17 September 2020

KYIV TECH HUB 2020
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POLISH – UKRAINIAN STARTUP BRIDGE!

Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge (PUSB) is one and only cycle of 17 meetups & conferences in different regions of Ukraine. Those are organized as a part of the wider project titled “Support for Ukrainian SME’s, particularly for the startup projects”, under operating control of the Cooperation Fund Foundation.

If you are a startup (broad sense: technology-leveraged business), or You want to commercialize scientific project or just seeking for Investment opportunities, You cannot miss this unique opportunity to attend our events. PUSB is an amazing platform, enabling you to:

Connect!

Make invaluable connections with Polish companies

Compete!

Take part in competitios for startups and scientific projects

Accelerate!

Broaden your knowledge and experience by participating in acceleration programmes

Pitch!

Pitch your startup for Polish VC’s and Corporations

Learn!

Get knowledge from our Startup Support Centre

Follow our mentors!

Learn from others’ experience

Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge is financed from the Polish Aid Ukraine program, by Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy.

NEWS

Meet the PUSB mentor - Sebastian Goschorski!

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The long-awaited workshop on creating a sustainable financial strategy from Sebastian Goschorski will take place on the air of the Meetup #13-Financial model. Partner city: Chernihiv (ONLINE)! The topic of the author's lecture from Mr. Sebastian: "Do's and don't-s in a bulletproof Financial Plan". Mr. Goschorski is one of the mentors of Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge and is always ready to guide and advise a startup at any stage of development!

Autonomous drones, the status of Forbes, contracts with the world's leaders of the markets. An amazing story of the young man from Ivano-Frankivsk who conquered the world with his perseverance and talent.

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"Patience and hard work will achieve everything" - the story of success of Vadym Melnyk is a confirmation of the famous Ukrainian proverb, and is a real example for everyone who dreams big, but has some doubts, or does not know where to start. Thank you to Vadym for a pleasant, sincere conversation and experience that he shared to inspire everyone not to be afraid and start implementing their own ideas!

IT_EUREKA is a competition of ІТ-стартапів from Sigma Software and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine! Projects are accepted until March 16!

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At the end of February aplications for participation in the competition of IT startups in began to be accepted by IT_EUREKA. The main prize is 100 000 UAH. Swedish ІТ- counseling company Sigma Software is an competition organizer. The competition will be held under the aegis of inistry of Education and Science of Ukraine within the framework of the All-Ukrainian Forum of Innovation Fest. 

Raccoon’s formula of success: a unique solution that wins the hearts of patients and physiotherapists from all over the world! - PART II

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У другій частині матеріалу CEO компанії - Світлана Мальована -  розповіла про співпрацю команди Raccoon.Recovery з MIT Enterprise Forum CEE та поділилася власним досвідом участі у акселераційних програмах і їх вплив на розвиток сучасного стартапу! In the second part of the article, the CEO of the company - Svetlana Malevannaya - told about the cooperation between the Raccoon.Recovery and MIT Enterprise Forum CEE  and shared her own experience of participating in accelerator programs and their impact on the development of a modern startup!

Raccoon’s formula of success: a unique solution that wins the hearts of patients and physiotherapists from all over the world!

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"Video games are really useful!"- you will tell your parents and grandmother, and confirm your defiant statement with the story of a successful Ukrainian startup Raccoon.Recovery, which simply changes our world for the better! In the first part of the post, CEO of the startup Svetlana Malevannaya talks about the project, its origins, development , and mission after its transformation, and the challenges that the Raccoon.Recovery team has been struggling with.

MEDIA ABOUT US

  • Minister of Investment and Economic Development in Poland, Mr. Jerzy Kwieciński

  • KYIV TECH HUB’19 (03/10/2019)

  • LVIV; Source: Факти ICTV

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PARTICIPANTS

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STARTUPS

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MEETUPS

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MENTORSHIP COACHING

KYIV TECH HUB’19

Kyiv Tech Hub is an international conference, a part of Polish – Ukrainian Startup Bridge initiative, which aims to bring together the best Ukrainian startups and scientific projects with the representatives of Polish support ecosystem – from the entities, responsible for grant financing to venture capital funds.

Kyiv Tech Hub 2019 conference successfully summed up activities of the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of Poland directed at fruitful cooperation with Ukraine in 2018-2019. One of the main initiatives that were aimed to support  startup projects is the Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge. This program is supposed to encourage interaction and cooperation of entrepreneurs, researcher workers and innovators from Ukraine with Polish state and public institutions and investors. The coordinator of the project in 2018-2020 is the Cooperation Fund.

