The second anniversary of the Ukrainian Startup Fund

On December 10, the Ukrainian Startup Fund will hold the USF Annual Meeting 2021 in Kyiv, on the second anniversary of the operations. The event will feature the largest pitching of startups in the history of Ukraine with the setting of a record, the presentation of a new book on the success of national technology companies, as well as summing up two years of the Fund.

The media partners of the event are InVenture (a specialized business media dedicated to the investment market) and TechUkraine (a platform for unification, strengthening, and growth of the Ukrainian technological ecosystem).

«The second anniversary will be held under the sign of the highest degree of comparison: the most massive pitching of startups, the first book about their successes authored by the state and the largest event we have ever held», commented Pavlo Kartashov, director of the Ukrainian Startup Fund.

What interesting things are waiting for us?

111 STARTUPS. The most massive pitching of startups in the national history and setting the record of Ukraine, with fixing and awarding from representatives of the National Register of Records of Ukraine. As the name implies, 111 teams will gather under one roof and present their developments one by one. Each team will have 1.5 minutes to do so.

Investor’s Call. The most massive pitching will take place in the presence of “angel” investors, corporations, and well-known investment funds, including TA Ventures, iCLUB, Flyer One Ventures (ex-Genesis Investments), BRISE Capital, Digital Future, Geek Ventures, UFuture, and JKR Investment Group. The list is updated.

Presentation of the book “20 Ukrainian startups: success stories”. The first book at the initiative of the state, dedicated to the success stories of the latest national technology companies and their founders.

Results of two years of the Fund’s activity. Presentations of the latest analytics that have been collected over the past two years of working with Ukrainian startups.

How to join?

If you represent a startup and want to take part in the most massive pitching, you can register at this link until December 7 inclusive.

If you are a media representative, accreditation is possible at this link.

If you are an investor, use a separate form.

If you want to attend the event in person as a guest, be sure to leave a request at this link. Seats are limited.

There will also be an online broadcast on our YouTube channel for everyone, where everyone will be able to follow the events in real-time.

DATE: December 10. The exact time will be announced later.

VENUE: Kyiv, street Dorogozhytska, 3, building B12 (UNIT.City, hall UNIT.Verse).

IMPORTANT. Covid did not go anywhere, so we continue to comply with all quarantine restrictions. Admission is only with a «green» COVID certificate, a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test (valid for 72 hours), or a recovery document.

Note

The Ukrainian Startup Fund is a state fund initiated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The fund’s mission is to promote the creation and development of technology startups in the early stages (pre-seed and seed) in order to increase their global competitiveness. The process of selecting startups for grants is competitive: companies are evaluated and selected by a board of independent investment experts.