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ACCELERATION BY THE PRINTING PIONEER FUND
Intensive practical growth program for EdTech, HRTech, and Talantech projects that plan to scale up in Russia and enter international markets.
Starting date: June 3rd Ending date: July 4th Duration: 1 month
The program is free for 20 pre-selected participants
JFYI: The first EdTech project In Russia (1553) - the printing yard, headed by Ivan Fedorov.
WHO CAN JOIN?
Projects with MVP and the first sales
Projects with steady sales
Projects at the idea level
WHAT PARTICIPANTS WILL GET:
A developed offer for the clients
Formulated and tested hypotheses, refinement of the business model
The expand of the contacts with clients, partners and potential investors in Russia and abroad
Networking in a community of like-minded people with a focus on the development of EdTech business in Russian and international markets
The possibility of getting investments in the EdTech Invest Dating
Personal consultations, feedback and recommendations from coaches and experts
PROJECT MODULES OF THE ACCELERATION PROGRAM
Business model of the project
Project tasks directed to refine the business model of the project and search for reserves to improve the efficiency and increase the value of the project in Russia and abroad.
Project tasks for the idea's and hypotheses' development to increase the value of the projects in Russia and abroad.
Discussion about approaches to the product management and clarification of the value offer.
Mini-lectures and reference materials about the customer development
Mini-lectures and reference materials on formalizing and improving the business model.
Building the project ecosystem
Project tasks aimed at developing the project ecosystem: expanding the listing of partners of different types, searching for synergistic effects with potential investors and partners in Russia and international markets.
Mini-lectures and reference materials on networking and interaction with investors. Materials that disclose the criteria for evaluating investors at the top level.
Project task for preparing a presentation for the investors.
Pitches of accelerator participants in the dating format with investors.
WHAT WILL YOU GET DURING THE PROGRAM?
Mini-lectures on the project module
THE HISTORY OF THE ACCELERATOR
2020 The Printing Pioneer Fund in Delhi (India)
Maria Aksenova, President of the Fund, co-moderated the International Joint Ventures section of the EdTech review, India's largest EdTech event. In addition Maria was had the honor of awarding the winners of the exhibition of the same name - international EdTech startups .
2020 Winter EdTech Invest Dating
Together with the Education Exporters Association, the Lobachevsky accelerator and the Moscow Innovation Agency, we held a meeting of export-oriented EdTech projects in Digital Business Space in Moscow.
2019 VR Science in Kazan
VR-Science portfolio project was shortlisted in the section Try-A-Skill and was awarded the honor of presenting the developments on a separate stand at the international championship WorldSkills Russia 2019
2019 Summer EdTech Invest Daiting
25 EdTech startups-graduates of a set of joint Acceleration programs (with the Lobachevsky Accelerator) presented their projects to investors in the Villa Politica restaurant
2018 Exporting Edtech projects
Maria Aksenova is an invited expert and a mentor of various accelerators every year. On the picture - crash test of the graduates of the PhysTechStart accelerator. During this time, the Fund has created its own portfolio of EdTech projects at various stages.
2007-2020 The Printing Pioneer Fund
For outstanding merit in the field of education, the order of the first printer I. Fedorov was awarded to 19 outstanding projects and personalities. Among the winners, Chairman of the German-Russian forum Ambassador von Studnitz, legendary animator Leonid Shvartsman (the Creator of the image of Cheburashka), Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences named after V. V. Vinogradov and others.
2006 We work in 10 countries around the world
Over the years, we have implemented more than 100 educational projects: from a series of TV programs to forums in Italy, Berlin, London and India with the participation of top officials.
1993-2012 Encyclopedia for kids AVANTA+
We have been developing educational projects for more than 25 years, including the bestseller "Encyclopedia for kids AVANTA+". 63 Volumes have been published in more than 20 million copies; some volumes have been translated to Japanese and Chinese languages.
1553 Don't forget your roots
Joking apart. Inspired by the first EdTech entrepreneur in Russia, the first printer Ivan Fedorov, who headed the printing yard (after which books began to print books, rather than rewrite them by hand), we founded the eponymous Foundation for the development of educational projects, as well as the export of education, science, culture and technology.
The team of our Accelerator has one of the best expertise in the field of education development, acceleration and promotion of EdTech projects
Director of the Accelerator
Winner of the President's award in the field of education, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Printing Pioneer Fund, President of the Education Exporters Association, licensed investor of Moscow Seed Fund, more than 25 years of experience in investments, mentor, 6 EdTech projects in the portfolio, 5 exits
Business consultant, tracker of the SKOLKOVO business school team (Edtech), expert on strategic development of the NTI SC based on big data of MSU. Clients include: VEB, VTB, the Federal tax service of the Russian Federation, The government of Moscow, Inline Technologies, Inpas Payment solution, StartExam, Grayling, HiGuys.