Entrepreneurs

Alexey Krainov

Alexey Krainov

ClipClock, Founder and CEO
  • In 2006 founded iDea Widgets - mobile widgets service which gained > 3 mln users 
  •  10 years in marketing, sales, and general management in multinational companies: Vimpelcom - BroadBand Director, Russia; Regional Director, Central Region Adidas - Retail Marketing Director, Russia British American Tobacco - National Key Account Manager 
  • Ural State Technical University, 1998, with honours Harvard Business Shool, Executive Education, 2012

Egor Rudi

Egor Rudi

Eruditor Group, Co-Founder and CEO
  • Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of General and Applied Physics, in 2004.
  • 2005: Egor co-founded his first startup in digital marketing - Advalue.ru.
  • 2006: co-founded Vash Repetitor project with Sergey Kuznetsov (founder and CTO of Eruditor Group).
  • 2006-2009: IBM Russia, Key Account Manager in Software Department. Responsible for Telco sector. Graduated from IBM Global Sales School. Participant of IBM top talent program.
  • 2009: Founded Eruditor Group with Sergey Kuznetsov.
  • 2010: Founded summer camp for kids Stranao3.ru. Founded Tutorion.ru as a part of Eruditor Group. Raised angel 600k USD round for Eruditor Group
  • 2011: Lead several seed rounds for consumer internet startups like Lingualeo.com, Foodik.ru. Made M&A deal with Treda.ru,
  • 2012: Participated in Printio.ru's seed round in 2012. As CEO of Eruditor Group Raised 4M USD from Intel Capital and Runa Capital. Closed M&A deal of Foodik.ru and Delivery Hero GMBH (Global Leader in Food Delivery markets).

Richard Goold

Richard Goold

Station X, CEO
  • Founder and CEO of Station X, a genomics company developing software for the large-scale clinical analysis of human genomic information. 
  • Previously founded and headed up Prospect Genomics, led the company through to a successful merger with Structural Genomix.
  • Extensive experience leading teams engaged in the development of commercially-successful genomic information products
  • Over 20 years genomics experience in academia and industry
  • PhD, Medical Biochemistry, University of Cape Town
  • B.Pharm., M.Sc. Pharmacology, Rhodes University

Aynur Abdulnasyrov

Aynur Abdulnasyrov

LinguaLeo, founder and CEO
  • Successful serial entrepreneur experienced in online and offline education and services 
  • 4+ years experience in IT-businesses HSE Business Incubator resident and graduate. 
  • Winner of “Startup of the year” in 2009, 2011 and BIT in 2011 with LinguaLeo.
  • Previouse projects: «Native speakers club», Treda.ru, ImageStars.net. All of these companies became leaders in their niches. 
  • Higher School of Economics, Economics faculty.

Aleksey Degtyarev

Aleksey Degtyarev

B2B-Center, CEO
  • 5 years as CEO at B2B-Center, one of the most successful companies in the e-commerce industry (client base - more than 100 000 companies, number of biddings - more than 200 000 with the total trading volume of $ 80 bln. Branches of the company work in Ukraine, Turkey). 
  • 2 years experience in project management of the implementation and development of e-commerce systems. 
  • Bryansk State Technical University, 2003, Major in Economics. 
  • Higher School of Economics, "Organization of bidding (tender) for the purchase of products for state needs", 2005. 
  • Ph.D in Economics, 2007.

Laurent Lathieyre

Laurent Lathieyre

Capptain, Co-founder and CEO
  • Wrote his first computer program at age of 11. Made his first money selling or publishing his software at age of 17.
  • Has more than 15 years experience in IT and entrepreneurship.
  • BSc in Computer Science. MBA in Marketing and Management.
  • Laurent worked for Borland in Eastern and Central Europe.
  • Co-founded Wcube in 1995.
  • Several ventures in the internet and mobile field.
  • One successful exit (Wcube acquired by Framfab in 2000)

Peter M. Jensen

Peter M. Jensen

Stopthehacker, CEO
  • Executive with 20 years’ experience in Sales, Sales Management, and Go To Market disciplines 
  • Enterprise software experience from Oracle, Symantec, VMware 
  • Startup experience from Thinstall (acquired by VMware), Pancetera (acquired by Quantum) and StopTheHacker 
  • Broad International experience 
  •  MBA from Copenhagen Business School

Ruslan R. Fazlyev

Ruslan R. Fazlyev

Ecwid, Founder and CEO
  • ULTRAMARINE ISP –– 1998-2001. After demonstrating their network security vulnerability in a very peculiar way, was hired as an UNIX system administrator. His first assignment was to create first city-wide internet peering backbone. As a result, local ISPs started communicating directly, as opposed to sending inner traffic through Moscow. This dramatically reduced Internet costs and latency, increasing bandwidth at the same time.
  • SIMBIRSK COMMUNICATIONS ––2001-2002. With four friends, founded the first non-government landline phone company in Ulyanovsk(Simbirsk). This reduced installation time from years to weeks and reduced corruption related to phone installation. The market exploded and the company was soon acquired by a bigger operator.
  • X-CART.COM ––2000-PRESENT. Commercial open source e-commerce platform. Under his management, it grew from 3 to 150 employees in 5 years. Started as a team of students, with no investment and no support, X-Cart soon became #1 commercial PHP store builder platform worldwide powering 50,000 online stores in 120+ countries.
  • ECWID.COM –– 2009-PRESENT. Ecwid is his love and joy. It allows anyone to add an online store to any web site, blog or social network page in 5 minutes. Ecwid is translated into 37 languages by volunteers. It currently powers 103,000 online stores and doubles in size every 3 months.