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Meeting with Alexander Vinokurov, 1-February-2016, 19:00

Dear all!

We are delighted to announce our first event this year: meeting with Alexander Vinokurov – ex-director and co-founder of the investment bank KIT Finance, main investor of the TV Rain Channel, internet media site Slon.ru, magazine Big City, and co-owner of Chaika Clinics (private healthcare network). The event will take place on February 1, 19.00 at NES campus in Skolkovo, (Novaya street 100, room 114).

Our guest will cover several topics during the discussion. Firstly, he will talk about the investment banking business back in 2000-2007. Alexander will tell us the story of how he created KIT Finance, explain this bank’s role in Russia and also speak about the difficulties that arose when investment banking in Russia was burgeoning. The speaker will generally try to answer the question of what it means to be an investment banker.

The second part of the event will focus on our guest’s current projects – TV Rain Channel, internet media Slon.ru, magazine Big City and Chaika Clinics. Alexander will explain, why he decided to invest into so complicated businesses and share his view on the long-term development of these fields in Russia and abroad.

At the end of the meeting you are welcome to ask questions during the Q&A session.

To register for the event please follow the link (only students are eligible):
http://goo.gl/forms/kTbfUWvTRw