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Russian Entrepreneur Artem Orlov On GFRANQ Photo App
Jun29

Russian Entrepreneur Artem Orlov On GFRANQ Photo App

GFRANQ is Russia’s version of Instagram—it’s an instant photo editing/storing/sharing/feeding service, that, after only 3 months already has 120,000 registered users happily snapping, uploading and editing their Russian shots.   We caught up with Founder Artem Orlov to talk about first round investment from famed Russian angel Igor Ryabenkiy (over a cup of coffee), trusting the people around you 178%, and how his Scotch Terrier...

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KupiVIP: Russia’s Online Destination For High End Fashion

Offering designer labels and brand name goods at a discount, the Russian site and one of the stars of Russian business,  KupiVIP has just secured a new round of funding for a total of $38 million. With more than 8 million registered users, Russia’s premiere online luxury shopping club KupiVIP holds online flash sales every day that offer their goods at significantly discounted prices.     The new round of investment was led...

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Start Me Up – Andrey Andreev, The Man Behind Badoo

Against competition from all angles, social networking site Badoo has become one of the fastest growing tech start-ups of all time and is among the top 5 social networks in the world. Its combination of online dating and social discovery has shown traction in markets all over the western world, giving users the opportunity to hook up with real people, in real life, using an app that connects you with those around you. Unique...

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