Eduard Rubin about tech industry in wartime, Kharkiv & Zakarpattya IT Clusters


Founder of Telesens and Board member of Kharkiv IT Cluster, Eduard Rubin relocated after the invasion to the Zakarpattya region and now supports to develop local IT cluster in Uzhgorod.

  • 10% of IT specialists from Kharkiv moved to Zakarpattya
  • Telesens keeps over 90% of projects and clients in wartime (telecom industry in Ukraine and Kazakstan)
  • 150 team members of Telesens – 5 are now in Army
  • registration of the company in Zakarpattya is not the obligation to be a part of the local IT cluster anymore
  • Kharkiv and Zakarpattya authorities manage the process of reserving the developers to keep operation and provide service for international clients (#3 export industry in Ukraine)
  • negotiation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation and European Business Association to help industry stay resilience in challenging times
  • a lot of international clients prolong the contracts and support Ukrainian tech teams
  • key priorities within Zakarpattya IT cluster – infrastructure, 300 000 m2 of houses for displaced people from the most affected regions in Ukraine (financing – invetment money), coworking for IT in Uzhgorod.
Read more in UA via
«Потрібно розуміти, що не всі бронь отримають». Засновник Telesens, харків'янин Едуард Рубін про болі галузі та нові плани в Ужгороді
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