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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 703 Education startups in Russia, 312 Social & Leisure startups in Russia and 273 Foodtech startups in Russia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 2261 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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2,243 startups in representative sample
Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. 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
Russian-language entertainment portal, content on which is posted by users themselves Read more
The company has developed dating sites network. Read more
The application records the actions of users of the mobile application in video format Read more
GetCourse is a sales and training platform. The platform combines training management tools, webinars, sales and customer communication (CRM), end-to-end analytics, and also integrates with social networks and instant messengers. Read more
A finance marketplace enabling users to compare and purchase banking and insurance products (loans, deposits, mortgages, car insurance, etc.) Read more
Service for searching and booking airline tickets. Read more
Supplier of software for banks and MFOs, which automates the collection and analysis of information about companies - potential borrowers. The software generates a detailed report on the level of risk to business reputation, credit, industry and marketing risks of companies 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
Tools and resources to help you boost your mobile app growth and increase customer loyalty Read more
Video hosting site that allows its users to publish short looped videos with non-synchronous sound - “coubs” 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
Lessons with a teacher at Skyeng Online School in Moscow. Read more
A content recommendation service that can be integrated with any site and provide site visitors with relevant recommendations and native ads based on proprietary algorithms. Read more
Zerion is building a trustless bank for Decentralized Finance (DeFi) 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
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
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
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
A ticket sales operator for live entertainment events (performances, concerts, festivals, sports, etc.). Read more
An online travel service enabling users to book hotels, purchase railway, bus and flight tickets, rent cars, and book tours. Read more
Independent financial service - a marketplace for banking and insurance products. Allows online calculation and selection of profitable deposits, loans, insurance; compare payouts, rates, conditions, pros and cons of each offer. Read more
This is the only professional community of medical workers in Russia, combined with the information and reference system of medicines for radar, which is used in their practice by more than 90% of doctors Read more
An aggregator of retail discounts, offers, and cashbacks. Read more
SberMarket is the #1 e-grocery company in Russia with 8,000 employees and contractors and over 3M deliveries to date. 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
Skillbox is an online university of high demand professions. A person at home, can master 180+ educational programs, learn from 200+ teachers Read more
Simulators for effective learning English. 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
Webinar — is a team of developers, designers and IT professionals who believe the world can be made a better place. We create new standards of online communications that help people to share unique experience, easily transfer knowledge, create sensational ideas and raise business processes to a new level. In 2016 we rolled out Webinar 3.0 — a next-gen webinar and video conferencing serivice. Read more
RetailCRM is a online retailers platform Read more
A set of high-quality solutions for your comfort and safety - shutters, garage, entrance and industrial gates, automation and handling equipment. Read more
DocDoc provides an online consultation service that makes the appointment process to the doctor as transparent, convenient and fast as possible Read more
An audio streaming service accessible via its web site and iOS and Android apps. Read more
Enjoy your brain training Improve your memory, attention and thinking with online trainings Wikium training is based on the methodologies of Russian and foreign neuropsychologists that have proven their effectiveness during numerous experiments and in many research works 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
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
Online loan service. Round the clock. To any account. Money in 5 minutes Read more
We are an integrated provider of on demand on‐line tutoring services Our products • tutoring lessons • urgent help with homework Our customers • secondary school students • higher education students • higher education students • all others in need of supplementary education Our mission - Make study process easy and enjoyable Our vision - Convert 10% of tutoring and supplementary education market into  online environment and become the #1 player on this market in Russia and  CIS.  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
The company JSC "ESK" (brand First OFD) specializes in providing services for the transfer of fiscal data from cash registers to the tax authorities. Read more
Sputnik is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell tours and activities. Local guides publish their tours online and earn money. Travellers can book these tours and get unique travel experience. Now we operate in 13 cities including Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kiev, Lviv, Istanbul etc We target $90B tours and activities market worldwide, $50B market in Europe, $1-5B in Russia. Competition is low. Top 1 is $300M 2012 Top 2 $200M Top 3 $10M of $90B Opportunity is huge.  Read more
The company has developed online service for medical appointment in clinics. Using the service, it is possible to make an appointment with a specialist based on cost criteria and patient reviews. Read more
Foreign Languages Teaching Platform. 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
Service that issues microloans fully automatically Read more
An online resource combining expert advice from seasoned professionals with practical experiences of ordinary people. The information is grouped in 30 categories (recipes, electronics, travel, etc.). Read more
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