How to build a startup (and stay in the UK with Tier 1 visa)

by Russian Speaking Society


Thu, 17 May 2018

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row

106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK

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Event is aimed at Russian speaking students and graduates considering to establish their own company in the UK and utilise it to obtain a Tier 1 visa and will consist of the following:

1. “How to build your own start-up” presentation by Slava Baranovskiy
2. “How to get a Tier 1 visa” presentation by Ruslan Kosarenko
3. Panel Discussion on contiguous matters
4. Q&A session
5. Networking

DATE: Thursday 17th May
TIME: 6:00pm
LOCATION: 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ

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Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row

106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK


Slava Baranovskiy




Slava is a creative entrepreneur, startup founder and film director/producer. He is certain that one should never stop learning and look for any chance to improve oneself. At his work he is particularly attentive to details and always strives for the best quality.

At present he is working on his Eligent startup expansion, managing creative projects at Eligent Studio and developing book/film based on real stories. He is also passionate about helping others on their entrepreneurial journeys and running series of workshops and lectures about startups to share his knowledge and experience. Moreover, he provides mentorship sessions and consulting for entrepreneurs. Currently he is an Entrepreneur In Residence at the PPE Project of Westminster Business School.

Ruslan Kosarenko

Principal Partner

Sterling & Law Associates LLP


Ruslan Kosarenko is a principal partner of Sterling & Law Associates LLP.  He advises on all areas of UK immigration and nationality law and is accredited at the highest Level 3 with the Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC)

Ruslan Kosarenko has 11 years of experience in immigration law practice with particular expertise in complex human rights cases, including family reunion and asylum cases at both initial application and appeal levels.

His practice areas include all types of the UK visa applications, naturalisation and EU law applications, and full-scope corporate immigration support. Mr. Kosarenko has extensive experience in the Points-Based System (PBS), including sponsored migrants, highly-skilled migrants, entrepreneurs and investors.

Ruslan Kosarenko has a unique track record in advising investors, entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals. He is an expert in Tier 1 Investor and Entrepreneur applications, acting for both corporate and individual clients. He has established professional relationships with accountants and tax advisers, barristers and counsels, wealth managers and other advisers enabling him to provide efficient service.

Ruslan Kosarenko provides strategic advice and bespoke solutions for the UK businesses sponsoring overseas workers in a wide range of industries, including IT, fashion, media, finance, construction, transport and healthcare. He assisted a large number of companies with their compliance obligations and sponsor licence applications under Tier-2 and Tier-5 categories.

Ruslan is a regular speaker on the human rights and immigration law issues at professional conferences and expert panels.

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