UVCA CES Dream Team Has Been Chosen!
UVCA CES Dream Team has been chosen! We congratulate the winners!
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".
Exclusive tickets to Superreturn virtual for UVCA Members only.
Everything you need to know to make your startup dreams come true.
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.
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.
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.
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).
17th May 2018, Kyiv – Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA) in partnership with Deloitte, presented its annual Overview of Ukrainian investment market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Ukraine House, a multi-format venue, is set to open in Davos, Switzerland during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
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).
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.
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
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
Ukrainian startups are increasingly coming out on crowdfunding platforms, including the world's largest ones: Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
On July 21 Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met with Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA).
On July 15, for the first time UVCA Investors Day was held in Odesa powered by OIFF (Odesa Film Festival) and TA Ventures.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
On January 2017, the whole technological world was showing up the best innovations at the 50-th International Consumer Electronic Show (СES-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.
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.
$ 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.
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.
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.
September 8 has become an important day for Ukraine investment industry. Thus, the Parliament considered legislative amendments # 3719 and # 2764.