Hot news from Stanford University. European ETL's first Winter session - "Ukraine & Russia - Startups Under War, Invasion & Censorship" - kicked off with a speakers panel that examines the emerging startup and accelerator scene in Ukraine.
It was organized and conducted by Dr. Burton Lee PhD MBA, Stanford Engineering. Speakers of the discussion: Anna Degtereva CEO & Founder, Happy Farm (Ukraine | USA), Vitaly Golomb, CEO & Founder, Keen Systems (Ukraine | USA), Anna Dvornikova Managing Partner, TEC Ventures (Russia | USA), Max Skibinsky CEO, Stealth Bitcoin Startup; ex- Venture Partner, Andreesen-Horowitz (Russia | USA), Vlad Voskresensky CEO & Co-Founder, InvisibleCRM (Ukraine | USA).
They also discuss how recently adopted policies, laws and regulations of the Russian government are undermining and weakening the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Russia.
Stanford Engineering's 'European Innovation & Entrepreneurship' (ME421) is a weekly speaker series - now entering Year Seven - that presents industry leaders from Europe's hitech startup, venture finance, corporate, university research & technology commercialization communities to share their insights and experiences with aspiring and veteran entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley.