121 Russia Startups to Watch in 2020

Russia's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 121 Russia tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on September 11, 2020.

Curated by @gonsanchezs

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First Data

First Data is a media platform that helps advertisers find online users based on their offline and online purchases.

Moscow   10001   $275,786  

Simple Finance

Simple Financeprovides a unique product line; tenders, factoring, collateral and unsecured loans, commercial mortgages and P2P.

Moscow   251-500   $15,000,000  

OZON

OZON.ru is a Russian online store that offers the largest assortment of goods with more than 3.5 million items listed.

Moscow   51-100   $487,117,400  

Waves Platform

WAVES, ultimate crypto-platform for asset/custom token issuance, transfer, and trading on blockchain.

Moscow   101-250   $142,000,000  

Rosneft

Rosneft is a Russia-based petroleum company that provides hydrocarbon exploration, production, and refining and marketing services.

Moscow   10001   $11,000,000,000  

Tinkoff Bank

Tinkoff Bank is a credit card company and an online bank in Russia.

Moscow   5001-10000   $90,000,000  

Dostavista

Dostavista is a global crowdsourced same-day delivery service.

Moscow   101-250   $20,050,000  

CarPrice

CarPrice is the leading Russian online used car broker and auctioneer, being the first to develop a C2B2B business model.

Moscow   101-250   $48,000,000  

Mytime

Mytime records the amount of time spent by users on a particular online service and converts it into cryptocurrency.

Saint Petersburg   11-50   $3,500,000  

Rostelecom

Rostelecom provides integrated telecom solutions such as fixed-line telephone services, data, broadband internet access and PayTV services.

Moscow   10001   $237,000,000  

Coub

Coub is an online portal that enables users to create high quality moving images with sound.

Moscow   11-50   $3,500,000  

DocDoc

DocDoc.ru provides service for searching doctors from Moscow region clinics.

Moscow   51-100   $5,000,000  

KupiVIP

KupiVIP is a Russian online fashion retailer selling discounted fashion and home goods from high-street and luxury brands.

Moscow   101-250   $119,600,000  

DOC+

DOC+ is a digital health company specializing in on-demand medical services (house calls and telemedicine), EHR and medical data management.

Moscow   101-250   $20,500,000  

EdCAS

EdCAS is a SaaS LMS, based on microlearning. UX/UI focused platform, designed for Millennials and Generation Z.

Saint Petersburg   1-10    

VisionLabs

VisionLabs is a world-leading visual recognition company

Moscow   51-100   $5,500,000  

Zvooq

Zvooq is a music streaming service for mass market casual listeners, the No.1 independent music service in Russia & CIS markets.

Moscow   11-50   $25,000,000  

YouDo

YouDo.com is a marketplace that helps consumers find and hire local professionals for home repairs.

Moscow   11-50   $24,225,000  

Brandquad

Brandquad.ru is a cloud platform for goods manufacturers that helps to automate the work with commercial content.

Moscow     $3,065,136  

Instamart

Instamart is the leading online grocery delivery service in Russia

Moscow   251-500   $9,800,000  

Delivery Club

Delivery Club is the market leading food delivery company in Russia with over 4,000 restuarnts in 75 cities.

Moscow   101-250   $12,000,000  

RocketBank

RocketBank offers financial services through smartphones.

Moscow   101-250   $2,000,000  

MoneyMan

MoneyMan.ru is a digital finance company based in Moscow, Russian Federation. We provide a high-quality online consumer lending service.

Moscow   51-100   $9,000,000  

Softline

Digtal transformation and Cybersecurity solutions service provider

Moscow   1001-5000   $50,000,000  

Insolar Technologies

A global technology company building innovative public and private blockchain solutions on Insolar Blockchain Platform.

Moscow   51-100   $41,500,000  

BestDoctor

Online service for corporate medical services. Combines database of the best clinics and health programs, document circulation, HR-service.

Moscow   51-100   $6,500,000  

Ostrovok

Russia’s leading online travel booking website for individual travelers

Moscow   251-500   $13,600,000  

Assist

Assist is an internet service provider and payment solutions integrator for payments by bank cards.

