The European Technology Tour was founded in 1998 to help venture funds and technology companies find start-ups with international potential. It is held annually in European countries.
The Russian Technology Tour is an exclusive event with the participation of global investors -representatives of venture funds, technological corporations and business angels from Europe and the USA. The association TechTour and International Venture Club unite all of them. The best domestic start-ups and innovative projects will be presented to TechTour delegates.
The First Russian Technological Tour took place in 2004 in the cities of Moscow and St.Petersburg.
The Second Russian Technological Tour was held in 2009 in the cities of Moscow, Kazan and Tomsk. 250 Russian innovative companies attended the Second TechTour, 24 companies were selected. Among the finalists of the Second Russian Technological Tour - "Evernote" and "Iiko" were companies from the Republic of Tatarstan
The Third Russian Technology Tour was held in 2013 in Moscow and Kazan. During preparation for the Russian TechTour 2013, experts appraised more than 300 projects, the most promising 25 companies of which were admitted to public presentations.
The Fourth Russian Technological Tour took place on April 25-27, 2017 in three cities of Russia: Moscow, Kazan and Innopolis. About 300 projects were collected, 25 of them were represented to the delegates. Several companies from the Republic of Tatarstan were looking for investments: Energolesprom (IVFRT portfolio company), Danaflex, Mirrico Group, PersonMed, POLYCODE, R-Visioneer.
- Innovative projects and potential investors interaction
- Quick and effective entry of Russian start-ups into the international market
- Familiarity of foreign investors with the innovative ecosystem of Russia for its following integration into the world market