“Support Ukrainian Startups NOW" Program Has Selected First 8 Startups For Aid29 Mar 2022

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.

We are helping companies from the most dangerous parts of Ukraine to relocate and continue their work having everything they need. One of the companies will successfully evacuate from Energodar (a city occupied and blocked by russian forces) and continue their input into the Ukrainian economy.

We are happy to announce that the program grant committee together with UVCA have selected 8 startups for the first grant!

Also they will get besides a grant for one month to go and number of different pro bono services from our partners.

In addition, together with our program partners, we will help them to fundraise from investors.

Business process automation solution for retail on Instagram. Sellers can unite their listings into one system, organize chats and create orders in them, which shortens order processing time and increases productivity.

SaaS for dentists and their patients.

Promin Aerospace is here to make suborbital, orbital, and lunar missions faster, cheaper, and easier to help humanity move beyond our planet sooner and to improve the quality of life here on Earth. To do that we first build rockets with flexible starting mass to perform dedicated launches for payloads of any mass for both suborbital and orbital missions.

Suplery — is a virtual distributor for cosmetic industry: a platform that offers benefits for both distributors and markets. We find new clients (beauty salons and shops) for suppliers, process orders and shipping. This decreases order management time by 90% and usage costs by 30%.

CMO app for service agencies.

Platform for initial screening and ongoing health monitoring.

SaaS that allows you to try clothes online.

AI solution for municipalities providing solutions to key issues of transportation and security.

Total amount to be given away as the first tranche of the support - $38.8K.

The applications are being reviewed weekly as well as next rounds of support will be offered for those who have been approved.

«Support Ukrainian Startups NOW» is a program of grant support for Ukrainian IT and startup companies.

It will not only provide financial help, but professional advice, consultations, and broad technical support.

Grant Committee:

  • Andrey Kolodyuk, Free Ukraine Foundation
  • Dmytro Kuzmenko, UVCA
  • Rostyslav Chayka founder&CEO Lviv startup club and Edunomica
  • Vita Kravchuk, the Founders League
  • Maxim Moneta , Founder Institute Ukraine

Join the program to support Ukrainian economy!

We are thankful to our sponsors and will be able to increase our support based on the amount of undoing contributions to the program.

Among the fist sponsors of the program are Altair Capital, Almaz Capital and a few US tech entrepreneurs.

The program needs continuing support so we welcome new sponsors!

Please donate here:

Bank: KBC Bank

Bank Address: Havenlaan 2 - 1080 Brussels - Belgium

Account Name: FREE UKRAINE FOUNDATION VZW

Address of Free Ukraine Foundation: Essenlaan 8 - 2940 Hoevenen

IBAN: BE75 7330 6477 8751

BIC: KREDBEBB

Reference: Support Ukrainian Startups

To get exclusives from the founders, please contact Elena at pm@uvca.eu.