Aleksandr Tsukanov

Portland, OR

Entrepreneur and philanthropist, big supporter of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing. Supported over 500+ various startups/projects in areas of technology, fashion, international trade, design and philanthropy. Mentor and advise various startups and philanthropic organizations in US, CANADA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, KAZAKHSTAN.

Work with various IT parks, incubators, accelerators and government agencies focused on innovation. Help organize conferences, seminars, presentations, webinars dedicated to entrepreneurship, innovation, philanthropy, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing.

Experienced in International Trade. Because of multicultural background and experience in trade processes of US, CANADA and CIS help businesses connect and trade. Act as a broker, adviser, and consultant to promote trade between businesses in various markets. Help both parties win by removing all grey areas in international trade by setting up a processes through witch all problems mentioned below are solved:

- Time zones differences
- Trust issues
- Contracts
- Language Barriers
- Neutral Party
- Transfer of money

Passionate about distance learning, self-education. Work with various educational institutions to help them extent their reach into developing countries or hard to enter markets.

Philanthropy & Non for Profit. Focused on creating and helping organizations that are self-sustaning, self-driven and mission focused. Work with various non for profit and philanthropic organizations to help them spend their time on their core mission actions and create automated and self-managing donation generating channels. Big supporter of transparency and “LEAN” approach in nonprofit sector. Advise on how to create a socially integrated nonprofit that speaks to the people. Help create processes that allow for self checks and self balances to reduce inefficiency, corruption and risk.

Participate in organizing TEDx, StartupWeekend, Hackthons, ThinkTanks and other various events dedicated to ideas, innovation, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, education.