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Gary Vaynerchuk on How to Gain Exposure with $1,000

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

7 US startup visa options for international founders

The Next Web

Mikita Mikado is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Belarus, now based in San Francisco. This story continues at The Next Web.

Getting your startup visa: Seven tips on choosing the right immigration attorney

The Next Web

Mikita Mikado is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Belarus, now based in San Francisco. This story continues at The Next Web.

What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals! But I digress [harumph]. So I had to create one!

The Importance of Software Development Services

YoungUpstarts

Although software development is found for a wide variety of purposes, the one we will refer to here is custom software. Let’s Talk Money.

Finalists announced for Rietumu FinTech Challenge

ArcticStartup

EComCharge (Belarus). A total of sixteen teams from seven countries applied for this year''s Rietumu FinTech Challenge. Swipe (Latvia).

Taxi app Taxify Meets Resistance in Finland Launch

ArcticStartup

Earlier this year we gave a second look at the Estonian startup Taxify , which was doing some serious changes into the Estonian way of ordering a taxi.

Yandex Moving International Maps Over To NAVTEQ

ArcticStartup

Currently, Yandex offers maps for 270 cities in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus.

Dealflow from Lithuania: These #LTstartups are raising over $100M

ArcticStartup

JetCat Games is a game development studio that recently moved to Vilnius from Belarus and won local pitching competition. Elephants in the room.

What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals! But I digress [harumph]. So I had to create one!

Is gust.com a difficult platform to replicate?

Gust

As we end 2012, Gust is the official, exclusive platform of virtually every national federation of business angels in the world including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, even China, all in their native languages.

Yandex Announces Pricing Of Its IPO

ArcticStartup

Yandex also operates in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus per share. The shares will begin trading today on the NASDAQ under the symbol “YNDX”.

5 startup investments in 5 industries: How can Practica Capital handle this?

ArcticStartup

We decided to ask directly. Donatas Keras , Partner at Practica Capital. But why them? Who knows, maybe you will invest in their next rounds? TableAir.

10 Things You Need to Know About LOGIN Startup Fair

ArcticStartup

Central and Eastern Europe is becoming a technology hub for many corporates, startups and venture capital funds. to name just a few. See you there?

Largest Baltic ICT Event; LOGIN Tech Conference

ArcticStartup

Eight years ago a small conference of two days rounded together no more than 130 participants in the Lithuania capital of Vilnius.

Startup Sauna Releases Spring 2013 'Warmup' Schedule

ArcticStartup

Here is their tour schedule: Minsk, Belarus – March 4th. Kaunas, Lithuania – March 6th. Moscow, Russia – March 13th. Oulu, Finland – March 20th.

Russian search giant Yandex announces Access to Facebook's Firehose

ArcticStartup

Russian search giant Yandex announces today a partnership agreement with Facebook, giving Yandex access to Facebook''s "Firehose" of public data coming from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, other CIS countries, and Turkey. Profiles and posts that Facebook users mark “Private” will not be searchable.

No More Woof aims to read dogs' minds - Surpasses Crowdfunding goal

ArcticStartup

Also, Studio Total , world-famous PR agency from Malmö, mostly known for the Teddybears over Belarus protest , is involved in part.

News Ticker: Healthcare Puts the Hurt on Small Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At least one Israeli company has looked to Belarus for programmers who cost a seventh of what they run in California. Overseas? Not so much.

What the JOBS Act Really Does for You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Some percentage are going to use it to elevate their lifestyle before absconding to Belarus. What does the House bill actually do for you?

Funding, startup traction and news from Latvia: December

ArcticStartup

Exits. Companies involved as investors and developers were Imprimatur Capital , ZGI Capital and Proks Capital. Find out more here. Dealflow.

Vkontakte.ru To Become A Simple Vk.com

ArcticStartup

Outside of Russia, Vkontakte is also the most popular website in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus. of which came from advertising.

200.000.000 mobile users, for starters – Q&A with Viber CEO Talmon Marco

The Next Web

The company is based in Cyprus with development centers in Belarus, Israel and China. How, when and why did you co-found Viber Media? Thanks!

Russian Review Site Tulp Raises $3M

ArcticStartup

Today the website receives 10 000 unique visits daily, covers about 84 major cities in Russia, Ukraine, Kazahstan and Belarus with over 25000 reviews altogether (the majority being from Russia). Russian economy must be recovering from the economic crisis judging by the number of start-ups that are raising funding.

Music Streaming In Russia

ArcticStartup

The second largest social network in Russia, Odnoklassniki, recently launched a music streaming service on their platform. Image by doug88888

The Best Economy In History

Growthink Blog

back up the board where it is lagging in the World Bank ease of doing business rankings - #17 in starting a business (behind countries including Belarus, Rwanda, and Saudi Arabia!), #62 in paying taxes, and #20 in international trade. Let’s first take a moment and be proud and of that. Now of course not all is rosy. How important are jobs?

Follow-Up: Behind Yandex's 2010 Performance

ArcticStartup

Yandex also stroke deals with Facebook and Vkontakte for the social networks'profile search and expanded its operations to Belarus, Ukrain and Kazahstan. Yandex is a giant and a veteran in Russian Internet. Last week Yandex announced its unaudited financial results for 2010 and they look sweet. Contextual ads make up 88% of that revenue.

Runet: 5 Top Russian Websites

ArcticStartup

Russian internet market is scarcely covered outside of the country but it's not for the lack of news. with 25 million monthly visits. Vkontakte.ru