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In the end of September 2016 CTT Formula Telecom together with the JSC Russian venture company ( RVC ), the Creative Mind Bureau and the Higher School of Economics ( School of Economics ) will organize an event for startups, investors and owners of business Startup Wars.

Startup Wars is a new annual event, bringing together the best start-ups, investors, leading experts in the field of info- business, technology and telecommunications. On one day the Higher School of Economics will became the platform for the battle of ideas and opinions. Each participant of the event will have the different opportunities: declare about their startup or idea, attract investment and receive them during right the event, get acquainted and communicate with speakers and get feedback from investors.

The event is supported by:

Why Startup Wars?
 New format of the event 
Big choice of locations, Interactive panels (on-line translation of activities), mobile space, playing atmosphere.
 Engaging audience
by unusual ways 
Games, quests , surprises and gifts.
 Wide information coverage 
A large number of specialized media.
How it will be?

The second stage of StartUp Wars will be held at HSE St. Petersburg in the end of September 2016. It will be dedicated to the Russian movie industry to celebrate 2016 as Russia’s “Year of Cinema”. The entertainment on offer for the second StartUp Wars (known as the “cinema edition”) will surpass even that of its predecessor.

Potential participants (startup founders, investors, speakers, organizers and guests) will be plunged into the atmosphere of the movie industry and its production process. Educational and entertainment elements will be connected in an interactive format. The programme details are currently being developed under the strictest secrecy… However, one thing is known for sure: the cinema edition will be a great success!

You are warmly invited to participate and we look forward
to welcoming you to St. Petersburg’s StartUp Wars.

Apply your idea or startup before 20 April 2016.

"Ideas" are being accepted from any industry. They must be interesting, useful and realizable. Requirements for "start-ups" are the end- product or prototype, whole team, the financial and operational metrics of project.

A panel of experts will select three ideas and five startups, that will participate in the final of Startup Wars.

The winners in both categories will receive cash prizes.

Best Startup will receive 1 million rubles for business development from the CTT " Formula Telecom " and the Creative Mind Bureau.

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2. The party that receives from the other party or the other party confidential information obliges:
- Maintain strict confidentiality of all parties open to each other confidential information;
- Not to disclose any confidential information disclosed to third parties other than employees, officers or professional advisers that knowledge of this information is necessary;
- Use of confidential information in good faith, not to harm the interests of the parties and the public good.

3. Privacy Policy Terms shall not apply if the information is confidential:
- it becomes public in addition to the breach of confidentiality;
- Must be disclosed at the request of any competent authority that the requirements are binding;
- Known to its disclosure, as evidenced by written documents or disclosed with the prior written consent of the other, obtained prior to the disclosure .

4. Parties always remain the exclusive owner of the rights and interests of their confidential information, except in certain specified conditions.

5. For violation of the above conditions and privacy, guilty party is responsible in the form of direct material damage, and in the form of lost profits.


STARTUP WARS 05.12.2015

How was it?

Only on Startup Wars' lecture there was a great possibility for participants to see Darth Vader and Master Yoda, to meet the "Star Wars" movie characters, to vote for the best idea in exciting Marble Run format by using special glass balls, to pass the Star Wars quest, to visit the concert, to try innovative vehicles, such as segway and blisks and to visit the real invest-bar, when everybody can feel themselves as investors.




How was the contest of startups and ideas hold?

How was it? StartUp Wars 2015. Startups and ideas contest

There were two competitions: one for ideas and one for startups. A panel of experts (private investors, business angels and investment funds representatives) judged six startup projects on the basis of a 15 minute presentation by each founder.

The event also served as a platform for crowdfunding and, in this exciting atmosphere, a vote was held to decide which was the best idea. Each guest cast their vote by launching a glass ball into a voting tube.




Leonid Panfilov,
Moscow
The expert panel named “Avtovizor”, a car protection service, as the startup winner.

The project team received 1 000 000 rubles from the organizers to develop their business.




Vitaly Kovernik,
Saint-Petersburg
The winner of the ideas contest was “Gymse” – a platform solution for effective training in fitness clubs.

Crowdfunding contributions were collected on the spot and given to Gymse’s creator.




Comments
Roman Grigoriev
Investor, founder Splento.
«Well done! Event was organized on professional level, the smallest details were thought out. Originally and creative! The Western Conferences have a lot to learn! I’m looking forward for the next year!»
Alex Ezhikov
Consulting agency AG & AT.
«Organization is cool. A lot of smart youth, who is hungry for knowledge.»
Tehhi Polonskaya
Head of marketing agency Cranberry.
«It was a cool programme, organized as a high-level conference»
Edward Christus’
Founder Func.
«Startup Wars has become the perfect symbiosis of the professional pursuits and interests of visitors. Went out from lectures, you get into the atmosphere of a friendly party in thematic of Star Wars. It allowed to forget where you are.»
Felix Zinatullin
Founder of TserebroTarget.
«There is an example of WOW conference. I liked the reports of Iota , UBER, Max Nikitinsky and Victor Pasternak about intellectual property. Organizers made a good wow effect. There was Star Wars thematic and its characters were met everywhere, such as Sith, Jedi, Master Yoda and Imperial stormtroopers. It is better to take this way of organization to one’s mind.»
Maxim Nikitinsky
Founder of the expert community Delovaya Afisha.
«Startup Wars Conference sincerely surprised and pleased me. It was really great and significant event in the field of start-ups. There was rich programme, good place and a lot of people. It has been the most stylized event, that I have ever seen.»
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