UVCA Supervisory Board 2023 Elected
Annual reelection of the UVCA Supervisory Board took place.
Annual reelection of the UVCA Supervisory Board took place.
Factories are reinventing themselves, farmers are surmounting landmines in their fields, and IT companies are still working from a bomb shelter. Ukraine's economy fluctuates but holds on. Startups and entrepreneurs are already hungry for Western money. “All your investments are ultimately the self-defense of Europe.”
This year we were glad to work together with Ukrainian Startup Fund in bringing yet another Ukrainian dream team to Vegas.
Earlier this year, we were glad to welcome Mary Callahan Erdoes in Davos at our presentation of the Ukraine Redevelopment and Recovery Plan by Andrey Kolodyuk, UVCA Supervisory Board Chairman.
Joint National Trade Mission of Ukrainian hardware tech startups at CES2023. January 5-8, Eureka Park, Las Vegas, USA
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On January 18, during the World Economic Forum in Davos, big international institutional and venture Funds came together to discuss rebuilding Ukraine initiatives and current opportunities of investing in Ukrainian businesses.
The first day of the exhibition was marked by the visits of several significant delegations, for example, from the US House of Representatives (the lower house of the US Congress).
Even before the start of #CES2023, Ukrainian startups, participants of the Trade Mission, had another great meeting held with support of USAID Competitive Economy Program in Ukraine (USAID CEP). They met with the SelectUSA government program team and its executive director Jasjit Singh. Startup teams received a lot of interesting information and many recommendations about the possibilities of this program and, in general, about business development in the USA.
Four startups were selected for pitches during the Silicon Valley Funding Summit organized by Angel Launch and Enrich in the USA. A hall full of investors and fund representatives, private conversations on the sidelines, partnership proposals - that's how the first day in the US went. Indeed, it was a great warm-up before the main event!
Invite from the President of #CES, Gary Shapiro - of course, we couldn't miss CES after this!
We are excited to bring The Joint Trade Mission of Ukrainian hardware startups to CES2023, Las Vegas, USA, supported by USAID!
UVCA, Ukrainian Startup Fund and UNIT.City are announcing the selection of 12 Ukrainian startups for the UA Ecosystem Showcase.
This Friday, a pitch day will be held, where participants will be able to present their innovative projects for participation in the International Consumer Electronics Show 2023 (CES)
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) in partnership with Ukrainian Startup Fund and other partners started accepting applications from Ukrainian startups to participate in CES 2023 (USA).
EAIS will allow participants a glimpse into the future, a chance to influence the course of tomorrow and a unique opportunity to connect meaningfully with other international colleagues that enable innovations to come to life.
TechUkraine in partnership with the Ukrainian Startup Fund, Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Emerging Europe, Tech Emerging Europe Advocates, Global Tech Advocates, and TA Ventures is presenting aggregated results of an online study of the Ukrainian startup ecosystem.
UVCA is continuing to support Ukrainian startups, and we have a new exciting opportunity for those in Europe.
UVCA is proud to present The Redevelopment and Restoration plan for Ukraine in Lugano at Ukrainian-Swiss Business Hub by Ukrainian-Swiss Business Association.
The Committee of the "Support Ukrainian Startups NOW" Program has chosen new projects to receive grants.
The most long-awaited event of July will take place just in a week - Ukraine Recovery Conference #URC2022.
PSIK Annual General Meeting with #UA friends from Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) as well as professionals active in the association.
The Ukraine Redevelopment and Recovery plan has been introduced at the annual #AGM of LPEA - Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association by Andrey Kolodyuk, UVCA Supervisory Board Chairman.
On May 25th, along with the World Economic Forum in Davos, a round table with big international institutional and venture investors together with representatives of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine took place. The Ukraine Redevelopment and Recovery plan was initiated by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA).
On May 25, alongside the World Economic Forum, for the initiative of Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), a Round Table will be held. It is aiming to find investment opportunities for Ukraine redevelopment.
UVCA together with Kreston Ukraine, AVentures, and ISE Corporate Accelerator, is pleased to present the results of the annual Ukraine Deal Review 2021, also covering 3 months of 2022.
UVCA Supervisory Board Chairman, Andriy Kolodyuk, took part in a discussion on the Ukrainian ecosystem and its future in Monaco.
We are glad to announce another round of grants by the "Support Ukrainian Startups NOW" program launched by Free Ukraine Foundation together with UVCA.
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The Free Ukraine Foundation along with the UVCA are running a program aiming to provide aid for startups and specialists that are a part of the Ukrainian startup community and whose innovative business needs help right now.
Free Ukraine Foundation along with UVCA has launched a program aiming to provide aid for startups and specialists that are a part of the Ukrainian startup community and whose innovative business needs help right now.
