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Russia Startup Ecosystem Overview

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The Russia Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 17 globally, and shows a strong hold by 0 spots since 2020. Russia also ranks at number 3 for startups in Eastern Europe.

There are 16 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Russia and the top ranked city in Russia is Moscow at 9 globally. Moscow is followed by Saint Petersburg at 199 and Novosibirsk at 400.

Russia is an ideal place to locate for Education, Social & Leisure and Foodtech startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 686 Education startups in Russia, 304 Social & Leisure startups in Russia and 266 Foodtech startups in Russia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 2201 startups in Russia, 65 accelerators in Russia, 106 coworking spaces in Russia, 5 organizations in Russia and 5 leaders in Russia.

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Full integration with messaging apps Power your sales with messaging amoCRM adds a whole set of messaging apps to your arsenal, equipping your reps to respond lighting-fast to hot leads and drive more sales. The best part? Now you can write to leads on the messaging app they prefer from the comfort of the lead card. No more app switching. No more “hang on while I look that up”. Grab messenger leads, respond more effectively and do it with all the lead’s info right in front of you. Read more
The leading new generation payment service in Russia and the CIS countries. He owns an integrated payment system that allows payments to be made via physical, Internet and mobile communication channels. Read more
The application records the actions of users of the mobile application in video format Read more
Creation of power electronics based on substrates of single-crystal silicon carbide to solve a wide range of problems in the modernization of industrial production. Read more
Searchanise adds a fast, relevant and free(!) product search to any online store. Searchanise works in a cloud, gathering the search data from all connected stores to improve the overall search results. Any online merchant can connect his store to Searchanise via the special connector add-on or the well-documented API. Search by Searchanise is 100% free, no matter how many products or search requests a store counts. Collected search data can be used for better product and ads (re-)targeting.  Read more
The company has developed dating sites network. Read more is an interactive educational platform for online courses in the curriculum subjects. It helps each student to get basic skills regardless of socio-economic and geographical location. Read more
Anonymous Ads is a transparent advertising network that utilizes a “pay for chance to be shown and reward for sales” principle to diminish incentive for fake clicks. It uses Bitcoin for its accounting and doesn’t require user registration. Read more
We are on of the most popular social dating services in the world with 45mln users, 1,5mln DAU and 11mln MAU. We are working on Facebook,, iOS, Android and  Read more
Buzzoola is a cloud-based full-cycle commercial video content management service that enables complete automation of video seeding, advertising and performance analysis. Sophisticated cross‐analytics integrate easily with business software and deliver ‘dashboard’ overviews and regular reports by email - answering the “who, what, when, where, why and how” that content owners and ad distributors require for effective performance. Read more
Video hosting site that allows its users to publish short looped videos with non-synchronous sound - “coubs” Read more
"Doctor At Work" - the world's largest Russian-speaking community of physicians. "Doctor At Work" is a winner of "Start-up of the year 2011" HSE, one of the leaders of the rating of "30 most promising startups in Russian internet" Pruffi, winner of “Best Media Entrepreneur in Russia in 2011". We provide full range of communication services for healthcare institutions, pharmaceutical companies who is looking for access to our group of ou practicing physicians.  Read more
Doktor na rabote is the operator of an online network for Russian physicians. Read more is a cloud based sales & training platform for seminars, training, courses, face-to-face and online classes. Read more
Lessons with a teacher at Skyeng Online School in Moscow. Read more
SmartProgress helps to formulate your goals and gives a possibility to keep achievements' blog. The service unites people with similar goals for best experience exchange and mutual help between members. Read more
Skillbox is an online university of high demand professions. A person at home, can master 180+ educational programs, learn from 200+ teachers Read more
KazanExpress is a regional e-commerce company and a marketplace that delivers free goods every day. Read more
Pravoved is a legal tech company that provides legal service for individuals and creates innovative technologies for business Read more
The Old Reader is an RSS reader that allows for the user to save their favorite websites and see updates as they occur. Read more
Foxford is a distance education platform that allows students to learn online. The platform works in 3 modes: for student, teacher and parent, which allows to build an effective educational process, bring it closer to the traditional. Read more
Combines a complete list of credit products. organizations. The application allows you to increase sales of additional products, providing a transparent calculation for the client, combines the selection of products for individuals. and legal. persons Read more
Tilda helps you build websites for business and media. With Tilda you can create long forms and articles, as well as landing pages, websites, photo stories, blogs and all other kinds of content oriented web projects. The key point that makes Tilda Publishing to stand out among other instruments for website building is a super easy to use module editor. Tilda is fascinating like Lego game! All you need to create a high-quality website is good content. Another important feature is flexibility. The project made on Tilda can be published on our server, or exported to your hosting. You can also host your content on Tilda while using your own domain. The page you've created on Tilda can be integrated in your website. In this case, header and footer are located from your site, while the page content is taken from Tilda. Read more
