Forbes Ukraine: Ukrainian VCs and Startups Demonstrate Unprecedented Resilience

 

Based on the Forbes Ukraine survey, Ukrainian VCs and startups demonstrate unprecedented resilience during wartime: less than 4% of more than 250 startups in the portfolios of the most active VC players have significantly reduced turnover, but none closed down.

  • The most active VCs: GEEK Ventures, SID Venture Partners, Ukrainian Startup Fund, SMRK, Flyer One Ventures, AVentures Capital, ICU Ventures, TA Ventures, DigitalFuture, Chernovetskyi Investment Group.
  • Launched at the end of 2021, GEEK Ventures and SID Venture Partners remain the most active VCs. Since the 24th of February, they have closed 13 deals with Ukrainian startups.
  • During wartime, 2 tech companies joined the batch of Ukrainian unicorns – airSlate and Unstoppable Domains (the U.S. based with Ukrainian founders). Also, Ukrainian Preply raised $ 50 MLN for further scaling up globally.

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