FT: “Tech entrepreneurs see Ukraine as future IT leader”, by Yuri Bender (September 12, 2018 )

This is an interesting read in Financial Times on the perspectives of IT industry in Ukraine:

  • “The value of Ukraine’s IT services industry is increasing by 16 per cent annually, with 2017 exports worth $3.6bn.”
  • “According to investment firm AVentures Capital, 500 firms service this global market, clustered around technical universities in Lviv, Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odessa.”
  • SoftServe and EPAM both have offices in Lviv, 70km from the Polish border. SoftServe provides 6,000 Ukrainian jobs, and serves clients including Google and Hewlett-Packard.”

You might find some relevant news on the web-site of the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), which aims to build  a bridge between Ukrainian and global ecosystems, facilitating the motion of knowledge and capital in both directions. UVCA is a member of Invest Europe.