From 12 to 18 of November Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place in Minsk. In 2018, a new and very unusual exhibition format was chosen for the event. The exhibition GEW Belarus is the first platform in Belarus that welcomes innovative and progressive companies and presents them to the international community and the state at the highest level. High-tech companies are given the opportunity to present their brand and tell visitors, participants and potential partners about new products.
Investment Director of Zubr Capital Konstantin Zapoliansky took part in the panel discussion “Transformation of the Venture Financing Ecosystem in Belarus”. The main participants of the venture capital ecosystem of Belarus also took part in the discussion. Will Cardwell, founder of Aalto University Entrepreneurship Center; partner of the Courage Ventures fund, Dmitry Matveyev, partner of LLC ”Aleinikov and partners” and CEO and Founder of Belbiz, Imaguru, Tatiana Marinich discussed the main changes and successes of the venture financing ecosystem over the past year.
Investment manager of Zubr Capital Nikita Krivelevich also spoke at the GEW Belarus about the specifics of the work of private equity funds and focused on the features of the search for investments in Belarus.