Ostrovok provides Russian consumers with hotel booking services and is Russia’s fastest-growing online travel company.


The team is staffed with marketing, travel and technology professionals from leading ecommerce companies: Yandex, Google,, Groupon and others. is led by Serge Faguet (formerly TokBox, Google, Stanford); Kirill Makharinsky (formerly YouNoodle, Slide, Oxford); Evgeny Qurishev (formerly one of the top engineers at Yandex); and Andrew Pyner (formerly CEO of in Russia) is backed by a consortium of investors including General Catalyst Partners, Accel Partners, Niklas Zennstrom (Atomico), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Mark Pincus (Zynga), Esther Dyson (Yandex) and others.

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