On May 17 at Brussels Expo, the Tech.eu team held the first big European Tech event, TechEUSummit 2022, taking place in the heart of Europe, Brussels.
- Over 1,000 founders, investors, and experts gathered to share ideas and knowledge on how to shape a sustainable future for European innovation ecosystems.
- Within the event, Ukraine was presented at the “Standing tall: A spotlight on Ukraine’s resilient tech sector” panel, where Ukrainian tech ambassadors discussed how they tackle wartime challenges, demonstrating unprecedented tenacity, ability to operate in almost full capacity, and even growing amid the full-scale aggression by russia.
- Putting the spotlight on Ukraine’s resilient tech sector, Alexandra Govorukha, head of international PR at Sigma Software Group elaborated on how the company revised contingency plans to get people to safer places during the war. Dmytro Voloshyn, co-founder and CTO at Preply said shifting to a project management plan helped the company to survive the crisis. Evelina Komarnytska from Ukrainian Startup Fund talked about a range of solutions for their Ukrainian team.
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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.
There are several other organizations to support:
- MacPaw Development Fund
- Army SOS, which develops drones;
- Everybody Can, an organization that supports internally displaced people;
- Help on the Ministry of Defense website.