News for February 2016

February 1, 2016 11:20
A businessman from Perm enters the Forbes list of the most successful young entrepreneurs

Oleg Krivokurtsev, a Promobot cofounder, entered 30 under 30 Europe List, a list of the top 30 most successful European businessmen under 30 years of age. He was ranked as one of the bright young entrepreneurs in Industry.

Oleg Krivokurtsev, a Perm National Research Polytechnic University graduate, created a robot that can function as an administrator, hostess, promotional model and advertising site. Promobot was founded 2 years ago and in 2105 the company signed up for the Skolkovo IT-cluster. According to Oleg Krivokurtsev, the entry into the Forbes list is a significant achievement that followed a great amount of hard work and effort.

It opens up the opportunity to gain an access to foreign markets. We are ready now to enhance the company’s growth rates, and the primary way to do it is to enter foreign markets. We feel privileged to have been selected for the 30 under 30 Europe List. The applicants were reviewed by a panel of judges who chose the most interesting and profitable European companies.

On November 2015 Perm saw the first Russian Robot Wars. The event was held by Promobot and attracted 20 teams from all over the country.