Ivano-Frankivsk-based Promprylad.Renovation is the unique innovation center which aims to create an environment and opportunities for Ukrainian companies, entrepreneurs, and specialists in various fields to stay and work in Ukraine and support the Ukrainian economy during the war and its recovery after the victory.
Highlights of the interview with Yuriy Fylyuk, CEO of Promprylad.Renovation
- Lauched the intiative #SaveUkraineNow with the aim to provide Armed Forces of Ukraine and Forces of Ivano-Frankivsk oblast Territorial Defense with intelligence, legal, financial and other help.
- After the full-scale russian invasion, the team and partners doubled the tenants for renovation from 12000 to 24 000 m2 for 2022.
- Launching the incubation and acceleration programs with Lviv Business School, Beetroot Academy, and Estonian accelerator.
- 12 tech teams moved to Promprylad after the beggining of war: MacPaw, EPAM, AltexSoft, Fuelfinance, Television Toronto, Aimbulance, Anoeses, and others.
- ЕPAM Ukraine opens 2 offices in Ivano-Frankivsk, including Promprylad.
- Recently, Kyiv-based MacPaw announced $ 1 million investments in the development of the Promprylad.Renovation. The company’s total investment in Promprylad is now estimated at $ 1.5 million, making MacPaw the largest investor in the project. The funds will be used for the revitalization of buildings A, B and B1, where will be build a business support center, offices of innovative companies, spacious coworking and more. These units are planned to be restored by the end of 2022.
- Strategic partnership with IT Ukraine Association.
- Four directions of the region’s development: informal education, contemporary art, new economy and urbanism.
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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.
- MacPaw Development Fund
- Army SOS, which develops drones;
- Everybody Can, an organization that supports internally displaced people;
- Help on the Ministry of Defense website.