Skoltech is an international graduate research-focused university that was founded by the group of world-renowned scientists in 2011. Skoltech's curriculum focuses on technology and innovation, offering Master's programs in 11 technological disciplines. Students receive rigorous theoretical and practical training, design their own research projects, participate in internships and gain entrepreneurial skills in English. The faculty is comprised of current researchers with international accreditation and achievements.

Seminar: A (Non-Random) Walk Down Entrepreneurial Alley

Image courtesy of Marcin Wichary, FLickr (IBM Test Tubes)One of the biggest challenges science-based startups face is overcoming financial issues. In other words: the ‘show me the money’ problem. If this piques your curiosity, please join us for a seminar with Dr. Benoit Leleux, titled  “A (Non-Random) Walk Down Entrepreneurial Alley”.

When: September 22, 2014; 13.30 – 15.00

Where: Beijing-1 Auditorium, China cluster, Skolkovo School of Management



Dr Benoit Leleux, guest speaker at the Skoltech seminar on entrepreneurship

Dr Benoit Leleux, guest speaker at the Skoltech seminar on entrepreneurship


In the talk Dr. Benoit Leleux will review his 25 years of research, practice and teaching in entrepreneurship around the world, focusing in particular on growth financing issues faced by technology firms.  He will review quickly the findings of his 2008 book “Nurturing Science-Based Startups” based on 30+ award winning clinical studies and expand on his current and future research agenda.






* The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is a private graduate research university in Skolkovo, Russia, a suburb of Moscow. Established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT, Skoltech educates global leaders in innovation, advance scientific knowledge, and foster new technologies to address critical issues facing Russia and the world. Applying international research and educational models, the university integrates the best Russian scientific traditions with twenty-first century entrepreneurship and innovation.

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