The Future of Ukraine Summit 2023
Building Back a Better Economic Ecosystem.
Building Back a Better Economic Ecosystem.
UKRAINE’s STORY TO TELL THE WORLD
‘The Future of Ukraine’ is a two-day summit where key stakeholders gather to discuss ideas that will define Ukraine’s economic rebound, all the while providing a platform to assist Ukrainian technologically oriented, visionary startups in obtaining international funding and market access.
As part of our initiative to generate business opportunities, we will bring together decision-makers from across the economic ecosystem as well as tech companies and future investors.
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Startup Registration for Future of Ukraine has been closed. Thanks to everyone that registered. More information about pitching startups will be available in the agenda.
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Trimble’s 14,000 employees across the world transform the way the world works by connecting the physical and digital worlds through hardware, software, and services across agriculture, construction, geospatial, and transportation. Trimble enables better decision-making by connecting the right information with the right people. It starts with understanding the value and context of available data, then using it to digitally transform project delivery and asset resilience. Trimble has been active in Ukraine, directly and through our agriculture, geospatial (digital surveying and mapping), and construction channel partners for over 15 years.
Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge (PUSB) is a project implemented by the Cooperation Fund Foundation together with the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy of Poland.
It aims to connect the most ambitious Ukrainian small & medium-sized enterprises – startup founders with the Polish ecosystem, which is supportive of innovations (investors, mentors, and Venture Capital funds).
Ukrainian Startup Fund was established in 2018 as a state-owned legal entity founded by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine that focuses on supporting Ukrainian startups offering non-refundable and non-equity grants. Initially set up to boost the development of the Ukrainian startup ecosystem, USF today is the largest angel investor in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, with over 250 startups funded in more, than $6.5 mln. Now USF is the main entry point into the Ukrainian startup ecosystem and the government implementing agency aiming at startup grants and technical assistance.
Ukrainian Association of Investment Business is a non-governmental non-profit self-regulatory organisation (SRO) for asset management companies and non-state pension funds administrators registered in Ukraine. Hence UAIB also represents all investment funds founded as collective investment institutions (CII) under the respective Law of Ukraine, as well as non-state pension funds being administered and managed by the Association members.
UAIB was stablished in April 1995 and is one of the oldest and most influential professional organisations of the capital markets of Ukraine being actively involved in improving of the market’s legal framework and regulation. As of 1st January 2023, UAIB had 306 members, including 300 AMCs.
UAIB members had north of UAH 540 billion of assets under management (cca EUR 13.5 billion) in total as at 1st December 2022.
UAIB website: http://www.uaib.com.ua/en
The European Business Association, that works on the Ukrainian market for 23 years, is the ultimate voice of the business in Ukraine and one of the biggest and most influential business community in the country, uniting around 1000 member companies from a variety of fields – transport and logistics, agriculture, food industry, fuel and energy, health care, light industry, IT and more. The EBA strive to ensure open and transparent communication between business and authorities. The EBA works to enable its companies to work together to address issues important to Ukraine’s business climate and to improve it for the benefit of industry, society, the economy and the country as a whole https://eba.com.ua/en/
The Global Business for Ukraine is an extraterritorial arm of the EBA (Ukraine). The general purpose of this organization is to unite international businesses around Ukraine, strengthening trade, and economic ties, helping to find partners in the country and give information to potential investors. Support and contribution from the global community is now very crucial to show that democracy and justice really matter. For more information about the GB4U please visit – www.gb4u.org.
Ukrainian Marketing Association is a national professional membership organization established as NGO and presenting more than 1000 marketers and 120 marketing organizations from all around Ukraine. The purpose of The UMA is to advance the marketing industry and to promote its role in the Ukraine’s economy by:
• Providing educational programs and publications in all aspects of marketing profession development, its finance, management, and other specialized areas of professional interest;
• Conducting meetings and other programs designed to promote the exchange of ideas among members and to facilitate the conduct of their business;
• Collecting and disseminating information pertaining to the marketing industry, including statistical data and other statistical research;
• Developing and maintaining professional certification programs to encourage high standards for marketing professionals;
• Advocating the interest of the marketing industry to local, state/regional, and international governmental bodies; and
• Publicizing to the general public promotional and educational marketing business information.
1991 Accelerator — one of SocialBoost’s flagship projects, the first accelerator in Ukraine with the most highly-focused and deep pipeline. It assists entrepreneurs on their business journey, from a flash of inspiration to real startups, that provide services to citizens, businesses, and government agencies.
Webpage — www.1991.vc
Email — email@example.com
Facebook — www.facebook.com/1991vc
Instagram — www.instagram.com/1991accelerator
LinkedIn — www.linkedin.com/company/83537189
YouTube — www.youtube.com/@1991accelerator
GT Invest — operator of business processes in Ukraine
We help foreign businessmen open their companies in Ukraine and operate here.
