (Valuation & Due Diligence), especially negotiation

Speaker: Konstantin Sinyushin, co-founder and managing partner of the Untitled venture company

EARLY STAGE INVESTMENTS CHANGING THE WORLD

Moderator: Alexey Goryachev, Senior Partner of RB Partners, Head of YPO Moscow, Angel Investor

Speakers:

• Candace Johnson, President Emeritus EBAN, Sophia Business Angels (ЕС, France)

• Egor Gogolev, Head of Venture Project Deaprtment Severstal Managment

• Arsen Savva, Deputy Director Tatarstan Venture Fund

• Denis Fonov, Senior Managing Director of Sberbank

TRANSFORMATION OF VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS INTO CRYPTO FUNDS

Speakers:

• Alex Kosik, TalentGrid Ventures (USA)

• Dmitry Sutormin, Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

15:30–16:00

EARLY STAGE INVESTMENTS, THE SECRETS OF HIGH RETURNS

Speaker: Ramesh Haridas, Serial entrepreneur, Angel investor (UK)

BEST BLOCKCHAIN PRACTICES. HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL BLOCKCHAIN INVESTOR

Speaker: Igor Ryabenky, managing partner of Altair Capital, AltaClub, Altair Cryptoinvest

16:00–16:30

COFFEE BREAK | HALL

16:30–17:00

EVALUATION OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL TEAM

Questions:

1. What type of teams do investors need, roles and communication in the team

2. The risks of incomplete teams in startups (in respect of technology, markets and competition)

3. Reputational risks for investors and entrepreneurs

Speaker: Pavel Korolev, co-founder and managing partner of Pulsar Venture Company

ACCELERATION PROGRAMS AND INVESTORS

Speaker: Riku Asikainen, Finnish Association of business angels (FiBAN); co-founder of StartupSauna and SLUSH (Finland)

MYTHS, FEARS AND HOPES OF A NEW DECENTRALIZED ECONOMY

Speaker: Alexey Girin, Starta Ventures, Token Rockets

17:00–17:30

PANEL DISCUSSION | EARLY STAGE INVESTMENTS: REALITIES AND TRENDS

Moderator: Dmitry Kalaev, Internet Initiatives Development Fund

Speakers:

• Alexander Rumyantsev, venture investor, top in the ranking of business angels of Russia

• Ivar Siimar, EstBan - network of business angels in Estonia, Trind Ventures

• Edward Fiyaksel, President of "Initial Investments" Business Angel Network

• Paweł Bochniarz, Partner, ValueTech Seed

• Oleg Dronov, Managing Director of AD.ru

PANEL DISCUSSION | BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTO: REALITIES AND TRENDS

Moderator: Peter Braun, Board Member of the European Association for business angels, seed funds and other early stage players, EBAN, Mountain Club AG (Switzerland)

Speakers:

• Alexey Girin, Starta Ventures, Token Rockets

• Igor Ryabenky, Managing Partner Altair Capital, AltaClub, Altair Cryptoinvest

• Alexander Borodich, Universa Blockchain

• Dušan Stojanović, Founding Partner of True Global Ventures (Singapore)

17:30–19:00

FREE TIME

19:00–22:00

GALA DINNER | THE AWARD CEREMONY "EARLY STAGE INVESTMENT AWARDS"

September 9, 2018

08:00–09:00

THE RACE "INVESTORS' MILE"

09:00–10:00

WELCOME RECEPTION | COFFEE

INVESTMENT ACADEMY SEED ANGELS TRENDS

TRACK VENTURE

TRACK BLOCKCHAIN

10:00–10:30

STARTUP EVALUATION TECHNIQUES. VALUATION

Questions:

1. Company evaluation procedures

2. Risk factors analysis such as people, markets, technology and competition

3. SWOT analysis: competence, technology, product, business model

Speaker: Alexey Goryachev, partner of RB Partners

INVESTORS ENGAGEMENT AND INTERACTION WITH PORTFOLIO STARTUPS, SUPPORT TECHNIQUES AND ACCELERATION

Moderator: Denis Fonov, Senior Managing Director, Sberbank

Speakers:

• Marcus Dantus, founder and Director of Startup Mexico

• Yuri Mitin, the Moscow school of management SKOLKOVO- Dmitry Kalaev, Internet Initiatives Development Fund

• Dmitry Kalaev, Internet Initiatives Development Fund

• Sergey Bogdanov, CEO of YellowRockets

• Alexander Uvarov, MTS StartupHub

BLOCKCHAIN: FUTURE OF EVERYTHING

Speaker: Alexander Borodich, Investor, CEO of Universa Blockchain, Founder of VentureClub

