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VIRTUAL

June 23-24, 2021

SPONSORED BY

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DESCRIPTION

Axis Russia 2021 is back for a second year as a virtual event. 

Axis Russia is Axis Innovation’s annual event connecting leading Israeli startups with top Russian investors and strategic companies. For the past 6 years, Axis Russia has brought over 40 leading Israeli startups on physical and virtual roadshows to Moscow for pitches, networking, and meetings with over 200 Russian investors and corporations. Adapting to the current global situation, Axis Russia 2021 will be a virtual event to continue our work connecting the best Israeli startups and Russian investors together. Over 2 days, Axis Russia 2021 will include startup pitches, investor panels, keynote speakers, and arranged 1-1 meetings in a comfortable and effective online format.

Axis Russia is organized in partnership with leading players of the Russian hi-tech ecosystem including the Israel Trade and Economic Mission, Israeli-Russian Business Council, and Runa Capital. Previous Axis Russia events led to several investments and new business deals with Israeli startups.

 

WHO ATTENDS?

corp.investors
VCs
angels
fund
key
corp
 

PANELISTS 2021

 

Leo Batalov

Partner 

@DLA Piper

Alexander Korchevskiy

Partner 

@I2BF

Andrey Nikonov

Startup engagement manager

@Kaspersky iHub

Sergey Toporov

Partner @Leta Capital

Anton Fedorov

Partner @Flashpoint VC

Julien Nicolas

Innovation Manager @Leroy Merlin

Andrey Kosmach

Investment Director @Softline Venture Partners

Ivan Savelyev

Co-Founder @Emery Capital

Iskander Giniyatullin

Partner

@Sistema VC

Kathy Dan

Executive Director @Israeli-Russian Business Council

Pavel Belov

Senior Innovation Manager

@Megafon

Maxim Barsamyan

Executive Director @SberX

Yakir Davidson

Head of the Economic and Trade Mission @Israeli Embassy in Moscow

Nataliya Martemyanova

Innovation Manager @X5 Group

Alan Vaksman

Managing Partner @Digital Horizon

Victoria Susakova

Director for Eastern Europe & Central Asia @IE University

Ksenia Golubeva

Head of Innovation

@VTB

Sergey Semenchenko

Senior Innovation Manager 

@Mvideo-Eldorado

Alexander Pak

Investment Director

@TMT Investments

Elizaveta Kalenchuk

Innovation Manager @Magnit Innovation Center

Vitaly Yanko

Partner @Insta Ventures

Lev Samsonov

Innovation Manager @Hoff

Alexey Alexanov

Partner @Cabra VC

Alexander Uvarov

Head of Scouting and Partnerships @MTS Startup Hub

Tanya Levin

Partner @Fincom Global Tech

Ksenia Borbacheva

Deputy CEO, Head of Corporate Division @Moscow Innovation Agency

 

TESTIMONIALS

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Julien Nicholas,

Innovation Manager @Leroy Merlin

Very interesting event with interesting startups especially for Leroy Merlin which is looking for startups to accelerate our digital transformation.

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Roman Klein, Legal Council @Finsight Ventures

Thanks to Axis Russia I’ve met with several great companies.

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Lior Shacham, CEO @PicUP

Axis Russia was a super useful event for us, helping us close a new enterprise client, and an investor. Not to mention, it was brilliantly organized and fun.

CRITERIA

STARTUP

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Israel-based startup

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Raising post-seed to Series B fundraising

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Any tech sector

Please apply here to join the Axis Russia virtual event. Applications will be reviewed by Axis Innovation and an internal committee based on the team, technology, traction, investment potential, and relevancy to the themes and investors attending. 

For companies accepted, there is a 1000 NIS registration fee and a success fee for any deals concluded through Axis Russia.

