Ilya Podorvanov is Business Manager for Africa at JSC Rosinfocominvest in Moscow Russia. He is responsible for Russia-Africa cooperation for National digital programs. He is experienced in smart city solutions / smart nation solutions, e-government solutions - digital education / educational programs, international funding in G2G, B2G national digital programs. We chat about his work, experiences from Moscow, his new vision and worst nightmare for future cities.
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Ilya’s new vision and worst nightmare for future cities
About Ilya Podorvanov and JSC Rosinfocominvest
Ilya Podorvanov is Business Manager for Africa at JSC Rosinfocominvest in Moscow Russia. He is responsible for Russia-Africa cooperation for National digital programs. He is experienced in smart city solutions / smart nation solutions, e-government solutions - digital education / educational programs, international funding in G2G, B2G national digital programs.
JSC Rosinfocominvest was founded by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
Investment size: 50M-150M RUB.
Competitive edge: Market-oriented approach in synergy with capabilities of the state-owned fund.
Focus: Help companies to move quickly from the product to the scalable business.
Strategic priorities: B2B sector, “Smart money”, 50%-co-investments, growth-stage (Round A and B).
Areas of investments: Energy, Manufacturing, Finance, Telecommunications, Oil and Gas, Education, Healthcare, Transportation.
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