Press conference: How does full-scale war affect Ukrainian startups?

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Polish–Ukrainian Startup Bridge invites you to a press conference entitled „How does full-scale war affect Ukrainian startups?”, which will start on Thursday, December 22, at 12:00 in the building of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, room №2003 (2nd floor) at ul. Książęca 4 in Warsaw.

During the conference, the results and conclusions of the report „Russian aggression in Ukraine: How do Ukrainian startups survive” will be presented, entitled. For the second time, the Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge (Cooperation Fund Foundation), together with the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the Ukrainian Startup Fund, is conducting a large-scale study of the Ukrainian startup ecosystem.

This time, the subject of the study was the impact of Russian aggression on the development of the Ukrainian startup environment. The results of the research will help investors, business angels, business partners, journalists, and non-governmental organizations from Poland and Europe understand what the current challenges of the startup and innovation support ecosystem look like, and will encourage discussion about what can be done to help Ukrainian innovators.

The event will also be streamed on PUSB’s Facebook page. Registration – We will be grateful if you confirm your participation by December 21, 17:00.

The study will provide answers to the following questions:

● What is the current state of Ukrainian startups as of February 24, 2022?
● What changes have occurred since February 24 (relocations, staff reductions, wages, etc.)?
● How do Ukrainian founders view the development of their projects?
● What kind of help does Ukraine need from international partners, especially in Poland, in the context of its innovative industries?

The conference will be attended by: Łukasz Wawak, PUSB project manager, Olena Malitska, CEO of ISE Corporate Accelerator, Michał Khaletskii, Ukrainian Startup Fund expert.

Event schedule:
● 12:00 – 12:15 – registration of participants
● 12:15 – 13:00 – discussion of research results
● 13:00 – 13:20 – time for questions
● 13:20 – 14:00 – networking and buffet

For Ukraine and all startups, the report will be another reason to remind the world that the war continues, and we need support constantly and at all levels!

Since 2018, the Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge has been supporting Ukrainian startups. This year, such support has become extremely necessary for Ukraine. In 2022, 15 Ukrainian startups received financial support. We also opened a coworking space in Warsaw and organized a number of industry events that contributed to the development of Ukrainian startups. Our team sincerely believes in the victory of the Ukrainian people. Glory to Ukraine!