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Ryzhkov Oleksandr

CEO, Vj.ua in Днепропетровск

iPads and Innovations

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2013
IN DNIPRO @ VOL 9

Oleksandr Ryzhkovhead of the «November» and the project «Vyhodnoj», highlights the fresh and up to date information about events and places in Dnipropetrovsk. In his presentation on PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Start-up Vol. 9 he talked about owners of different cafes or restaurants that face with problems connected with POS terminals, because they are quite expensive and inconvenient. Alexander and his team offer a great solution — POS terminal based on the iPad. Intuitive, user-friendly and with very affordable price, it simplifies the work of the waiters, which saves both their time and the time of visitors. 

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Medical Herbman Cafe Project

BY SOICHIRO ARAKI
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Landscape designer and project director Soichiro Araki of the design firm EARTHSCAPE speaks of his organization's mission to bring together humans and nature, in particular, the MHCP (Medical Herbman Cafe Project) a means of connecting with local communities through botany and herbal remedies. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2013.

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Branto: the Brain, the Eye and the Ear of Your Home

BY VICTOR SERGIENKO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 24, 2013

How a beloved mother feels, whether the children are doing their lessons, whether the cat is in the fridge ... in short what is going on at home you can find out without leaving the office with the help of this wonder ball – Branto. For you, it will become whoever you want: a household assistant, a “secret agent" or a reliable guardian.

This amazing device of Victor Sergienko, Director of R&D, Branto and a start-up team was presented in PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Start-up Vol. 9that looks like a usual beautiful decor item and is easily controlled with any mobile platform: phone, tablet, etc.

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What IT Companies Can Do Together?


@ VOL 10 ON DEC 14, 2013

Turn knowledge into action!

Ian Chernov, IT project manager, market analyst and researcher, Yalantis, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Reality Vol.10 invited all to join forces and to establish cooperation and co-working. He highlighted that unique feature how to gain this – the creation and development of IT-CxO community in Dnipropetrovsk.

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Build It Up

BY NICOLÒ RABACCHI
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 21, 2013

Nicolò Rabacchi speaks on Build It Up: a non-profit association that aims to promote the entrepreneurial spirit among new generations. The main activity of the organization is to support potential entrepreneurs towards the strategic challenging of their ideas, testing their analysis and introducing them to investors. Thanks to the contacts and the expertise of the association, a team of associates help the entrepeneur draft a strategic business plan to be presented in front of prospective investors.

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FaunaCafe

BY TIM WOOD
@ POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA: STARTUP THE PARTY SF X TOKYO ON SEP 18, 2014

Tim Wood, Natsuko Kikutake, and Hirokazu Morita believe that the maid and cat cafes present nowadays are old hat, and here they introduce a new service that is out to take the companion cafe idea to an entirely different level. 

Having the ability to see and talk to your favorite cat, or Maid, anywhere and anytime, is important. Through the internet and moble devices, you are now able to enjoy the companionship of any animal, through the FaunaCafe. 

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Kolba Labs: Innovation Incubation

BY GEORGE HODGE
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2014

George Hodge talks about the benefits of sharing ideas through cooperation and how Kolba Labs, a social enterprise incubator with United Nations Development Programme in Armenia.

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StartingBlock Madison - A New Place for Startups and Thinkers to Collide and Cooperate

BY CHANDRA MILLER FIENEN
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 18, 2016

Speaker Chandra Miller Fienen gives an overview of the StartingBlock Madison project. Opening in 2017, StartingBlock will provide a new place for area entrepreneurs and community to learn, build, hack, and grow successful businesses and next-generation thinkers.

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Proven Peer Mentoring For Founders Is The Pivot That Changed The Game For Startups

BY JOHN FREISSE
@ VOL 22 ON APR 11, 2017

John Freisse shares his insight on ways to build and maintain a successful business venture. 83-86% of startups fail in 8 years, only 14% raise capital and only 4% ever sell for investor returns.  Founders have a 1 in 24 chance of ever making their venture work...until the pivot of the Starve Ups Scalerator which leads to startups being 6 times more likely to stay in business, 4 times more likely to raise capital and more than 3.5 times to get their exit. 

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Nashville Innovation Project

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 22, 2018

Ron Yearwood talks about building a diverse network of tech in a Nashville "Innovation District".