Yandex

Yandex is a Russian-based company that provides an online search engine platform, on-demand transportation services, navigation products and mobile applications. Read more

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Yandex

Yandex is a Russian-based company that provides an online search engine platform, on-demand transportation services, navigation products and mobile applications. Read more

Arkady Volozh's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Yandex

Co-Founder & CEO

Arkady Volozh

CEO Approval Rating

94/100

Founded:

1997

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyMoscow ExchangeYNDX

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Google is Yandex's top competitor. Google was founded in 1998 in Mountain View, California. Google competes in the Data Processing Services field. Google generates $179.9B more revenue than Yandex.

Mail.ru is perceived as one of Yandex's biggest rivals. Mail.ru's headquarters is in Moscow, Moscow (city), and was founded in 1998. Like Yandex, Mail.ru also competes in the Internet Software industry. Mail.ru generates 52% of Yandex's revenue.

Avito is one of Yandex's top competitors. Avito is a Private company that was founded in Moscow, Moscow (city) in 2007. Like Yandex, Avito also competes in the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) field. Avito has 11,691 fewer employees vs. Yandex.

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Yandex Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$2.6B

Yandex's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 23.6B. Over the last four quarters, Yandex's revenue has grown by 16.8%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $691.3M; in Q4 2020, it was $1.6B; in Q3 2020, it was $732.1M; in Q2 2020, Yandex's revenue was $591.9M.

Yandex Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Chaevye Prosto

Apr 2021

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$1M
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Acropol

Apr 2021

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$14.8M
Acropol is a Russia-based financial firm that provides loans, mortgages, credit cards, online banking and related services for individuals and businesses.

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Call Centers and Cargo Business, Vezet Group

Feb 2021

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$178M
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K50

Oct 2020

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undisclosed
K50 is a contextual advertising management platform that provides content optimization and ad management solutions for businesses.

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Yandex.Market

Jun 2020

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Yandex has acquired. Yandex has acquired 24 companies and its latest acquisition was Chaevye Prosto in Apr 2021.

Yandex Funding History

Since Yandex was founded in 1997, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Yandex has raised $4.0B. Yandex's last funding round was on Mar 2021 for a total of $1.6B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Corporate Round
Mar 2021
$1.6B

Janus Henderson Group

Private Placement
Jun 2020
$1.1B
Equity
Feb 2019
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IPO
May 2011
$1.3B

Since Yandex was founded in 1997, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Yandex has raised $4.0B. Yandex's last funding round was on Mar 2021 for a total of $1.6B

Yandex Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

MEL Chemistry is an ed-tech firm that provides VR simulations and live lectures on STEM programs for students.
$6M
Aug 04, 2019
Venture Round
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DOC designs, develops, builds and operates a mobile based application that provides on call doctor services for children and adults.
$5.5M
Jul 12, 2016
Equity
-
DOC+ is a web and mobile-based platform that offers in-clinic doctor appointment booking, telemedicine and online consulting solutions.
$5.5M
Jul 11, 2016
Series A
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SalesPredict is a provider of predictive lead scores that helps B2B marketing and sales teams to improve conversion rates and accelerate sales cycles.
$4.1M
May 11, 2014
Series A
-

These are all the companies that Yandex has invested in. Yandex has invested 24 companies and its latest investment was Chaevye Prosto in Apr 2021.

Yandex News

April 29, 2021European Supermarket Magazine

Russian Online Giant Yandex Improves Revenue Outlook As E-Commerce Booms

Russian internet giant Yandex has raised its 2021 revenue forecast, saying that strong growth in newe... See more »
April 28, 2021East-West Digital News

Yandex acquires tip automation startup to offer full-cycle foodtech services

Tip automation startups are much-desired in Russia right now, if judging by an acquisition announced ... See more »
April 28, 2021MarketScreener

Release

(marketscreener.com) Yandex Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results MOSCOW and AMSTERDAM, the ... See more »
April 21, 2021East-West Digital News

After successes in Russia and Israel, Yandex prepared to launch express delivery service in Western Europe

Yandex, the NASDAQ-listed Russian tech major, is preparing to launch its express e-grocery delivery s... See more »
April 19, 2021Retail Times

Yandex Rovers starts making autonomous deliveries from Moscow grocery stores

Yandex Rovers is continuing to expand its reach by providing autonomous delivery services from Moscow... See more »
April 19, 2021East-West Digital News

