On June 20-23, the Ukrainian delegation presented the national technological ecosystem for the first time at the Collision conference in Toronto, Canada.
Collision is the largest technology event in North America, bringing together more than 35,000 visitors from 130 countries, more than 1,000 startups, more than 600 top speakers, 800+ investors, 1,200+ journalists and 250 partners.
The official Ukrainian delegation was represented by an alley of startups, a personal stand and a special event – a presentation of the opportunities of the IT market “Ukrainian Techecosystem: open for U”.
The 8 best Ukrainian startups, pre-selected by the organizers, had the opportunity to present their innovative projects on the international arena for three days: ImageryWard, NanitRobot, effa, zeely.app, Elai.io, Jiffsy Platform, Handy.AI, Harmix.
Also, during the presentation, the Ukrainian delegation told its vision of the Marshall Plan for the IT industry, the success of Ukrainian developers on the technological front, the new trends in IT education and cybersecurity.
“It was nice to see the special attention of the international community to our Ukrainian startups. They have proven their technological skills on the world stage. We hope that despite the difficult situation in Ukraine, startups will be able to more actively enter the global market, demonstrating our innovative potential and a powerful technological ecosystem. I am grateful to all partners for their support in organizing the Ukrainian pavilion. It is important that the world sees Ukraine’s determination to become a global IT hub, “said Pavlo Kartashov, director of the Ukrainian Startup Fund.