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|Industry||Computer Software, Cloud Computing, Video Games, Business Process Outsourcing, Education|
|Boris Nuraliev (Founder & CEO)|
|Revenue||$650 million (2016)|
1С Company (Russian: Фирма "1С") is an independent software developer, distributor and publishing company headquartered in Moscow, Russia. It develops and distributes computer software-related services and video games.
In 1996, 1C released the first version of their business management tool, 1C: Enterprise. In 1999, version 7.7 of 1C: Enterprise was released, giving 1C over 40% of the accounting software market share in Russia.
In 2005, 1C bought Cenega, a distribution company based in Central Europe, and its subsidiaries. Cenega was rebranded as 1C Entertainment.
In 2008, 1C declared it would become a holding company, stating it would establish joint ventures with companies within the IT industry. In October 2011, Baring Vostok Capital Fund acquired a 9% stake of 1C.
In 2011, 1C: Enterprise 8.3 was released, with cloud service on Windows, Linux, and Mac as well as on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. The same year, the software as a service platform 1CFresh.com was set up, allowing 1C: Enterprise to use the cloud environment.
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1C began distributing third party games in 1996. In 1997, they published Konung: Legends of the North, which was the best-selling title in Russia during September 1999. 1C also developed the IL2-2 Sturmovik series of combat flight simulators. The company has also developed other games such as Theatre of War, several entries in the Men of War franchise, and Royal Quest.
1C is also a video game distributor, having publishing titles from Activision Blizzard, Bethesda Game Studios, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. 1C owns two local distribution companies, 1C-SoftClub (Russian: 1С-СофтКлаб, formerly known as SoftClub) and the previously independent Russian company Buka Entertainment (Russian: Бу́ка). 1C also owns video games retail chain named 1C-Interest (Russian: 1С Интерес) with scores of stores in various cities of Russia.
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