Yuriy is an expert in the field of IT-integration, software development, esports as a business and the creation of data-centers, an innovator.
In 2003, Yuriy Lazebnikov started his first business project in the field of esports. In 2004, organization of esports leagues was gaining momentum, so, in 2006, Yuriy and his business partner Oleg Krot founded WePlay! Esports. That year was the beginning of the joint business of two partners.
In 2007, they launched textile production of video games’ and comics’ characters under WP Merchandise brand.
In 2006, the partners also founded Enestech - a company, which develops software for managing large computer parks in gaming clubs.
In 2016, they founded two more companies: VRTX Venture Lab - for research and development in the field of energy and aviation; and j:Mind.Systems - for software development.
Yuriy and Oleg run IT holding TECHIIA, which was founded in 2018. That year the partners also started their most ambitious project - EcoTechnoPark by TECHIIA.