In the end of September 2016 CTT Formula Telecom together with the JSC Russian venture company ( RVC ), the Creative Mind Bureau and the Higher School of Economics ( School of Economics ) will organize an event for startups, investors and owners of business Startup Wars.

Startup Wars is a new annual event, bringing together the best start-ups, investors, leading experts in the field of info- business, technology and telecommunications. On one day the Higher School of Economics will became the platform for the battle of ideas and opinions. Each participant of the event will have the different opportunities: declare about their startup or idea, attract investment and receive them during right the event, get acquainted and communicate with speakers and get feedback from investors.

The event is supported by:

Why Startup Wars?
 New format of the event 
Big choice of locations, Interactive panels (on-line translation of activities), mobile space, playing atmosphere.
 Engaging audience
by unusual ways 
Games, quests , surprises and gifts.
 Wide information coverage 
A large number of specialized media.
STARTUP WARS 05.12.2015

How was it?

Only on Startup Wars' lecture there was a great possibility for participants to see Darth Vader and Master Yoda, to meet the "Star Wars" movie characters, to vote for the best idea in exciting Marble Run format by using special glass balls, to pass the Star Wars quest, to visit the concert, to try innovative vehicles, such as segway and blisks and to visit the real invest-bar, when everybody can feel themselves as investors.

How was the contest of startups and ideas hold?

How was it? StartUp Wars 2015. Startups and ideas contest

There were two competitions: one for ideas and one for startups. A panel of experts (private investors, business angels and investment funds representatives) judged six startup projects on the basis of a 15 minute presentation by each founder.

The event also served as a platform for crowdfunding and, in this exciting atmosphere, a vote was held to decide which was the best idea. Each guest cast their vote by launching a glass ball into a voting tube.

Leonid Panfilov,
The expert panel named “Avtovizor”, a car protection service, as the startup winner.

The project team received 1 000 000 rubles from the organizers to develop their business.

Vitaly Kovernik,
The winner of the ideas contest was “Gymse” – a platform solution for effective training in fitness clubs.

Crowdfunding contributions were collected on the spot and given to Gymse’s creator.

Roman Grigoriev
Investor, founder Splento.
«Well done! Event was organized on professional level, the smallest details were thought out. Originally and creative! The Western Conferences have a lot to learn! I’m looking forward for the next year!»
Alex Ezhikov
Consulting agency AG & AT.
«Organization is cool. A lot of smart youth, who is hungry for knowledge.»
Tehhi Polonskaya
Head of marketing agency Cranberry.
«It was a cool programme, organized as a high-level conference»
Edward Christus’
Founder Func.
«Startup Wars has become the perfect symbiosis of the professional pursuits and interests of visitors. Went out from lectures, you get into the atmosphere of a friendly party in thematic of Star Wars. It allowed to forget where you are.»
Felix Zinatullin
Founder of TserebroTarget.
«There is an example of WOW conference. I liked the reports of Iota , UBER, Max Nikitinsky and Victor Pasternak about intellectual property. Organizers made a good wow effect. There was Star Wars thematic and its characters were met everywhere, such as Sith, Jedi, Master Yoda and Imperial stormtroopers. It is better to take this way of organization to one’s mind.»
Maxim Nikitinsky
Founder of the expert community Delovaya Afisha.
«Startup Wars Conference sincerely surprised and pleased me. It was really great and significant event in the field of start-ups. There was rich programme, good place and a lot of people. It has been the most stylized event, that I have ever seen.»

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