OPORA RUSSIA and the Museum of Entrepreneurs, Patrons of Art and Philanthropists, with the support of the Presidential Grants Foundation, the Roscongress Foundation, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, and Sberbank have held the Heritage of Russias Distinguished Entrepreneurs Russian National History of Entrepreneurship Contest. The contest aims to contextualize the experiences and traditions of national businesses, identify the roles of entrepreneurs in Russian society and their contributions to the development of the economy, science and education, culture, regional social infrastructure, and get young people interested in entrepreneurial activity, its history, and its development prospects. The results of the Heritage of Russias Distinguished Entrepreneurs Russian National Contest: facts and figures. The relevant experiences, traditions, and best practices of pre-revolutionary Russian entrepreneurship in educating and raising a new generation of Russian entrepreneurs. Rethinking the role of entrepreneurs in Russian society. What are the responsibilities and soft power of Russian entrepreneurship? What is the return on investment in the quality of Russian business? Russian entrepreneurs are they persons of unknown provenance or the successors of the great traditions of Russian entrepreneurship? The importance of preserving and popularizing the heritage of distinguished Russian entrepreneurs.