Speaker Detail

Ekaterina Vainberg


Ekaterina (Katy) is an innovation thought leader and ecosystem facilitator with a deep focus on startups acceleration and growth. She has a profound expertise is setting up and managing international acceleration & incubation programs (“Startup Security Challenge”, “Integrator”, “MGIMO Business-incubator”), organization of international conferences on innovation, entrepreneurship & venture capital (RAFBI, GTS), fundraising and project management (“Helikon-opera”, Charity fund “Sport, Health, Life”).

While managing acceleration programs, she has built tight collaboration with Silicon Valley, London and Russian business-angels and corporate venture funds which turned into successful investments in startups. She also served as an advisor to the General Director of one oil & gas company for venture investment priorities.