Crunchbase and East-West Digital News — the publisher of UADN.NET — are teaming up to cover key tech and venture trends from Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. The latest column, by EWDN chief editor Adrien Henni, highlights the most notable industry facts and trends of the past year.
These include, in particular:
- The strong appeal of tech companies founded in Eastern Europe in the eyes of international investors;
- The resilience of the Ukrainian ecosystem amid the pandemic;
- The impact of the political unrest on the Belarusian IT sector;
- Major moves from Russian digital leaders: Mail.ru Group, Sber and Yandex.