 

Please contact jason@axisinnovation.com for inquiries

BENEFITS OF PRESENTING:

  • Pitch your company twice to curated audience of Russian investors and corporate partners

  • Pre-event pitch training and investment strategy session with Axis Innovation

  • Arranged 1-1 meetings with investors and corporations 

  • Company one pager given to all investors

  • Post-event follow up and consulting

  • Join the Axis Innovation network for future events, meetings with other relevant investors, and more

 

2020 AGENDA

JULY 14

AXIS RUSSIA VENTURE CAPITAL SUMMIT

9:45

Virtual networking

10:00

Opening Remarks

Darina Khanina, BD Associate @Axis Innovation

Ed Frank, CEO of Axis Innovation

Yakir Davidson, Head of Economic and Trade Mission at the Embassy of the State of Israel in the Russian Federation

Kathy Dan, Executive Director of the Israeli-Russian Business Council

10:20 

Axis Exchange 1: Startup pitches, followed by investor feedback and questions

Panelists:
Anton Fedorov,
Investment Director @Flashpoint VC
Igor Ryabenky, Managing Partner @Altair Capital
Valentina Zakirova, Investment Associate @SD Ventures
Danila Shaposhnikov, Partner @Terra.Vc


Moderator:

Jason Weiss, COO @Axis Innovation

11:00

Keynote Speakers
Tanya Levin,
Partner Israel & Russia @Fincom Group
Leo Batalov, Partner @DLA Piper

11:10

Axis Exchange 2: Startup pitches, followed by investor feedback and questions.

Alexander Pak, Investment Director @TMT Investments
Alexey Alexanov, General Partner @Cabra VC
Iskander Giniyatullin, VP Investments @Sistema VC
Konstantin Gnyp, Associate @Runa Capital
Roman Ilyutkin, Associate @Millhouse


Moderator:

Leo Batalov, Partner @DLA Piper

11:50

Closing Remarks

12:00 - 13:00

1-1 Meetings

JULY 15

AXIS RUSSIA CORPORATE EDITION

9:45

Virtual Networking

10:00

Opening Remarks

Darina Khanina, BD Associate @Axis Innovation
Ed Frank, CEO of Axis Innovation
Yakir Davidson, Head of Economic and Trade Mission at the Embassy of the State of Israel in the Russian Federation
Kathy Dan, Executive Director of the Israeli-Russian Business Council
Victoria Susakova, Director for Eastern Europe & Central Asia at IE Business School & IE University
Leo Batalov, Partner and Global Сo-Head of Emerging Growth Companies & Venture Capital at DLA Piper

10:20

Axis Exchange 1: Startup pitches, followed by corporation feedback and questions.


Panelists:
Vadim Diakov,
Investments & Innovations @ADV 
Denis Levchenko, Head of Innovations Department @X5 Retail Group
Pavel Belov, Senior Innovation Manager @Megafon


Moderator:
Leo Batalov,
Partner @DLA Piper

11:00

Keynote Presentation - Vitaly Mzokov, Head of Innovation Hub @Kaspersky Lab

11:10

Axis Exchange 2: Startup pitches, followed by investor feedback and questions

Panelists:
Denis Dyakonov,
Innovations Development Manager @MTS
Ksenia Golubeva, Manager of Accelerator Projects @VTB

Ilya Vorobev, New Business Development Manager @Yandex Taxi

Michael Karlov, CorpDev @SberX


Moderator:
Vitaly Mzokov,
Head of Innovation Hub @Kaspersky Lab

11:50

Closing Remarks

12:00 - 13:00

1-1 Meetings

 
 

DELEGATES 2020

 

SPONSORS 2021

PARTNERS

FLASHBACKS

AXIS RUSSIA ROADSHOW 2019

AXIS RUSSIA 2016 IN NUMBERS

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EVENTS

CORPORATIONS

TOTAL GUESTS

1-1 MEETINGS

4

50+

100+

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Axis Innovation is an innovation platform connecting all sides of the global startup ecosystem. We help startups, investors, and corporations grow their business and better innovate through 3 main activities: investment consulting, events, and open innovation. Our strength lies in deep experience with companies across sectors, strong relationships with decision makers, and ability to identify disruptive innovation at its early stage.

Since 2014, Axis Innovation has established a recognizable brand as trusted advisors through closing over a dozen of startup investment rounds, producing over 30 boutique events attended by more than 5,000 people including over 1,000 investors, and creating open innovation projects and scouting for leading Fortune 500 companies. Axis Innovation is based in Tel Aviv with an active partner network in over 40 countries.