This event had brought a delegation of Managing Partners from the twenty leading Venture Capital firms in Silicon Valley with more than $60B under management to Moscow in May 2010 to meet with Russian business, investment and government elite, including President Medvedev, and to further ties between Silicon Valley and Russian high-tech community.
During their stay in Moscow, the trip’s participants were given a unique opportunity to get to know some of the movers and shakers of Russia’s technology sector. The participants were introduced to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, business elites, well-known Russian entrepreneurs, major law firms and investment banks, and other technology executives and investors. In addition, the participants were given a behind-the-scenes look at several Russian technology companies as well as the opportunity to learn about the emerging Russian start-up scene and its growth potential. Last but not least, the participants had a chance to sample the best of Russian culture and cuisine during the trip.
All events took place in Moscow on May 25 -27, 2010. This trip was the first of its kind in the technology industry.
The list of participating VC firms included the following companies: