Tourist service Oktogo becomes a resident of the Skolkovo Fund

Tourist service Oktogo becomes a resident of the Skolkovo FundOktogo Company, Russia's leading online hotel booking service, has become a resident of the Skolkovo Fund, the company reports.

We recall that the service attracted $11M in March of this year from VTB Capital, European funds Mangrove Capital Partners, Ventech, and Victor Sazhin Group which is the company of internet entrepreneur and online marketing expert Victor Sazhin.

According to the Executive Director of Information Technology Cluster of the Skolkovo Fund Igor Bogachyov, Oktogo was the first online service for travelers he learned about which accepted both bankcards and cash, and offered such large number of hotels.

Oktogo.ru is Russia's leading online service for hotel reservations. Oktogo.ru offers more than 250K hotels around the world and the largest number of Russian hotels - more than 5K. Its monthly audience is over 1M people. Customers can pay for hotel online using a bankcard, or by cash at terminals and retail chains.