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Finalists of the Kaspersky Open Innovation Program «Cyber Security for Small & Medium Businesses»

We are happy to announce finalists of the Kaspersky Open Innovation Program «Cyber Security for Small & Medium Businesses»! Representatives of Kaspersky closely reviewed all 186 applications from 36 countries and selected 12 of the brightest and most interesting participants. The largest number of applications came from the USA, the United Kingdom, Israel, Russia, Germany, and France. Every third application received a very high rating from the organizers.

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2020 Fintech 250: Investment Highlights by CB Insights

CB Insights, one of the largest analytics platforms that monitors investment market trends, venture capital organizations and startups, has released its third annual Fintech 250 report, a list of the Top-250 leading and most promising startups in the fintech sector. Thanks to a patented algorithm that assesses the current state, growth potential, business model of a startup, as well as market dynamics, CB Insights ranked TOP-250 out of 16,000 companies that participated in the study.

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Finlanding: New opportunities for startups to enter the Finnish market

We are glad to inform you that on September 15th the acceptance of applications for the Finlanding program begins. The program organizer, Helsinki Centre in St. Petersburg, together with program partners NewCo Helsinki and the Helsinki Business Hub, are inviting Russian technology companies to participate in the program to help them enter the European market through Finland. GoTech Innovation is an operator of applications and scouting of Finlanding program.

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5 ways to accelerate corporate venture capital

We want to share with you some interesting material about corporate venture investments. It is no secret that during a pandemic and a global economic downturn, many venture capital companies are forced to slow down their investment rates. However even in such a challenging period, there are effective ways to fight the recession by focusing on the effectiveness of commercial transactions. We want to share with you Beth Kearns’ theory of “shifting gears” – 5 types of multilateral transactions that can potentially add value to an investment portfolio and expand the influence of the corporation as a whole.

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