VTB Bank became an Official partner of GoTech Arena forum and established a special award at Arena Pitch nomination. One of the finalists will be able to launch a pilot project with the Bank.
On August 1 and 2, Vellamo Center of Kotka, Finland, held *Ship startup festival and Final of Startup Connect Contest. Read all about the contest and its winners.
X5 Retail Group, the largest retailer in Russia, announced its entry into foreign markets to monitor innovations and search for startups for implementation in its own retail-chains (Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, Karusel stores). Now X5 technology scouting takes place in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The selection was organized jointly with GoTech Innovation and will last until September 17. Best startups will get a chance to implement a pilot project in the X5 Lab Innovation laboratory. The focus of the X5 is on shelving control projects, flexible pricing systems, robotics, automation of quality control and freshness of products, tracking of goods. X5, in turn, is ready to make the necessary investments and provide infrastructural opportunities for cooperation.
Denis Levchenko, Head of Innovations at X5 Retail Group, spoke about how cooperation between X5 and startups will be organized, who have the greatest chances to implement their projects and what criteria will become key when choosing solutions.
The application period for the LevelUp Startup Accelerator began – an accelerator program for early-stage technology projects interested in developing in the global market. The organizer is Cursor Oy. Sprint #1 of the program is organized by GoTech Innovation.
In order to influence the people who can bring your startup idea into reality, it is necessary to convey it in an interesting and extremely simple way. A winning presentation begins with a winning synopsis – a valuable lesson for innovators in any professional field. This article contains tips on how to properly express the main idea of your project.
Helsinki Centre in St. Petersburg has established a special Finlanding nomination for the GoTech Contest. Russian Tech companies aimed to enter the European market through Finland are invited to participate.
X5 Retail Group, leading Russian food retailer (LSE and MOEX ticker: “FIVE”), has launched the review process of technological startups from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to implement their solutions at the corporation’s own retail chains. The best companies will be given access to the infrastructure resources and expertise of the country’s largest retailer as well as an opportunity to implement a pilot project with a budget of up to 700,000 euros.