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05 Dec 2018

Blockchain Investment Breakfast

On October 11, 2018, the investment breakfast “Blockchain Investment Breakfast”, organized by the Ukrainian Association of Venture and Private Capital (UVCA) with the support of Hacken was held in Kyiv. The sponsor of the event was Divan.TV.

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26 Oct 2018

Diversity for VCs means better results. European Women in VC Berlin Summit

Enriching European venture capital with the female viewpoint brings diversity to the startup ecosystem, opens new investment areas and improves the overall quality of startups. How to make European VC industry more diverse was the subject of discussion during European Women in VC Summit in Berlin.

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11 Sep 2018

Applications are now open for 2019 Ukrainian Pavilion at CES

UA TECH is a joint initiative of the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) and Concepter. UA TECH was established to introduce the capability of Ukrainian Tech products to the global market.

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02 Aug 2018

Village Capital and MetLife Foundation to Host "Financial Health Forum" in Kyiv to Support Ukrainian Fintech Ecosystem, Award $20,000

(Kyiv, Ukraine) -- Village Capital and MetLife Foundation are accepting applications from early-stage entrepreneurs in Ukraine working on fintech solutions to improve financial health for families and unlock access to credit and other resources for small- and medium-sized businesses.

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09 Jul 2018

Private Equity Investments in Central and Eastern Europe Reached a Record €3.5 Billion

European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association “Invest Europe” where Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) - is a member, has issued a report on the investment market in Central and Eastern Europe.

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22 Jun 2018

UVCA and the Swiss Embassy in Ukraine Held a Meeting on the Perspectives of Blockchain in Business

Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (UVCA) together with the Swiss Embassy in Ukraine held a closed meeting for the Association members with André Guedel, Head of the International Headquarters of KPMG Switzerland, on the use of Blockchain technology in business.

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07 Jun 2018

The 4th Ukraine Discovery Tour was successfully held in Kyiv

Global Shapers Kyiv Hub with the support of the Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (UVCA) for the fourth time successfully held Ukraine Discovery Tour (UDT).

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17 May 2018

Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Overview 2017

17th May 2018, Kyiv – Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) in partnership with Deloitte, presented its annual Overview of Ukrainian investment market.

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23 Apr 2018

UVCA became part of Global Venture Capital Congress (GVCC)

Recently for the first time Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association has joined Global Venture Capital Congress (GVCC). The first (for UVCA) meeting took place on April 9-11 in Sydney (Australia) with CEOs and Chairs of 14 national associations.

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28 Mar 2018

4th Ukraine Discovery Tour: Entrepreneurs, investors and young leaders from all over the world will visit Ukraine in May

Global Shapers Kyiv Hub with the support of Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) is preparing a very special and unique tour to Kyiv - Ukraine Discovery Tour (UDT), which will take place for the fourth time.

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15 Mar 2018

UVCA has chosen the best startups to recommend for accelerator program SkyDeck, Berkeley, CA

As previously announced, The Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and the global SkyDeck accelerator at American University of Berkeley have agreed on a strategic partnership to support Ukrainian startups.

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06 Mar 2018

Ukrainian startup investment grew threefold in 2017

Only three years after a revolution and despite the occupation of a part of its territory, Ukraine sees its digital markets and innovation scene growing very fast.

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01 Mar 2018

UVCA and accelerator at Berkeley University have agreed on strategic partnership and support for startups

The Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and the global SkyDeck accelerator at American University of Berkeley have agreed on a strategic partnership to support Ukrainian startups.

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02 Feb 2018

First-ever Ukraine House Davos making history: talking stock of weeklong campaign to promote business and investment in Ukraine

The final press conference of the Ukraine House Davos Organizing Committee (UHOC) was held on February 2, at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center. During the event, the members of UHOC discussed the concrete positive impact of Ukraine House on Ukraine’s international business reputation and investment attractiveness.

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23 Jan 2018

Ukraine House Officially Opens in Davos

The first-ever Ukraine House in Davos organized by Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) during the World Economic Forum officially opened its doors for guests yesterday evening under the theme: “Ukraine: Creativity. Innovation. Opportunity”.

