Alina Khamatdinova and Andrey Kryukov spoke about their impressions of the Astana Hub Battle
The battle of technology startups Astana Hub Battle is traditionally held at the Digital Bridge 2021 international forum. This year's jury members include Astana Hub trackers Alina Khamatdinova and Andrey Kryukov. We asked the experts about their impressions of this year's competition.
How to get funding for a startup or IT company in Kazakhstan?
Finding investments for a startup is one of the important problems for any founder, which always remains relevant. Startups and IT companies in Kazakhstan have the opportunity to raise funding in various ways: from investment funds, government organizations and through participation in various competitions. We figured out all the opportunities available in Kazakhstan.
SipSim: We are delighted with how much Kazakhstan supports the development of IT, it's really very cool
The Belarusian company became one of the finalists of the Seed Money* start-up financing program and received 20 million tenge ($47 thousand) for the development of its project. Anna Ogorodnikova, Deputy Director for New Markets, spoke about why she and her team chose Kazakhstan as the first foreign market for scaling "SipSim".
How much do Astana Hub members save per year due to preferences?
According to the Startup Genome, 9 out of 10 startups fail in their first year. In order not to be among these 9 startups, it is important to minimize overhead costs. We will tell you how to save money on launching and maintaining a startup in Kazakhstan.