Saint Petersburg   11-50    

Deliver

Deliver develops a web-based platform which helps to calculate the price and order the transport of goods by various modes.

Moscow     $15,500,000  

Blackmoon Financial Group

Blackmoon provides alternative Investments in global marketplace lending.

Moscow   11-50   $32,500,000  

LeadEnforce

LeadEnforce is a marketing platform for creating high-performance target audiences.

Moscow     $312,985  

Botkin

Artificial Intelligence to build and use mathematical patient representation models for diagnostics and desease risk assessment

Moscow   1-10   $1,700,000  

TalkBank

TalkBank is digital bank in messengers that understands banking commands in natural language.

Moscow   1-10   $1,134,833  

Lingualeo

Lingualeo.com is an online service for learning and practicing English, used by 17 million people around the world!

Moscow   11-50   $3,000,000  

Citymobil

Citymobil is a ride sharing app.

Moscow     $26,000,000  

Teamo

Teamo is a Russia-based online dating website that helps its users match Russian speaking single adults around the world.

Moscow     $2,300,000  

Skyeng

Skyeng - an interactive online English learning school and educational software developer

Moscow   1001-5000   $313,000  

iiko

Iiko is a major Russian HORECA software publisher. iiko was founded in 2005 by Russian entrepreneurs Maxim Nalsky and David Yan.

Moscow   101-250   $10,000,000  

NTechLab

NTechLab develops software products using techniques in the fields of artificial neural networks and machine learning.

Moscow   11-50   $1,500,000  

FaceApp

FaceApp offers an app that transforms its user's face using artificial intelligence in just one tap.

Saint Petersburg      

New Cloud Technologies

New Cloud Technologies provides communicate and collaborate by developing complex cloud for online mass storage and document.

Moscow   101-250   $35,000,000  

B2B-Center

B2B-Center is the operator of a major e-procurement marketplace in Russia.

Moscow   251-500   $101,000,000  

ARena Space

Chain of VR Amusement Parks

Moscow   51-100   $7,700,000  

Chefmarket

Chefmarket.ru the leading meal-kit company in Russia.

Moscow   101-250   $8,800,000  

Russian Quantum Center

The Russian Quantum Center will conduct scientific research that could lead to a fundamentally new class of technologies in the near future.

Moscow   251-500   $6,700,000  

Metacommerce

SaaS platform that collects and analyzes omnichannel data about prices, assortments, product availability and marketing actions.

Moscow   51-100   $927,894  

TapTap

TapTap is a pair of wristbands and a mobile app that allows a user to send a "touch" to the other user across any distance.

Saint Petersburg   11-50   $50,000  

Tickets Cloud

Tickets Cloud connects event organizers with their audience through a wide network of sellers

Moscow   11-50   $1,525,961  

DataMatrix

DataMatrix is a software that helps its users in organizing and managing clinical research.

Saint Petersburg   101-250   $2,439,743  

AutoSpot

AutoSpot is a pioneering platform for buying new cars. Company use reverse marketplace model by aggregating offers from official dealers.

Moscow   51-100   $8,605,272  

CATERY

CATERY is an online marketplace for catering services.

Moscow   11-50   $2,000,000  

Russian Towers

The company "Russian Towers" is an independent owner of antenna mast structures in the territory of Russia.

Moscow   51-100   $100,000,000  

Cardsmobile

Cardsmobile is a developer of mobile app Wallet.

Saint Petersburg   101-250   $2,500,000  

ViewApp

Viewapp is a modern application for inspecting any objects using pre-designed diagrams.

Moscow   1-10   $150,000  

DRD Biotech

DRD developing rapid diagnostic test for the brain damage: Stroke, Concussion.

Moscow   11-50   $3,388,089  

Pravoved

Pravoved.ru is a legal tech company that provides legal service solution for individuals and creates innovative technologies for business

Saint Petersburg   51-100   $1,000,000  

PJSC Polyus

PJSC Polyus is the gold producer in Russia.

