HTP Resident-Companies Viaden Media and EPAM Systems are the Winners of the Best Entrepreneur-2010

30 March 2011

HTP resident-companies Viaden Media and EPAM Systems are the winners of the Best Minsk Enterprise of 2010. 

HTP resident EPAM Systems has won in the category ”The Best Entrepreneur – Company With Foreign Investments“. Viaden Media was the best in ”The Best Entrepreneur in Manufacturing the Producer Goods“.

Prizes won by EPAM Systems over the years

Among the major criteria while estimating the companies activities were export volume and geography, export share in overall goods and services production as well as the number of created jobs. Future trends of companies’ development and maintenance of safety standards were also considered. Absence of debts or fines owed to the State was also accounted. 

Other winners in ”The Best Entrepreneur – Company With Foreign Investments“ and in ”The Best Entrepreneur in Manufacturing the Producer Goods“ were respectfully SamSolutions and ScienceSoft.

Nikolay Kuraev, the CEO of ScienceSoft, says:"The year passed we were busy developing our newly opened office in Finland, signing a few dozens of new contracts, including the ones for interesting to us French, Irish and Israeli markets, and getting new clients from Russia. We have also expanded our scope of the services in information security and maintenance support. But what’s important is that our company has significantly increased the number of employees. We have hired 67 people. And we are very proud of that because highly-qualified employees are the recipe for any company’s success".


National contest The Best Enterprise of the year is dedicated to the development of professionalism and reputation of enterprising institutions, to creating a positive image of an enterprise, to encouraging business activity among the population in order to achieve social and economic development goals of the country. The contest is being held starting from 1998.

Among the members of the organizing committee there are Minsk City Executive Committee, Minsk Enterprise Development Council and representatives of other civil society organizations.

The winners are awarded with lapel badges “The Best Entrepreneur of the Year”, diploma and a special prize. The awardees received The Best Enterprise of the Year Awardee diploma. The participant, who wins for the third time at a run, receives The Honorable Enterprise diploma.

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