10:30–11:00

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OF STARTUPS

Questions:

1. Balance between high and low risk investments

2. Main risks and evaluation of target profit

3. Diversification of investment

Speaker: Bogdan Yarovoy, managing partner of SmartHub

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM OF THE REGION

Moderator: Kendrick White, Founder and CEO, Marchmont Capital Partners

Speakers:

• Audra Shallal, head of the "Business angels of France" community

• Catherine Mannick, Director of Launchpad Venture Group (USA, Boston)

• Ivar Siimar, EstBan, Estonian Business Angel Network, Trind Ventures (Estonia)

WORKSHOP: FROM IDEA TO ICO IN 10 STEPS

Speaker: Peter Braun, EBAN board member, founder of Mountain Club AG (Switzerland)

11:00–11:30

PLANNING AND EXIT STRATEGIES

Questions:

1. Next round of financing management and investment exit

2. Exit strategies

3. Characteristics of exit options: advantages, disadvantages, implementation, costs

4. Best practices: examples of unsuccessful and successful exits from investments

Speaker: Vitaly Polekhin, President of NBAA, head of SKOLKOVO business school investor club

SUPER ANGELS - EFFECTIVE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

Speakers:

• Ari Korhonen, Lagoon Capital, business angel of the year of Finland

• Michael Volker, President of Vancouver Angel Network (Canada)

11:30–11:45

COFFEE BREAK | HALL

11:45–12:30

LEGAL STRUCTURING

Questions:

1. Main transaction documents (NDA, Term Sheet, participants/shareholders agreements, sales agreements, other)

2. Differences in transactions under Russian and international law (English and American law)

3. Typical mistakes when making deals

Speaker: Anton Pushkov, Managing partner of Skolkovo Legal

PANEL DISCUSSION: PUBLIC AND QUASI-PUBLIC SUPPORT, COOPERATION OF PRIVATE INVESTORS WITH STATE CORPORATIONS AND INSTITUTES OF DEVELOPMENT

Moderator: Alexey Soloviev, Partner, iTech Capital

Speakers:

• Alexey Basov, Russian Venture Company, Investment Director

• Oleg Teplov, Managin Director, VEB Innovations

• Kirill Golub, Co-founder and CEO Aheadworks, co-founder Angels Band (Belarus) and LitBAN (Lithuania)

• Elena Pozharnova, Executive Director of Assistance fund for venture investments development of Samara region

• Denis Fonov, Sberbank Senior Managing Director

TRENDS IN LEGAL STRUCTURING OF BLOCKCHAIN PROJECTS. BEST PRACTICES

Speaker: Alexander Nektorov, partner Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners

12:30-13:00

Transfer to INVESTOR BOAT

Free time

13:00–14:00

LUNCH | INVESTOR BOAT

LUNCH | RESTAURANT "RUSSKAYA OHOTA"

14:00–15:00

PRESENTATIONS OF TOP STARTUPS ON BOARD A SHIP

WORKSHOP: HOW TO BECOME A BUSINESS ANGEL

Speakers:

• Alexander Rumyantsev, venture investor, top in the Russian ranking of business angels

• Edward Fiyaksel, President of "Initial Investments" Business Angel Network

15:00–16:00

WORKSHOP: HOW TO CREATE A BUSINESS ANGELS CLUB

Speakers:

• Sergey Ivanov, Chief Operations Officer at AltaClub

• Konstantin Sinushin, Co-founder of the Untitled venture company

• Kirill Golub, co-founder and CEO Aheadworks, co-founder Angels Band (Belarus) and LitBAN (Lithuania)

• Olga Dorofeeva, SmartHub

• Alexander Borodich, Investor, CEO of Universa Blockchain, Founder of VentureClub

16:00-16:30

Transfer to "RUSSKAYA OHOTA"

COFFEE-BREAK

16:30–18:30

PRESENTATION OF VENTURE STARTUPS BY LEAD INVESTORS

Investors talk about the startups they are investing in and invite co-investors to join. It's a unique opportunity to co-invest together with the leading investors in Russian and international venture startups at the early stage

NETWORKING | ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS

Opportunity to schedule meetings and talk to participants and speakers of the summit

18:30–21:00

CLOSING CEREMONY | FAREWELL COCKTAIL BY THE POND | DEPARTURE OF THE PARTICIPANTS


Organizational issues

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Program issues

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