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06/25/12 | Uncategorized

6 Out Of 10 Top Interesting Internet Entrepreneurs To Watch In Russia Are Women (The Moscow Times)

CEO Marina Kolesnik runs travel booking site Oktogo.ru.

By Beatrice Jeschek (Contributor, DLDwomen)

It looks like Matryoshka dolls are getting some real-life female competitors symbolizing Russia, at least in the e-commerce sector. One of these new faces belongs to Marina Kolesnik, the CEO and co-founder of travel booking site Oktogo.ru.

Kolesnik is among the “Top Ten Most Interesting Russian Internet Entrepreneurs to Watch” identified by blogger and Internet Entrepreneur Yakov Sadchikov for The Moscow Times. Six out of ten are women: Alisa Chumachenko, founder and CEO, Game Insight; Yulia Mitrovich, Entrepreneur in Residence, Svyaznoy Group; Elena Masolova, co-founder and CEO, Pixonic; Anna Znamenskaya, founder, Workingmama; Olga Steidl, CEO, Talkbits.

» Read the full article at DLD Conference.

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland, an intern with Women 2.0, was on the StartupBus. She studies neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College, where she is trying to merge a passion for tech and the brain into a new wave of cognition-based technology

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