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Medesk Wins SKOLKOVO Start-up Competition

On Dec 19th  2012, Medesk Project won Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO’s Investors Day startup competition.  Vladimir Kovalsky, SKOLKOVO Start-up Academy student and Founder of Medesk, was selected as the winner from 13 contenders. The start-ups represented a wide range of industries including Food & Beverage, Finance, Social Media, Education, Tourism, Infrastructure and IT.

Investors Day Format:  During the Investors day, each project was given 2 minutes to provide an overview of the project, followed by another five minutes for Q&A. The winner was selected based on the commercial viability of the project and the performance in the presentation.

For 2012 Investor Day, the jury consisted of eminent Investors, Entrepreneurs and Business Angels that included  Vitaly Polekhin: Head of the SKOLKOVO business school Investors Club,  Andrei Vakulenko: Director at Sberbank CIB Venture Fund, Kirill Veselov: Director at Mint Capital Investment , Dmitry Agarunov: CEO at Gameland, Kendrick White: Managing Principal at Marchmont Capital Partners , Lyubov Simonova: Pre-partner at Almaz Capital Partners, Nikolay Dmitriev,:Investment Director at Prostor Capital,  Dmitry Bergelson: Vice-President at Nanoprom, Yuri Rabinovich: CEO at StartupMonthly, and Alexander Antonyuk: Vice-President at Foresight Capital Partners .

Medesk is a cloud based medical information system that provides remote diagnosis for patients in an emergency or in inaccessible locations. Alexander Smbatyan won the second prize for vsevcredit.ru, an online lending portal and Ranjeev Rajan won the third prize for Fitting Lab, a service that makes online shopping more convenient.

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