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Russian Search Engine Yandex Reaches Out To Start-Ups

Russia, Europe’s biggest and fastest-growing Internet market, is red hot. With a skyrocketing number of Internet users, but a still underdeveloped commercial environment, the opportunity to build phenomenally successful domestic e-commerce and other digital businesses in Russia is huge. Take the case of Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine: it has around 60%of the

VCs Are Flocking to Russia

Russia is experiencing a gold rush of sorts, as venture funds from the U.S and Europe attempt to cash in on the largest and fastest-growing Internet market in Europe. Esther Dyson recognized early that innovation was occurring outside Silicon Valley. So, she began nurturing young start-ups in emerging markets, investing in Russia as far back