The Ukrainian Startup Fund will hold the 35th Pitch Day

November 30, 2021

The Ukrainian Startup Fund will conduct the 35th selection of startups for public funding. 10 teams at pre-seed stage will present their projects. Each claims for a $25,000 grant. Pitch Day will take place on the 26th of November in the online format.

Event’s media partners — specialize business publishing house of investment market InVenture and a platform based on the desire to strengthen the Ukrainian technological ecosystem TechUkraine.

«The 35th pitch will complete this year’s season of presentations from startup teams. After that, we will sum up the results of two years of our activities and present them on December 10 at one of the largest events we have ever held. We invite everyone to join it personally!», CEO of the Ukrainian Startup Fund Pavlo Kartashov comments the announcement.

What startups will we see?

  • Fintellect. Financial super tool for small creative & IT agencies (Kyiv).
  • Vgreen. Vertical smart garden (Kyiv).
  • EmployFox. Tool for creating video vacancies (Kharkiv).
  • Drill. A unique application for training in tactical shooting and self-defense (Kyiv).
  • JobTailor. SaaS to enhance recruiting and job search with the help of AI. CV to position fitness analytics and Machine Learning assisted position-specific CV creation (Kyiv).
  • Pipeliner. SaaS for small and medium businesses, that helps entrepreneurs understand their company’s business model and finances (Kharkiv).
  • Alter Ego. Simplified philosophy app to reduce anxiety (Lviv).
  • Provihub. Energy marketplace for gas and electricity consumers (Kyiv).
  • HugeProfit. A commodity business management system that will help increase revenue by 3 times (Kharkiv).
  • TeamSolution. Innovative software for monitoring work activity in areas where manual labor is used. Creates big data, helps to structure work processes, identify patterns and analyze labor efficiency, is used to train personnel, makes the invisible visible, thereby increasing the company’s profit. Based on computer vision and artificial intelligence (Kyiv).

How to join?

The online broadcast will be available on our YouTube channel at the link, so everyone will be able to watch it in real-time.

DATE: December 3. The actual start will be at 2 p.m. and approximately up to 7 p.m.

Who is the jury made up of?

  • Kateryna Degtyar. Chapter director at Startup Grind Kyiv.
  • Stanislav Podyachev. Managing partner at Blockchain Lab.
  • Mykhailo Khaletskyi. Credit Analyst at SEB AB.
  • Arkadiy Vershebenyuk. Partner at JKR Investment Group.
  • Igor Rusnak. Strategic and Development Officer at OTP Bank.
  • Oleksandr Riabtsev. Founder of StartupInUA.
  • Roman Viliavin. Partner at Promodo.

Special prizes

Also, special prizes will be awarded to the teams participating in the pitch from the partners of the Ukrainian Startup Fund: UNIT.City and iHUB

The UNIT.City prize is 3 months for the winning team in the newest coworking space NEST on the territory of the innovation park plus access to its infrastructure.

The prize from iHUB is to reward a team selected by iHUB representatives for three months of free use of their workplaces. In the future, the startup founders can be iHUB residents with a 50% discount for 6 months if they wish.

Note

The Ukrainian Startup Fund is a state fund launched on the initiative of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The mission of the fund is to promote the creation and development of technological startups in the early stages (pre-seed and seed), in order to increase their global competitiveness. The process of selecting startups for grants takes place on a competitive basis: companies are evaluated and elected by the board of independent investment experts. 

The Fund constantly accepts and evaluates applications from Ukrainian startups. Pitch Days are regular events from the Ukrainian Startup Fund, which encourage innovative companies and individual specialists, developers to receive funds for the implementation of their ideas.

UNIT.City is Ukraine’s first innovation park. It is the location where matchless infrastructure and an all-inclusive ecosystem enable high technology, innovative and creative businesses to happen and flourish. Here the concentration of companies, startups, students, professionals, and research laboratories creates conditions for businesses within the park to grow faster than outside.

iHUB is one of the leading Ukrainian technology hubs, which combines modern coworking, the best acceleration programs, creates events of any complexity from scratch, as well as develops a number of its startups.