Organization of events is one of the key activities of .etc, which facilitates development of the technological community in Russia and CIS and helps us building an international network of mentors. Most of the events organized by .etc, including the Google Developers Launchpad Start, are completely free for the participants.
In addition to the events, .etc also provides advisory services, cooperating with private and institutional investors, corporations on the one hand, and promising start-ups from Russia and the CIS region on another, helping the latter in developing a business strategy, expanding the partner network, attracting investments, reaching new markets. In our pipeline there are great projects, such as LungPass.com, theLocals.ru, Elementaree.ru, Dbrain.io and others.
Through the partner network of venture funds, as well as our own micro VC investment arm, .etc manages both relatively small (up to 200k US dollars) and larger investment deals, which includes formation of investment syndicates. In conjunction with the Cyprus-based investment company United Business Angels, .etc successfully closes deals in Russia (for example, Onefit.ru from Moscow) as well as in other countries (for example, Everemore Health from London).