HQ: Saint-Petersburg
Employees: 125
Year of Investment: 2008
Description: One of the major players in the global machine translation industry
Website: www.promt.com


PROMT was founded in 1991 and for more than 17 years has been focused on solving the problem of machine translation (MT). Combining innovation and high technological standards, the company has developed a revolutionary machine translation technology, which is at the heart of the @promt product family, and has become a technology leader in MT.

The company dominates the Russian and CIS market for MT software. PROMT is also actively marketing its software in Europe and North America. The company has opened a subsidiary in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (San Francisco) and is developing distribution networks in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Italy, the USA, Canada and other countries.

PROMT provides machine translation for seven languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Russian, with a total of 24 translation directions in over 100 specialized fields. The company also provides worldwide support and services, including human translation, technical documentation preparation and publishing facilities.

HQ: Dolgoprudny, Moscow region
Employees: 220
Year of Investment: 2008
Description: Leading Russian e-learning company


Competentum is an international company with a primary focus on e-learning. Being a leader of the Russian e-learning industry, the Company also operates in the US market through a branch office in Seattle, Washington.

Company provides a wide range of e-learning software and content developing services, including:

  • Learning Management Systems (LMSs) for corporate and academic clients. Competentum develops and distributes the state-of-the-art e-learning solution «ShareKnowledge» worldwide.
  • E-learning content. Competentum is actively expanding its portfolio of e-courses for academics clients and corporates. Vast experience and strong technology base also makes the company a perfect vendor for custom content creation.

Key corporate clients are the leading CIS companies, including Vimpelkom, Lukoil and Uralsib. Examples of Academic clients are Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Moscow International Affairs Institute. International coverage: Cengage Learning, Plato Learning, McGraw-Hill and Pearson.