Startup Grind Yerevan is excited to host Dmitry Stepanov, Director of New Product Development at Yandex and the Curator of Yandex Hub in Armenia.
🔥 Join us on May 11 at COWO Mergelyan, to hear about the ins & outs of the innovation and growth story of one of the most significant tech companies in our region.
🗓️ Agenda of the event:
- 18:30 - Registration, networking, and wine 🍷
- 19:00 - Main session, Q&A
- 20:30 - Open discussion, discussion
🗣 Language of the event: English (with some Russian here and there:)
About the Speaker:
Dmitry is the Director New Product Development at Yandex, GP in AAL VC, LP in AAL VC, and co-founder of venture studio Beyond ML. Previously he worked as the CMO of Yandex and was the director of Yandex media services (Kinopoisk, Yandex. Afisha, Yandex.Music). He was also curating the Yandex hub in Armenia.
Dmitry is a serial entrepreneur engaged in startups such as Afisha Picnic, Sports.ru, Journey event agency, and FRAM travel club.
He is an angel investor in Beri Zaryad, Best Doctor, Wowworks, Yasno, iFarm, and Chatfuel. As part of his social commitments, Dmitry is a member of the boards of the charitable foundations Helping Hand and Hume. He also acts as an expert at the Skolkovo Business School and is a lecturer at Universal University.
Yandex (NASDAQ and MOEX: YNDX) is a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Since 1997, the company has delivered world-class, locally relevant search and navigation products, while also expanding into mobility, e-commerce, online entertainment, cloud computing, and other markets to assist millions of consumers in Russia and a number of international markets.
Yandex is one of the largest businesses and the most expensive internet company founded in Russia. It was valued at nearly 17.4 billion U.S. dollars. Its holding company, Yandex N.V., is headquartered in the Netherlands and currently fully owns the Russian entity. Yandex held an initial public offering (IPO) in 2011.