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15 Jan 2018

Ukrainian pavilion of startups was successfully presented at CES-2018

The Ukrainian UA Tech Expo Pavilion, organized by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) with the support of the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), was successfully presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the largest consumer electronics conferences, held on 9-12 January in Las Vegas, USA.

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19 Dec 2017

First-ever Ukraine House to open in Davos to show investment opportunities in Ukraine

Ukraine House, a multi-format venue, is set to open in Davos, Switzerland during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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07 Nov 2017

Succeeding with Ukrainian-Norwegian cooperation in ICT

On the 28th of September the “Digitalization: How to succeed with cross-border cooperation in ICT” event was held as a part of Oslo Innovation Week, organised by the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (NUCC) and Oslo International Hub (OIH) in partnership with Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA).

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30 Oct 2017

UVCA became a co-organizer of the first CEE Women in VC Meetup

On October 18th, 2017 at Google Campus in Warsaw Poland the first CEE Women in VC Meetup took place. 60 women, from 13 countries, 27 speakers, 6 panels and 8h of in-depth sharing of experience and knowledge.

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17 Oct 2017

Ukrainian Tech Expo for CES-2018 Announced

On October 12, 2017 in Kyiv 10 winners of the UVCA Challenge: CES-Edition contest were announced to represent Ukraine in January at the world's largest consumer electronics show CES-2018, that is annually held in Las Vegas, NV

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01 Oct 2017

UVCA supported the HackIT Cup final event attended by Steve Wozniak

On 30th September Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association supported HackIT Cup final event, attended by cybersecurity legends Steve Wozniak, founder of Apple, and Phil Zimmerman, the founder of PGP

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14 Sep 2017

Ukrainian projects have already raised almost $ 2 million on crowdfunding platforms in 2017

Ukrainian startups are increasingly coming out on crowdfunding platforms, including the world's largest ones: Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

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21 Jul 2017

Prime Minister supported UVCA Fund-of-funds initiative in terms of public-private partnership

On July 21 Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met with Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA).

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17 Jul 2017

UVCA Investors Day

On July 15, for the first time UVCA Investors Day was held in Odesa powered by OIFF (Odesa Film Festival) and TA Ventures.

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28 Jun 2017

Ukrainian Tech Expo returns to CES 2018

The annual Las Vegas event, the International Consumer Electronic Show (CES), will again host Ukraine with its national Tech Expo. As in the past year, UA Tech Expo Zone will be settled up by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF).

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26 May 2017

The number of deals with Ukrainian companies has risen on 32% in 2016 - up to 87 deals

There were 87 investment deals with Ukrainian innovative companies in 2016 , which is 32% more than in 2015 - such a data was presented by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) in its annual market overview.

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15 May 2017

Ukraine discovery tour 2017

In the time when a great shift is taking place in Ukraine and transforming the minds and values of Ukrainians, an important mission is to show this positive change to the world’s leading society.

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04 Apr 2017

Ukraine shows impressive number of investors dealing with global startups

Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) has released Investors Book – the first overview that has gathered Ukrainian investment market players displaying their current activity, spheres of interest, portfolio.

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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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12 Oct 2016

UVCA presented Ukrainian venture capital and private equity market overview 2015

$ 132 million had been invested in Ukrainian companies in 2015 – such a number is shown at the Private Equity and Venture Capital overview presented by UVCA (Ukrainian PE&VC Association). According to it, in 2015 year there are 66 deals signed and the total investment stock is over 237% of the investments in 2014.

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12 Oct 2016

Meeting with the President of Ukraine to discuss the development of venture capital and startup ecosystems in Ukraine

On July 6 th  the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko conducted the meeting with investment-sector and IT-industry representatives to discuss the venture capital and startup ecosystems in Ukraine.

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12 Oct 2016

Hi Tech Office Ukraine - the new platform for the development of innovations in Ukraine has been opened

In continuation of previously initiated dialogue between the government and the IT sector on July 27 the Hi Tech Office Ukraine - new platform of ideas and innovations was officially opened. It has become another proof of State’s understanding that the development of IT sector is a priority for Ukraine.

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12 Oct 2016

Ukrainian parliament has voted “For” the development of innovative business in Ukraine

September 8 has become an important day for Ukraine investment industry. Thus, the Parliament considered legislative amendments # 3719 and # 2764.

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12 Oct 2016
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