Revenue residents of IT-Park in Kazan in 2014 reached RUB 8.2 billion

MOSCOW, October 22. The aggregate turnover of residents IT-Park in Kazan in 2014 amounted to 8.2 billion rubles, while in 2015 is expected to decline. In an interview, in the framework of the forum Russian Interactive Week (RIW) 2015 said the Director of GAU “Technopark in sphere of high technologies “it-Park” Anton Grachev.

“We have 157 companies, by the end of 2014, these companies earned a total of RUB 8.2 bln In 2015 revenue growth will not, I think that will be a slight decline, but it will be primarily not because the economy sank, but because we lost one senior resident,” he said.

We are talking about “BARS group”, developer and integrator of cloud systems management. According to Grachev, they came to the Park in 2010, and during this time the number of employees has increased by 17 times. BARS group is a partner of Rostelecom.

“And why for us it is the right story, they should come out? Because we have a business incubator that, one way or another, throws new projects, new businesses. We need to plant them immediately somewhere near,” said Grachev.

However, he lamented that the Technopark has not yet provided a development program after an incubation period, when companies go out of the Park. “We are in Kazan with this problem came out because of IT-the Park is filled with 100% of graduates have nowhere to put. There should be some acceleration after an incubation program,” he said.

Technopark in Kazan is the first Russian IT-Park, its construction was completed in 2009 and the Complex was created within the framework of the state program, implemented by the Ministry of communications and mass communications of the Russian Federation. Technology Park offers its residents everything necessary for IT-development resources: modern technologies, services and equipment, research and resource base.