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  • ••• •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........••• Expanding to Russia with love••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... This research was conducted in partnership with Orange and East-West Digital News, the international resource on Russian IT industries. www.ewdn.com.••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••Decades ago, Russian technology began impressing theworld. Now Russia is back!………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... 1956, USSR put in orbit the first ever artificial satellite: Sputnik. 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to orbit the Earth. In 2010, NASA and ROSCOSMOS agreed on a 1 billion dollar deal to send US astronauts to the International Space Station using Soyouz on Baikonur launchpad. Even NASA trusts Russian technology and does business with the former "evil empire." Why shouldn’t you?••• faberNovel 2012 © 3
  • …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...•••So, what does the new Russiantechnology sector look like ?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...
  • ••• International Business Center, Moscow………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........•••A booming market not fully monetized••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••Europe’s largest internet market by number of users...………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... 57 42 Million Russian Million French internet users internet users (Spring 2012) (Fall 2011) Strong growth potential. e-commerce size: $10 billion e-commerce size: $45 billion Online advertising: $1,5 billion Online advertising: $3 billionSources: EWDN .com (2011)••• faberNovel 2012 © 6
  • •••… and the market has yet to expand!………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... France Europe 64% Russia 58% 39% Total 2011 Evolution of the Internet internet penetration penetration in Russia (Russian Academy of Sciences) • Almost three quarters of all Russian Internet users live in the European part of Russia: a huge market is still to be conquered! • The Russian Academy of Sciences, has given a long-term forecast (2025) of 130 million internet users. (at 85% penetration rate)Sources: ComScore, Russian Academy of Sciences••• faberNovel 2012 © 7
  • •••The e-commerce market is developing………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... The Russian e-commerce market is still emerging but is expected to grow fast in volume and result. $40 bn to $23 bn $60 To bn $30 nb $8 bn $10 bn 2010 2011 2015 2020Sources: 2012 e-commerce report by EWDN.COM Forecast••• faberNovel 2012 © 8
  • •••Russia is the largest mobile market in Europe………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........A strong mobile phone penetration: 186 million Total mobile phones 140 million Total population There are 1.5 SIM cards per Russian inhabitant. Still, smartphones penetration is low (11%) but is quickly growing: +118% in 2011.Sources: newmediatrendwatch, emarketer, AC&M••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••A soaring penetration spreading internet technologies………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• Households’ internet access grew by 10% in 2011 while broadband penetration remained flat, proving that mobile phones internet users account for most of the new internet users.• At the end of 2010, touch screen phones accounted for about 30% of all phones sold in Russia• The Russian mobile content market could reach as much as $1.8 billion this year• In 2013, the overall mobile content market could exceed $3 billion.Sources: informa telecoms&media, newmediatrendwatch••• faberNovel 2012 © 10
  • ••• High Voltage Research Installation, Moscow………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........•••A market backed by a genuine culture of innovation••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••Russia has a strong technological and engineeringculture…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Mendeleev, Tsiolkovsky… Russia has a long history of scientific research. « To catch up, and to surpass! » Soviet slogan for Science and Technology, introduced by Lenin. Based on these pre-existing conditions, the fate of Soviet civilization has long been linked to its success in its Science and Technology field. The Russian innovation model leverages world-class scientists, famous mathematicians, taught in Moscow or St. Petersburg Universities and science-dedicated schools.••• faberNovel 2012 © 12
  • •••…in which social networks have and still play a majorrole………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........After decades of social atomization under a totalitarian regime, Russians nowsocialize more than ever, using social networking sites. The internet has become, for all connected Russians, the main free source of information.Sources: ComScore, American Journal of Political Science••• faberNovel 2012 © 13
  • •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Already some Russian internet companies have been widely successful••• faberNovel 2012 © 14
  • •••Yandex: Google… 6 years before Google………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........Founded by two Russian mathematicians.They wrote a search algorithm for Russian-written files inthe early 90s.That’s 6 years before Google’s Page and Brin started theirresearch at Stanford University. Ilya Arkady Segalovich Volozh 622 million dollars revenues in 2011 60% growth (FY 2010 to 2011) 60% share of search-engine traffic in Russia (Google 2nd with 25%) 60% share of Russia’s online advertising revenues 80 web products in total (mostly the same offer as Google’s)Sources: EWDN.com, Yandex Corporate Website••• faberNovel 2012 © 15
  • •••Mail.ru Group: the colossus of the Russian Internet………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Mixed growth model from innovation, one fusion and acquisitions. Multiple sources of investment, both local and foreign. COMMUNITAINMENT INNOVATIVE SERVICES Official objectives: Communications + Improve the Entertainment Internet market $325 million revenue in 2010 from 11 % diverse sources: Market leader in display 39 % advertising, internet 20 % communications, and in Advertising Games social. Paid services Other 30 %Sources: Mail.ru Group Corporate Website••• faberNovel 2012 © 16
