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The director of social commerce development at and will discuss social media, social networking and strategic communications in Russia at the Moscow Social Media Conference


New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that  will speak at the Social Media Conference ( ) taking place on September 29-30, 2011 in Moscow.

Elena Abashkina, Director of social commerce development at Group will cover social media, social networking and strategic communications in Russia. 

Executives from the following industries will be attending the event: social networking, social media, strategic communications, enterprise & venture capital, software, mobile telecommunications, interactive marketing, widgets & mashups, mobile social media, payment processing firms and others.  A list of companies that attended previous events can be found on the website.
Mail.Ru Group is a leading Internet company in the high-growth Russian-speaking Internet markets. Mail.Ru Group’s sites reach approximately 80 per cent of Russian Internet users on a monthly basis and the Company is the world’s fifth largest Internet business, based on page views[1]. Russia is today Europe’s second largest Internet market measured by number of users[2].

The origins of the Company date back to 1998 and since its formation as a group in 2005, and particularly since the end of 2008, the Company has moved rapidly to build an integrated communication and entertainment platform that allows it to attract and monetize one of the largest daily Internet audiences in the Russian speaking world. The Company, which is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, operates two of the three[3] largest Russian language online social networking sites (Odnoklassniki and Moi Mir (or «My World»)). The Company also operates the two largest Instant Messaging («IM») networks in Russia (Mail.Ru Agent and ICQ), Russia’s leading email service and Russia’s second largest Internet portal based on daily and monthly unique users (, and the Company operates Russia’s largest online games platform.

The Company holds strategic minority equity stakes in VKontakte and Qiwi (formerly OE Investments). It holds a 39.99 per cent stake in VKontakte, Russia’s largest social networking site measured by daily unique users, and it holds a 21.35 per cent interest in Qiwi, one of Russia’s leading payment processing companies. The Company also holds small minority stakes in international Internet companies including Facebook, Zynga and Groupon as well as a number of small venture capital investments in various Internet companies in Russia and Ukraine.
About the Social Media Conference
The Social Media Conference taking place in Moscow is the leading business convention covering enterprise social media, business social networking and strategic communications.  It also discusses new technologies, strategy and working business models.
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Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.
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