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ITMO graduate Vadim Zayats together with his brother Andrey Chekan founded LIIS Engineering Solutions in 2006. The company specializes in home and office automation. Over a 15-year period, it has developed a smart office for VK, automated Lakhta Center, the tallest skyscraper in Europe, and presidential suites in the Grand Hotel Europe, as well as implemented other major projects. In an interview with ITMO.NEWS, Vadim shared how he started the business, who influenced the company, and what competencies you need to join his team.
In 2020, Dmitriy Komarentsev and ITMO graduate Nikolai Golos launched the Metrica analytics service. In this article, Dmitriy talks about how their service facilitates decision-making, what startupers need to know about their competitors, and how the developers plan to enter the European market.
ITMO’s Interuniversity Entrepreneurship Club and the Patteri Entrepreneurship Society have organized an open mic meeting. Participants discussed student startups at universities, the need to provide financial and resource support for young entrepreneurs, and the performance of this system in general.
Nikita Shamgunov, the founder of the SingleStore company and an ITMO University graduate, gave a lecture on building a startup and collaboration with aspiring entrepreneurs at the ITMO Preaccelerator’s Demo Day.
What is the best time to launch a promotional campaign? How do you come up with creative ideas? How to check if they are viable? Evgenii Marchenkov, CEO and co-founder of AdSide Media, an American agency that specializes in mobile app advertising and e-commerce, shared his experience on the topic.
The travel tech company founded by ITMO graduates invites students to experience a new internship format and try their hand at starting a project from scratch with the help of qualified mentors.
A recent survey by the RAEC, the Higher School of Economics, and Microsoft has shown that 54% of Russian companies have switched to working from home due to the pandemic. But it wasn’t always a breeze.
ITMO.NEWS and Stanislav Lukyanov discussed his ARVIZOR project, the prospects of AR technology, and ways to apply it, as well as participation in accelerators and making it to the international market.
It’s Like Seeing Your Baby Walk: Founders of Specvideoanalytika Startup on Development of Automated Vehicle Pass Systems
The startup by ITMO staff members that focuses on the development of smart systems that control the access of cars to restricted areas has become a Skolkovo resident. The project’s founders speak about their first clients in Moscow,difficulties, achievements, and the path towards self-sufficiency.
What are the best ways to promote your project on social media via a website, a blog, or your own YouTube channel? What strategies should you try? And what common mistakes can you avoid when starting your campaign? Valerie Kraskova, founder of the Lab322 marketing agency, answered all these questions at an ITMO Accelerator workshop.