Keep your friends close, but your frenemies closer

This is a tale of two businesses: a giant and a startup, where the giant ended up giving a part of its business to the startup. There’s a few lessons in our experiences for other startups, I think. But first, some history. Back in 2000, the fourth largest search engine in the world - Yandex - launched a free website hosting platform called Narod. It quickly became extremely popular, becoming one of the 10 most v...