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'In the Venture Capital Business, you Have to Like Taking Risks'

'In the Venture Capital Business, you Have to Like Taking Risks'
Phystech’s cofounder and managing partner Petr Lukyanov tells Success Builder where to take advantage of the investment market, how risk-taking can fuel a career in venture capital, and why one should never be afraid to slash unsuccessful projects.

'At ICEF there’s Enough Room to Be Creative'

Andrei Kostylev graduated from the ICEF Master’s Programme in 2012, and is now a Senior Manager in the Strategic Direction department at the state corporation Rosatom. On Saturdays, Andrei leads a course in Business Negotiation and workshops on ‘The Foundations of Banking and Finance' for ICEF students. Andrei told us a little about his studies and career.

‘Dream and Move ahead in Your Field – HSE Will Always Be by Your Side’

‘Dream and Move ahead in Your Field – HSE Will Always Be by Your Side’
On June 28, another university-wide graduation ceremony was held at the Higher School of Economics. This year, the celebration’s theme was the future and continuous progress. And the university’s graduates are the engines of this progress.

'Building Satellites Is Truly a Dream Come True'

'Building Satellites Is Truly a Dream Come True'
The Russian engineer is no longer someone in an oversized sweater who likes the mountains and spends all their time in a garage tinkering with engines. Today’s engineers create developmental constructions for elementary school children. They study the economics of the space market and put the satellites they design into orbit. In the latest edition of Success Builder, MIEM graduate Anton Sivkov discusses how satellites are different from Legos, what  Star Trek  can add to a good education, and why there is no need to wear tin foil hats, even at a time when space is teeming with satellites.

Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament Comes to a Close

Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament Comes to a Close
Moscow City Golf Club has hosted the Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament, organized by the HSE and MGIMO Alumni Associations

'I Chose Entertainment Television to Bring Something Good to People’s Lives'

'I Chose Entertainment Television to Bring Something Good to People’s Lives'
In March 2016, the CTC team took home the gold and silver medals at the 2016 Promax BDA Europe Awards, one of the largest competitions in the field of telepromotion, design, and marketing. Below, CTC Media’s Creative Director of Marketing, Irina Sosnovaya, tells Success Builder how much creativity a marketing specialist needs, how she came to intern for one of the country’s largest TV channels in just her first year of undergrad, and how to learn something new everyday on the job.

'To Work at the Economic Development Ministry, You Need Professional Training and a Very Mobile Mindset'

'To Work at the Economic Development Ministry, You Need Professional Training and a Very Mobile Mindset'
HSE alumnus Oleg Fomichev, who is currently Deputy Economic Development Minister of Russia, has tried to make the ministry’s work more understandable to the average Russian, and he allows those who work under him to be creative in their work with such a conservative discipline as economics. In an exclusive interview with Success Builder, Fomichev discusses what it is like working as a state official, as well as why a recent college graduate might be interested in such a field.

FIFA President Awarded HSE Sports Management Graduates

Graduates of the joint FIFA/CIES – HSE programme in Sports Management have won the FIFA/CIES Network Prize for 2016 for their 360º Academy project. The winners were awarded their prize by Gianni Infantino.

'I Wouldn't Have Grown into the Person and Businesswoman I Am Today Had I not Gone Back to School'

'I Wouldn't Have Grown into the Person and Businesswoman I Am Today Had I not Gone Back to School'
Coming up with a good idea for your own business is sometimes as easy as just looking at the experience you already have. After working in New York, model and businesswoman Anna Barsukova understood that any urban beauty who is always on the go desperately needs fresh-squeezed juices. This is how the Organic Religion detox bars came about. In the latest edition of Success Builder, Anna discusses why the university is more appealing than the runway and how the detox industry is growing and changing in Russia.

'I Got More from Studying at HSE than I Anticipated'

Why shouldn’t you use public Wi-Fi to log onto your bank account? How should PR specialists talk to journalists? Why is continuing education a good idea even for those already considered established experts in their field? These are a few of the topics Mikhail Vasin, the Head of Corporate Communications for Russia and Emerging Markets at Kaspersky Lab and an alumnus of the HSE Higher School of Marketing and Business Development, discussed in an interview with HSE.