Russia is a booming market for startups as the county’s Internet access and 4G networks ramp up. It’s now the biggest single market in Europe, passing Germany a year ago. At the same time the government realises it needs to ween the economy off its historical addiction to oil, gas and heavy industry. Thus it’s helped set up the Skolkovo Foundation to incubate tech companies. Skolkolvo brought a selection of its startups to Disrupt, so we went trawling the booths for a few Russian gems. Here’s what we found.
“Choister is a service that helps search, analyze and compare all available educational programs.
Whether you are looking for a degree or a certificate, online or offline, full-time or part-time — Choister will make it easier for you. Choister finds all the educational programs, structures the data, helps users make smart choices, and then sends the motivated students to the schools’ websites.”