2023 Grocery Industry Icons & Innovators
Co-Founder & CEO
Yegor Anchyskin is a serial entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience developing technology for retailers. CartFresh (U.S.) / Zakaz.ua (Ukraine), an end-to-end grocery eCommerce platform founded by Yegor in 2010, became a national monopoly for grocery delivery in Ukraine with more than four million orders delivered to date. In 2017 the U.S. banner, CartFresh merged with Takeoff Technologies to establish an industry-leading robotics-driven eGrocery model. As Takeoff's CTO, Yegor led the launch of the very first automated grocery micro-fulfillment center (MFC) in the world, and in total has led the eCommerce or automation launch for more than 30 grocery retailers around the globe.
Instock was co-founded by Yegor in 2020 to deliver the most affordable and accessible MFC solution for hyperlocal, eCommerce operations. It is the first robotics system that can fit into and efficiently use spaces as small as 2,000 sq ft, while delivering radically better pricing versus competition. The Instock solution has been designed for scalable eGrocery operations and from experience working hand in hand with retailers.
Yegor was also co-founder and CTO of Viewdle, a computer vision company acquired by Google in 2012. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a M.S. in Computer Science from National Technical University of Ukraine.