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Snapchat reportedly buys Teleport’s technology, woos its best developers

Snapchat reportedly buys Teleport’s technology, woos its best developers

Snapchat has hired some of the best developers of Teleport, a startup launched by tech entrepreneurs from Ukraine, Estonia and Russia. The US company is also said to have acquired the processing image technology developed by this company, which claims it is “the best in the world.” Teleport made the news last year with its [...]
Ukraine’s Taxpayers to Finance State Startup Fund with $1.8 Million Budget

Ukraine’s Taxpayers to Finance State Startup Fund with $1.8 Million Budget

Ukraine is launching a state fund to finance country’s tech startups. On Nov. 7, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers approved the fund with a budget of Hr 50 million, or $1.8 million. It’s officially called the Innovation Development Fund and also known as the Ukrainian National Startup Fund. Its operations will get under way in 2019. [...]
Ukraine Officially Launched the MobileID Technology. What Is This Service and How to Connect to It

Ukraine Officially Launched the MobileID Technology. What Is This Service and How to Connect to It

On November 7, the Law on Electronic Fiduciary Services entered into force. It officially allows to launch the MobileID technology in Ukraine, according to the Cabinet of Ministers website. AIN.UA tells what kind of technology it is, what services can be obtained with its help and how to connect it. What is MobileID and why [...]
Gontareva’s Startup Medikit launched a platform for online consultations with doctors

Gontareva’s Startup Medikit launched a platform for online consultations with doctors

Ukrainian startup Medikit, whose head of the supervisory board is the ex-head of the NBU, Valeriia Gontareva, has launched a platform for online consultations with the Telekit doctors. This is reported by the project CEO Ruslan Kravets. Telekit is an online platform that brings patients and doctors together. With its help, users can ask questions [...]
Report on Freedom of Internet – Ukraine Has Not Changed Its Positions

Report on Freedom of Internet – Ukraine Has Not Changed Its Positions

Freedom House, a non-profit research organization, has published a new edition of the annual study on freedom of speech on the Internet. According to its results, the 2018th was the eighth year in a row, in which the growth of the general level of lack of freedom in the network was recorded. The study has [...]
A Startup With Ukrainian Roots Bitfury Raised $80 Million. It Is Called a Blockchain-Unicorn

A Startup With Ukrainian Roots Bitfury Raised $80 Million. It Is Called a Blockchain-Unicorn

Founded by the Ukrainian and the Latvian, the mining startup Bitfury attracted a new round of investments. According to the company, the amount of the transaction was $80 million. The value received as part of the transaction was not disclosed, but investors called Bitfury the “European blockchain unicorn”. Prior to this, according to Crunchbase, Bitfury [...]
Ukrainian Startup DreamTeam Raised $5 Million From Mangrove Capital Partners in a Seed-round

Ukrainian Startup DreamTeam Raised $5 Million From Mangrove Capital Partners in a Seed-round

Ukrainian startup DreamTeam raised a seed-round from the leading European fund Mangrove Capital Partners. The amount of the deal made $5 million. It is the second investment from this fund, raised by the project. “Seed-round, amounting to $5 million, is a very unusual situation for a Ukrainian startup. As a rule, our projects keep within [...]