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  • What is ?
  • Skolkovo is a government-endorsed project for stimulating innovation in Russia,using Russian and foreign private money
  • The Russian Silicon Valley• An Investment Fund• Business School• Institute of Science and Technology (SkyTech)• A whole city (in construction)
  • High-Profile Industry Partners
  • The Clusters
  • Investments by Cluster
  • • Approved Grants: RUR 5.1B = $170M• Paid Out: RUR 2B = $65M
  • Very Serious Money
  • What isIsrael SK
  • A unique project to promotecooperation between Israel and Russia
  • IsraelSK was founded in 2011 by Ariel –University R&D Company, Tech TransferCompany of the Ariel University Center inconjunction with MartalConsultingLLC, both companies with extensiveexperience in technology development inboth Russia and Israel.
  • Who We Are
  • IsraelSk History StepsAriel – MatiMop – Skolkovo negotiation start Jan 2011
  • IsraelSk History StepsSkolkovo President visit to Israel Summer 2011
  • IsraelSk History StepsAriel – Skolkovo agreement signed August 2011
  • What We Do Evaluation and preparation of startups, finding partners, consultingScreening projects to find what suits Skolkovo Selection 1-3 projects a month Submission
  • The Process A team ofIsraelSK screens The project is independent potential submitted for experts give their participants expertise opinion Investment Work Starts committee makes the decisionEstimated time – 6-8 months
  • IsraelSk History StepsFirst bricks
  • Very Serious Help
  • What is…
  • How Skolkovo Invests$1M on top of $300K or $5M on top of $5M
  • Investment CriteriaInnovation Market Team Intellectual Potential Property
  • Founders do not have to speakRussianThe project does not have toaddress the Russian market
  • The ConditionsMoney Must be spent in Russia
  • The Structure
  • New: Mini Grants $150K• Simpler procedure• Faster Decision-Making• Estimated time – 2 months
  • Very Serious Opportunity
  • Learn more: