GoTech team has been working with startups for more than 10 years. If you want to run a corporate accelerator, prepare to hold a contest, conference, hackathon, pitch-session… any event, where it comes to startups and technologies – let’s get acquainted, we will be glad to help.
We Power the Innovation
GoTech is a consulting firm that connects technology companies with investors and corporations since 2009. Key competencies: scouting around the world, corporate acceleration programs.
GoTech is a leader in the field of technology scouting. Our funnel numbers 6000 startups from 50 countries and is constantly updated. Experienced team and international partner network allow finding solutions for corporate tasks and startups for investment in Russia, CIS, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
We use our own TechScout platform to work with startups. Now it is available for wide use. With the help of TechScout, you will be able to collect applications from startups on your website, manage the pipeline, organize the work of experts and monitor the results of the assessment.
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For 10 years, the GoTech Innovation team has held the largest independent startup contest GoTech and the GoTech Arena forum in Russia and Eastern Europe. There are more than 6,000 startups in our pipeline, and in the portfolio, there are joint startup programs with partners in Russia, Finland, the Baltic States, France, Austria, Germany, and Latin America.
GoTech Innovation is a professional team that helps innovation creators and consumers find each other and start collaborating. Our portfolio includes GoTech and Web Ready contests, the launch and development of the most successful business Incubator in St. Petersburg, the GoTech Arena forum, TechScout platform, over 300 events and programs for startups, investors and corporations.
Irina is engaged in general management of the company, has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, product development, and team management. She has worked in financial and consulting spheres, corporations and small companies since its inception and knows how to turn the idea into a business. Graduated from St. Petersburg State University.
Eugenia is a high-level professional who has experience in managing business processes of the development of high-tech products. With over 10 years of experience in managerial positions in industrial and IT companies, she is a mentor of a number of promising startups. In the team, she is responsible for the development of corporate acceleration programs.
We love tech world
We like working with technology companies, introducing new products and solutions. Each year along with partners we launch several startup programs, hold the largest in Eastern Europe independent startup contest and forum GoTech Arena that is dedicated to technology business. If your company is already working or planning to work with startups – there is something to discuss, write to us!
Co-founder & CEO
Our clients and partners
Leading corporations and venture funds, international programs and development agencies from Russia, Finland, Estonia, France, Austria, Lithuania, Germany, USA, and Japan.
We’ve always taken GoTech as a two-way channel through which you can access interesting projects, and deliver them information about our opportunities. In 2017, just six months after the launch of FunCubator, we got access to dozens of companies of our technological focus and stage. FunCubator nomination the following year was no less effective. We recommend this event to all colleagues who are starting to build a startup pipeline!
We have been cooperating with GoTech Innovation for more than 5 years and each time we remain very satisfied with the results. Thanks to GoTech, a large flow of prospective companies gathers, many of them eventually manage to start piloting their solutions in Finland. Every year the quality of startups is increasing, the GoTech team always completes tasks in time, works flexibly and finds mutually beneficial solutions in any situation
GoTech, as one of the few private companies in Russian VC ecosystem, does not just talk about innovations, but really helping strtups to grow, and corporations to benefit from new technologies. The Untitled ventures is pleased to support GoTech team in all endeavors to develop the VC market and help it to grow.
The quality of startups selected by GoTech really stands out. I’m very much impressed.
GoTech Arena is the best startup conference in Russia. The atmosphere is as always turbulent as a startup world itself.
GoTech brings together investors and startups from the idea stage to the growth stage, from apps to very deep tech. GoTech Arena – very vibrant, lots of interested people.
Due to our partnership with GoTech in 2018 Rostelecom has started negotiation with 25 startups!
New technologies can be successfully implemented into the work of your company
A 10-years experience of holding GoTech – the largest independent contest of startups in Eastern Europe
3 years of organization of GoTech Arena – the forum on global business and technologies, where more than 1200 people take part, 100 best startups are pitching, annually signed investment deals and pilots are being launched
30 industry competitions, pitch-sessions, and acceleration programs were held along with partners in the last 2 years
The TechScout platform for creating and automating the pipeline of startups for contests, acceleration programs, pitch-sessions, and other events
International partner network for global scouting and support of startups in entering new markets
Information channel on entrepreneurs (20 000 subscribers) and investors (400 + subscribers)
Upcoming events worth visiting
Don’t miss upcoming conferences, pitch sessions, startup competitions, and acceleration programs hold by GoTech Innovation and our partners.
