Business and hi-tech – Young entrepreneurs pursue Forbes' billionaires

Business and hi-tech – Young entrepreneurs pursue Forbes' billionaires
Arkady Volozh, the co-founder, main shareholder and CEO of NASDAQ-listed search company Yandex. His estimated wealth amounts to $ 1.15 billion. Source: yandex.ru / press photo. Earlier this month the Russian version of business magazine Forbes …
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Russia's Qiwi hits NASDAQ
The next Russian placement only came five years after that, as leading web company Yandex raised $ 1.435 billion in an IPO on NASDAQ – the largest IT offering to take place there in 2011. “The expectations of all shareholders have been met,” Qiwi Board …
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Yandex Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Yandex NV operates an Internet website in Russia. The Company's website offers an Internet search engine, news, shopping information, blogs, photographs and …
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Woman Discovers Cheating Fiance While Browsing Street View On Yandex Maps

Woman Discovers Cheating Fiance While Browsing Street View On Yandex Maps
Marina Voinova, a woman from Russia, accidentally found out that her fiancé was cheating on her while using Russia's version of Google Maps, Yandex Maps. She was trying to look up an address using the service and when jumping into the street view …
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Yandex Launches Visually-Enhanced Ads On Its Ad Network
A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say, and for foreign businesses that have just made the leap into Russia and whose brand awareness is low, visually enticing ads are more likely to not only grab a visitor's attention but also convey a …
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E-commerce now a key growth sector in Russia
The biggest is Baring Vostok Capital Partners, which raised a new £1bn fund late last year and stands behind some of Russia's best-known internet companies, such as Yandex, Russia's answer to Google. State-backed lenders are also becoming more active …
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Russians Hold an Election in Cyberspace

Russians Hold an Election in Cyberspace
Some of the biggest names in the Russian Internet — including Web guru Anton Nosik and Ilya Segalovich, a co-founder of Yandex, the search engine that tops Google in Russia — are working to get the technology ready for an Oct. 7 vote. The aim is to …
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Russia battles online foes and freedoms
Yandex is the only comprehensive, global search index other than Google and Microsoft's Bing. This made it all the more important for the Russian government to ensure its influence. Sberbank, the state-owned savings bank run by Putin's former economic …
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Yandex NV Stock Upgraded (YNDX)
Yandex N.V., an Internet and technology company, operates an Internet search engine in Russia and internationally. It offers access to a range of information available online; localized homepages for specific geographic markets; and personalized and …
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