Skolkovo’s startups to showcase their technologies at unbound London

30 ноября 2015 г.

For the first time Skolkovo companies will present their technologies at unbound London, one of UK’s most exciting innovation festivals that brings together brands and global corporations with disruptive technology from all over the world. The conference will take place in Vinopolis, London, on 30 November - 1 December.


The Skolkovo’s startups will pitch their projects to potential partners and investors at Workshop Stage at 17.00-18.00 on 30 November.

The full list of the participant companies includes:

 

 

CASHOFF

Personal financial management inside online bank

CardsMobile

NFC-solutions for retail, banks and transport

Flocktory

Advanced SaaS Inbound Marketing Platform for E-Commerce

SPB TV

OTT TV, IPTV & Mobile TV solutions

Quick Resto

Cloud automation for your business/restaurants

Intervale

Payment solutions and Information services

  

Two major deals will be concluded at the conference:

CardsMobile will sign a partnership agreement with British TEDIPAY (www.multipass.co.uk)  to create an open wearables platform for secure contactless payments, mass transit and access control. London citizens will get a new and easy way to pay for their purchases and transport tickets using wearable devices.

 

SPB TV will pursue a joint project Lebara Play with British Lebara, the universal brand for the world's migrant community. Lebara Play™ has launched with over 200 TV channels and 3,000 movies in HD and SD quality. Users can watch TV channels, both live and time-shifted, and video-on-demand through PCs, iOS and Android devices and Lebara’s branded set-top-boxes. SPB TV runs all the technical support of the project.

 

About the Skolkovo Foundation

The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with the objective of accelerating Russia’s transformation from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective, the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, composed of more than 1,000 high-tech startups, Skolkovo Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech) - a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together, these entities establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Fifty global corporations including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, Samsung, and Panasonic have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents by signing R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation. The cumulative revenue of Skolkovo’s startups through December 2014 reached $1 billion. They brought in more than $220 million in investment, creating 13,500 jobs and filing over 1,300 patent applications along the way. By 2020 over 2 million square meters of residential and office space will be built in Skolkovo with 35,000 people working daily in the Innovation Center. For more information:  http://www.sk.ru/en      

 

Press contacts

Skolkovo: 

Taisiya Yarmak

Tel.: +79166948826

E-mail: tyarmak@sk.ru