[TechUkraine news] The history of Ukrainian IT industry since 1991

The history of Ukrainian IT industry since 1991 by Liga – highlights:
  • the first companies founded in early 90th: Technosoft, ELEKS, Квазар-Микро, Mirasoft, Validio Software, SoftServe, NIX Solutions, K-Trade, etc
  • investment firms at dawn of industry development: Western NIS Enterprise Fund, SigmaBleyzer, IFC, AVentures etc
  • 2000: ПриватБанк launched the first online-banking; Infocom founded the first data center in Ukraine
  • the global tech giants opened offices in Ukraine: Intel (1993), Epson (1995), Microsoft, Sony Ericsson Mobile (2003), Netcracker (2006), IBM (2007), Samsung R&D Institute (2008), Uber, Bolt (2016), Google, Amazon (2020), Apple (2021)
  • 2004: founded the IТ Ukraine Association
  • 2008: founded Grammarly – the first Ukrainian unicorn; Genesis, MacPaw
  • 2011: founded GitLab, Ajax
  • 2013: IPO of EPAM and Luxoft
  • 2015: launched ProZorro, iGov.org.ua and BankID in Ukraine
  • 2016: founded People.ai
  • 2017: Ukraine is the Outsourcing destination of the year by Global Sourcing Association
  • 2018: founded Reface, Rocket
  • 2019: established the Ministry of Digital Transformation
  • 2021: M&A Hitachi & GlobalLogic

 

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