Startup Weekend Kyiv
Friday, November 18 - 20, 2016
Friday, November 18 - 20, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
America House Kyiv
Mykoly Pymonenka st, 6
Startup Weekend at America House Kyiv
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In case you have already applied through the America House announcement, do not do anything - we will synchronize application lists via Eventbrite.
Friday November 18th
Saturday November 19th
Sunday November 20th
Mr. Gursky leads - a community of 1000+ hacktivists supported by the Ukrainian government that deliver great products such as DATA.gov.ua and dozens of web/mobile applications based on government data. (http://1991.vc/)
Advisor to Secretary General at National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine; - Co-Founder/Managing Partner at IHUB; and Co-Founder & Chairman at Seed Forum Ukraine Foundation
He dedicates a considerable amount of time to social entrepreneurship and impact investment activities which support the growth of innovative SMEs and startup entrepreneurship across Ukraine.
His specialties include investment management, entrepreneurship, IT, startup companies, Business Incubators, Venture Capital
Coaches and Mentors
Partner, EU Desk at Integrites
He is the head of Ukrainian Banner Network, Infostore.org, Ukrainian web-portal and Mail.UA, Webman. Moreover, he is one of the initiators of Ukrainian forum of Internet top-people - iForum.
Currently, he also provides training for startups and writes a book about philosophy of management in creative work groups.
The tech part of his careers started in 2000 in web projects, leading to bizdev role in Ukraine’s first venture capital firm. Before co-founding Greencubator Roman worked as financial communications and investment PR consultant. Between 2004 and 2008 Roman was financial PR/IR adviser for capital market transactions, serving IPOs and private placements of Ukraine’s leading companies and investment banks.
He’s visiting lecturer in Ukrainian business schools - Kyiv School of Economics and Lviv Business School, focusing on green business models, art of presentation and storytelling.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Kyiv team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
America House is your main resource in Ukraine for American culture, education, and information. Our tech-forward and visitor friendly space is free and open to everyone. Some of the activities that you can expect to find at America House include concerts, lectures, workshops, exhibits, and educational advising.
Techstars Startup Weekend Kiev is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Olha has previously studied in the U.S. and participated in short term exchange programs to Poland as well as attended the Civic Education Week in Washington, D. C. A couple of her posts have been included into Oksana Zabuzhko's project Annals of Eyewitnesses: Nine months of the Ukrainian resistance. In 2015 Olha launched a project Healing Colors which aims to improve the atmosphere of Ukrainian healthcare facilities through paintings and murals.
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