The Ukrainian Startup Fund (USF) is a state owned fund launched by the initiative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Our mission is to support innovation projects innovation projects and help the most talented Ukrainian entrepreneurs create successful companies at scale.
USF provides pre-seed and seed funding for Ukrainian startups. We fund the most promising and innovative ideas of tech startups that also demonstrate high probability for global commercial success.
We provide funding in the form of grants and do not take any equity stake. The selection process is competitive: companies are judged and selected by a panel of independent іnvestment experts.
Ukraine-based company – we fund only Ukrainian businesses.
Commercially oriented company – we love Social projects, but we will only fund businesses with a high-revenue generating potential.
Startup in pre-seed or early-seed stage.
Innovative IT/high-tech product or service at the heart of the business.
Global orientation – we fund businesses which are dreaming of conquering global markets.
Leadership team in place to drive your business.
Commit to fulfill all requirements of the USF.
Target sectors we are seeking to fund include, but are not limited to: AI, AR\VR, BigDatа, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Defense, Medical and Healthcare, Travel, FinTech, EdTech, Robotics, Professional Services, SaaS, Manufacturing, Ecommerce, IoT.