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National Startup Competition Ukraine 2022

National Startup Competition Ukraine 2021 winners testimonials

At National Startup Competition Ukraine we want to help innovative startups advance and reward them with tools that will add to their entrepreneurial learning curve

DO YOU HAVE AN INNOVATIVE STARTUP?

The winner of the National Startup Competition Ukraine 2022 will represent the country at University Startup World Cup organized by Venture Cup Denmark and Venture Cup China Are you ready? Apply now!

Deadline 30.05.2022

CATEGORIES

Your startup can be in the early stages of implementation as well as in the growth stage.

Health

Product

Green

Digital

Smart City

Agro

ICTs

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Startups with two co-founders are preferred, and at least one of them must be affiliated with a University, or is a recent graduate (having graduated in the last 2 years).

  • The startup is working towards making an impact in the world and has implemented an impact method, i.e SDG ́s, circular economy or regenerative approaches to their idea.

  • The startup demonstrate commitment and tenacity to move ahead and work hard.

  • Startup want to be part of a network of international student entrepreneurs and there’s potential for their idea to work in the Chinese market

BENEFITS

National Startup Competition Ukraine


Access to a Digital Bootcamp

Receive feedback from business professionals

Get national and international exposure

Become part of a network of like-minded entrepreneurs

Compete for a chance to represent Ukraine at University Startup World Cup 2022

Prizes at University Startup World Cup 2022

Early Stage

All 4 category winners will receive 1000 USD each

Overall winner will receive 15,000 USD + 1,000 USD from winning the category.


Growth Stage

All 4 category winners will receive 1000 USD each

Overall winner will receive 15,000 USD + 1,000 USD from winning the category.

National Startup Competition 2021

GUEST SPEAKERS

Morten Ugelvig Andersen

CEO VENTURE CUP Danmark

Jane Wu


CEO VENTURE CUP China


NATIONAL JURY BOARD

Alex Bornyakov

Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine on IT industry development

Pavlo Kartashov

CEO Ukrainian Startup Fund

Dmytro Senik

Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Chief Digital Transformation Officer

Roman Shahmatenko

Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Natalia Lytvynenko

R&D Director, Ukrainian Pharmaceutical group Yuria-Pharm

Olena Pyshna

Chief Growth Officer, Ukrainian Pharmaceutical group Yuria-Pharm

Maksym Pavlov

Microsoft Solutions Consultant, Ciklum

Alekcandr Bashkalenko

CEO, NEXTTRADE

Gas and Power Trading


NATIONAL MENTOR BOARD

Daria Mustafina

Director of Institute of Partnership and Sustainable Development, coordinator of Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Ihor Markevych

Ukrainian Startup Fund Head of Projects and Programs in USF

Kateryna Hodgson

Co-Founder & Financial Advisor

HUB 4.0, Ukraine

Roman Shahmatenko

Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Maksym Pavlov

Microsoft Solutions Consultant, Ciklum

Vlada Benyukh

Agile Delivery Leader, Ciklum

Alla Yemets

Professor, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Oleksandr Babiy

Chief visionary officer at Sustainable Business Club

Anton Melnyk

Adviser at Ministry of Digital Transformation. Project Director "Ukrainian Tech Ecosystem"

Yuliia Stelmakh

Senior corporate affairs manager Carlsberg Ukraine

OUR PARTNERS

CATEGORY PARTNERS

DIGITAL

GREEN

INFO PARTNERS

Want to be a partner of the 2021 National Startup Competition Ukraine? Apply now!

Ukraine Representatives to USWC

USWC 2021 Winner of the Category Health

Startup: Elomia (Health, Early)

An AI-powered therapy chatbot with human-level effectiveness. We are creating an AI-powered friend, to whom one can talk to get emotional support.

University: Kharkiv Polytechnic National University

USWC 2021: Top 3 in category Environmental

Startup: S.Lab - Sustainable Laboratory

University: Taras Shevchenko National University

Startup: RE-leaf PAPER - Paper from fallen leaves

University: Taras Shevchenko National University

USWC 2019 : II place in category “Environmental”.

Startup: Food Bio Pack - Biodegradable plastic

University: Sumy National Agrarian University

USWC 2018 Special Award: Sustainability Award

Startup: Helli - Predicts epileptic seizures

University: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

USWC 2017 Special Award: Social Media Award

Startup: AgroZilla - Industrial drones

University: Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Inst

USWC 2016 Special Award: Best Product Design


Do not miss the opportunity to become the best startup in Ukraine and represent the country at Univercity Startup World Cup 2021!

The deadline for submitting your application is May 30th, 2021

Contact


Alevtyna Pabst

Founder & CEO Startup Kyiv

Cand Soc in Organisational innovation and Entrepreneurship from Copenhagen Business School

E: alevtynapabst@gmail.com

Tel: +45 2245 6517