MINSK, 20 April (BelTA) – Google and Belarus' Hi-Tech Park (HTP) have agreed to jointly advance the park's resident companies, BelTA learned from the park following the meeting of HTP Director Vsevolod Yanchevsky with Google's Country Manager for New Markets in Central and Eastern Europe Goetz Trillhaas in the administration of the park.
The parties discussed cooperation in supporting and advancing product companies, developing an ecosystem for Belarusian startups.
Google representatives spoke about their experience in cooperation with foreign technological parks. They showcased new marketing instruments for product companies, which help identify demands for services and goods for certain market types and provide an opportunity to organize a search for markets outside the country.
The HTP director got the guests familiar with the new possibilities for foreign development centers thanks to Belarus' recent Decree No.8 “Concerning the development of digital economy”.
Google acquired the Belarusian IT company, a resident of the Hi-Tech Park, AIMatter, in August 2017. AIMatter is a developer of Fabby Look, a selfie transforming app, which has gained popularity around the world.