Ukrainian tech entrepreneurs donate to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the charitable foundation Come Back Alive. On February 14, the portal DOU published a post asking IT professionals to ake charity donations to Come Back Alive. Previously, the foundation used to receive $25,000 each month. Today, that figure has already surpassed $100,000. In a scope for now, Ukrainian companies raised more then 16 MLN UAH.
Amid the looming war threat, a lot of tech companies and leaders joined the initiative:
- Max Ischenko, the founder of DOU and Djinni, has transferred 5 million UAH (about $170k) to the foundation’s account.
- The authors of the show Shit I Know have collected and transferred another 102,000 UAH to the foundation.
- Uptech raised UAH 1M (almost $35 000)
- The startup Awesomic has also contributed 1 million UAH.
- IT company N-iX transferred 900,000 UAH
- BotsCrew donated almost 600,000 UAH UAH 1M to Come Back Alive.
- Intellias has also raised and donated almost 600,000 UAH (more than $20k) to Come Back Alive. The money will be spent on quadcopters.
- Genesis has collected another five million hryvnias, the company’s CEO Vladimir Mnogoletniy. Genesis and all its projects will remain in Ukraine to the bitter end.
- AllSTARSIT, Captain Growth, VP Team reised 100,000 UAH each.
- Since 2014, Uklon has been constantly supporting the Ukrainian army through “Back and Alive” foundation. The annual amount of support reaches one million UAH. In 2022, the company will triple monthly support – today it is 310 thousand UAH/month.
“Uklon`s history seems to be a pretty long and exciting journey for us; still, more than a half of all operations history has passed during the war. “
Come Back Alive is one of the largest charitable foundations that supports Ukrainian soldiers, founded by the IT specialist Vitaliy Deynega. The organization collected more than 210 million UAH (more than $7M) in 2014. According to Na chasi, the Patreon page Come Back Alive is in the top ten projects by the number of financial donations.
via AIN.UA, Ukraine Business News, SPEKA
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