Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab acquires Market Music for $4 million

Exclusive: Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab has acquired Belarus-born Market Music, which offers audio marketing and digital signage systems, for $4 million. The acquisition gives Moscow-based Muzlab ownership of Market Music’s suite of complementary products, over 8,000 new retail outlets, and technologies the buyer says will allow it to further improve its algorithms, […]

The tech battle for Belarus (and the world)

Belarus is living through the toughest period in its history. The people of Belarus are standing up for freedom, human rights and dignity. Since the Presidential election that took place on the 9th of August, hundreds of thousands of Belarusians went to the streets to peacefully protest against the results. Only to be met with […]

Mail.Ru’s MY.GAMES acquires Belarusian game studio SWAG MASHA; terms undisclosed

MY.GAMES, a subsidiary of Mail.Ru and one of Eastern Europe’s leading online entertainment brands, has announced its acquisition of Minsk, Belarus-based studio SWAG MASHA, which is behind popular mobile title Love Sick: Interactive Stories. With more than three million registered players around the world, the game was SWAG MASHA’s first ever released (last January). MY.GAMES […]

“A goldmine of tech talent:” Two reports highlight growing software export capacities in four Eastern European countries

Editor’s note: This article from Ukraine Digital News was syndicated with permission. Two industry reports have been released this week, bringing fresh data and analysis about the software development industry in Eastern European countries. The first report was issued by a consortium of leading local investment firms (AVentures Capital, Aventis Capital, and Capital Times) in partnership with IT service […]

Currency.com from Belarus raises $8 million and launches a tokenised securities trading platform

Minsk-based Currency.com, a company affiliated with the trading platform Capital.com, has raised $8 million in funding from Larnabel Ventures and VP Capital. The startup has also announced the launch of what it claims to be “the world’s first fully-functional trading platform for tokenised securities.” The newly-launched platform allows investors “trade, invest in, and benefit from […]

London-based game developer Tripledot Studios raises $8 million

Tripledot Studios, a casual gamedev startup with offices in London and Minsk, Belarus, has raised $8 million in a funding round led by Velo Partners. The company plans to use the capital injection to assemble an all-star team and focus on mobile games. “We are building the ‘Apollo Program’ of mobile games,” said Lior Shiff, […]