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How can computer vision replace dozens of cards, keys, and passes? Why is face recognition in demand among major companies? And how does ITMO Accelerator help startups that work in this field achieve enterprise orders? All these questions were discussed at a meeting with the founders of the O’Vision startup.
Who makes money off of space today, and how do they do it? How is it split between different countries? And how does one launch a startup in this field? This was the subject of a recent open lecture by Antonina Gromyko, project coordinator of Skoltech Space Center. ITMO.NEWS put down the main ideas.
Just a week ago, ITMO University became the site for holding the meeting of ITAM itSMF Russia expert committee — a major association of specialists in the field of ITSM. Now, ITMO and ITAM itSMF Russia are discussing further collaboration: opportunities for organizing lectures and other events for students.
This spring, ITMO University launched its first acceleration program developed together with a major company – the 5G-focused track ITMO Accelerator + MTS. ITMO.NEWS reached out to the winners and organizers of the startup to learn about their experience.
As a consequence, the developers, whose work focuses on printed textile-based electronics, will get the chance to participate in a startup competition in China. ITMO.NEWS got in touch with the project’s co-founder, ITMO Master’s student Olavi Siikki, to learn more about their success.
In this article, Gor Karapetyan and Alexander Plotnikov explain how Aggio grew out of a custom project into a self-sustained software product.
Many of us have entertained the idea of launching a startup. A like-minded team disrupts the market with a unique product – what could be better? But doing that is not so simple. We joined forces with the ITMO Accelerator to answer the most common questions about launching a startup.
ITMO’s Career Services Center hosted an online meeting on how to present a project to investors and superiors. Two representatives of the company Digital Design, Vladimir Stekolschikov and Anastasia Krylova, shared their insights on the matter. They both work at a special department, the Design Bureau, which handles the development and promotion of new solutions inside the company. Read on to learn all about how best to present your idea, what to highlight in your presentation, and how to develop your hypothesis.
A business begins with an idea, and grows only under careful guidance of a team. That’s why one of the most important tasks for an entrepreneur is to choose the right associates, establish ties within the team, and provide it with competent leadership. Olga Kovrova, founder of the company KCG and expert in the field of sales, explained which criteria to use when choosing team members, why in this process it’s important to take into account your own weaknesses, and how to avoid the most common management mistakes. The workshop “How to Build an Effective Business Team” was organized by the inter-university Entrepreneurship Club. ITMO.NEWS publishes the keynotes.
Social distancing is the right thing to do right now, but along with shutting down the virus, there’s a great risk we’ll shut down small businesses as well. The good news is that many of our favorite businesses in St. Petersburg have expanded their delivery options – you can get anything from food to gifts – and have come up with other ways to raise support, like offering future gift certificates. You brighten up your day, they get a lifeline. Let’s get through this together!