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Adeo Ressi to Keynote TechCrunch Moscow: Adopting the Silicon Valley Mindset

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-12-06

Get ready Russia, TechCrunch Moscow is coming your way. The two day conference (December 8-9) “Innovation Detox”, will focus on how innovation can improve quality of life. Other topics of discussion include global trends, startup heroes, failures, toxic investments, and viral startups.

Kicking things off on Sunday, October 8, is Founder Institute CEO, Adeo Ressi, who will speak on the topic of “Adopting the Silicon Valley Mindset”. Ressi’s keynote will follow a quick demo day and opening remarks by Mike Butcher (Editor, TechCrunch Europe) and Edward Shenderovich (Managing Partner, Kite Ventures).

Ressi will discuss the realities and myths of Silicon Valley, and share strategies for how anyone anywhere, can foster a great entrepreneurial ecosystem. After all, Silicon Valley isn’t a place - it’s a mindset. Click here to learn more about TechCrunch Moscow.

Following TechCrunch Moscow, Ressi will be hosting a free Startup Pitch Bootcamp with the Moscow Founder Institute, where he will teach entrepreneurs the fundamentals of a great startup pitch. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get feedback on your business idea and pitch from a Silicon Valley startup expert. Space is limited - click here to RSVP now.

The Moscow Founder Institute is currently accepting applications for the upcoming Winter Semester. If you could benefit from expert training to launch a startup in Moscow, click here to learn more and apply now.

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