Sergey Pronin and Desmond Tay joined the EASTBOUND jury

On June 6-7, 2019 the second pitch session of the open international competition of start-ups EASTBOUND has been held within the SPIEF. The competition is aimed on supporting the efforts of Russian technology companies to enter international markets. June 7 has been announced as the Day of Southeast Asia. Participants of the competition – young Russian startups in the field of artificial intelligence – have presented their projects to potential investors from Singapore and other SEA countries. The jury of the competition has included Sergey Pronin, Deputy Chairman – Executive Director, Russia-Singapore Business Council, and Desmond Tay, CEO, vCargo Cloud.

Among the projects submitted to the competition have been developments involving the use of information technologies and artificial intelligence in various fields, such as the construction industry, marketing analysis, digital commerce and banking, etc.

The members of the jury have highly appreciated the submitted projects. They have also noted the importance of supporting similar initiatives for their introduction to international markets.