  • ••• Skolkovo Innovation Center, Moscow………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........•••A dynamic ecosystem is emerging••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••A network of incubators proving the recent dynamism ofthe startup ecosystem………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........A sample of the most active and significant Incubators launched in Russia, that showthe willingness and dynamism of an emerging ecosystem dedicated to innovation andentrepreneurship. …••• faberNovel 2012 © 18
  • •••Mass-scale public investment in innovation in Russia………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• 120 billion rubles ($3,72b) from the • State funded venture capital company Russian Federation created in 2007• To give Russia a leading position on the • $1.25 billion capital to fund VCs nanotechnology sector while accelerating investments using a 5% loan without the commercialization of nanotech asking for stocks in the companies. products (inside and outside Russia) • Two goals: Investing in Russian tech• 2010: 44 projects approved, 47.1 billion while attracting and developing VC rubles invested, total budget of the networks in Russia. projects 146 billion rublesSources: Rusnano’s 2010 Annual Report, CNET News••• faberNovel 2012 © 19
  • •••Mail.ru has given birth to a top international investmentfund: DST………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........DST then split into a venture arm, DST Global, and a leading Russian internet group, Mail.ru Group.• DST is a major late-stage investment fund• Invest minimum around $100M, for companies valuated at least $1b• Goal: to give liquidity to tech companies in order to delay their IPO, so that they can focus on product development instead of liquidity.• Large network outside Russia via direct partnerships or co-fundings: Facebook, Zynga,… Accel, Greylock, Kleiner Perkins… An impressive portfolio, including many of the hottest tech firms of the moment…Sources: TechCrunch’s 2010 Yuri Milner interview••• faberNovel 2012 © 20
  • •••Russia is also a quick-win market………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Web initiatives in Russia are often perceived as pure and simple copies of successful Western companies, in which business models, designs and brandings are faithfully replicated. Here are a few examples of the most significant ones : Original company The Russian copy “The Russian Internet could almost be described as tabula rasa with huge potential for opportunity and growth. [So] we just looked at what had been done in other countries, chose the models that proved their relevance and then adapted them to the Russian market.” Marina Treshchova, CEO Fast Lane Ventures, interviewed by EWDN.COM••• faberNovel 2012 © 21
  • •••Business in Russia still faces many challenges………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Foreign investors and business developers are often prejudiced by the historical barriers that are still attached to the common image of the Russian economy : • “Rules of law that fail to match countries such as the U.S. and Western Europe”; • Bureaucracies are confusing and cumbersome; • Corruption is still a common practice; • Powerful oligarchs dominate key industries; • Few Russian people actually speak English; • And secrecy in R&D is the norm…”Even if those challenges are still somewhat a reality, it’s yet possible and attractive todo business in Russia.Thanks to public and private initiatives to align with Western standards and enableRussia to attract foreign investors and develop international partnerships, thosebarriers have been substantially lessened.••• faberNovel 2012 © 22
  • ••• Caviar, the luxurious Russian Specialty………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........•••The Russian Tech Recipes••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••Lots of constraints means a lot of creativity………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... A sense of emergency in Brilliant mathematicians bridging the technology gap Grigori Perelman, the mathematician Constraints and speed lead to technological who solved the Poincaré Conjecture. breakthroughs such as Displair. Intense indoor usages Health issues Russians digging a passage to their Alcoholism is still a major issue in home after a snow storm. Russia, reducing male life expectancy.••• faberNovel 2012 © 24
  • •••Brilliant mathematicians create an expertise in algorithms………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........The crafting of high precision algorithm is one of the most mathematical part of ITServices.In Russia, the training of top-notch mathematicians in specialized schools haspermitted the emergence of a field of expertise in algorithmic. For example: Yandex’s search algorithm is said to be better than Google’s. Why ? Due to the specificities of the Russian language (strong inflectivity of the language), they had to devise a way to understand the meaning of a sentence by splitting the assembled words and then read each one of them. Results ? Even though this technology is not required in Western languages, it has proved to be more efficient on research. Something Google lacks in its Russian search.••• faberNovel 2012 © 25
  • •••Brilliant mathematicians know how to crack the code…and protect it!………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........The expertise developed by Russian mathematicians in algorithmic is not only used in dataanalysis, it has been used for a long time in cryptology and hacking.Russian hackers are world-known for their creativity and expertise.And when it comes to data security, who is the most relevant expert if not the person whoknows how to hack into your system? Even some cryptographic technics are named afterRussia: Russian copulation, for example, is a method of rearranging plaintext beforeencryption.It is now a business in Russia: groups of hackers are paid to test the security of ITinfrastructures.Examples of Russian cryptography and hacking expertise:Sources: Friedrich Ludwig Bauer, Decrypted Secrets••• faberNovel 2012 © 26
