Interview with SSE Alumnus

Deal: he established company-developer of online games Betfriends.com with revenue of 4 million euros (2009) and in 2010 he sold it to the biggest Swedish game company Betsson
Changes: from Sweden he moved to Malta to work and afterwards to Moscow
Mass media: he hosted a news program at a Swedish radio station
Art: he writes music in pop style. Several songs were in rotation at Swedish radio stations. He is a member of Swedish composer community
Partner: Joakim Gronvall, founder of popular Swedish social network for exchange of photographs Bilddagboken
Achievements: according to prompt of friends-investors started reviving the Russian version of Yellow Pages directory and turned it into the biggest online service for exchange of comments of users in Runet yell.ru. About 5 million people visit the site per month
Principle: not to delete negative comments from yell.ru
Investments: In 2014, yell.ru raised $11 million from Kinnevik and Vostok Nafta funds

 

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