After two years of apathy, the Russian venture market showed signs of revival in 2016, reveals the latest edition of the annual Russian venture report (PDF):
Cognitive Technologies is building proprietary autonomous car technology in Russia, and is poised for bigger things in 2017.
Mail.ru has been investing heavily in ICQ since acquiring it from AOL in 2010. Now it’s one of the most feature-rich messenger apps on the market. But is that enough to lure back the 89 million users it has lost since its peak in 2001?