Using natural language recognition and artificial intelligence, Russia’s IO is an app that learns users’ preferences and chats with them to help them find restaurants nearby.
Russian oral care company R.O.C.S. has now developed a toothpaste that’s loaded with taurine to give people a morning boost while they brush their teeth.
Dutch beer brand Grolsch’s Movie Unlocker service gives customers free access to on-demand video with just a clink of their bottle.
The Russian arm of Greenpeace has created EcoCard, a business card that’s getting more people to use public transport by combining contact details with free train rides.
The Alfa-Bank in Russia has created a new account with a high interest rate of 6% per annum, which users can only pay into by exercising with a fitness tracker.
Turning URL shortening on its head, URLITERATURE is a service that lengthens any web address with text from popular books.
Dreamroomer is a new startup from Russia that acts as a matchmaking service for renters and property owners based on shared interests.
The upmarket LAND grocery store has introduced a loyalty scheme initiative that harnesses data analytics to offer customers personalized shopping suggestions, coupons and recipes.
Russia’s Instabank is an entirely app-based bank that uses Facebook and Foursquare data to make money transfers and bill tracking easier.
We caught up with Synqera CEO Kirill Gorynya to find out how he came up with the idea and the challenges involved in bringing it into existence.