Kaspersky Exploring Russia Tourism accelerator
Eugene Kaspersky, cybersecurity expert and successful entrepreneur in the field of security solutions development, is launching the tourism accelerator «Kaspersky Exploring Russia».
Retail Innovation Tech Alliance startup selection
Retail Innovation Tech Alliance (RITA), consisting of X5 Retail Group, Beeline, M.Video-Eldorado Group, and Hoff, launches the first selection of startups.
A forum about business and technology, which takes place in one breath. Insights from the rockstars of the startup scene, pitches of the most interesting startups selected from over 700 applications, dozens of new contacts and ideas.
What’s on your mind? We would love to help you with all topics related to innovation and getting things done. Let’s talk.
Retail Innovation Tech Alliance (RITA), consisting of X5 Retail Group, Beeline, M.Video-Eldorado Group, and Hoff summed up the results of the first stage of the scouting program. As part of the selection of startups, 395 applications were received from 17 countries (Russia, Belarus, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, USA, Serbia, Ukraine, Finland, Estonia). The volume of applications received 4 times exceeded the program plan. 15 startups reached the finals and participated in the online Deal Flow Session with the RITA experts. GoTech Innovation was the scouting operator in Russia and the CIS.More
Only a few days remain before the first Deal Flow Session of Retail Innovation Tech Alliance. During the event, startup founders will present their solutions and voice proposals for cooperation with X5 Retail Group, Beeline, M.Video-Eldorado Group, HOFF. The key to successful completion of the Deal Flow Session is the compliance of the technological solution with the business expectations of RITA partners.
Experts from X5 Retail Group, Beeline, M. Video-Eldorado, HOFF carefully examined 395 applications from 17 countries and selected 15 startups to participate in the online Deal Flow Session. During the event, startup founders will present their solutions and voice proposals for cooperation with companies, experts will ask questions and share some feedback.
Eugene Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky, has launched ‘Kaspersky Exploring Russia’, a tourism startup accelerator. The project aims to help the Russian tourism industry in general, and young entrepreneurs in particular, to use this period to expand the opportunities for their businesses.More
In less than a week we will finalize accepting applications from startups to launch joint pilots with corporations as part of the Retail Innovation Tech Alliance (RITA). Konstantin Peshekhonov, IT Director at HOFF, talked to GoTech Innovation co-founder Evgenia Barchenko about his company’s expectations from the first selection. GoTech Innovation is a RITA operator in Russia and the CIS. The selection of the first projects will end on April 30, startups are welcome to apply online at www.rita.vc.More
Retail Innovation Tech Alliance (RITA) continues its first selection of startups to launch joint pilots with leading Russian corporations; applications can be submitted on the website www.rita.vc until April 30. When participating in the selection of RITA, each technology company wants to receive a proposal for cooperation and launch a pilot project. Eugenia Barchenko, co-founder of GoTech Innovation, learned from Ivan Melnik, Innovations Director at X5 Retail Group, what new solutions the X5 Retail Group expects and how to successfully complete the pitch session. GoTech Innovation is the RITA selection operator in Russia and the CIS.More
On April 14, Retail Innovation Tech Alliance (RITA), consisting of X5 Retail Group, Beeline, M.Video-Eldorado Group, and Hoff, launches the first selection of startups. GoTech Innovation is the scouting operator in Russia and the CIS.More
At the TechChill conference, which was held in Riga on February 21-22, 2020, the GoTech Innovation team organized a round table where its participants tried to figure out what personal qualities of startup founders and their teams can contribute to successful development.More
On October 15, in Moscow, GoTech Arena forum and the finale of GoTech Contest were held. The organizer of the largest contest of tech companies in Russia and Eastern Europe is the consulting company GoTech Innovation.More
We have prepared a guide for you on how to participate in the GoTech Arena forum with a maximum value for your startup!More
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