A Software as a Service (SAAS), Resume Genius provides an online resume builder. The resume maker helps users build a new professional resume in a short space of time. Users are given the choice of over 50,000 job responsibilities across hundreds of industries. In conjunction with the resume builder there is also a cover letter builder with a variety of templates to choose from. Resume Genius also provides a job track and search tool creating a holistic process to a users job search. Read more - a service webinars, which allows efficient use of webinars for sales, marketing, education and collaboration. Read more
Solar (photovoltaic) batteries with COP about 32%. Our technology allows to get an electricity in 1,7 times more than conventional solar batteries. We have determine 230 watts of electricity from square meter of battery. Read more
Platform that manages guest WiFi with authorization. Provides marketing opportunities and SMS-identification. Read more
Show beautiful pages and collect contacts guests directly in the institution using WiFi marketing Read more
WikiRoutes ­ a community of users of public transport, which gather information of public and commercial public transport all over the world (now beta version works in Russian). WikiRoutes for passengers WikiRoutes is the convenient web services for your city! More than 1,400,000 passengers using Wikiroutes every month! ● Save time ­ quickly find the best way how to get to your destination point by public transport ● Find out what goes around, and open up new routes ● Search for travel companions, meet or simply communicate ● Subscribe to new routes in your area, or changes in the routes ● share easyly routes with friends  Read more
Simulators for effective learning English. Read more
Zerion is building a trustless bank for Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Read more
OpenWeatherMap is online service that provides free API to weather data including current weather data, forecasts and history data to the developers of web-services and mobile applications. As a data source it uses official meteorological broadcast services, raw data from airports weather stations, raw data from radars, and raw data from official weather stations. All data are processed by unique mathematical algorithms that can provide accurate online weather forecast data flow and different weather maps like clouds and precipitations. On above of that the service is focused on social aspect by involving owners of weather stations to connect them to the service to increase accuracy of weather data. Ideology is inspired by OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia that make information free and available for everybody. It uses OpenStreetMap for display of weather maps. Every 10 minutes 10,000,000 people connect to the service and use weather data. Read more
Flocktory is a social referral platform, that drives new sales conversions and expands brand reach for any ecommerce site. Businesses use Flocktory to tap into social networks by identifying their most influential customers for word of mouth campaigns. Flocktory SaaS solution enables, tracks, analyzes, and optimizes social referral campaigns to achieve maximum sales conversions while reducing cost of new customer acquisition and increasing CLV. Read more
Cloud-based checkout management system with Android application Read more
A Russian online platform selling used mobile phones . Read more
There are a lot of websites that cover video games, each with their own flaws and advantages, that managed to carve a niche for themselves. Yet none of them has a comprehensive database on all games for computers and consoles and all the accompanying topics. There is no 'IMDb for games'. The solution is to create a multilingual database that would comprise data on games, companies, media files, people, aggregated content from other outlets etc. and will be built by both users and professional editors. It will have a game-like UI that will invite people to help us with the database. People are able to follow their favorite games and companies using a handy tracking system – which is a good incentive to visit our website again. RP will be deeply integrated with popular social networks and able to quickly react to the ever-changing trends of the gaming industry. Early Alpha: Already available in 21 languages (some translations are not yet complete). Read more
Ticket system is mainly a SaaS system that helps to organize any type of a business. The idea in base is similar to Basecamp but includes a huge variety of functions in own unique way. Read more
Tools and resources to help you boost your mobile app growth and increase customer loyalty Read more
ivi is a video-on-demand platform that brings the traditional television experience online with a free video player. Read more
Parallels Inc., a global leader in cross-platform solutions, makes it simple for customers to use and access the applications and files they need on any device or operating system. We help businesses and individuals securely and productively use their favorite devices and preferred technology, whether it’s Windows®, Mac®, iOS, AndroidTM, Chromebook, Linux, Raspberry Pi or the Cloud. Parallels Read more
T & P brings people and institutions together through educational events. Thousands of organizers add daily information about their lectures, master classes, courses and conferences in all fields of knowledge. Read more
Netologiya groups is a university for training and additional training of specialists in the field of Internet marketing. Read more
Order Management System: back-office IT-platform to build an omnichannel customer experience. Starfish brings offline retailers to online. Read more
Intuitive search and instant booking of accommodation became more accessible. Use filters, chat with owners, book and view tickets directly in the app. Read more
PickPoint is the first logistic service of the new generation that delivers online orders through postamats and delivery points. Read more
NGINX provides products, solutions and services for its renowned open source software, NGINX. Run by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables high performance web architectures to improve user experience, without incurring unnecessary costs in capital or time. Read more
Research company that is utilizing neuromarketing technologies in analysis of consumer choice and perception Read more
Laboratory of New Information Technologies is Russia’s leading group of IT-companies with about three decades of successful history. The group consists of various IT-companies providing full range of IT-services. It constantly enhances the product range by implementing new cutting-edge technologies and most demanded solutions. Read more
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