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NevaCamp 2009. Future Web
NevaCamp was the first international (un)conference on
internet technologies and startups in St. Petersburg
(Russia). It was during White Nights, June 26-28.
NevaCamp is the largest international barcamp in
BarCamp is an international series of open
conferences. Conferences of this type commonly
include presentations, training sessions, guest's
speeches, and discussions. Schedule of
presentations is formed «on the fly» by participants
who choose topics of their presentation in the
scope of the general idea.
Everyone has an opportunity to express himself.
Startup entrepreneurs, bloggers, Internet
• Russian and international Internet and New Media
• Business People
• Software and hardware developers
• Students and post-graduates
Main points of NevaCamp 2009
• Future Web and New Media
• Venture Investment
• Informal and creative communication
Ladoga - A large hall for 300 people. "Onega" - Audience of 150 people.
"Vuoksa 2" - audience of 40 people. "Vuoksa 1" - audience of 40 people.
Registration zone Networking zone
Coffee-break in Art zone
For 3 days User-generated agenda
Investor Day and StartupVision
1st day - Friday - 26 June.
10:00 – Registration.
11:00 – Grand Opening of NevaCamp and Startup
Contest – StartupVision.
11:30 – Panel discussion: “Early stages - from idea to
innovative business, could Russia absorb foreign
12:30 - Evgeny Marchenkov: Microsoft BizSpark - Program
13:00 – coffee-break.
14:00 – Pitch Elevator (1st part of the contest).
15:30 – Startup Crash Test Piter 1.0 (2d part of the contest).
17:30 – Closure of StartupVision and summarizing outcome.
18:30 – 20:00 - "Dinner with investor".
21:00 – Cultural program for participants – City Tour (on the
ground) and City roofs tour (above).
Experts and keynotes
• Denis Dovgopoly (CEO, IDCEE, Ukraine)
• Gleb Kaplun (CEO, startup-center Web2people, Russia)
• Eugeny Pluzhnik (CEO, Moscow business school, Russia)
• Alexandra Rasskazova (Investor, eVenture Capital Partners
• Mikula Catherine (Investor, eVenture Capital Partners GmbH,
• Ryabyh Andrey (entrepreneur, investor, Russia)
• Chebotarev Maxim (manager, Softline Venture Partners, Russia)
• Popov Dmitri (expert and serial entrepreneur, Russia)
• Alexandrova Louise (Petersburg organization of business angels)
• Kiril Bolgarov (manager, QD, Russia)
• Will Cardwell (CEO Technopolis Ventures, Finland),
• Artur Surov (Technopolis Ventures, Finland),
• Teemu Arina (founder and CEO of Dicole Oy, Finland),
• Tommi Rissanen (Finland)
StartupVision – startup contest
First in St. Petersburg Annual International Award in the field of Internet startups,
Media, Augmented Reality. 22 projects from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus
were presented. Sampling took place in two (on the event):
Stage 1 – “Pitch Elevator”: each contestant made a presentation for 2 minutes.
Stage 2 – “Startup Crash Test 1.0”: the best 3 selected at 1st stage make a full
presentation and discuss their projects with the experts and the audience
(during 30 minutes each). Startup Crash Test is very popular in Ukraine, now in
The best project received Expert Board
• grant from Moscow
Business School for a 2-year
business education MBA.
• participate in an
International Investor Day of
Central and Easten Europe
All details here: http://nevacamp.com/en/nevacamp09
You can find videos of all projects on our YouTube Channel.
Use this short URL to visit one:
Investments in the early stages. Is it possible to use in Russia
Early stages - from idea to innovative business, could Russia absorb foreign
experience (Panel discussion)
Will Cardwell, Denis Dovgopoly, Gleb Kaplun, Evgeny Pluzhnik,
Technopolis IDCEE, Ukraine Web2People, Moscow Business
Russia School, Russia
(Saturday and Sunday)
Day 2 - Saturday - June 27
10:00 – Registration.
11:30 – Grand Opening of NevaCamp, presentation of
barcampers from ex-USSR countries.
12:00 – Charles McCathieNevile. Opera Software presentation.
13:00 – Coffee-Break.
14:00 – Presentation of participants, 4 parallel tracks. See 8 slide.
18:00 – Ending of the second day.
21:00 – Fire Party in Derzis Club.
Day 3 - Sunday - June 28
11:00 – Registration.
12:30 – Sun Microsystems. Ivan Chirkov. Technology JavaFX:
Rich Internet Applications on the mobile platform.
13:00 – Ilya Antipov. Presentation of business-incubator INGRIA.
13:30 – Coffee-Break.
14:30 – Presentation of participants, brainstorming.
18:00 – Official closing of NevaCamp.
Trilateral roundtable - the government,
Denis Dovgopoly (Ukraine)
The dynamics of the industry
Technology entrepreneurship in
Charles McCathieNevile, “United Standards”
(Spain, Opera Software)
The participants preparing presentations
themselves made up the schedule for
the day (4 threads).
Softline Venture Partners,
eVenture Capital Partners GmbH
Everything you wanted to know about
investing - Investors respond to questions.
Ivan Chirkov, Sun Microsystems
Technology JavaFX: Rich Internet
Applications on the mobile platform
Gleb Dolotov (Germany)
Teemu Arina (Finland)
“Real- time Web.
The future web in the enterprise”
Valer Batcu (Moldova)
“Blogging – Shaping the Social Visions”
Bashmakov Pavel (Ukraine) Inessa Shlapak (Kazakhstan)
Using iPhone-applications business, Moija zarplata project
Julia Mandryka (USA) Alexey Dovgikov (Russia)
About starting project in USA E-lama – secrets and tricks of
Nechiporenko Dmitry (Ukraine) Alexandr Zverev (Russia)
Creating network of sites MetaInternet
Igor Andreichin (Ukraine) Dibrova Vitaly (Ukraine)
Online home accounting Future Web: New services
Our partner and sponsor - german company
Dialog Web Design organized jointly with
NevaCamp competition to design a barrier-
free internet initiative «Life to Learn
The prize fund is 1000 euro.
Winners here: www.lifetolearn.org.
Purpose: To award the project
which removes the obstacles in
obtaining and using information.
250 people from 10 countries (Russia, Finland,
Ukraine, Belarus, USA, Spain, Germany,
Moldova, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan) attended in
22 start-up from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova,
Belarus presented their projects at the first
international Russian startup competition
Participants were held 35 sessions for 2
days (in Russian and English
Responses in blogs and press
Some press articles:
Some posts from blogs:
NevaCamp 2010 | New Reality
It is about all changes that were happened in the Web and real world
under the influence of the Web and technologies.
It is connected with technologies (mashups, augmented reality and even
internet of things, location-based, new media, real-time web, etc) and
It is about combination virtual and real things.
It will be a place for connecting people and sharing ideas, receiving vision
and making real things.
You should be here! We are going to astonish you …