Yakau Buta was born in 1990. He started doing business in high school. At the age of 17 he founded a computer equipment store. After high school he entered the Minsk State University, TV journalism specialization. Being a freshman he started to work as Junior Journalist at the national TV-Channel “Belarus-1”. In 2013 he founded the communication agency Like Media Marketing. And in 2015 he decided to create also a news video agency StringersHub, which provided media outlets with video content from stringers (freelance videographers) from all over the world. In 2016 he became a Master of management and graduated from School of Business and Management of Technology of Belarusian State University. In 2017 Yakau also founded a startup, in January 2018 he participated in Starta Accelerator program in NY.