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Sberbank’s mobile app and contactless payment facilitating rapid payments.
Headed by Dr. Igor Osipov, the subsidiary will be responsible for driving growth in Russia and in neighboring countries including Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia and others
Lanit Ventures, a $10m VC fund set up last year by Lanit, one of Russia’s oldest systems integrators which has been in business since 1989, is actively supporting start-up teams already
How much each of the partners is bringing into the venture has yet to be specified
Yandex.Market, a major Russian e-commerce marketplace, has teamed up with GfK Rus to study the latest trends in mobile commerce in Russia
In addition to stimulating social commerce, these features are presented a first step towards transforming public pages into crowdfunding platforms
LETA Capital venture fund has invested a further $1 million in Skolkovo startup Brain4Net, a leading Russian developer of software for upgrading and managing networks.
Dubbed “CMC-Sberbank,” the new lab will function as an R&D center focusing on statistical methods for big data analysis and machine learning
Dubbed ‘Beepcar,’ the service is available in Russian and English languages
The terms of the deals have not been disclosed officially, but media reports have put the acquisition price at $250 million or $300 million in cash or shares