Geek Ventures is an investment partner of Pitch Day

Geek Ventures has become an official partner of Pitch Day from the Ukrainian Startup Fund.

The purpose of the partnership is to increase attention to Ukrainian startups and promote them among potential investors.

In addition, Geek Ventures will provide free mentoring sessions to those Pitch Day winners in whose areas the venture fund has expertise.

“The creation of USF is a very important event for the Ukrainian startup ecosystem, which helps most startups to receive the necessary support and successfully reach the next stages of development, in which we – Geek Ventures – are actively investing. We are very happy to support such initiatives as USF, and to be as useful as possible for Ukrainian startups with great potential in the US market “, – comments Vadym Rogovsky, Venture Partner.

Geek Ventures is an American venture fund that invests in pre-seed and seed startups with a focus on the US market and helps them further develop and grow in this market. The fund was launched in early December 2021 and has already invested in 7 companies, including the winners of previous USF pitches. The fund’s partners are actively looking for new companies for investment. The main selection criteria is the presence of minimal traction in the US market, clear issues and a growing market.

According to USF Director Pavlo Kartashov, “the active interest of investment partners in pitching shows the high level of all Pitch Day participants, who have the opportunity to receive special prizes from partners in the form of free mentoring sessions, training in business schools, individual consultations from leading experts, opportunities to use workplaces in innovative coworking, media support, etc”.