The International Early Stage Investors Summit VOX ANGELIS 2019 - Russia’s largest gathering of business angels, seed and venture capital funds, accelerators and other representatives of the global investment community.
More than 200 investors from 22 countries came to Samara to discuss main issues and trends in the venture capital business. Early Stage Investors Summit VOLGA ANGELS was held on 7-9 September. It is the largest gathering of business angels, representatives of seed funds, accelerators, corporations, institutes for development and authorities.
31 October Dmitry Azarov, acting Governor of Samara Oblast, visited the new YellowRockets coworking space. The largest office for ambitious innovative projects, set up by the team of StartupSamara, a regional innovations centre, opened for business this autumn.
The company YellowRockets is now officially affiliated with a major global startup accelerator, MassChallenge. Yellow Rockets will help technology projects from Russia and neighbouring countries to qualify for bridge programmes and advise on working with the international accelerator.
YellowRockets has been conferred with an award in the Sponsor of the Year category by the Internet Initiative Promotion Foundation. This company has been granted this status for its efforts to make available an Online Entrepreneurship course and its sponsorship of students setting up and growing their startups. The award is conferred annually as part of the Russian Youth Online Entrepreneurship Russian national forum.