A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 188 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, and Spanish t.me/RoscongressEsp. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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16.10.2018

FINOPOLIS 2018 Youth Programme Events Underway

The events of the FINOPOLIS 2018 Fintech Youth Day are underway. 

On 16 October, the first day of the youth programme, participants were able to compete against each other to find solutions to real market cases provided by FINOPOLIS partners. Student teams from nine Russian cities, chosen for their performance in the remote case championship, took part in the contest. The teams arrived in Sochi from Rostov-on-Don, Novosibirsk, Vladimir, Perm, Saratov, Ufa, Kazan, Moscow, and St. Petersburg. On the evening of 16 October, the FinTech Battle began and students presented their cases. The winners were announced the same day.

On 17 October, Youth Day Participants will attend lectures and masterclasses by FINOPOLIS Partners and speak with successful Fintech startups and executives from Russia’s leading banks and IT companies. The masterclasses will cover creating digital products, design principles for innovative products, the development and implementation of business ideas, and strategies for building one’s career in the digital economy. Fintech Youth Day Title Partners will also hold lectures. Moreover, Vasant Dhar, Professor at the Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University will hold an open lecture titled ‘FinTech: Platforms and Strategies, Challenges and Opportunities’.

More information on the youth day programme can be found on the event’s website (link in Russian). The Fintech Youth Day Organizing Partner is Fintech Lab (link in Russian).


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