Ukrainian startup Awesomic, a platform that matches design task with the best designers, raised $2m Seed round from Flyer One Ventures, SID Venture Partners, Pretiosum, 10x Value Partners, James Park (Fitbit), Ragnar Sass (Pipedrive), Bas Godska, Mikko Silventola, Max Ischenko, Alexander Khuda & Andrew Surzhynskyi, and others.
- In August, Awesomic has attracted $125,000 from Y Combinator and joined one of the world’s best training programs for startups based in Silicon Valley.
- Over 500 businesses from the U.S. and Europe already use Awesomic, including the popular mobile app Reface , co-working space LIFT99co , artificial intelligence startup People.ai and education-technology startup memoryOS .
- After graduating from Y Combinator, Awesomic hopes to attract more users to its platform. When the team, cofiunders Roman Sevast and Stacy Pavlyshyna, joined the program in April 2021, their profit increased and the number of employees grew from 15 to 50 people. Now Awesomic has 20 new vacancies published on its website.
- Before joining Y Combinator, Awesomic attracted $50,000 from the Ukrainian Startup Fund and raised funding from European angel investors like Ragnar Sass, co-founder of Pipedrive and Lift99 and Mikko Silventola, one of the first investors of the Estonian taxi service Bolt.