will partner StartUpSabantuy in Minsk
26 March
Tell us more what StartUpSabantuy ?
StartUpSabantuy - it is an external IT park project aimed at the development of start-up community support CIS and promising IT start-ups. Now in more detail. IT park - Technopark in Tatarstan. It should be noted that Tatarstan in Russia now occupies one of the leading places to support the development of IT technology and startups. That only is the presence of the two largest IT parks in Russia and the construction of a separate city Innopolis for IT pros . Two years ago , in 2012 , before the opening of the second site of the IT park in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny had the idea to go to town and talk to the Volga startups from other Russian cities . At that time, the startup community in other regions was only in its infancy . Therefore, it was difficult to find partners and start-ups , and then gather all in one place. But now we can say that in some cities the formation of start-up community began with Sabantui . In 2013 it was decided to expand the geography of the whole Russian expedition . Then already appeared Russian Startup Tour, one of the organizers of which is Skolkovo .
This year it was decided to expand the geography of the expedition is to the CIS countries . You have to understand that we do not just drive , and " sow good" and help startups . During the two years of hard work and expedition projects IT park, we have gained great experience in helping start-ups . We took one of the best three-day educational programs Start in Garage, simplify and reduce it to a single day ( without reducing the usefulness of the program) and now teach projects in cities that visit. Also we are taking with a venture capital funds , which hold a session with the investment projects.
All combine to make a big difference . Thus, the results StartUpSabantuy 2012-2013 , just four startup received investments totaling more than $ 2.4 million , approaching another 15 teams that negotiations .
15 January
The buldings of former factories- an ideal place for coworking, creative spaces and quest rooms
There are a lot of objects in Minsk, that nobody allegedly needs: the buildings of former factories, old administrative areas, basements. Citizens' opinions concerning this question are divided: ones want these building to be ruined, others suppose that they need reconstruction and a chance for a second life. We are followers of the second idea. made a trip around the city and found out, how many functional decisions are created to these buldings.
13 January
"Anywhere without love at all!". Parents- startups advice how to raise a child and the project
A startup is the same child. It borns, grows, become stronger and get on its feet. Sometimes it is ill and capricious. And no doubt, that it needs a lot of uor attention. How is it- to raise a child and a startup at the same time? seek the advice of parents'startupers.
12 January
TechMinsk Winter'17 Batch
TechMinsk is the first Startup Accelerator Program in Belarus. This 5-week educational program is based in Minsk Imaguru Startup HUB. The program consists of evening master-classes, workshops, lectures, and sessions with international and local top notch mentors and experts. They share their experience and provide advice to teams mostly in English (or Russian) .