Yandex dating ru

From initial technological advantages to business success Why did this technology work so well?A range of initial distinctive features stand out, starting from its ability to search automatically for all possible variations of a given word, making search more accurate.Yandex technology offered for ,000 “In the beginning, we thought we would become a technology provider to other companies,” recalled Volozh in a 2007 interview.“We proposed our technology to Rambler, whose technology did not treat Russian language, and to Infoart, for example.This is due to the fact that Yandex was originally developed to treat Russian, an inflective language using numerous word variations to reflect grammatical purpose and meaning.Another important feature of Yandex search technology is morphological hypothesis building, which takes into account the distance between the searched words within sentences and paragraphs.Volozh and his American English teacher Robert Stubblebine launched Comp Tek, a company distributing network and telecommunications equipment.“Comp Tek became a wireless network industry pioneer in Russia and the main distributor of Cisco products in the former Soviet Union.

In these years of the final crisis of the planned Soviet economy, which were also the first years of economic freedom, almost everyone in the country tried their hand at trading something.This allowed Yandex to beat Rambler, which dominated in the search market in Russia in 1990s.” When Yandex was officially launched as a search website in late 1997, its technology also included features quite advanced for the time such as algorithms checking for document uniqueness (excluding copies in different coding), relevance evaluation taking into account word occurrence frequency in a given document and the first ability to conduct search queries in natural language.Despite these promising advantages, it took years before the founders achieved commercial success.“Our talks with Yandex lasted 7 months,” said Elena Ivashentseva, Partner at Baring Vostok Capital Partners in an exchange with “It was really difficult to explain this to our investors, who en masse demanded that we get rid of the stakes we had acquired in [now a leading Russian e-commerce site] and then in Yandex.” Baring Vostok Capital Partners was patient enough, however, to wait until Yandex emerged as the market leader 11 years later, offering an up to 600-fold return on investment.

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