First international talent attraction event "GO GLOBAL: StartUps" attended by over 130 participants

More than 130 particiant attended the first international talent attraction event and pitch session "GO GLOBAL: StartUps" at Yasnaya Polyana Coworking space on 11th October 2019. 

The event started with presentations of support instruments for St. Petersburg startups and existing support programmes for startups in Finland and Germany.

After that, Sarafan Technology Inc. representative shared experience how to successfully present projects to investors and deal with challenges of entering the global market. In the framework of the event, the biggest upcoming international startup events - Web Summit and SLUSH were announced to the participants.

In the course of the pitch session, the most anticipated event of the event, six St. Petersburg startups took opportunity to present their projects to international experts in English. The winner of the pitch session became BI TOOL Company that developed IT Solutions for business analytics.

30 representatives of the largest Nordic startup community Aaltoes (Aalto entrepreneurship Society) took part in the event. Companies were informed about business and relocation opportunities in Russia. The final presentation of the event was given by Rudi Skogman, CEO and Founder of Helsinki-based digital real estate agency BLOK Kodit.

The event was supported by South-East Finland-Russia CBC 2014-2020 Programme and Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg.