We are pleased to invite you to The Ukrainian Startup National Digital Competition 2021
FIB’s concept is to hold a National Competition between the Top Universities in Ukraine to identify leading Startup business ideas and to scout for bright minds and entrepreneurs to lead the next innovative startup companies. At the end of the Competition, and after a review by our Professional Panel of Technical and Financial experts, the winners will get an investment support.APPLY ONLINE
The Competition will last from 2 to 3 months depending on the amount of applicants
The FIB concept is to hold National Startup Competition for students, graduates, postgraduates, tutors, and other interested in the opportunity to get financial and strategic backing to their business ideas/ventures. Startup teams can include any combination of entrants.
Information on FIB’s competition will also be distributed among leading Ukrainian Universities and will be supported by them. The Competition is held to identify and support bright business ideas
First screening of competitors and ideas will take about 4 weeks depending on the amount of participants
An expert panel of technical, financial, and commercial professionals will review and short the list of 10-15 finalists to continue to the next round
An in-depth presentation by finalists will be held over Zoom and/or physical presentation (If possible due to Covid-19 restrictions)
An expert team of judges will select the top winners based on all data collected from reviewers and expert panel
The winning participant/s will sign an agreement with the investors/fund for the financial support to their project and will also receive unique assistance to access global markets and promote the project and business
The uniqueness of FIB based on the combination of world-class investor groups on the one hand and the most innovative audience of participants on the other. FIB is attracting investors provided by Israeli partners and students, graduates, university staff with the assistance of Ukrainian partners: Ukrainian association of IT professionals and the Faculty of Information Technology of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. FIB is organized in direct cooperation with leading universities of Ukraine. It reaches a potential audience of startups and entrepreneurs from the best universities to support great ideas at a very early stage. The main organizers of the Competition are Dr. Margarita Bel, Director of Business Development at Cyber Incident Response Company and Dr. Serhiy Bronin, President of the Ukrainian association of IT professionals (UAITP).
Professional in Business Development and Technology Management with 20 years experience, Harvard Awardee, Director of Business Development at Cyber Incident Response Company, Head of the Projects at Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd., Cympire - Next Generation Cyber Range, Integrity – Cyber Security and Risk Management Services.
Expert in information technologies and ICT/IoT businesses, with 20+ years of experience. Since 2008 involved in forming of Ukrainian state policy for IT & ICT/IoT business. Assoc. professor on IST department, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Took part in 10+ successful Startups. Managed and managing International projects.
Mordechai has established a successful, publicly traded Cannabis company as well as invested in multiple food tech companies and e-commerce business. Mordechai works closely with key global partners in the US, LATAM and Europe.
Jonathan helped listing several public tech companies on the US stock market and participated in various M&A.
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