Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Its deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in the main therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and millions of patients use its innovative medicines worldwide.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco has 380 offices in more than 165 countries, headquartered in San-Jose (CA), Amsterdam and Bangalore. The company employs over 70 thousand employees where 25 thousand are Engineers. Net sales in 2016 fiscal year amounted to 48.7 bln USD.
IIDF stands for Internet Initiatives Development Fund. According to VentureSource statistics by Dow Jones, IIDF is the most active early-stage venture fund in Russia and Europe. Since 2013, the Fund has invested and accelerated more than 290 startups. The accelerator program lasts three months and helps startups to build a scalable business and grow faster to get the next round of investment.
Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) was set uр by the Russian Government in 1994. The Foundation provides financial support to young innovators and to small businesses which are engaged in development of high technologies that have a potential for commercialization. So far, the Foundation invested in more than 30 thousands of projects at different stages of development, including 385 participants of Skolkovo project. The Foundation has its representatives in 72 regions of Russia. FASIE was among the founders of the Skolkovo Foundation.
Tinkoff is an online provider of retail financial services with over 5mln customers across Russia. Leveraging its high-tech proprietary online platform, Tinkoff has no branches and acquires and services its customers via online channels and its call centre. The bank was founded in 2006 by a Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov.
Almaty Tech Garden (ATG) is an innovative cluster, which consolidates universities and research labs of Almaty City (largest city of Kazakhstan) and manages a Special Economic Zone just outside of the city. One of ATG’s strategic tasks is the implementation of the program "Startup Kazakhstan". This is the first national startup program among former-Soviet countries aiming to attract breakthrough technologies and solutions to Kazakhstan’s market.
MTS is the telecommunications group in Russia. We provide wireless Internet access and fixed voice, broadband and pay-TV to over 100 million customers who value high quality of service at a competitive price. To keep pace with evolving customer demand, we continue to grow through innovative products, investments in our market-leading retail platform, mobile payment services and IT solutions.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP applications and services enable more than 345,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. In 1992, the SAP SE office was opened 1992. Today more than 1050 employees work in SAP CIS offices. For more information, visit www.sap.com.