Latest news about Ukrainian startups for 08/2021

startup news august 2021

This month, we published a new ranking of Top Growth Stage Tech startups and refreshed our ranking of Top Seed Stage Tech startups focused on the global market with R&D centres in Ukraine. In this newsletter you will also learn  about new investments, events, interviews with founders as well as new releases from Ukrainian startups.

UCLUSTER NEWS

  • Top Seed Stage Tech startups focused on the global market with R&D centres in Ukraine (2021). – read
  • Top Growth Stage Tech startups focused on the global market with R&D centres in Ukraine (2021). – read

 PARTNER NEWS

  • Hiroshi Shibata, a Japanese IT consultant, shares his thoughts on advantages and disadvantages of Ukrainian IT. – read
  • Ajax Systems surpassed the mark of a million users. – read
  • Fozzy Group is building the Ukrainian Amazon.com. – read
  • Delfast Dnepr Electric prototype broke the speed record among A-OMEGA class motorcycles, showing a result of 107 miles per hour. – read
  • DOU presented the ranking of the largest tech companies in Ukraine (summer 2021). – read
  • Yaroslav Azhnyuk and Dima Shvets represent tech at the Independent 30 project. – read 
  • Glimpse inside the office and working conditions of MacPaw — developer of CleanMyMac and SetApp. – read
  • Ukrainians sell technology to Audi, earn € 14M — the story of Apostera, which has become a leading supplier of mixed reality systems for the German and American automotive industry. – read
  • Ukraine is the world’s first country that legalized a digital passport. – read
  • 9% of customers in developed countries only buy new clothes to make pictures for their social media, says a new Ukrainian startup DressX. – read
  • Headway, a Ukrainian app with book summaries, is No. 1 in the world by the number of downloads in its segment and remains at the top during 2021. – read

Events

  • UNO Pitch Competition for Ukrainian startups is calling for submissions opened its application form.read
  • Genesis and Facebook are launching StartUp Academy — an international academy for founders of technology startups and their teams from Central and Eastern Europe. – read 
  • Ukrainian CleanMyMac X has received the Red Dot Award. – read
  • Camdog has been selected to Take Off International Startup Summit 2021. – read
  • Visit ​​U Tomorrow Summit on 3-4 of September in UNIT.City and discover all about R&D opportunities in Ukraine. – read
  • Business Angel Leadership Program is an educational program that provides hands-on experience to emerging business angels. Participants will get an overview of the EU venture ecosystem. – read

Investments

  • Ukrainian app Obimy obtains funding at a $ 2M valuation. – read
  • Tech startup financing hits records as giant investment funds dwarf venture capitalists. – read
  • Ukrainian startup Awesomic, Inc has attracted $ 125,000 from Y Combinator. – read
  • AI startup Shelf.io with an office in Lviv raises $ 52.5M. – read
  • DataRobot, an American company with offices in Ukraine, raises $ 300M at a $ 6.3B valuation. – read
  • Ukrainian EdTech startup GIOS raises a $ 400K ​​from UVO Ventures. – read
  • Saudi Arabians interested in Ukrainian startups. The CEO of the Taibah Valley investment campaign Abdulrahman Alolayanand is in Ukraine looking for innovative areas for investment. – read
  • Ukrainian IoT/AI startup Recoshelf announced an additional investment of € 100K in Pre-Seed round. Spanish Think Bigger Capital led the round. – read
  • Ukrainian AI startup Livee secures $ 250K Pre-Seed funding. – read