CES bootcamp: Ukrainian edition

CES bootcamp: Ukrainian edition

The Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), jointly with the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), have organized the UA Tech Expo Zone during CES-2018 in Las Vegas. The goal is to provide the most talented Ukrainian entrepreneurs with better exposure to new global markets and customers.

This year we have also organized CES Bootcamp: Ukrainian edition for the 20 best startups shortlisted for the UVCA Challenge Final (it’s free, but only those startups that are shortlisted can participate). Some of the top local and international speakers and mentors will spend almost 3 days with selected startups covering topics from product development and pitching to marketing and recruiting. The CES Bootcamp will be held before the UVCA Challenge Final on 12 October.

Dates: 09-11 October, 2017.

Place: iHub, Khreshchatyk,10


  • Felix Litvinsky, Managing director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University
  • Charles Whitehead, Director of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship program at Cornell Tech
  • Vasile Tofan, Partner at Horizon Capital, Co Founder at Ovia Health (the #1 app in the US App Store under Medical)
  • Robert Shepherd, Organic Robotic Lab, specializing in disruptive manufacturing technologies (3D printing, replica molding, microfluidics) and functional materials
  • Vitaly M.Golomb, Investor & Global Startup Evangelist, HP Tech Ventures; Member of UVCA Supervisory Board
  • Enis Hulli, ‎Venture Partner at 500 Startups Istanbul

More speakers will be announced soon

The CES bootcamp program will cover:

  • Developing Breakthrough Products and Services; Product Design and Development
  • Lean Launchpad Methodology/Business Model Canvas; Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship – Listening to the Customer, Customer Discovery, Customer Validation, Customer Segments
  • Building and Leading Effective Teams
  • Basics of Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Patents and Intellectual Property Rights and other topics important for every business

All participating companies will get their own mentor who will help improve their pitching, presentation and product development knowledge.

Don`t miss your chance to win.