17 February 2012
Russia Venture Company Opens Office in Boston
Russia Venture Company USA officially opened its U.S. headquarters in Boston with a gala reception and dinner on February 9. The program was moderated by Michelle Lampa, the RVC USA Program Director and speakers included Igor Agamirzian, CEO of RVC; Axel Tillman, President, RVC USA; Therese Murray, Massachusetts Senate President; William Delahunt, former U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts; Andrey Yushmanov, Consul General Russian Federation in New York; Steven Geiger, CEO of the Skolkovo Foundation; John Harthorne, CEO of MassChallenge; Charles Cooney, MIT Despande Center and Skolkovo project; and others. Chamber Board members in attendance were Anna Uritsky, Leo Galperin, Shann Kerner, Nick Bobrov, Alexey Eliseev and Daniel Satinsky.
As part of the program, RVC USA announced that it was becoming a Platinum level sponsor of the MassChallenge 2012 competition.