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From Estonia, to India, to the USA, Ukrainian Startup Automates Freight Matching

From Estonia, to India, to the USA, Ukrainian Startup Automates Freight Matching

In a business traditionally dominated by the manual processes of freight brokers, digital freight matching seeks to squeeze out longstanding inefficiencies and hidden fees. It is a supply-chain technology that is fairly new and will potentially change the broker-carrier relationship. Stakh Vozniak, the CEO and co-founder of the Ukrainian startup Cargofy, hopes to play a [...]

Ukraine’s Top 8 Tech Successes Since Last Independence Day

Those looking to invest in Ukraine need look no further than its tech industry. The information technology industry, including telecoms, is one of the few in Ukraine that’s continually growing — there are major developments to report every year. And since the last Independence Day, Ukraine’s tech has generated a lot of good news — [...]
Lviv Business School and New York Accelerator Aim to Promote FoodTech in Ukraine

Lviv Business School and New York Accelerator Aim to Promote FoodTech in Ukraine

How will Ukraine, which has been historically known as the “breadbasket of Europe” because of its major production of agricultural products, including especially wheat, seize the opportunities of the revolution occurring today in advanced countries in the field of food technologies? As new startups and innovators are disrupting how food is produced, distributed, sold and [...]
Ukraine Going Cashless: Digital Bank Transactions Hit $21 Billion in 2018

Ukraine Going Cashless: Digital Bank Transactions Hit $21 Billion in 2018

Ukrainians with bank cards are gradually giving up the use of cash, according to a report published by the National Bank of Ukraine on Aug. 21 – the first in what is to be a regular series of NBU reports on cashless transactions. In the first six months of 2018, Ukrainians conducted 1.5 billion cashless transactions [...]
Kyiv Blockchain Forum Aims to “Allow Everyone to Find Themselves in Crypto-reality”

Kyiv Blockchain Forum Aims to “Allow Everyone to Find Themselves in Crypto-reality”

On September 3, the Ukrainian capital will play host to the VIII Kyiv Blockchain Forum, an international event dedicated to Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency market.The event will feature a variety of topics – from the latest ICO trends, to crypto-trading, to blockchain implementation cases in businesses, to R&D and legal issues.The forum aims to [...]
Two US Non-Profits to Support Ukrainian Fintech Startups

Two US Non-Profits to Support Ukrainian Fintech Startups

Village Capital is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit venture capital firm focused on solving real-world problems. MetLife is a global provider of insurance, employee benefits and financial services. Its non-profit MetLife Foundation utilizes grantmaking to help low-to-moderate income families gain access to safe and affordable financial products and services.         The two non-profits will host their first [...]
Ukraine’s E-commerce Giants Rozetka, EVO Group Plan to Merge

Ukraine’s E-commerce Giants Rozetka, EVO Group Plan to Merge

Ukraine’s largest e-commerce firms Rozetka and EVO Group are to merge in order to develop an “ecosystem for local internet buyers and sellers,” the companies announced on Aug. 9. The agreement between the two foresees Rozetka buying shares of EVO Group from Naspers, the multinational internet and media group that also owns 95 percent of [...]
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