The clouds over Russia’s burgeoning e-commerce business are swelling, but that is a good thing as the cloud services business expanding on the back of new regulations that are feeding an already fast growing business.
Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries high-tech exports are booming, according to a study recently conducted by RS Components, based on an analysis of 10 years of high-tech export data from The World Bank.
Major industrial drone company Terra says impressed by advanced technology and mission flexibility of Slovenian company.
Russian internet major Yandex has the right to sell its stake in Uber Technologies that are worth $96mn, Prime reported on April 12 citing documents published by Uber.
Russia's leading job searching service HeadHunter prepares for a $250mn IPO in May-June 2019 on NASDAQ, Vedomosti daily reported on April 11 citing unnamed investment bankers and sources close to the shareholders of the company.
Russian online retailer Wildberries posted 85% year-on-year growth in revenues in the first quarter of 2019 to RUB38.9bn ($603mn)
Since taking office in 2010, the Orban government has made its “Eastern Opening” policy aimed at strengthening ties to the Far East a priority, and Hungary is also committed to the development of the ICT sector.
Yandex.Market Chairman: “The Russian market offers huge opportunities and is very open to foreign players”
One of Russia's "big four" operators MobileTeleSystems (MTS) is considering the acquisition of “the Russian Netflix,” online cinema provider ivi, the market leader with a 36% share, for RUB20bn ($309mn), RBC business portal reported on April 8 citing
Russia's Fund for Direct Investment (RDIF) and internet major Yandex discusses deals and joint projects in Turkey, the head of the fund Kirill Dmitriev told the press, while announcing the creation of €900mn Russo-Turkish investment fund.
Russia's internet companies account for about 4% of Russian GDP, according to the estimates of the first deputy head of the presidential office Sergey Kiriyenko.
Had the Russian-oriented part of the electorate been able to rally around a single candidate, that candidate would have come third just 24,318 votes short of President Poroshenko’s result and would be facing outsider Zelenskiy in the run-off.
Granatus Tech4SDG will invest in technology-driven ventures that demonstrate strong potential for social and environmental impact.
Russia's largest bank Sberbank acquired 100% in Russia's third largest online recruitment service Rabota.ru for an undisclosed amount. According to sources of Vedomosti daily, the deal stood at RUB500mn-RUB1bn ($8mn-$15mn).
Russia's online exports of goods could reach $10bn in 3-7 years, according to the estimates of eBay Russia and Emerging Europe.