Last year TechUkraine team with partners – Embassy of Ukraine to the UK, USAID Ukraine, Export Promotion Office, UTEW Tech Tribe, Kyiv IT Cluster, Sigma Software, Tech London Advocates, Minibarlabs – organized and participated in a week-long festival of tech and innovation London Tech Week 2019, representing for the first time the national pavilion of Ukraine within one of the most influential tech events in the world.
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.
- British-Ukrainian Tech Night gathered around 200 visitors with British startups, corporates, investors, and ecosystem players among them. The speakers presenting Ukraine as Europe’s promising tech hub at the event were leaders of successful Ukrainian tech companies and startups – Grammarly, Sigma Software, YouTeam, Competera, Cardiolyse, RAWR, YouControl, Whooshi, UGears, Costless – as well as prominent experts engaged in the promotion of Ukrainian tech around the world – Daniel Bilak, Chairman of UkraineInvest, Russ Shaw, Founder of Tech London Advocates, Christian Ahlert, CEO of Minibarlabs.
- Ukraine Tech Booth united representatives of 9 Ukrainian IT companies: Sigma Software, Competera Pricing Platform, Ugears, Grammarly, Sannacode, Unicsoft, TechMagic, AllStars-IT Ukraine, RAWR. The companies presented their innovative ideas, tech products, and services; received numerous requests for new and existing products; and attracted the interest of many of 21 thousand visitors to the exhibition.
Natalia Veremeeva, director of TechUkraine, highlighted the key steps of the project:
- applications for the grant;
- Pavillion and meet up;
- Achievements of the participation
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It was a challenging project, with strict deadlines, but the joint efforts of the organization team showcased the brand of the Ukrainian tech ecosystem and introduced the Ukrainian IT industry and the incredible opportunities it bears.