REGIONAL MEETUPS

During 15 regional meetups which will be available for You in cities such as Kyiv, Odessa, Lviv, Dnipro, Zhytomyr & Vinytsia You will be able to get to know more about financing & innovation opportunities Polish ecosystem offers, both for Ukrainian startups and scientific projects. Our meetups are a fine occasion to know more about private & quasi-private investment opportunities, grants available from EU as well as how to build successful partnerships in Poland.

OFFLINE ACCELERATION WEEKEND

More than 50 young entrepreneurs representing 25 startups participated in a 2-day acceleration bootcamp organized by Cooperation Fund Foundation on 14-15th September 2019 in Kyiv. It was the final event and preparation before Kyiv Tech Hub event and opportunity to fine tune ideas and presentations by working and getting feedback from the group of experts.

UNIQUE KNOW-HOW

Thanks to the presence of our Experts during regional meetups and the access to knowledge and support through the Ukrainian Startup Support Center we provide, we will tell you about the up-to-date news on the startup ecosystem in Poland and Ukraine. Additionally, you can get information about creating a company in Poland. Get to know us during the Meetups, ask questions, build relationships and let’s stay in touch!

STARTUP COMPETITIONS

Do you want to present yourself during the Kyiv Tech Hub and have a chance to win the main prize? If so, please send us your idea and additional materials such as pitch decks, business plan, and financial results. Our Experts will be analyzing the submitted projects on an ongoing basis, and selected ones have a chance to be the first to talk to Polish VC’s.

TECH TOUR IN POLAND

Do you want to meet with organizations supporting startups and research projects in Poland? Are you interested in the development of your research project or startup with the help of VC funds or EU grants? You would like to learn about the commercialization and research facilities in Poland, including co-works, science and technology parks, accelerators and laboratories?

If your project is interesting for our them of Experts and Advisors, then we will invite you to participate in the Study Tour! Recruitment takes place outside the start-up competition from those of you participating in regional Meetups.

STARTUP SUPPORT CENTER

  • DO YOU HAVE AN EARLY-STAGE STARTUP?
  • WANT TO GET FINANCING FROM A VENTURE CAPITAL FUND?
  • OR MAYBE YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN EU GRANT?
  • EAGER TO ENTER ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING MARKETS IN CEE REGION?

ANSWERS FOR THOSE QUESTIONS WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY PROVIDED BY OUR STARTUP SUPPORT CENTER. IT HAS A BASE OF VARIOUS INVESTORS, ALONG WITH THEIR EXPECTATIONS FOR THE PROJECTS APPLYING – AND WILL USE IT TO REFER YOUR IDEA TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE ON THE MARKET.

EXPERT ADVICES

OUR EXPERTS ARE READY TO CONTACT YOU REMOTELY AND SUPPORT YOU WITH YOUR BUSINESS IDEAS.

FAQ

ESSENTIAL ANSWERS FOR YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PROJECT AND SERVICES WE PROVIDE. CONSTANTLY UPDATED.

REPORTS

HERE YOU WILL FIND REPORTS ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN POLAND.

USEFUL LINKS

BROWSE THE DATABASE OF LINKS TO WEBSITES WITH INFORMATION ON ACQUIRING INVESTORS, SUBSIDIES FROM THE EU OR THE SPECIFICS OF THE POLISH MARKET.

MYKHAILO (MIKE) KHALETSKYI

STARTUP SUPPORT CENTRE

Tel. +38 (063) 135 17 65

CURRENTLY SEEKING FINANCING

TESTIMONIALS

Throughout 2019-2020 we plan to reach the main scientific and tech-saturated regions in Ukraine, and motivate key regional Ukrainian organizations who are tasked with supporting the development of business and enterpreneurship to adopt the best elements of Polish ecosystem. This will result in a ‘bridge’ uniting Polish capital and Ukrainian projects.

Krzysztof GrochowskiManaging Partner, Simpact VCSimpact VC

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CONTACT

LET’S STAY IN TOUCH!

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Mykhailo Khaletskiy

Mykhailo Khaletskiy

Startup Support Center

mk@cofund.org.pl

Halyna Kravchenko

Halyna Kravchenko

PR and Communication Specialist

hkravchenko@cofund.org.pl
+48 507 511 535

Krzysztof Grochowski

Krzysztof Grochowski

Sponsors & Partners

kgrochowski@cofund.org.pl

Łukasz Wawak

Łukasz Wawak

Business Development

lwawak@cofund.org.pl
+48 506 786 827

Do you want to cooperate with us?

Business Development mail: lwawak@cofund.org.pl
+48 506 786 827
+38 063 697 30 14