Kazan Russia is at number 223 in the Global Innovation Cities Index. Certainly thriving of interesting companies, only can be seen if you have been lucky enough to have researched the start-up scene in the area.
Via British Young Asian Entrepreneurs Association (BYAE: www.byae.co.uk), I have been lucky enough to do that.
Below are link and contact details of innovation center and several start up companies.
You can find list of various companies leading the way with in the Businesses in the Innovation center website.
"The Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, 420074,
st. Petersburg, 52
tel .: +7 (843) 235-14-75, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Businesses with in the IT Park:
Start Up Sauna
Anton Grachev has graduated Kazan State Institute of Finance and Economics in spheres of banking, economics and marketing. He has embarked upon a career in the Elemte investment company and within two years became the Head of OTC Transactions department. After that he had been appointed as the Deputy Director at Treasury Department in Tatfondbank (one of the largest banks of the region). In 2008 he has started a new challenge – car retail business, and became the COO of Autolife-group. Since 2012 Anton Grachev has been involved in IT after being invited as Deputy COO of The Centre of Information Technologies of the Republic of Tatarstan where he managed the project of the future IT-capital of Russia – Innopolis.
Since 2013 to the present time Anton Grachev is the CEO of the High technology park ‘IT park’. In just few years IT Park has become one of the leading technology parks of Russia according to ICT Ministry of Russian Federation.
Lenar is the Head of the Business incubator of IT-park Kazan, best High technology park in Russia (according to the ICT Ministry of Russia). The Business-incubator of Kazan IT-park is recognized as one of the biggest and the most successful entrepreneurship development company in Russian Federation, that launched more than 300 startups. Lenar’s academic training and work experience have included project management, financial management and marketing. He earned master degree in Marketing at Kazan State Finance and Economics Institute. He has been the Deputy Director of Development at IT-park in Naberezhnye Chelny. Lenar founded and successfully exited his own startup in the sphere of cloud technologies and hosting. His primary focus is on customer development, government relations and investor relations. Lenar’s current interests are based on medical technology innovations, smart gadgets and b2g projects.
International Association of Science Park and Areas of Innovation
IASP World Headquarters - email@example.com
C/ Marie Curie, 35, (PTA) - 29590 - Campanillas - Málaga (Spain) - Tel +34 95 202 83 03 / Fax +34 95 202 04 64
Luis Sanz - Director General
Ebba Lund-Chief Operations Officer
Phone: +79061132284 Alexey Fedorov