Фонд FREE Ukraine Foundation спільно з Українською асоціацією венчурного та приватного капіталу (UVCA) запустили програму адресної допомоги стартапам та спеціалістам, що є членами української стартап спільноти та чий інноваційний бізнес зараз потребує допомоги.
The FREE Ukraine Foundation jointly with the Ukrainian venture capital and private equity association (UVCA) launched the program of targeted assistance to people whose professional employment needs help right now.
Network VC raises a fund to invest and help Ukrainian startups in the face of Russian aggression. Network VC (USA) has created a Special Venture Fund to invest in startups from Ukraine.
Andrey Kolodyuk, UVCA Supervisory Board Chairman, Founder at AVentures Capital, together with our European partners, have created Free Ukraine Foundation to carry out the following activities:
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This is a dark hour indeed for Ukraine and its people. As the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital, and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors, we utterly condemn the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation on February 24, and stand in full support of the Ukrainian people.
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Our members AVentures Capital and ICU Ventures have exited Augmented Pixels!
The new Ukrainian economy is going to be built soon. Diia City a special taxation model for the Ukrainian IT-community. The companies who meet the entry criteria, will be able to join it.
Investors Book 2021 by UVCA is the largest catalog of fundraising opportunities for startups in Ukraine. It contains 85 key players in the local venture capital market with detailed information on each of them all packed into an easy-to-use online resource seeking to make perfect matches between startups and investors happen more often.
UVCA CES Dream Team has been chosen! We congratulate the winners!
The Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and the audit and consulting company Kreston Ukraine present the “Ukraine venture capital and private equity markets 2020” annual review, which also includes data for 8 months of 2021.
On October 19th, 2021, UVCA and the National University Of Kyiv Mohyla Academy have signed a memorandum on cooperation.
The Investors Book 2021 was created by the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) with the support of a grant from USAID through its Competitive Economy Program in Ukraine (USAID CEP), in cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine. The organizers urge all participants in the venture capital market to take part in the survey in order to jointly create the most complete and useful source of data on innovative companies operating in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and USAID Competitive Economy Program in Ukraine are preparing for release the Investors Book 2021 in cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation
Lately, while visiting investment events and talking to industry representatives, startup founders, and angel investors, I hear the question “What is UVCA? What do you do?”.
We are glad to announce that UVCA Investors Club is holding an open meeting on September 15th, 2021.
Program's graduates will be invited to join the Business Angel School Alumni network: 90+ alumni, as well as over a 100 of leading angels, VCs, investment platforms and initiatives.
UVCA is glad to present our new committees: Startup Acceleration and Business Support. UVCA Startup Acceleration Committee coordinates and promotes the activities of the UVCA members in the area of incubation and acceleration of startup projects in various stages. The Business Support Committee was established to help ensure the sustainability, efficiency and development of existing businesses and companies in the early stages of development in Ukraine.
On July 29th, 2021, the first partner event of UVCA Investors Club. The Club has visited Young Business Club.
Why do we even think of investing? Not because we want to feel the pleasure of being an investor, of course, but because we do care about the return on investment. We can always consider investing into real estate with an average of 8-20% return. But what if we tell you that there’s a chance to get 800% and a bigger return? Yes, you’ve heard correctly. Invest into innovation and get more!
UVCA is excited to introduce our new CEO - Dmytro Kuzmenko. Dmytro is opening a new chapter in our story, and leading new projects that will expand our reach even more.
Every angel investor and future angel is looking for the best deals on the market. How to get them? How to exit from x10 to x100. Is it possible to exit in less than a year after a deal? We invite you to join Baltic Sandbox online workshop on July 28th (3:00 — 5:00 pm) to get the answers to the questions above, learn about some non-public cases, and meet professional investors from other countries.
On July 1st, at Equides club, UVCA Investors Club was presented. We know that Ukrainian market needs to support retail investors and business angels, and this support needs to come from bigger players, professionals of the market. That’s why we created UVCA Investors Club.
We are pleased to announce the restart of the Investors Club and on this occasion, we are initiating the event at which the Investors Club presentation and the first Club meeting will take place.
On May 27th, the “Invest in Ukraine” Committee of UVCA held the event "Promoting Ukraine's Investment Opportunities Abroad".
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Annual election to the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) Supervisory Board took place, according to UVCA's Charter.
The re-election of UVCA Board members is organized annually in accordance with the UVCA Charter. UVCA Members may nominate one official representative per member-organization.
We would like to announce the new regular event Investors Without Borders - startups pitch to UVCA investors. The first meeting will take place on December 11th.
As a partner of Astana Hub, UVCA would like to invite you to the “Invest Day” event which will take place virtually on November 20, 2020.
Finance Magnates will be hosting its flagship conference online at the Virtual Summit, taking place on 18 November 2020.
ICU, a member of Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), has invested in Hivecell, a New York-based Edge-as-a-Service company that’s redefining the category of edge computing.
