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Founded1999; 21 years ago (1999)
  • Alexander Sysoev
  • Dmitriy Sysoev
ProductsDigital maps
Revenue$52.2 million[1] (2017)
$4.48 million[1] (2017)
$1.05 million[1] (2017)
Total assets$53.5 million[1] (2017)
Total equity$18.3 million[1] (2017)
Number of employees

2GIS is a Russian local search company that develops digital maps and guides of cities in Russia, Kazakhstan,[2] Italy, Czech Republic, Chile, The UAE, Kyrgyzstan,[3] Cyprus and Ukraine. Their headquarters are located in Novosibirsk.

As of 2018, according to company data, 2GIS digital maps covered 350 cities in operating countries, processing more than 2,2 million search queries daily.[4] Also company said a global audience of more than 40 million monthly users.[5][6] According to Forbes, 2GIS is one of the largest internet-based companies in Russia.[7]

All versions of the application are free of charge, and the company's main source of income is advertising on their website. Digital maps come in three versions: PC, Web and Mobile, including iOS and Android platforms.[8]

In 2013, the company earned 3 billion rubles.[9] Mashable included 2GIS in its list of Russia's “20 hottest startups".[10]

In 2015, company raised $40 million from two major investment funds, Baring Vostok Capital Partners and Ru-Net, to expand its presence in the European part of Russia, to extend a foreign franchises network, as well as to develop new products, stated Vera Garmash, 2GIS President.[11]

In 2016, the Wall Street Journal named 2GIS as a recognized Russian startup targeting global markets amid Russian economic crisis and Western sanctions.[12][13]

In 2018, Government of Dubai and 2GIS signed an agreement to improve maps and navigation in Dubai Now — application allowing the city's residents to access government services.[14]


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  2. ^ Sputnik. "Sputnik Казахстан - обновления новостей онлайн 24 часа". newskaz.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  3. ^ "2ГИС в Бишкеке". info.2gis.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  4. ^ "Everything about 2GIS: news, products and business opportunities". info.2gis.ae (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  5. ^ "Major local search company develops ad service with open-source technologies and ASP.NET Core in two months". Microsoft Customers Stories (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  6. ^ "Advertising in Dubai. Sharjah. Ajman — 2GIS". ad.2gis.ae (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  7. ^ "10 крупнейших интернет-компаний России: рейтинг Forbes". forbes.ru. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  8. ^ "Download Dubai. Sharjah. Ajman map for free: buildings, companies, routes — 2GIS". info.2gis.ae (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  9. ^ "2ГИС: Зачем лидер рынка геоинформации в России продаёт франшизы по всему миру". The Village. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  10. ^ Munford, Monty. "The 20 Hottest Startups in Russia". Mashable. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  11. ^ "Local search and city navigation service 2GIS secures $40 million to expand in Russia and internationally". East-West Digital News. 2015-11-04. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  12. ^ Razumovskaya, Olga (2016-06-21). "Russia's Venture-Capital Funds Look Abroad". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  13. ^ "Russia's Venture-Capital Funds Look Abroad | Kuznech". kuznech.com. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  14. ^ "Dubai News". mediaoffice.ae. Retrieved 2018-07-12.