Weekly TechUkraine Digest 2021

What has happened in the Ukrainian tech market on 8-12 of March 2021?

Venture capital and startups: 

Ukrainian educational scale up Preply.com raised $ 35 MLN by Owl Ventures, Full In Partners, Point Nine Capital, Hoxton Ventures, Educapital, All Iron, Diligent Capital, Evli Growth Partners, and others. The company plans to double the number of employees – read

Ecosystem news:

50 women are recognized as the most influential in the FinTech industry of Ukraine by the Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovation Companies with the support of USAID Transformation of the financial sector and EFSE Development Facility – read

The share of women in Ukraine’s IT workforce has tripled over the last decade, hitting 22% today, according to a study by GlobalLogic – read

Reface investor Sergey Tokarev announced founding an ML and AI venture studio Pawa with Denis Dmitrenko, Kyle Sygyda, and Hanna Shuvalova that will scale machine learning ideas from a concept to a fully-fledged company. The team aims to build the biggest EU platform for developing the AI and ML (machine learning) projects – read

UNIT.City will install the first 5G tower in Ukraine within the signed memorandum of cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation. According to the agreement UNIT.City will become the main platform for technological experiments that will help to transform the country – read

Apple and Spotify added Ukrainian versions of the platform’s interfaces. Last year the tech giant Apple has registered the legal entity and world-known streaming service Spotify kicked-off in Ukraine – read

Ukrainian logistics company Nova Poshta in partnership with creative agency Postmen represented the world-first robot-librarian NP Lukash within the exhibition Lesya Ukrainka: 150 Names which is part of an art project dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the prominent Ukrainian writer and public figure – read

The Ministry of Digital Transformation creates electronic services in the construction sector that help effectively fight corruption. The single electronic system in the field of construction is the key to major construction reform – read


Ukrainian fintech catalog 2020 by Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovation Companies – read

CEE Software Development: M&A Report 2020 by AVentures Capital – read

Via TechUkraine, TechCrunch, ITC, Telegraph

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