#KyivFTW took place on December 1, 2014 with the Happy Farm Business Incubator in Kyiv, Ukraine. This was our final #FTW (For The Win) event, and was organized in partnership with Happy Farm Business Incubator, Belarus- based Bel.Biz, CCCstartup and Proffstore.
CCC Startups is a new venture capital company, raising a new private fund for the Eastern European and Middle East region. Proffstore is a Ukrainian startup, part of PrivatBank, who are sponsors of Happy Farm. They’re developing an online marketplace for small and medium-sized businesses to offer their services and find clients and suppliers.
Start up Ecosystems, Entrepreneurship, Early-Stage companies and Women Entrepreneurship were among the main topics at event, as well as presentations by the The Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and the American Business Safari.
Eight selected startups from Ukraine and Belarus participated in the pitching competition and received professional feedback and advice from the jury members.
More than 360 visitors were registered, as well as 15 participants that travelled from Belarus for the #KyivFTW event. More than 120 people attended the keynote presentations to enrich their knowledge about startup ecosystems, accelerators and early-stage investments.