The organization aims to improve the efficiency of the Ukrainian agricultural sector through introducing new technologies while allowing talents to realize their potential. Mission goals are achieved by Enabling coordination amongst technology ecosystem, business players, academia and other stakeholders, Accelerating startups and promoting startup-corporate engagement, Equipping residents and organizations with knowledge and technology, Promoting talents and education in strategy & innovations, Empowering stakeholders to create positive change.
Business Incubator Group Ukraine
Business Incubator Group Ukraine is a public association located in Odesa that brings together business consultants, investors, banking and other specialists, students and entrepreneurs with the aim of promoting small and medium-sized business in Ukraine. They provide pro bono consulting and mentoring and help prepare a businesses for investment and lending.
ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest green business ideas competition. Their mission is to unlock the world’s cleantech potential that addresses climate change. The competition creates a stage for those ideas. ClimateLaunchpad is part of the Entrepreneurship offerings of EIT Climate-KIC.
Enterprise Europe Network
The world's largest support network for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) with international ambitions. It has 3,000 experts across 600 member organisations in more than 60 countries. Member organisations include chambers of commerce and industry, technology centres, and research institutes. EEN is funded by the European Commission and managed by the Executive Agency for Small & Medium- sized Enterprises (EASME).
- Expert-led sessions covering all the fundamentals, from ideation to fundraising;
- Expert mentorship from Ukrainian and global entrepreneurs and investors who will provide hands-on support and introductions;
- Access to a global network of mentors, partners, and experts;
- Opportunities to meet angel and VC investors, including through a “demo day” that celebrates your achievements with investors, corporates, mentors, and press attendees; and
- Continued post-program support, after the 4-month program is completed, through alumni-only events and introductions.
EY Start-Up Accelerator
They provide assistance with pressing strategic, tax, legal and financial issues through every phase of your business so you can focus on implementing your business ideas and making sure things on the right track from the start.
They help you make introductions to financial investors, mentors, development partners, large corporations as well as leading mid-market and family businesses. These associations will be critical to evolving your business and securing its growth.
GIST Innovates Ukraine
The U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs GIST initiative will be offering a program in Ukraine with a goal of providing science and technology innovators throughout Ukraine with the training, mentoring and resources they need to bring their ideas out of the laboratory and into the market.
GIST Innovates Ukraine is an accelerated eight-week training program utilizing Lean Startup methodology, modeled on the successful U.S. I-Corps program. Through an intensive customer discovery process, participants quickly identify and evaluate opportunities and make informed decisions on how best to move their idea forward.
Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in Ukraine
A project to create low-carbon economic growth by promoting clean technology innovations and entrepreneurship through a cleantech innovation platform and accelerator programme.
GrowthUP Group combines companies and projects in the tech industry and in the venture-investment sector in an attempt to build a stable tech ecosystem in both Ukraine and Eastern Europe, as well as create favorable conditions for the development of the industry, improve the quality and number of players in the market, and connect the ecosystems of different countries through conferences, tech bridges, and networking events.
iHub equip startups with the necessary education and skills, mentorship support, aid in getting investments and high-quality infrastructure so that the teams could focus on creating their own business and have everything they need in order to succeed. They are developing an ecosystem of innovative startups in Ukraine and across Eastern Europe, and raising the quality of skills of young innovators in order to strengthen the social and economic potential of this part of the world. They are nurturing the future generation of entrepreneurs, who will create and develop new sectors of Ukrainian and Eastern European economy.
iHUB is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and operated by Seed Forum not-for-profit organisations.
Kharkov Technologies Small Business Development Center
Assistance to innovative economic development, commercialization of the research projects, transfer of technologies, providing trainings on innovation entrepreneurship, holding workshops and conferences, financing innovation projects, introduction of information-communication technologies into the entrepreneurial activities, assistance to Ukrainian scientists in participating in international research and innovation projects including those financed by the European Commission – 7th Framework Program and Horizon 2020 Program.
Kharkov Innovation Platform
Kharkiv Innovation Platform (KhIP) is a communication resource for interaction of science, business and the State aimed at creation of the conditions for commercialization of research products, development of innovation products and services, attraction of investments and raising qualification of specialists working in the sphere of innovation and technology transfer.
LvBS Center for Entrepreneurship
Center for Entrepreneurship is a platform for studying and development on the basis of Lviv Business School of UCU (LvBS) and Ukrainian Catholic University. We will provide your team with necessary knowledge, mentor support and advice of practical entrepreneurs for realization of successful business project.
Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge
Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge offers a cycle of meetups & conferences in different regions of Ukraine that are organized as part of the wider project “Support for Ukrainian SME’s, particularly for the startup projects” by the Polish Cooperation Fund Foundation.
- Regional meetups - learn more about private & quasi-private investment opportunities, grants available from the EU as well as how to build successful partnerships in Poland
- Acceleration - meet representatives of over 30 VC funds, accelerators & companies from Poland
- Ukrainian Startup Support Center - access to knowledge and support
- Startup Competition - Kyiv Tech Hub (October 3, 2019) - the 3rd edition of the conference will be a platform to 300 participants, best Ukrainian startups and over 30 investors, entrepreneurs and partners from Poland and Ukraine.
- Tech Tour in Poland
Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge is financed from the Polish Aid Ukraine program by the Ministry of Investments and Development of Poland.
RadarTech is the first Ukrainian corporate accelerator. They boost corporate innovations, bridging the gap between between leading corporations and promising startups.
Sector X Acceleration Hub
Sector X offers acceleration and education for startups, programs for businesses and services for investors.
Every year Seed Forum educates +1000 start-ups, and lets the best ones pitch to business angels, venture capitalists and other early phase investors world wide - they’ve done this is 57 counties - and are still counting. Along the way they’ve established six innovations centers, called iHubs, in three countries. 500 companies are currently in residence in the iHubs.
Startup Kyiv's mission is to Educate, Promote & Connect young entrepreneurs as well as strengthen connection between academia and business.
Startup.Network is a professional network for participants on the venture market - startups, private investors and professional consultants - helping Entrepreneurs to quickly find the first round of investment for their startups.
Investors - to effectively invest.
Professional consultants - to capitalize on this process, according to these goals, and to build the work of Startup.Network.
If you are an investor who is looking for profitable options of investing in promising young companies, we can help you.
1. Choose the best investment proposal according to your project search criteria. To do this, you will need to submit a search request in projects.
2. Develop a personal investment portfolio, which will provide the opportunity to develop several young companies at the same time, thereby helping to diversify your risk. To do this, you need to request a personal selection of projects.
3. Get all the information you need on the projects that are in the based investment projects Startup.Network
If you are an entrepreneur, which seeks to develop its investment project or to sell the business, using Startup.Network you can:
1. Offer your investment project to hundreds of potential investors. To do this you must leave the search request investment.
2. Present the startup at the event Startup Battle before the Angel Investors and VCs. To get advice on marketing, finance, recruitment and other issues of highly qualified specialists.
Startup Wise Guys (Baltics)
Startup Wise Guys is a mentorship-driven accelerator program for early stage B2B SaaS, Fintech, Cybersecurity and Defense AI startups, providing seed capital (up to €30K), office space and most importantly – world-class mentors.
The intensive 3 month accelerator program is focused on validating, developing and selling products to business customers. Over 250 international and local mentors with B2B startup experience help startups move through those stages much faster than they would on their own. Founders are also prepared to sell their vision to investors, and the program culminates in a Demo Day, where startups get to present to venture capitalists and angel investors.
Post program, startups join the alumni community of 165+ startups in more than 40 countries and become eligible for invite-only alumni events focused on business development, fundraising and experience sharing.
UF Incubator (Ukrainian Future Incubator), an initiative of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine under the auspices of UNESCO, is a business incubator that helps turn an idea into a commercially successful startup. They offer participants modern educational business programs; help with the creation of a startup team, search for investments and technical support of the project; provide mentoring from successful and experienced entrepreneurs, as well as access to coworking and prototyping labs, where inventors will be able to create layouts and working models of their projects.
UF Incubator is open to students and graduates of the Junior Academy of Sciences, participants of the "Future of Ukraine" competition and other competitions of innovative projects, and on a competitive basis anyone who has an innovative idea and wants to turn it into a profitable business.
Priority areas: mechanical engineering; electronics and instruments; materials science; information and telecommunication systems and technologies; ecology and resource conservation; robotics; biotechnology; technical creativity and invention.
Purpose: to develop and scale the activities of gifted people to help them become financially self-sufficient.
The Vernadsky Challenge 2020 engineering startup contest is searching for innovative hardware in:
- space technologies: rockets, launch mechanics, satellites, space engineering, AI for aerospace and anything that can bring us closer to space
- active bioelectronics: medical devices that make the human body plugged into it improved and healthier. This device can restore lost functions, replace lost organs or limbs, or it can be any specialized technology.
Examples of active bioelectronics projects:
-bioelectronics that cures
Deadline to apply: September 1, 2020
YEP is a network of academic business-incubators that provide a business-related education for youth, contributing to the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Ukraine.
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