Anton Cherepennikov nominated for 2018 RBK Award

Anton Cherepennikov, co-founder of the esports holding ESforce, has been long-listed for the business publication RBK’s annual award in the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 category. Every year, RBK presents the award to Russia’s most outstanding businesspeople and projects.

The long list for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 award includes businesspeople who have achieved great financial or qualitative success in their work. Also appearing on the list are Telegram founder Pavel Durov, Wildberries founder and CEO Tatyana Bakalchuk, and 12storeez co-founders Ivan Khokhlov, Irina Golomazdina, and Marina Golomazdina.

The short list for the RBK award will be decided soon in a vote by a panel of experts. During the second stage of the vote, the experts will decide the winners of the Award. The formal awarding ceremony will be held in Moscow on December 10.

2018 marks the fifth time the RBK Awards are presented. Over their history, they have gone to successful enterprise owners, managers, and investors, as well as the best social projects. The Awards’ mission is to popularize efficient business models, outstanding projects, talented entrepreneurs and public figures who are shaping Russia’s future.