Eastern Europe industry review: Battle of digital titans in Russia, Belarusian IT exodus, acquisitions in Ukraine
Eastern Europe industry review: Battle of digital titans in Russia, Belarusian IT exodus, acquisitions in UkraineCrunchbase and East-West Digital News are teaming up to cover key tech and venture trends from Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. The battle of the Russian digital titansThe Russian digital landscape changed fast over the past months with the increasingly open confrontation of two local leaders, NASDAQ-listed Yandex and state-controlled Sberbank. Sberbank is increasingly turning to tech after nearly a decade of accelerated digital transformation and acquisitions. The other Russian digital leader, LSE-listed Mail.Ru Group, is an ally of Sber. Russian unicorn emerges on the NASDAQAmong the other news from the Russian digital scene this past quarter:Meanwhile, several new funds were announced.