Moscow   10001   $887,000,000  

B2BX exchange

B2BX – professional digital asset exchange. Full-featured spot trading platform for major digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Moscow   51-100   $5,906,786  

2can

2can is payment and cash register solutions for small businesses.

Moscow   11-50   $11,300,000  

Semantic Hub

Medicine and pharma R&D and marketing decision-making support. Based on analysis of Internet sources by using semantic technologies.

Moscow   11-50   $258,956  

onlinetours

Russian site onlinetours offers packaged tours for potential travellers.

Moscow     $9,000,000  

Hot WiFi

Platform that manages guest WiFi with authorization. Provides marketing opportunities and SMS-identification.

Moscow   11-50   $704,736  

Akeso

Aeso is a startup that engages in the analysis of medical data using machine learning.

Moscow     $40,188  

Scorista

SCORISTA is a credit scoring service for non-bank lenders that reduces losses from non-performing loans.

Moscow     $466,990  

Postnauka

Postnauka is an e-learning startup.

Moscow   11-50   $1,551,590  

Alfred

Alfred is a Russian concierge service for car repair and maintenance.

Moscow     $1,000,000  

Selectel

Traditional and cloud-based data hosting solutions from Russia's premiere data center operator.

Saint Petersburg   101-250   $10,000,000  

Grow Food

Growfood provides home delivery service of portioned five meals for athletes.

Saint Petersburg     $5,000,000  

Fibrum

Fibrum is a developer of portable hardware and mobile software virtual reality products.

Moscow   11-50   $1,000,000  

Click-Storm eSports

Click-Storm eSports is a gaming social network with open tournament engine and community tools

Novosibirsk   11-50   $225,000  

Online Patent

Online Patent develops an IT-platform for intellectual property management, allowing to automate the typical patent attorney actions.

Moscow   11-50   $446,226  

Elementaree

Elementaree delivers prepared ingredients to people for meals at home along with instructions on how to cook them

Moscow   51-100   $3,000,000  

LifePay

LifePay is a mobile solution for the acceptance of credit card payments with guaranteed transaction security.

Moscow   11-50   $2,600,000  

DEPHAN

Fabless semiconductor developer working on new-type silicon photomultiplier with extended dynamic range, better sensitivity and lower noise.

Moscow   11-50   $6,300,000  

Amlab

Amlab is an education platform that offers online courses for people of creative specialties.

Saint Petersburg     $463,556  

Bistrodengi

Bistrodengi is the leader in the Russian microfinance market. We provide various services in alternative finance.

Moscow   1001-5000   $61,300,000  

Mamsy

Mamsy is a membership club selling goods for mothers and their children.

Moscow   251-500   $15,000,000  

Personal Medication & Health Management

Personal Medication & Health Management

Novosibirsk     $7,891,274  

Bitrobotics

The Bitrobotics is producer of high-tech industrial automation systems for FMCG products.

Moscow     $2,000,000  

GdeMaterial

DIY marketplace that helps to customer find the closest shop with best prices and order delivery.

Moscow   1-10   $500,000  

Comino

Comino is a professional mining device supporting multiple hashing algorithms which is perfect for mining ETH and other cryptocurrencies.

Moscow   1-10   $10,000,000  

Heedbook

Heedbook is an AI-based software for evaluating customer satisfaction in real-time.

Moscow   11-50   $1,500,000  

Doczilla

Doczilla is a document drafting platform made by lawyers to make document preparation easy and hassle free.

Moscow     $150,000  

Sdelano

Sdelano is a full-stack startup for home renovation which proposes guaranteed price and fixed time.

Moscow   51-100   $1,410,000  

GroozGo

GroozGo is online trucking service that instantly matches and connects shipments with loads with full responsibility for cargo safety.

Moscow   11-50   $2,135,000  

Shelly

Shelly, inc provides manicure, depilation, correction and coloring of eyebrows with home delivery.

Moscow   101-250   $3,600,000  

IXcellerate

IXcellerate is an carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow that offers pure-play co-location.

Moscow   11-50   $17,600,000  

Naviaddress

Naviaddress is a new system of addressing every place and every object with numbers

Moscow   11-50   $18,500,000  

Eczo.bike

Eczo provides people with green cost-effective personal transport for work and leisure.

