Startup Grind is Hosting Nikolay Malyarov (PressReader)

7 Gate Ventures - #401-68 Water Street Vancouver, V6B 1A4 Vancouver
Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 6:00 PM (PST)

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About this event

PressReader is a leading platform in digital publishing combining more than 7000 news and media sites. They’ve partnered with thousands of publishers in over 100 countries to give unlimited access to more newspapers, magazines and other digital content than any other platform. They are on a mission to give people the best news-reading experience anywhere.

Nikolay Malyarov, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, is the creative head and public face of Press Reader. He speaks at numerous events in the media and tech space around the world. Events like TED2017, FIPP World Congress, INMA events, Forbes Travel Guide Awards, WAN IFRA events and the Airline Passenger Experience Association events. He says about himself that 'success is his drug and he's addicted to it' and that 'he likes breaking down walls that create friction or impede progress.' He also thinks that journalism plays a critical role in democracy and believes in its power.

In our fireside chat we 'll discuss

  • PressReader's success story
  • How they got to +7000 media sites and millions of subscribers
  • Lessons learned building a global tech company somewhere other than Silicon Valley

  • How Nikolay has personally brought together an industry as disparate as printed newspapers and magazine

  • The future of news production and news consumption  

  • Machine learning and personal mobile experiences

  • How innovation is really driven by end users

  • Expanding to Europe and cracking the Asian market from Canada


  • Nikolay Malyarov

    Nikolay Malyarov


    Chief Content Officer and General Counsel

    Nothing gets past Nikolay. As Chief Content Officer and General Counsel at PressReader, that’s a good thing. With a background in law this is second nature too him. His attention to detail and complete knowledge of the tech and publishing industries have helped turn PressReader into a truly global business.

    Nikolay believes in the power of storytelling. He also knows how people think a...

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  • When

    Thursday, Nov 30
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)


    7 Gate Ventures
    #401-68 Water Street VancouverV6B 1A4

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