Minsk is the center of startups. Financial Times special project

15 January 2019

Belarusian IT entrepreneur Yury Melnichek (founder of Maps.me and Aimatter) took part in a special project of the English edition of the Financial Times - Sifted. Read his answers on the IT-country, the most famous personalities and projects in Belarus.
Who do we need to know in the IT field?
Vsevolod Yanchevsky, Director of the High-Tech Park
Yuri Gursky, partner at the Haxus fund
Victor Prokopenya, founder of VP Capital
Denis Aleinikov, a senior lawyer at Aleinikov & Partners, who took part in creating the Decree “On the Development of the Digital Economy”.
The biggest success story of a startup?
Epam is a software development and IT consulting company, founded in 1993, which subsequently moved its headquarters to the United States and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Wargaming is the developer of the world-famous game World of Tanks.
What are the most interesting IT companies you can see in Belarus?
Wannaby - Augmented Reality applied when shopping. It gives users the opportunity to try different colors of nail polish or shoes using a smartphone.
OneSoil is a precision farming platform that analyzes satellite images to help farmers control their fields.
Flo Heath is an application to help women track their menstrual cycle.
Vizor Interactive is a multiplayer games developer (Zombie Island, for example).
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