When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24th, the lives of Stacy Pavlyshyna and Roman Sevast from startup founders to survival coordinators.
Headquartered in Kyiv, the founders of Awesomic (Y Combinator S21), share their experience of securing their safety and evacuating their team members from across Ukraine under the dangers of war and missile attacks—all while continuing to build and scale their startup.
Watch the story by brave Ukrainian tech founders:
You can donate to TechUkraine here.
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.