Russia wants to become the next Silicon Valley, but first it must convince the world it’s serious about technology.


For the past two years Moscow has brought together some of the brightest minds to discuss trends in the tech world at a forum called Open Innovations. It’s meant to inspire a new generation of tech entrepreneurs. I didn’t know what to expect from my visit to the country, so I grabbed my camera, passport an open mind. Here’s what I found about their growing tech scene and Russia at large.

Bonus! Check out the pictures from my trip to Russia.

Rich in Moscow