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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 720 Education startups in Russia, 319 Social & Leisure startups in Russia and 286 Foodtech startups in Russia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 2318 startups in Russia, 75 accelerators in Russia, 110 coworking spaces in Russia, 5 organizations in Russia and 4 leaders in Russia.

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Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. Read more
The company has developed dating sites network. 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
Service for searching and booking airline tickets. Read more
A finance marketplace enabling users to compare and purchase banking and insurance products (loans, deposits, mortgages, car insurance, etc.) 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
Lessons with a teacher at Skyeng Online School in Moscow. Read more
Video hosting site that allows its users to publish short looped videos with non-synchronous sound - “coubs” 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
The application records the actions of users of the mobile application in video format 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
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
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
Simulators for effective learning English. 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
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
Online loan service. Round the clock. To any account. Money in 5 minutes 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
DocDoc provides an online consultation service that makes the appointment process to the doctor as transparent, convenient and fast as possible 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
An online travel service enabling users to book hotels, purchase railway, bus and flight tickets, rent cars, and book tours. Read more
An aggregator of retail discounts, offers, and cashbacks. 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
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
An audio streaming service accessible via its web site and iOS and Android apps. 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
SberMarket is the #1 e-grocery company in Russia with 8,000 employees and contractors and over 3M deliveries to date. 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
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
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
An online streaming platform for users. Read more
Create a task. Describe in your own words the task to be completed. Contractors will offer you their services and prices. In a couple of minutes you will begin to receive offers from performers who are ready to fulfill your task. Read more
Service that issues microloans fully automatically Read more
DriverPack will install drivers for free and solve driver problems on any device The software is provided for free, and is suitable both for professionals and for beginners From a small piece of software written on pure enthusiasm 8 years ago, we have transformed into the company which has helped more than 40 million people worldwide to configure their computers! 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
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
A ticket sales operator for live entertainment events (performances, concerts, festivals, sports, etc.). Read more
Our goal is to shorten the path of the product to your table as much as possible in order to preserve its benefits and freshness. We work directly with manufacturers and direct importers of food. Each delivery is carefully monitored. All products are certified. Read more
A q&a service enabling users to send questions to actors, scientists, designers, teachers, psychologists, lawyers, etc. Read more
Site for finding remote work and performers for the project. This is the largest exchange for remote workers in the Russian Internet Read more
Customizable online consulting service. Takes into account the needs and requirements for the security of financial institutions Read more
Lingualeo is a simple, convenient and free service for learning foreign languages. 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
Citymobile - one of the leading taxi order services through a mobile application, website or operator Read more
Free innovative platform for automating the accounting of funds in schools, preschool institutions, educational centers and even in universities 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
PickPoint is the first logistic service of the new generation that delivers online orders through postamats and delivery points. 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
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