Founded in July 2013, Expert360 is a global digital platform that provides businesses with access to the best and brightest independent consultants. Expert360 has unbundled traditional consulting and put it on a world-class platform giving companies access to high quality talent, flexibility in how they engage them, and at a price that delivers good value. It has grown to over 10,000 top consultants across the world. Clients include large corporates, investment firms, consulting firms, SMEs, entrepreneurs and freelance individuals who have discovered how to capitalise upon this rich talent pool.
The Chope Group is Asia’s premier online restaurant reservations provider. With a range of products to meet the varying needs of restaurateurs, Chope helps restaurants use online booking channels, improve yield, and keep better track of their clients’ preferences, all while helping diners discover and reserve or queue at the best and most popular restaurants through the Chope website and app. Through Chope, diners can make reservations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world. With over 700 restaurants on the network and millions of diners seated, Chope is committed to making restaurant dining and discovery easier than ever before. Chope currently operates in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Bangkok.
Storyhunter is an online service marketplace to find, hire and manage on-demand media professionals in 180+ countries. The company provides its clients (media companies, agencies and brands) with a freelance management system to manage, pay for, track, and scale original video projects. For freelancers and production companies, Storyhunter offers an effective customer acquisition platform and therefore a way of monetizing skills and time as well as an instrument to streamline workflow, communication, and payments. Among the company’s clients are: CNN, Airbnb, Zillow, Discovery Digital, National Geographic, GoPro, New York Magazine and Al Jazeera+
Founded in 2006 by Egor Rudi and Sergey Kuznetsov, Profi.ru develops a total of seven online marketplaces in Russia, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine. These services allow users to find freelancers and professionals in the following categories: tutors, doctors, beauty masters, artists and musicians, handymen, personal trainers, driving instructors. The services are free for users and provide freelancers and professionals with a powerful online marketing tool. Profi.ru today unites over 200,000 private professionals.
ZenHotels is an online travel agency (OTA) focused on offering unparalleled hotel booking experience with a separate website, ostrovok.ru, specialized on Russian speaking consumers. The company was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneurs Serge Faguet and Kirill Makharinsky. Zenhotels offers its users a selection of more than 900,000 properties in 200 countries around the world. Zenhotels successfully competes with international OTA players as one of the leading hotel booking services. The company is backed by Frontier Ventures, Accel Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Peter Thiel/Founders Fund, Yuri Milner and many other notable investors.
ivi.ru Media Ltd owns and operates online video site ivi.ru, which is the market leader in the Russian online video market. Co-founded by Oleg Tumanov and Dmitry Alimov, the company launched Russia’s first online cinema ivi.ru in February 2010, offering licensed professional content (movies, TV series and programs, animation, and music videos). Currently,ivi.ru’s monthly audience is 45 million unique visitors with over 250 thousand paying subscribers by end of 2017.
In 2010, the Founder of Frontier Ventures Dmitry Alimov originated and executed a transaction, in which ru-Net Ltd invested in Biglion.ru, currently Russian market leader in the collective buying space. Dmitry played an active role in structuring the business and in raising further capital for growth. In 2017 Biglion.ru successfully merged its operations with the Russian branch of its largest global competitor, Groupon.com. As of today, the service is available in 50 Russian cities and has over 25 million users, who have purchased some 19 million coupons.
Albert is a financial advisor application that allows its users to plan their spending and to save money. Albert experts analyze consumers’ income and expenses using computer algorithms finding additional opportunities for saving and investment. Then the company offers optimized financial products and services. Albert experts analyze consumers’ income and expenses using computer algorithms finding additional opportunities for saving and investment. Then Albert creates an individual financial budget and a long-term financial plan notifying the client of unplanned spending, accruing additional income on account balances and providing the client with attractive investment offers and financial products.
Shyft is a SaaS service for moving companies providing them with the tools to perform video surveys and completely manage the goods to be moved in one platform. This allows Shyft’s clients to lower moving costs by an average of $200 per transaction. Shyft already partners with the largest moving companies in the world including, Crown Relocation, Santa Fe, Pickfords. By the end of 2019, Crater will have successfully performed over 35,000 surveys.
Founded in 2016, Frontier Car Group is a leading marketplace for sale of used cars in developing markets. It allows its users to quickly and remotely sell used cars to dealerships at competitive prices. The company has successfully brought an existing business model into new markets. Frontier Car Group has quickly grown and reached a gross merchandise volume of $100M by the end of 2017.
Kopa is the only online housing rental marketplace where renters can both book mid-term rentals and find compatible roommates. The company is solving housing for travelling professionals—starting with the 2 million university students who fill internships each year.
Vizy creates software that makes work more meaningful. Focusing on the unique challenges and opportunities of remote teams, Vizy’s all in one virtual office software includes several features that make it a best in class product: NLP-powered transcription, screen sharing, multiplayer app collaboration, crystal clear voice and video channels, file sharing, and more.
The Museum of Future of Experiences is Disney for the next generation, a pop-up museum franchise that creates original, personally tailored virtual reality environments. Each MoFE location harnesses the power of virtual reality to create exhibits enhancing both IQ and emotional intelligence.
Globe empowers broader participation in the sharing economy by connecting people worldwide with high quality homes that can be rented by the hour. By joining the Globe community as guests, people discover new ways to enjoy the cities in which they live and work.
TrustedFor is a referral-based professional social network for elite talent. Members of the TrustedFor community are highly engaged, regularly creating content that helps those in their professional and personal network advance in their careers.
PredictLeads business intelligence software uses machine learning to surface high-quality, relevant data on over 20 million companies worldwide. The world’s leading hedge funds, venture capital funds, and tech companies use PredictLeads software to better qualify sales prospects and advance competitive strategies.
Sunsama is daily task management software for enterprise teams. By combining data from teams’ calendars and project management tools into an easy to use dashboard, Sunsama works as a central hub to plan and organize work, set schedules and agendas for meetings, and designate tasks.
ampUp is a peer-to-peer (P2P) network linking owners of electrical vehicles (EVs) with owners of electric vehicle chargers. ampUp’s CaaS (charging as a service) business model makes the platform ideal for both consumer and enterprise clients, from individual EV owners to operators of EV fleets. Named by TechCrunch as one of the top 20 Y Combinator startups of 2019, ampUp has quickly scaled to become the world’s largest P2P EV charging platform.
Panda is focused on increasing user productivity by developing secure, feature rich enterprise level messaging software. Panda combines the convenience of consumer messaging apps with the
productivity features of enterprise apps: multi layered encryption, cross platform usability, file sharing, and text search.
Blockstack is a massively scalable decentralized computing network and app ecosystem. It’s unique architecture makes it several times faster, more secure, and more stable than Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin. With Blockstack, there is a new world of apps that lets users maintain their privacy, security and freedom and own their data. Using the lower layers of the traditional internet and focusing on decentralizing the application layer, Blockstack provides key tools and infrastructure to developers enabling them to build apps powered by decentralized storage, authentication & identity.
Bridgefy is a developer friendly Software Development Kit (SDK) that gives mobile apps the power to work without internet. The company has won numerous awards, and it’s software has been downloaded more than 1.3 million times to date.