Story of founda4on 1941 – Ural Instrument-‐development plant and NPO Automa?cs are established; 1952 – Radio-‐Technical department established at the Ural Polytechnic University; 1985-‐2000 – IT-‐boom, ﬁrst regional IT-‐companies are founded; 2000-‐2010 – Russian lead IT-‐Companies form their infrastructure and ﬁnd market niche; 2010 -‐… – Ural IT-‐companies enter the world market.
Speciﬁcity of the Ural IT-‐cluster • The main specializa?on of the cluster – soMware development; • Yekaterinburg – is a preOy big city and it is ideal for soMware-‐ development environment and posi?ve co-‐existence of many major IT-‐companies; • Yekaterinburg – is a preOy small city so that all the top-‐managers and heads of major IT-‐companies know each other in person and as a result – the whole business sphere develops more eﬀec?vely.
Coopera4on More than 1 billion rub 100 mln – 1 billion rub 5 mln – 100 mln rub Startup Assosia7ons Subcontract Research ac7vity
Structure 300 companies and 50 billion rub to 2016 65 companies 10,5 billion rub IT-‐cluster companies 76 IT-‐companies from Yekaterinburg, that are not in the cluster Coopera7on, Human Resources $, exper7se informa7on exchange Human Resources Infrastructure Infrastructure of IT-‐ Coopera?on with it-‐eburg.com, it-‐people.ru Universi?es Venture funds environment
IT-‐cluster environment IT-‐companies Higher Educa?on Infrastructural Regional Support Informa?on Ins?tutes Organiza?ons Environment • Ural Federal University • Noncommercial • Sverdlovsk Regional • it-‐eburg.com – specialized • Ural State University of partnership “Ural IT-‐ Investment and regional IT-‐portal Economics Cluster” Development Ministry • “Guru in the Urals” project • Ural State Pedagogical • Ural ASU Professionals • Sverdlovsk Regional • World programming University club Ministry of Informa?on championship stages • Branch of Siberian State • Mentors Club Technologies and • “Wednesday Open University of • IT-‐companies Associa?on Communica?ons Seminars” projects Telecommunica?ons and • it-‐people.ru – IT-‐HR • Infrastructural hub of • “Innova?on projects Informa?on Sciences agency Sverdlovsk region management school” • Humanitarian University • Three commercial IT-‐ • Yekaterinburg city project venture funds administra?on • Professional IT-‐ • Ural Business Angels • Entrepreneurship conferences : failconf.ru, Associa?on Development Support dump-‐it.ru, ekbpy.ru Fund • Training program for IT-‐ entrepreneurs GoValley!
IT-‐cluster companies • 20 projects invested by the venture funds • 43 projects received ﬁnancial grants Startups • More than 100 projects develop using their own resources Small companies • More than 80 companies • Naumen, Yandex(branch), EastWind , Average companies ACS-‐IT, SAP (branch, established in 2012) (turnover > 100 mln. rub. or > 100 employees) • Total: 15 companies • SKB Kontur, ProsoMsystems, SoMline (branch) Major companies • “Sberbank-‐Technologies” JSC established its branch (turnover > 1 billion rub. ) in Yekaterinburg in 2012
IT-‐Companies employees Company general including number of number of turnover, engineer companies employees mln. rub resources Turnover above 1 billion rub. 7 070 3 1 975 948 Turnover 100 mln – 1 billion rub. 2 946 15 2 075 1 182 Small companies – turnover lower than 100 mln rub. 589 47 964 578 Startups -‐ 80 200* 170* Regional companies , that do not cooperate with the cluster <700* 76 <400* <250* * -‐ expert opinion
Higher Educa4on Ins4tutes that cooperate with the Cluster candidates Research professors* students* (postgraduate ac4vity, mln s)* rub. Ural Federal University 453 3 947 108 126,5 Ural State University of Economics 8 70 2 11,5 Ural State Mining University 11 48 1 13,1 Humanitarian University 14 225 2 3 Ural State Pedagogical University 33 99 17 1,9 Branch of Siberian State University of 93 1 577 18 -‐ Telecommunica?ons and Informa?on Sciences Ural State Professional Pedagogical University 44 205 8 0,7 Ural State Forest Engineering University 12 55 4 5,5 Ural state university of railway transport 12 35 10 -‐ Total: 680 6 261 170 162,2 * -‐ only for IT sphere