Moscow   1-10   $35,468  

Amulex

Amulex offers legal assistance to individuals and corporate clients.

Moscow     $2,000,000  

HipWay

Hipway is an online travel company offering a flash sale website and travel package specialist website.

Moscow   11-50   $2,900,000  

Retail Rocket

Retail Rocket offers user behavior-based online shopping recommendation services.

Moscow   11-50   $450,000  

TRIK

Starting point for the smartest ideas in the personal robotics area

Saint Petersburg   1-10    

Educate Online

Educate Online is a online platform for automating the processes of selection and admission to foreign boarding schools.

Moscow   1-10   $500,000  

GetTransport

Marketplace for trucking and shipment services with the price auction process providing the best price/quality solutions for the clients.

Moscow   11-50   $500,000  

Luxxy

Luxxy is a leading Russian based marketplace which connecting people who willing to buy and sell luxury, pre-owned fashion products.

Moscow   11-50   $550,000  

Yell.ru

Yell.ru is one of the most popular online directories in Russia.

Moscow   51-100   $11,000,000  

MD Audit

MD Audit is a cloud solution for planning and conducting inspections of outlets, quality management..

Moscow   51-100   $769,000  

Combot

The most advanced community management tool for Telegram.

Moscow   1-10   $199,818  

Easy Ten

Easy Ten is a mobile App for learning foreign words.

Moscow   11-50   $125,000  

Last.Backend

Cloud SaaS-platform for the design, development and monitoring of server applications.

Saint Petersburg   1-10   $222,694  

MFMSolutions

MFMSolutions provides SMS services to financial organizations, including banks, insurance companies, and asset management companies.

Moscow   101-250   $5,000,000  

Ansaligy

Ansaligy produces face and body care products.

Moscow     $1,131,165  

NaPopravku

Healthcare platform to find and book right doctor online

Saint Petersburg   51-100   $1,500,000  

Inter RAO

Inter RAO is a diversified energy holding company that also managing assets.

Moscow   10001   $152,600,000  

GitLean

GitLean is an analytics tool for engineering managers like Team Leads, CTO's and VP of engineering.

Moscow   1-10   $40,188  

Zakazaka

Zakazaka is an aggregator of food delivery orders

Saint Petersburg     $1,000,000  

FITMOST

The largest fitness membership in Russia

Moscow     $1,000,000  

Geosteering Technologies

Advanced real-time geosteering for drilling horizontal wells

Saint Petersburg   11-50   $2,220,000  

Active Component

Active Component, JSC manufactures active pharmaceutical substances.

Saint Petersburg     $20,000,000  

Webjets

A visual information platform for collecting, organizing, and sharing content

Moscow   1-10   $430,000  

Doktor na rabote

Doktor na rabote is the operator of an online network for Russian physicians.

Moscow   11-50   $5,800,000  

Luden

Luden.io is an independent game developer focused on meaningful and educational games.

Moscow   11-50   $1,100,000  

Proaction.pro

Proaction is a platform for online evaluation of employees and candidates at all stages of the HR cycle.

Saint Petersburg     $39,411  

VitaPortal

Vitaportal is an online web portal offering comprehensive and reliable health and medicine information.

Moscow   11-50   $4,350,000  

Cynteka

Cynteka designs and implement software products for document workflow.

Saint Petersburg   11-50   $269,961  

Time Saving Machine

Time Saving Machine is a courier delivery services company.

Moscow     $365,117  

DataSmart

Company develops client behavior analysis and prediction platform with use of machine learning and conducts research of new AI algorithms

Saint Petersburg   1-10   $330,000  

Versal Broker

Versal Finance is a professional participant in the financial market.

Saint Petersburg   11-50   $38,194  

I-Brain

I-Brain goal is the introduction of a new generation complex for neuro-rehabilitation, based on innovative technology

Saint Petersburg     $150,000  

Izitherm

C-track is an app to measure, control, and monitor the temperature transmitted from a thermometer.

Novosibirsk     $266,197  

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