We invest in Ukraine - for
a future that flourishes.
The Ukrainian Startup Fund is a country-wide investment
program that funds the most talented Ukrainian entrepreneurs
You Are
Commercial orientation
Early - stage
(seed, pre-seed)
IT/ high-tech product
or service at the heart
of business
Leadership team
Grants $25K and $50K
Experts
Mentors
WE ARE

AI

AR/VR

BIG DATA

BLOCKCHAIN

SECURITY

AGROTECH

HEALTHCARE

LIFESTYLE

FINTECH/LEGALTECH

EDTECH

ENERGY&ECOLOGY

INDUSTRIAL

RETAIL

eGOVERNMENT

MEDIA&ADVERTISING

Our grant size can range

$ 25,000
FROM
$ 75,000
UP TO

provided in several tranches.

Who we are

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 and help the most talented Ukrainian entrepreneurs create successful companies at scale.

What we do and who we are looking for

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.

How we can help

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.

Our Goals

Support
Innovation

Develop
the Economy

Create
New Jobs

Encourage
Entrepreneurship

Increase
Investment

Raise
Awareness

What we are looking for:

  • 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.