  • •••The Health sector is proving Russia’s ability to catch up………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• The Russian Health sector has been facing many issues: • A low male life expectancy • Under utilization of the primary health care system by adult males • A low quality of pre-natal and natal care • High abortion rates, most of which performed outside health care facilities• The Russian government has now seized the issue with multiple plans to modernize the sector. • Part of which is a 1 billion-dollar bill to digitalize the public health-service. • And a partnership with the U.S. on health issues• Many private initiatives have emerged from these opportunities.Examples: InErPharm••• faberNovel 2012 © 27
  • •••One of the fastest countries in technology adoption………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........This fast technology adoption is driven by two main factors: At home At work Russians have a very intense Russian top managers believe in use of Internet, explained developing technologies that mainly by their lack of trust in do not strictly follow their regular information channels. company official guidelines.Sources: Internet World Stats, TNS , PC.org, EWDN••• faberNovel 2012 © 28
  • •••Social media is the spearhead of technology adoption………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... VS. 10M users connect daily 23.4M users connect daily (25% of French online population) (30% of combined RU, UA, KZ, MD, BY online population) 4h30 monthly use average 10h monthly use average Russian Twitter users… … have tripled in one year … are more active than the international average, with 27% posting at least one tweet in four monthsSources: Internet World Stats, TNS , PC.org, EWDN••• faberNovel 2012 © 29
  • •••Russian Internet is reaching milestones before WesternInternet………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... advertisingRussia has already reached the point where Internet ad spending has overtakenprint (41.8 billion rubles vs. 40.4).In comparison:- UK reached this point in 2010- USA is expected to reach it in 2012Sources: Internet World Stats, TNS , PC.org, EWDN••• faberNovel 2012 © 30
  • •••Technology gap forces Russia to explore alternative andinnovative solutions………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... • While Western Europe was catching up on the on credit cards penetration in the late 80s, credit cards remained unknown in USSR until the mid 90s. • The aversion for non-physical money inherited from decades of comunism didn’t help the penetration of credit cards in Russia. • With the rise of Internet payments and e-commerce, they had to find new ways to pay… From cash payment terminals to mobile-paymentSources: Finextra, Moscow Times••• faberNovel 2012 © 31
  • •••Cash payment terminals, a solution invented in a societywithout credit cards………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• Facing a surge in the number of internet users, internet companies tried to invent a way to pay online without a credit card.• They invented these cash payment terminals where you can credit your virtual account directly with cash.• This process explains a lot why the Russian e-commerce market is still positionned so far behind the Western one.••• faberNovel 2012 © 32
  • •••Mobile payments are pushed by the industry leaders as away to catch up on non-physical money………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• Russia’s three leading mobile operators (Megafon, MTS, Vimpelcom) have announced in January they will provide their subscribers with full common access to their respective mobile payment systems.• ‘Easy Payment’ and ‘Ruru’, the most important payment systems, are already open beyond the respective subscriber bases of MTS and Vimpelcom. They are accessible to any bank card holder and can be replenished from the corresponding bank account.• In comparison with Western countries, Russia is way ahead in m-payments adoption: Use of mobile payment 31% VS 6% (12% contactless) Russia UK • MasterCard Worldwide ranked Russia top tech-savvy for new payment technologies.••• faberNovel 2012 © 33
  • ••• •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........••• Summary••• faberNovel 2012 ©
  • •••Opportunities to seize………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........• With a skyrocketing number of Internet and mobile users, but a still underdeveloped commercial offer, Russia offers gigantic opportunities ready to be seized.• Though ignored just a few years ago, Russia is progressively penetrating the innovation ecosystem of the world (USA, Europe, and Asia).••• faberNovel 2012 © 35
  • •••Russia offers clearly identified specialties………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... • Algorithm expertise solving Big Data issues • IT Security and Defense (Cryptography, Hacking, Hackproofing) • Agile infrastructure deployment in emerging countries • Innovative technologies in Health and e-Health solutions • Fast technology adoption • Large adoption of mobile paymentWhether you are an industry leader or a startup, here are 3 ways you canbenefit from Russia: Russia as a Russia as a Russia as an Pool of Experts Test Laboratory Observatory••• faberNovel 2012 © 36
  • …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...•••We believe in Russia, in its entrepreneurswho are hungry for success. We also believe inthe Russian market. We look at Russia as a keyinvestment market for us, and we aredefinitely committed to it.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………... David Waroquier, Mangrove Capital Partners
  • •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........... Our Moscow office helps you evaluate your potential in Russia. Moscow meet_moscow@fabernovel.com••• faberNovel 2012 © 38
  • •••………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........Cyril Vart Caroline PandraudVP Strategy & Development Project Analystcyril.vart@fabernovel.com caroline.pandraud@fabernovel.comKevin Smouts Tom BoekenJunior Project Analyst Junior Project Managerkevin.smouts@fabernovel.com tom.boeken@fabernovel.com…………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………Contact…………………………………………………………….………………………………………………… 17 rue du Faubourg du Temple 75010 Paris +33 1 42 72 20 04 www.fabernovel.com April 2012 • Expanding to Russia with love •••• faberNovel 2012 ©