Yandex history, company profile (overview) and corporate video

   Yandex is a multinational technology company headquartered in Moscow, Russia.


   Yandex’s history began in 1990.

   In 1997, the search engine www.yandex.ru was created.

   In 2000, Yandex was established as a company.

   In 2011, Yandex was listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

   In 2018, Yandex developed a B2C eCommerce ecosystem in a joint venture deal with Sberbank.

   In 2021, Yandex entered into a joint venture with VTB Bank, LANIT Group, and computer hardware producer Gigabyte to start producing servers in Russia in 2022.


Webmaster tools

  • Site Search;
  • Webmaster API;
  • Mail for Domain API;
  • Structured data validator API;
  • Browser API.


  • Partner Interface API;
  • Toloka API;
  • Metrica API;
  • Direct API;
  • Yandex.Market API;
  • AppMetrica;
  • Yandex.Connect API.


  • Yandex.Maps JS API plugins;
  • Maps API;
  • API Yandex.Taxi.

Logistics technologies

  • Yandex Go Delivery technologies;
  • Yandex.Routing.

Linguistic technologies

  • Translate API;
  • Dictionary API;
  • Predictor API.

Cloud technologies

  • ClickHouse;
  • Yandex.Cloud;
  • Disk API.


  • Yandex.XML;
  • Turbo pages.


  • Gemini.

Mobile development

  • Mobile Ads SDK;
  • Intents and URL schemes;
  • Yandex ID SDK for mobile apps.


  • BEM.

Social tools

  • OAuth Authentication;
  • Yandex ID API.

Machine learning

  • CatBoost.


  • Safe Browsing API.

   With more than 18.000 employees and over 30 offices worldwide, Yandex LLC is considered one of the largest technology companies in Russia and one of the largest search engines worldwide. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, ir.yandex and yandex.com/company.

**Video published on YouTube by “Яндекс