Andre Reitenbach: Kazakhstan Offers Unique Business Conditions

The international technology park Astana Hub has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gcore, an international technology leader known for its services in AIaaS, cloud technologies, EDGE infrastructure, and GPUaaS. This strategic partnership aims to promote the development of the startup ecosystem both within the region and beyond.


"Today, Kazakhstan is striving to become a digital leader by implementing innovative AI services and creating a robust technological ecosystem for both local startups and international companies. With its young, well-educated population and rapidly developing economy, Kazakhstan offers unique business conditions through Astana Hub. We look forward to starting our collaboration to tap into the potential of this dynamic and promising market," said Andre Reitenbach, CEO of Gcore Labs.

The memorandum formalizes the commitments of both parties to collaborate in creating a favorable environment for startups and IT enterprises. Astana Hub, known for its dedication to supporting budding technological talents, views Gcore as a key partner providing crucial support for the growth and development of startups in terms of infrastructure.

"The expertise and resources of Gcore in AIaaS, GPUaaS, cloud technologies, and infrastructure perfectly complement Astana Hub's mission to support startups and IT enterprises. This partnership will accelerate the development of startups and foster innovation and technological progress in the region," said Tanat Uskembayev, Managing Director of Astana Hub.

Key areas of cooperation between the parties include:

  • Sharing knowledge and experience in the fields of startups, artificial intelligence technologies, machine learning, and innovation;
  • Organizing joint events and resource exchanges to establish business connections;
  • Participating in conferences, seminars, forums, B2B meetings, and other events;
  • Joint efforts to attract investments for startups through various initiatives and events.

The partnership between Astana Hub and Gcore Labs marks a significant milestone in the path toward innovation and entrepreneurship development in Kazakhstan and beyond.

About Gcore

Gcore is a global provider of solutions in artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, networking, and security. The company's headquarters is located in Luxembourg. Gcore has over 600 employees working in ten offices worldwide and operates its own global IT infrastructure across six continents, boasting one of the best network performances in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Gcore has deployed its infrastructure in three cities in Kazakhstan: Astana, Pavlodar, and Almaty.

About Astana Hub

Astana Hub is the largest technopark in Central Asia, focused on creating and developing an ecosystem for IT businesses, training IT specialists, and supporting startup projects. Currently, the technopark hosts more than 1,400 IT companies, including over 400 with foreign participation. They receive comprehensive support, including business development and scaling programs, special tax and visa conditions, informational and educational support, and material infrastructure.

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