A Ukrainian project, Carbominer, has raised a seed investment from Ukrainian SMRK VC Fund, a member of UVCA. The company does not disclose its valuation and the amount of funding raised.
Kyiv, Ukraine – Horizon Capital, a leading private equity firm in Emerging Europe, has won a coveted 2020 Private Equity International Operational Excellence Award for its Purcari Wineries transaction in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. PEI’s Annual Operational Excellence Awards recognize stand-out value creation stories in the private equity industry.
Ukrainian venture capital and private equity association together with profile business associations officially applied to The President of Ukraine with the proposals for the support and development of the Ukrainian IT industry in current realities.
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and Deloitte Ukraine presented the results of the Annual Market Report on April 22, 2020.
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and Deloitte Ukraine are pleased to present the results of the Annual Market Report – the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Overview-2019.
Dealroom.co, Europe’s most comprehensive technology industry data and intelligence platform, in partnership with Consortium of Ukraine’s leading ecosystem players has launched the most extensive startup and venture capital ecosystem platform dedicated to the Ukrainian tech scene to date.
The press conference of the Ukraine House Davos Organizing Committee (UHOC) was held at the Interfax-Ukraine Press Center today. The press conference focused on the achievements of Ukraine House Davos, held alongside the World Economic Forum’s 50th Anniversary meeting last week in Davos, Switzerland, in promoting Ukraine’s image globally and attractiveness as an investment destination.
Ukraine House Davos will open its doors alongside the World Economic Forum for its third consecutive year led by co-organizers Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), Victor Pinchuk Foundation, and Horizon Capital, together with the generous support of valued sponsors.
The finishing decade of tweenies has been quite a ride! Nearing 2020, it’s time to reminisce and summarize 10 Things to take away from 2019 for Ukraine & the private capital industry
Taking an active position in development of Ukraine's innovative ecosystem and based on a previous positive collaboration experience with the support of ESIL organized the second Angel Investing Day.
In recent years, the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association has been raising the issue of establishing the Fund of Funds in Ukraine, having held a number of meetings with government officials and international financial institutions.
Traditionally, at the beginning of December, according to the Association's Charter, the annual elections to the Association's Supervisory Board took place.
The final selection of startups to represent Ukraine at CES 2020 took place on 17th of October at iHUB. Six companies, who will go to Las Vegas, were selected by a team of Ukrainian and foreign experts and investors. The exhibition will be held on January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas.
On October 22, the Angel Investing Day organized by UVCA with the support of ESIL took place. At the invitation of the Association, Brigitte Baumann, the founder of an investment company GoBeyond operating in France, the United Kingdom, the United States and Switzerland, European Angel Investor of the Year, with 20 years of experience in bringing new technologies to the market in the United States and Europe, visited Kyiv.
On September 2, a lecture by a member of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Venture and Private Equity Association, Managing Partner at GS Capita, and author of the best-selling book Accelerated Startup Vitaly G. Golomb was held at the 1991 Civic Tech Center. The main topic of the meeting was the future of the automotive industry.
On September 4, Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk and Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov met with representatives of the IT industry.
This year UA TECH is a joint initiative of the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) and CRDF Global.
June 26, UVCA and Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine gathered together for the invitation-only breakfast with Swiss experts, representatives of the government (NBU, NSSMC), investors and fintech companies to talk about the cryptocurrency regulation, best practices from Switzerland, Ukrainian reality & needs as well as various views and approaches.
The Ukrainian Days at London Tech Week 2019 took place during 11-13 of June and included two main activities: British-Ukrainian Tech Night and a booth “Ukraine Tech” at the exhibition TechXLR8. In both of them UVCA was engaged.
Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) has presented its annual overview of Ukrainian investment market - Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Overview 2018. Deloitte - the leading audit company in Ukraine, was the research partner.
The business platform of South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 is coming to the Balkans in May for second year.
On Wednesday, February 13, the discussion "So, what’s up in Davos?" took place at 1991 Civic Tech Center. The panel discussion was attended by speakers and guests of the Ukraine House Davos and the organizers.
On Thursday, January 31, the organizers of Ukraine Tech Pavilion, which was held within the framework of CES 2019, as well as startups representing Ukraine in the pavilion gathered at 1991 Civic Tech Center.
After the Ukraine Tech Pavilion at CES has closed its doors, on January 15, 2019 UVCA, together with our member Orrick, held a Ukrainian pitching and networking event at Orrick's San Francisco office.
KYIV, Ukraine, December 20 - Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Horizon Capital for a second consecutive year will launch the Ukraine House in Davos alongside the World Economic Forum to showcase the new Ukraine
On December 7, 2018 Ukrainian Venture Сapital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) has celebrated its fourth anniversary from the day it was founded.
Ten startups participated in a two-day forum designed to support fintech entrepreneurs promoting financial empowerment
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.
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.
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.
(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.