SKOLKOVO INNOVATION CENTER, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
APRIL 16, 2019
SKOLKOVO INNOVATION CENTER, MOSCOW, RUSSIA | APRIL 16, 2019

Maxim Shekhovtsov

Managing Partner, Genezis Capital

One of the first VCs in Russia, 15+ years of experience of investments in hi-tech companies.
Founder of VC division at Allianz Investments (4 VC funds under management with ~$170m). Also founder of international seed fund with acceleration support TexDrive in cooperation with world’s top1 Californian accelerator TechStars.com (Forbes rating).
First VC investor in Puzzle-English, Tvigle Media, Innalabs, Seismoshelf, Biopipe, Searchinform, Systemheat, Delis Aliance and a number of other companies (~ 60 companies).
Investment banking in Centre Invest Securities and ING Bank. Investment and venture projects advisor to CEO at RTI-Systems (radars and aero-space division of JSC Sistema).
Senior VP at Sistema-Venture (captive VC fund of JSC Sistema) responsible for the set-up of new funds and investments.
Director of Center for Innovation Development at JSC Sistema (corporate technoparks in the cities of Sarov and Dubna as well as the Technology Center in the Bauman Federal University). Initiated establishment of Expert Council at JSC Sistema in 2005.
Board Member of Microsoft Seed Fund, Member of Advisory Board of a row of hi-tech incubators and parks (Moscow, St.- Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Arkhangelsk, Naberezhnye-Chelny).
E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 competition finalist investment category
Best VC team in 2017 according to key Russia VC Award
Founder of the biggest closed Club of VC investors Genezis Club (100+ VC and PE funds, 700+ investment professionals and entrepreneurs).
PhD from Institute of World Economy and International Relations of Russian Academy of Sciences. MA in corporate finance from Finance University of the Government of Russia

Sessions participant

17:00 18:00

Through acceleration to corporations

Sergei Korolev