CEO Unicorn Nest Denis Dovgopoliy, CEO CfE Ivan Petrenko in cooperation with Lviv Business School of UCU (LvBS) and UCuniversity launched the 7wings fund for Ukrainian startups of $1,5-2 MLN.
7wings is a CfE-based startup support fund that provides $50,000 in non-equity grants to Ukrainian startups, most of whose team members remain in Ukraine, and the startup itself has suffered from Russia’s unwarranted aggression against Ukraine.
- FOR STARTUPS: We are here to help Ukrainian tech companies rise and show that UA tech capabilities are larger than MRIYA. If you are one of those startups that despite war keep going and need additional support to push your product or service to the market – this is your option.
FOR PARTNERS: Investors, companies, businesses, and experts who are willing to support Ukrainian startups through funding, services, expert assistance, or co-investing in rounds.If you are looking for ways to support Ukraine but for different reasons cannot send money to humanitarian or military aid – Ukrainian tech companies might be your best option.
Which startups could apply:
1. Team located in Ukraine (70%)
2. Seed-stage projects with revenue
3. Previously raised investments
- 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.
- Army SOS, which develops drones;
- Everybody Can, an organization that supports internally displaced people;
- Help on the Ministry of Defense website.