Several events for students and young entrepreneurs were held at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics as part of the agenda of the Days of Mentoring in Entrepreneurship and under the auspices of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
Brook Horowitz, CEO of IBLF Global, was at the Sochi International Investment Forum to moderate a round-table discussion of Mayor of Moscow Sobyanin with 25 business leaders from the international investment community.
IBLF’s Youth Business Russia programme became a partner of the Russian Association for Entrepreneurship Education (ROAP) and Centre for Entrepreneurship for organization of All-Russia competition of graduate thesis in entrepreneurship.
Boris Tkachenko, Head of IBLF Russia, spoke about importance of mentorship for social entrepreneurs at the round table as a part of the International Social Business Day that took place on June 25 at the premises of The Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow.
The conference participants drew up the guidance for the 7th Session of the UN Convention Against Corruption to be held in Moscow in November, 2015. Over 200 participants attended at the conference and foreign experts among them. IBLF assisted the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation with the conference concept and programme development.
On March 19, the governor of Voronezh Region Alexey Gordeev met with the members of Youth Business Russia programme Igor Zaboev and Petr Boikov, finalists of YBI Entrepreneur of the Year international award and co-founders of Karton Chernozemye company in Voronezh Region, their mentor Yuri Segal, YBR programme manager Boris Tkachenko and Irina Gorelova, YBR coordinator in Voronezh Region.
On March 16, 2015, Natalia Zvereva, Director of The Fund of Regional Social Programs “Our Future”, and Boris Tkachenko, Head of IBLF Russia, officially signed an agreement on cooperation in social entrepreneurship development.