Dynamics and forecasts for the growth of IT-‐ companies employees
Story of Noncommercial partnership “Ural IT-‐Cluster” • 2000 – AKCIT Associa?on establishment. The main purpose – is to protect the local market from the suppliers from the other regions; • November, 2010 – establishment of the Cons?tuent assembly of “Ural IT-‐ cluster”; recogni?on of the need to coordinate the companies’ ac?vity to prepare Human Resources and to win the interna?onal market; • January, 2011 – mee?ng of the Sverdlovsk Governor with the IT-‐entrepreneurs. The following decisions were taken at the mee?ng: IT sphere is marked as the priority for the regional economy; Minister of IT and Minister of Investments and Development are assigned to par?cipate in the Guardian Council of IT-‐Cluster; • May, 2011 – “Ural IT-‐cluster” is registered as a Noncommercial partnership and keeps its ac?vity ?ll the present moment.
Managing Team President of NP “Ural IT-‐ CEO of NP “Ural IT-‐Cluster” Development director of NP cluster” “Ural IT-‐cluster” Davydov Alexander Serebrov Maxim Kalaev Dmitry Chairman of the board at General director of “Extreme Managing partner at NAUMEN, co-‐founder of SKB-‐ Pro” company, member of “RedBuOon Capital”, Kontur, Michrotest, the board at “Informa?on Skolkovo fund IT-‐cluster network”, business angel expert NAUMEN
Work Direc4ons Technologies World Market School Higher Professionals and companies Educa?on development Ins?tutes Entrepreneurs Startups Companies School Students children Experienced Professionals World experts experts 1. Entrepreneurship support Establishing contacts and Involvement and Career Adapta?on of educa?on rela?ons at the world guidance and aOrac?ng the experts ____________________ market 2. Technological upgrade Infrastructure
Structure of the Cluster and work direc4ons STRATEGY TACTICS REALIZATION (working groups) School children Courses, IT-‐championships and contests Higher Educa4on Adapta?on and development of the educa?onal programs, popular in the IT-‐ Ins4tutes sphere Experts community – for social recogni?on. Migra4on Forming the region brand at the inner Реализация market. Managing Team Establishment of the projects, ini?a?ng the Startups startups; support and assistance for the projects Business missions, development of the World market regional brand at the world IT-‐market Developing the condi?ons and environment Infrastructure to decrease the expenses for IT-‐business management at Sverdlovsk region
Results of the year 2011 • Private investments granted for 20 startup-‐projects • Two regional seed venture funds for IT-‐startups are established – “Red BuOon Capital” and “Projector” • 43 projects received grant from the regional government • The total growth of the Cluster’s company turnover is above 30% • NAUMEN announces the delivery of one of its products to the market of Asia and Paciﬁc region. The product is designed for the Call-‐centers and occupies one of the leading posi?ons at the Russian market. • Several business trips to Israel and USA are conducted. More than 20 representa?ves of Ural IT took part in the trips. • The total volume of scien?ﬁc research (together with URFU) reached 66 mln.rub. • Other IT-‐events: Ural Programming Championship, IT-‐days at Innoprom-‐2012, Start in Garage, HackDay, Failconf, DUMP. More than 20 IT-‐events and more than 8000 par?cipants. • Several Master’s Degree programs are specially adapted for students and postgraduates • Partnership agreement signed with Skolkovo fund; three companies become Skolkovo residents • Total volume of the private IT-‐companies investments reach 20 mln.rub (seminars, scholarships, grants etc.) • Regional Targeted Program “Informa?on society of Sverdlovsk region” is established for the upcoming ﬁve years – 2011-‐2015..