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Plekhanov University enters TOP-10 GoTech IT-entrepreneurs ranking
30 August
Campus news

​GoTech Innovation Company considered which institutions of higher education in Russia produce the most IT entrepreneurs. For three years, the company has been studying data on where the founders and managers of startups participating in the GoTech contest, the largest independent competition of IT startups in Russia and Eastern Europe, studied or are studying.


The TOP-10, 2018, only Moscow and Saint Petersburg universities managed to enter the TOP-list, including Plekhanov the share of representatives of the University from the total number of startup managers in 2017 amounted to 2.2%, which is more than two times higher than last year's result. In 2017, 715 projects from 120 cities took part in the GoTech contest. In the questionnaires referred to 1495 members of the teams that are in start-UPS in key positions. 15% of them continue their education in universities, 85% - graduates.


Training IT-specialists and IT-entrepreneurs at Plekhanov is implemented by Faculty of Mathematical Economics, Statistics and Informatics and Institute of management and social-economical designing.



GoTech Company provides consulting services to corporations on selection of technological projects and teams for collaboration, to startups – offers search of clients, partners and assistance in attracting investments. The company has been working since 2009 and is developing a set of tools that allows you to constantly monitor and find the best technological solutions, as well as to support and develop innovations within corporations.