Fireside chat w/ Egor Abramov, Principal at Fort Ross Ventures

St. Petersburg
Tue, Feb 16, 7:00 PM (MSK)

About this event

Denis Kalyshkin, Principal at I2BF Global Ventures, and invited speaker Egor Abramov, Principal at Fort Ross Ventures, will discuss why the Eastern Europe is a gold mine and how startup can get on the radar of the Fort Ross Ventures.

We are going to cover the following topics:

  • Why Eastern Europe is an area of focus for the Fort Ross Ventures?
  • How startups can get on the Fort Ross Ventures's radar?
  • How Fort Ross Ventures benefits from the affiliation with Sberbank?
  • Which technologies and industries are in focus of the Fort Ross Ventures?
  • Q/A session

About the Speaker

Egor is a Principal at Fort Ross Ventures. He has 10+ years of wide-ranging international experience in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking both in Moscow and London.

Egor has a vast PE/VC track record, from mature TMT companies to early-stage startups in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Russia. At different stages of his career he has been in charge of execution, lead gen, portfolio management and investment process design across all geographies and industries.

Apart from his family and career, Egor devotes much time to sailing. He considers it a pure venture sport that helps to cleanse the mind, soothe the soul, and raise the fighting spirit.

Egor has a BSc and MSc from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technologies as well as an MSc from New Economic School. These are two leading Russian universities in math, physics, and economics. In addition, Egor has also studied at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business; he holds the prestigious, international CFA designation.

About the Host

Denis Kalyshkin is a principal at I2BF Global Ventures. He has 6+ year experience investing in Vertical SaaS, Industry 4.0, AI, AR/VR, IoT, RPA & automation startups at Seed and pre-series A stages. Denis also runs a non-profit intitative Ask VC (ask-vc.com) promoting entrepreneurship in Emerging countries.

Speakers

  • Egor Abramov

    Egor Abramov

    Fort Ross Ventures

    Principal

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  • Denis Kalyshkin

    Denis Kalyshkin

    I2BF Global Ventures

    Principal

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  • When

    Tuesday, Feb 16
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MSK)

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      Startup Russia

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      Startup Grind St. Petersburg

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