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FinSight Ventures invests in GillBus

The Group of Companies "Gill Business Systems" (brand Gillbus), developer of inventory distribution system* for passenger bus transportation carriers and online ticket sales, today announced that it has raised $3M in Series A round of financing from InVenture…

Creation of new venture fund “FinSight Ventures”

Skagit along with the investment holding company Finam has announced the creation of its new venture fund "FinSight Ventures". Skagit Investments together with investholding Finam have announced the creation of the "FinSight Ventures" fund, the focus of which will be targeting worthwhile investments in the sphere of financial technology;…

Wada, Vietnam’s homegrown search engine, partners with Lazada

According to Lazada, it will now have access to Wada’s “linguistic profiling, experiential mapping, competitive search assessments and keyword scorecarding” to target more Vietnamese customers via the search engine. Wada, which is aiming to beat Google in Vietnam,…

Rusagrofond "Zemstvo" representatives left the GLOBAL AGRO Board

RusAgroFond "Zemstvo" (Fund) and agricultural holding "PAVA” leadership decided to terminate the joint venture. The parties didn’t manage to reach common ground on the terms of transaction and to agree on strategy of Holding’s development. As a result, RusAgroFond "Zemstvo" representatives are leaving the Board of Directors of JSC “Global…

RusAgroFund invests in “PAVA” holding

Recently the investment fund RusAgroFund "Zemstvo", a subsidiary of investment companies Astor Capital and Skagit Investments, and Altai holding "PAVA" have reached an agreement of Fund’s gaining in company’s shares. The transaction will be implemented in stages and will provide an opportunity of further growth for the Holding, modernization…

Meet Wada, Vietnam’s Homegrown Search Engine to Challenge Google

When it comes to search in Vietnam, Google is number one, at least according to Alexa. But Vietnamese netizens aren’t exactly happy with Google’s search service because it wasn’t built with Vietnamese characters in mind. And that’s where 

“Rambler becomes a 100% leader of “Begun”

On October 15, 2012 a consolidated company of “Afisha” and “Rambler”, holding “Finam” and investment company “Skagit” signed a purchase agreement, according to which “Rambler” buys 49,9% shares of “Begun”, the service providing contextual advertising. Before signing of the agreement 50, 1% shares of “Begun” belonged to “Rambler”. In the…

Company Delta Telecom announces the start of campaign “MegaPlus”

Each new agent, subscribed to DeltaPaystarting from September 7, 2012,receivesunique bonuses for public corporation “Megafon”: 1,5% when working without extra charge 0,01% when working with extra charge We meet our future partners halfway and give them an opportunity to get…

“Begun” and Google are going to reward advertising agencies.

Online advertising service “Begun” in association with affiliate program Google AdWords is announcing the start of the campaign for advertising agencies. From September 4 to November 30, 2012 all accredited “Begun” dealers, subscribed to advertisement broadcasting in Google AdWords, automatically become participants…

Skagit Investments’ Official Website Launch

On Monday, August 20, 2012 we completed the designing of our official website. Website functionality is practically finished; the website is being worked on. Website Skagit Investments is a resource, providing a complete range of information about all investment projects of the company. Having launched it, we are hoping…