Astana opens 2018 Digital Bridge Forum
The event's organizer is the Ministry of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan.
The opening of the Digital Bridge International Innovation Forum has taken place in Astana in the Congress Centre by the Ministry of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan with the support of Zerde National Infocommunication Holding and the Astana Hub International Technopark of IT startups, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
More than 50 Kazakh and international speakers will perform at the Digital Bridge site, including Bob Dorf, who is an entrepreneur, consultant mentor at the Startup Academy, the author of bestsellers on the subject of startup.
According to him, it is his first visit to Kazakhstan, and he is impressed by the results of Kazakh startuppers' works.
"I got familiarized with more than 60 startups. And it is inspiring that Kazakh citizens work in this direction. Engineering is developed in Kazakhstan so startuppers apply more simple and effective methods. It is encouraging that they develop new sectors in this regard, that they invest a lot of energy and finances, which will turn into something global and useful for Kazakhstan in the long run," said Bob Dorf.
He acknowledged that his visit to Kazakhstan targets at establishing links for cooperation in training coaches and trainers.
Digital Bridge is an annual forum bringing together internet companies, technological entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels, representatives of government agencies, corporations, IT specialists, bloggers and digital media, organized to share experiences in innovative solutions, as well as to create a digital bridge between Central Asian and the rest world.