We Invest in Ukraine

UVCA shapes the future direction of the private equity industry by
promoting investment opportunities in Ukraine, representing interests
of private equity investors to policymakers and improving investment
and business climate in Ukraine.

42members
$132 mlninvested
in 2015
237%growth
over 2014

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Investment breakfast with the Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine

As you know UVCA has conducted Ukrainian Davos Nights in frames of WEF 2017, that was taking place in Switzerland on January of this year. Aside from this, Lenna Koszarny, UVCA Supervisory Board member and Andrey Kolodyuk, the Chairman of UVCA, took part at the Switzerland-Ukraine Business Roundtable "Ukraine: Brain Bank and Bread Basket" organized by Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS/Georgia JCC in partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine.

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Ukrainian Davos Nights

Join us for the "Ukrainian Davos Nights" on January 16 and January 19, 2017 during the World Economic Forum.

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UA Tech Inspiring Session

The blossoming Ukrainian technology sector has triggered the emergence of new companies that develop their products with the great ideas and high performance of its’ technological implementation. Having both, entrepreneurial and technical talents, Ukrainian tech developers implement amazing solutions for optimizing and improving lives.

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Workshops

Storytelling for startups

Workshop by Stas Khirman on September 20 gave a great opportunity for starups to learn:
How to present a brilliant investor pitch;
How to think globally and build global companies;
What do investors search in early-stage startups;
What is the most important in developing tech startups.

During the workshop 2 startups presented their pitches. Speaker pointed out main mistakes, gave advices to the auditory on how to approve presentation.

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How to beat Silicon Valley

Special UVCA workshop by Vitaly M. Golomb from HP tech Ventures has helped startupers in scaling their business and developing new products.

At the workshop speaker will told about opportunities for Ukrainian startups, raise the question of HP Tech Ventures' interest to Ukrainian Tech and share valuable personal experience that is important to self-determination and development of each project.

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Panel Discussions

Odessa Silicon Days

On July 16 UVCA took part in organization of Odessa Silicon Day which was held in in IQ Space Odesaa conducting a panel discussion on the topic of venture investments in Ukraine and after that on July 29 UVCA representatives initiated the meeting with the Deputy Mayor of Odessa region Pavel Vulgelman. In frames of that Andrey Kolodyuk (Founder and Managing partner of AVentures Capital, Chairman of UVCA), Olga Afanasyeva (Executive Director of UVCA), Denis Gursky (co-founder od 1991 Open Data Incubator), Alexandr Bornyakov (Managing Partner of WannaBiz) discussed the promlems and achievement of regional development of Odessa venture ecosystem.

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News

09 Mar 2017

Ukrainian technologies were successfully presented at the Wearable Technology Show

This year Ukrainian startups have perfectly showed up at the Consumer electronics Show 2017, attracting a great attention of world’s technology-related community, journalists and suppliers.

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25 Jan 2017

Ukraine has got its own
“Business Ambassador” in Davos

In frames of the World Economic Forum in Davos, which took place on January 17-19, two Ukrainian investment-oriented events were held by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA).

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25 Jan 2017

Ukraininan achievements at CES-2017

On January 2017, the whole technological world was showing up the best innovations at the 50-th International Consumer Electronic Show (СES-2017)

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09 Dec 2016

What to expect from Ukrainian investment market in 2017

On November 24 Ukrainian venture capital and private equity association (UVCA) celebrated its II Anniversary and presented results of 2 years’ activity - thereby UVCA Members have committed their willing to continue and expand. This week Association announced priority goals and plans for the next year.

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12 Oct 2016

Ukraine presents startups at the Silicon Valley Open Doors Conference

On April 21 the final of UVCA Challenge was held being jointly organized by UVCA and WNISEF. The winner will present Ukraine at the Silicon Valley Open Doors – one of biggest startup-conferences in the world, that is taking on May 25-26 at the Mountain View.

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UVCA Challenge - CES Edition

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UVCA Workshop. Vitaly Golomb

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UVCA Workshop. Stas Khirman

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