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Founded: 01.01.2000

WEB: yandex.ru


Interests: Search

Region: Moscow


Russian Search Engine

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Invested

$ 124,550,000

Type of investment

Venture Deals
GIS Technology
01.06.2010
$ 5,000,000
Venture Deals
SPb Software
08.11.2011
$ 38,000,000
Venture Deals
WebVizor
01.12.2010
$ 500,000
Venture Deals
Loginza
01.01.2011
$ 600,000
Seed
Zenmoney
01.06.2011
$ 100,000
Seed
Social Market
01.06.2011
$ 150,000
Seed
The Tweeted Times
26.08.2011
$ N/A
Seed
Citrea
13.04.2012
$ N/A
Grants
SocialMart
01.03.2011
$ N/A
Grants
Wikidata
05.2013
$ 200,000
N/A
Kinopoisk
10.2013
$ 80,000,000
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Investors

$ 20,280,000

Type of investment

Venture Deals
ru-Net Holdings
Tiger Global Management
01.01.2000
$ 5,280,000
VC Funding
Baring Vostok Capital Partners
UFG
Almaz Capital Partners
01.09.2010
$ 15,000,000
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Yandex

Yandex is an internet technologies company that operates in Russia, CIS and Turkey. It is the largest Russian and fifth-largest world internet search engine. Yandex is an acronym for the phrase Yet Another Indexer.

As of December 2011, Yandex had 60.9% of the Russian search market (source: LiveInternet.ru).

Yandex™s mission is to give the answer to the user anytime and anywhere. Company provides its services for desktop and mobile users and develops embedded solutions as well.

The company specializes on highly-targeted sophisticated web search and information retrieval services based on world-class technologies like a proprietary machine-learning method MatrixNet.

Yandex provides localized services for its users, as well as enables them to search for websites in other languages.

In addition to web search the company offers dozens of free online services, granting access to extensive local, national and international information. The services include maps; traffic jams information; photo hosting; news service; blog search; spam-free email and many others.

In 2011, Yandex’s revenue totaled to $622,2 mln. Contextual ads accounted for 85% of the company’s revenues as of Q4 2011.

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