Maria Podlesnova

Rusbase, Founder & CEO

About speaker

Graduated from the Academy of Labor and Social Relations with a degree in Public Relations with honors (2002 - 2007).
She started her professional career in the "Beasts" group as an assistant to the Executive Producer. She started working on the Internet in 2007 as “Internet Projects Promotion Manager” in Media World (RBC). In the holding, she was engaged in PR of Internet projects Smotri.com and Photofile.ru.
From 2009 to 2012, she took an active part in the projects Code4Russia (developer competition), Gov2People (community of projects in the field of Gov 2.0 and e-government) and Startup Afishe (online calendar of start-up events).
Since 2012, he has been the head of the Rusbase (rb.ru) publication, whose investor is the Black Ocean fund. In 2020, the company officially has 3 shareholders. The average monthly audience of the publication is 1.5-2.0 million people. Rusbase writes for entrepreneurs about new technologies and businesses, provides services to attract investment and organizes industry events for the entrepreneurial community.
In 2017, Maria creates the Spinon agency, which provides services in the corporate innovation market: organizing hackathons, launching acceleration programs and conducting scouting campaigns in search of technology startups. Spinon's clients include major Russian banks, industrial companies and government agencies
In 2020 Maria announces the launch of the dating messenger Adele, which matches people for different tasks based on big data analysis

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