The latest news about the world of startups, technologies, and investments for 04/2021

This month, we had a great chat with Dmytro Usenko, CEO of Camdog, a video surveillance service for small and medium businesses that stores recordings in the cloud. Our team has also released a Top 30 list of angel investors, who have been actively funding Ukrainian startups for the past 5 years. Besides, Beetroot has published Tech Market Report for 2021 with a salaries overview. Turned out that the average software developer salary in Ukraine fluctuated between $780/month at an entry-level and $4,000/month at a senior level.

UCLUSTER NEWS

  • How to find an investor for your startup: a list of business angels who have been actively financing Ukrainian startups for the past 5 years. – read
  • Are American businesses ready to buy from Ukrainian startups? Camdog: a video surveillance service for small and medium businesses that stores recordings in the cloud. – read

PARTNER NEWS

  • Ukrainian entrepreneur Max Polyakov, with his Silicon Valley-based investment firm Noosphere Ventures Partners, is on a mission to build out a vertically integrated space business. – read
  • NFTb, a marketplace for non-fungible tokens, has raised $200k in a Seed round of funding. Among the main investors are Spark Digital, Next Ventures, and Rarestone Capital. – read
  • BlaBlaCar, an online marketplace for carpooling, will open a large engineering hub in Ukraine. Ukrainian developers will work on the development and scaling of the marketplace. – read
  • Effa, a Ukrainian startup that develops green products, has raised a $500k round from an angel investor. Effa startup’s valuation is $3.5 million. – read
  • Salaries overview. In 2020, the average software developer salary in Ukraine fluctuated between $780/mo at an entry-level and $4,000/mo at a senior level. A mid-career developer typically earns from $1,500 to $2,600 per month, which amounts to 18K-33K USD annually. – read
  • On the Digital Frontier: 5 Misconceptions about Ukraine and its Tech Startups. – watch
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