InvestForum UA is a platform for organising interaction between initiators of investment projects in Ukraine and foreign and domestic investors, which currently has three components: a. Investment Forum on the island of Tenerife (2020, 2021); b. Online conferences Ukrainian Economic Renaissance Forum (2020, 2021); Ukrainian Economic Resistance Forum (2022); c. formation of a community of socially responsible business, formulation and advisory support of investment projects.
InvestForum UA events are organised by a community of leaders of Ukrainian business associations and companies, including the Ukrainian Lime Industry Association, the Ukrainian Cooperative Federation, the Ukrainian Marketing Association, the Lviv Business School of UCU (LvBS), Wolf Theiss Ukraine, Baltic Partners, and others.
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The Startup Club is a fast growing online startup and entrepreneur community. We organize Pitch Nights and Investor Networking Conferences, online and across the world, helping companies through various industries and stages of development in their fundraising and growth needs.
Miteyda specializes in helping partners optimize their operations and achieve their business goals through innovative products and expert consulting.
TechUkraine is a platform aimed at supporting Ukraine’s technology ecosystem.
TechUkraine focuses on disseminating knowledge about the Ukrainian startup ecosystem, creating new opportunities, and establishing connections between leading Ukrainian startups and global technology centers. The TechUkraine presentation is available here.
TechUkraine promotes the development of the Ukrainian ecosystem by strengthening cooperation and coordination between all ecosystem participants. Every day, the TechUkraine team coordinates cooperation between businesses and young startups. We are a bridge between the Ukrainian startup community and global investment programs. The project team cooperates with investors from all over the world to bring innovative ideas of the Ukrainian technology sector to the world.
“The Ukrainian tech ecosystem has already achieved significant results. But in order to achieve the huge ones, we need a strategic approach and the cooperation of key ecosystem players. And this is exactly what we are doing at TechUkraine,” said Natalia Veremieieva, Director of TechUkraine.
The Association is an independent membership-based organisation which is leading in the development of the financial technology (FinTech) innovation ecosystem in Switzerland. We are the center of gravity for the FinTech community in Switzerland. Currently 550 individual members represent various stakeholder groups, including entrepreneurs, financial industry insiders, investors, journalists, policymakers, and others. Our activities include networking, ecosystem development, knowledge creation, advocacy, and promotion of FinTech in Switzerland. Our objective is to promote and accelerate growth for the evolution of the Swiss financial center.
The Association provides members with a single point of access to policymakers, regulators, partners, investors, industry leaders, academics, and talents. The mission is to foster better outcomes for all stakeholders by encouraging greater interconnectedness, thought leadership, and activities focused on generating an impact on the development of the ecosystem.
Rooted in its European values and identity, ESCP inspires and educates purpose-driven leaders who will have a strong impact on planetary, social and organisational progress. By producing research-based knowledge disseminated through a unique pedagogical model based on systematic mobility across 6 urban and phygital campuses across Europe, ESCP delivers the best degree and non-degree business education programmes based on multiculturalism and interdisciplinarity to international high-potential students and executives.
Business Woman is an international women’s magazine about business, politics, the public sector and the volunteer movement for peace in Ukraine and the world. This magazine is aimed at business-minded, successful women who are developing their careers or businesses.
It’s dedicated to inspiring women, creating the platform for their development and bringing them the very best content and data. Since 2014 Business Woman has been telling the world about strong and influential women from different fields. It’s the first Ukrainian magazine accredited by the European Parliament, with offices in 30 countries.
We provide world-class higher education to the future tech leaders to rebuild Ukraine. SET University encourages an interdisciplinary approach to spark innovation that cuts across disciplines. We celebrate fundamental academic learning and practical experience alike by providing remarkable resources – from outstanding professors to partnerships with the world’s top universities, from an R&D lab with real-life case studies to internships.
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) was established to spread the word about Ukraine’s achievements and opportunities and to support investors in every aspect, from providing reliable information to establishing international connections at the industry and government levels. On the other hand, the blossoming local technology sector has triggered the emergence of new local investors, who certainly benefit from their western peers sharing their expertise and best practices. By building a bridge between Ukrainian and global ecosystems, UVCA facilitates the motion of knowledge and capital in both directions. UVCA is a member of Invest Europe.
1) Lobbying and protecting industry interests at the level of local self-government bodies and ministries.
2) Branding of the IT community in the Ukrainian and global business environment and formation of cross-industry ties.
3) Annual research and reporting of local IT infrastructure and related industries.
4) Provision of platforms for information partnership and cooperation with specialized and European mass media.
5) Mentorship, informational and technical support, and development of connections of open profile IT communities.
6) Cooperation with SEI & HEI regarding improving their educational programs, student programs, and career guidance campaigns.
7) Lobbying and controlling infrastructural changes in Vinnytsia, forming the concept of one of the best Ukrainian IT hubs.
8) Cooperation with international business associations, promoting participating companies to the world market, organizing trade meetings, and networking.
9) Co-organization, information support, and holding of own profile events about IT and for IT.
10) Consultations, acquaintances, exchange of ideas, and collaborations between companies and partners (individually).»
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