Why Young Russians Live and Breathe Entrepreneurship.

Monday 11th March, 2013

Russia has long remained a mystery. The country has gone through tremendous economic transformation and has a history of free-market capitalism younger than I am, as I write this. One thing is blindingly bright – the pure drive and ambition of the young entrepreneurs I meet in Russia. They operate at the speed of light. Not quite old enough to remember the Soviet bread lines, but fortunate enough to take part in the entrepreneurial transformation of the 1990s. I can certainly relate. Born in St. Petersburg in 1989, and growing up in a small city in the Ural Mountains, I knew nothing of pitch…

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