Privacy Accelerator
Online accelerator for commercial and non-commercial projects in the field of privacy, access to information and legal technologies.
Accelerator participants receive
Expert knowledge and networking
Often new projects fail due to lack of understanding of the subject area. We have extensive expertise knowledge and networking.
First followers and market entry
Experts will help to launch the project, and with the help of our partners we will find the first users.
  • Funding assistance
We are in touch with business angels, venture capital and non-profit funds. Successful graduates usually attract funding for their project.
Access to information

Requirements for projects
Having an MVP and the necessary team ready to spend at least 20 hours a week on the project.

For commercial projects, a product manager is required.
Contents of the program
The program lasts 3 months, during which there are lectures, mentoring sessions and homeworks.

There will be blocks on Customer Development, Marketing, Product Management for commercial projects.

For non-commercial projects there will br Customer Development, PR and fundraising blocks.
Cost of participation
For both non-commercial and commercial projects, participation in the accelerator program is free.
Mentors and Experts
Stanislav Shakirov
Founder of Privacy Accelerator, co-founder of the School of Cyber Law and Digital Rights Center, technical director and co-founder of Roskomsvoboda. Expert in the IT products promotion, cybersecurity and Internet entrepreneurship.
Maria Vorobyova
Data scientist, lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science at the Higher School of Economics. Expert in data analysis.
Ivan Mikhailov
CEO of ADWIST, ex-deputy executive director of Hearst Shkulev Media. Marketing expert for b2b and b2c products, development and launch of projects in international markets.
Natalia Malysheva
Head of Public Relations of RosKomSvoboda, journalist and eco-activist. Expert in the field of media, communication and promotion, organization of public campaigns.
Artem Ignatenko
Agile Coach X5 Retail, ex-Product Owner of Alfa-Bank («Альфа-Банк»), rx-director of the Development Department of a group of IT companies, entrepreneur. Expert in organizing of product hypotheses testing and organizing product development processes.
Ekaterina Abashina
Lawyer, media lawyer. Expert in the field of media, e-commerce and protection of privacy.
Vadim Misbakh-Soloviev
Systems administrator and technical consultant of RosKomSvoboda, Internet entrepreneur, expert in the implementation of IT technologies, cryptography and opensource enthusiast.
Paulina Smykovskaya
IT lawyer, lecturer at the Higher School of Economics.
Sargis Darbinyan
Lawyer, Head of Legal Practice at RosKomSvoboda («РосКомСвободы»), Head of the Digital Bar Association "DBA & Partners", expert in the field of privacy protection and legislation in the field of IT and IP.
Daria Gorbacheva
Privacy Accelerator Coordinator. Experience in the field of community management, organizing online and offline events.
Nikolay Dmitrik
Head of the Laboratory of Legal Informatics and Cybernetics, Faculty of Law, L.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University. Expert in the field of electronic government and digital transformation of state and law.
Ivan Begtin
Director of NPO Information Culture, russian presenter. Expert in the field of open data, digital state, public procurement, public finance, privacy.
Stanislav Kozlovsky
Executive Director of Wikimedia RU, leading Russian expert in the field of free knowledge and open licenses.
Andrey Chervatyuk
UX / UI designer. Expert in interface design and usability.

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Private service deployment platform.
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Phishing training for the whole family.
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Kitty — cloud file storage with p2p encryption.