On September 6, a demonstration day of an innovative business accelerator took place in the Rubin coworking. The program, created on the initiative of the Department of Economics of the city of Rostov-on-Don, consists of 4 stages - training, consultation stage, demonstration day and stage of project support. The goal of the program is training (acceleration) of potential entrepreneurs, intensive development and packaging of the project for investment. The operator was the autonomous non-profit organization for the innovative development of education and science "FIRON".
Participants are selected for each stage on a competitive basis. The training program was attended by 60 participants, the consultation phase was 25, and 15 projects were defended at the demonstration day, of which 10 were selected for the support (project packaging) stage.
At the consultation stage, from July 18 to September 5, participants met with experts on the issues of defining the industry, narrowing the subject area, forming project goals, describing the project’s business model, flexible project development methodology, client profile, trading proposal, financial business model, management intellectual property and the legal foundations of the project, the formation of the presentation, preparation of the pitch.
The expert composition of the demonstration day included business owners, directors of IT companies, venture capital investors and private business angels providing financial support to companies in the early stages of development.
Among the projects of the participants were presented:
The GlavOkhota information system is a system in which all information on the hunting grounds of Russia is provided, indicating the number of permits for each game group and the timing of its extraction.
The Estrella project is a development of Master CBU LLC, dedicated to the creation of an IT ecosystem in the b2b and b2c segment to preserve existing and create new businesses in the field of taxi, logistics, delivery of goods and development of urban environment clean-up.
Real Estate Marketplace “Pro.New Buildings” - an electronic platform that unites all developers, banks. The consumer has the opportunity to choose an apartment, contact the manager of the bank or the developer. Also, the platform will collect information in the form of a media format and useful articles for the user.
ERP "Odyssey" - business automation of tour operators of bus tours, where all business processes are collected in one working window, financial transparency and analytics.
And other projects.
As a result of going through all stages of the innovative business accelerator program, the selected projects will be sent for consideration to financial institutions or funds to receive grants, credit funds or investor funds.