Russian video aggregator ivi.ru is raising $40 million more. The money will be used to license TV and movie content, as investors hope decreasing piracy and willingness to pay for content… Read more »
French business networking site Viadeo has long played second fiddle to LinkedIn. But with a fresh round of funding in the bank, the company plans on becoming the world’s leading player… Read more »
Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies — a significant backer of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other Silicon Valley darlings — is raising a new $1 billion fund. So where will this… Read more »
One of the more popular instant messaging mobile apps is taking a $10 (£6.32) million investment from a Russian investor. Read more »
Some of Europe’s leading investors gathered in Italy last week to discuss the problems and opportunities faced by startups across the continent. But what did they actually think? And what does… Read more »
KupiVIP, a Russian online shopping club for luxury brands, is taking what its spokespeople tell us is a record investment for Russian e-comm… Read more »
So what do we learn, from the flattering cover feature in this month’s Wired UK, about Badoo, the London-based pay-for-prominence social dat… Read more »
The major Russian digital players continue to shape the online economy farther west.
In the latest examples… Read more »
Social gaming plus Russia equals hot. The latest activity in that space, after Drimmi and Alawar Entertainment scored funding – I-Jet Media,… Read more »
Digital Sky Technologies, Naspers and Tencent are amongst the hottest digital media investment actors in Russia, South Africa and China.
An… Read more »