Yandex Browser translates texts in images from 47 languages

Last week Yandex, the NASDAQ-listed Russian digital giant, announced a novelty in the field of image-... See more »

Yandex Blogs

August 28, 2016Yandex Blog

Yandex Launches Project to Teach School Students Programming

Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of the largest internet companies in Europe and the leading search provide... See more »
July 27, 2016Yandex Blog

Yandex Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of Europe's largest internet companies and the leading search provider in ... See more »
April 28, 2016Yandex Blog

Yandex Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of Europe's largest internet companies and the leading search provider in ... See more »
February 20, 2016Yandex Blog

Yandex to Acquire Its Moscow Headquarters

The full version of the press release is available at: http://ir.yandex.com/releasedetail.cfm?Release... See more »
January 14, 2016Yandex Blog

Как дата-центр Яндекса город обогрел

В прошлом году Яндекс открыл новый дата-центр. Он находится в Финляндии, в небольшом городке Мянтсяля... See more »
December 24, 2015Yandex Blog

Поисковые запросы в последний день года

Перед наступлением новогодних праздников мы изучили поисковые запросы за 31 декабря 2014 года и сравн... See more »
December 21, 2015Yandex Blog

Яндекс.Транспорт: версия с маршрутами

В прошлом году мы запустили Яндекс.Транспорт - приложение, которое рассказывает о движении автобусов,... See more »

Yandex Press Releases

March 30, 2020PRcom

eWeLink Integrates with Yandex Alice Voice Assistant to Bring More eWeLink Support Devices to Russian Users

eWeLink has now supported integration with Russian search engine giant, Yendex's voice assistant Alic... See more »
February 27, 2020University Chronicle

Yandex Launches "SoundsEasy" Skill for Intelligent Assistant to Help Children with Speech Disorders

Yandex, a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learnin... See more »
December 6, 2019University Chronicle

Yandex Helps Reduce E-Waste By Exchanging Smart Speakers for Old Tech

Yandex appreciates the environmental hazards posed by the globe's growing e-waste, and as they roll o... See more »
November 27, 2019University Chronicle

Yandex Helps Establish Online English MS in Data Science from Russia's Higher School of Economics University

Yandex is proud to announce its work on a new education program for online learners - the company has... See more »
September 20, 2019PRWeb

Yandex to Train 500,000 Teachers and 100,000 IT Specialists in New Education Initiative

Over the next three years, Yandex will spend 5 billion rubles ($78 million) to dramatically expand th... See more »
July 15, 2019GlobeNewswire

Yandex.Taxi Expands into the Regions

MOSCOW and AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX), a tech... See more »
June 28, 2019PRWeb

Annual Machine Learning Summer School Co-Organized by Yandex Heads to Germany

The annual Machine Learning in High Energy Physics summer school, co-organized by the Yandex School o... See more »

Yandex Videos

February 8, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex and Advertising" on YOUTUBE

February 7, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex.Maps" on YOUTUBE

February 7, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex.Weather" on YOUTUBE

February 6, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex.Music" on YOUTUBE

February 6, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex.Taxi" on YOUTUBE

February 4, 2019Yandex Youtube Channel

"Yandex Search" on YOUTUBE

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Yandex Headquarters

Ulitsa Lva Tolstogo 16

Moscow, Moscow Oblast119021

7-495-739-70-00

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Yandex Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Yandex is a Russian-based company that provides an online search engine platform, on-demand transportation services, navigation products and mobile applications. Yandex was founded in 1997. Yandex's headquarters is located in Moscow, Moscow Oblast, R...

CEO

Yandex's Co-Founder & CEO, Arkady Volozh, currently has an approval rating of 94%. Yandex's primary competitors are Google, Mail.ru & Avito.

Website

yandex.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Yandex

  1. When was Yandex founded?

    Yandex was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Yandex's CEO?

    Yandex's CEO is Arkady Volozh
  3. How much revenue does Yandex generate?

    Yandex generates $2.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Yandex have?

    Yandex has historically raised $4B in funding
  5. Where is Yandex's headquarters?

    Yandex's headquarters is in Moscow Moscow Oblast, RU
  1. How many employees does Yandex have?

    Yandex has 12,991 employees
  2. What sector does Yandex operate in?

    Yandex is in Internet Software, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  3. Who are Yandex's competitors?

    Yandex's top competitors are Google, Mail.ru, Avito
  4. Who has Yandex invested in?

    Yandex's has invested in companies such as MEL Science, Doconcall, DOC+