The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has announced the selection of 15 technology startups that will represent Ukraine at the tenth global conference of entrepreneurs and investors Startup Grind Global 2020 in Silicon Valley. The tender will be held jointly with Startup Grind Kyiv (the official representative of the international startup ecosystem Startup Grind) with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program “Competitive Economy of Ukraine.”
“Mature startups who built the product can become participants in the program, they know firsthand what is profit and are ready to scale. To participate in the tender, startups need to fill out an online application form before 12:00 on December 16,” the ministry reported on the website.
The jury will review the online questionnaires received from startups from December 16 to December 19, 2019 and will select the 25 best from all over Ukraine for further live pitching and final selection.
Next, on December 19, 2019, a pitching session will be held, during which the jury will select and announce the 15 best startups, the winners of the contest, by voting.
The winners of the tender will receive a ticket to participate in the conference, an exhibition stand, promo participation in the conference and PR support of the organizers, as well as covering financial costs for logistics.
Startup Grind Global 2020 will be held in Silicon Valley in the United States on February 9-12, 2020. The event is attended by 300 teams from more than 125 countries, which present their products to 10,000 participants in the event.
Startup Grind Kyiv is the official representative of Startup Grind (the community has about 2 million of the best entrepreneurs in the world), has been holding regular events in Kyiv since 2014.