Israeli-Ukrainian Alliance took part in the second EU4Digital ICT Innovation networking event

Updated
2020-10-14

The EU4Digital Facility held the second ICT Innovation networking event on 8 October. Israeli-Ukrainian Alliance was invited to join the event by the EU4Digital Expert Network as a key organization of the ICT Innovation ecosystem in Ukraine.


This year the event was held remotely in the form of a virtual session and was focused on the topic of Integration of business angels and venture capital (individuals and associations) into EU and global networks and their capacity building to increase digital SMEs’ access to finance in the Eastern Partnership region.


Several EU businesses, business angel and crowdfunding networks have been invited to the event. They presented their value propositions, plans and visions of possible cooperation in the EaP region.


ICT Innovation networking events aim to facilitate the establishment of EaP communities in the selected ICT Innovation policy areas.


In addition to creating networks in the region, it strives for the establishment of bilateral and multilateral bridges between the Eastern partner organizations and EU stakeholders to enable further sustainable joint activities and projects.


These events target a wide audience, including ministerial level representatives and agencies, associations and networks of relevant policy areas, ICT Infrastructure organisations as well as other ICT Innovation ecosystem actors.

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Michael Furaev

Strategic partner

Head of Quattrgroup

Visionary leader and designer of synergistic teams

Sergey Vilner

Strategic Partner

CEO of Quattrgroup, IUA’s strategic partner in Ukraine

Over 20 years of technical and management experience in healthcare IT, including long-term cooperation with Ilex Medical Ltd

Anna Zharova

CEO of IUA

Entrepreneur and International Consultant, specializes in developing, managing and launching impact projects in commercial and social spheres

Co-founder of nonprofit organization "Israeli Friends of Ukraine"

Board Member in “Pnima” - Israeli organization, uniting public and government leaders

Eddy Dave

Chairman of IUA

15 years of experience in capital markets, investments, business development

Owner of Israeli-Ukrainian outsourcing company: 400 employees, 5 years of operations, offices in Kharkov and Kiev

Managing Partner of Camalia Capital Markets, which was successfully sold to Meitav Dash 5 years ago. Meitav Dash is the second biggest investment house in Israel with more than 50b$ at the disposal

Olha Stoliarchuk

Co-founder of IUA

Main expertise in oil and gas laws, data protection and antitrust law

Olha’s portfolio embraces positions of a Legal Counsel for NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, a lawyer in the international law firms Schoenherr LLC and Salans LLC

Manager at the Ukraine Discovery Tour and a founder of NGO ‘Go.UA’, a member of ELSA Vienna, Law Clinic of NauKMA

Olha is an active volunteer, being a member of NGO ‘Legal Hundred’, Charity Organization ‘The Wheel of Good Deed’, actively working pro bono with soldiers in ATO zone (anti-terrorist operation), displaced children and handicapped people society in Ukraine

Daniil Tsiporukha

Co-founder of IUA

Social Media, Digital Marketing and Paid Ad Expert, Entrepreneur

Skilled in PPC, Analytics, Product Marketing, Start-ups, and Product Development

BA degree in Communications and New Media Studies IDC Herzliya, MA in Law ISU Kyiv

Co-Founder at Draw Days Tel-Aviv, IUA and Echo

Eugene Proskulikov

Communication expert

Design of social, corporate, and business relations by developing and implementing long-term communication strategies and ad hoc campaigns, based on data-driven analyst, creative approach, and coherent content policy

17 years of practice in communications as a strategist, analyst, copywriter, and marketing expert. Provided services for about 200 international and Ukrainian brands in various industries

Mykyta Khodakivskyi

Co-founder of IUA

An independent international expert that has been in software development, in particular, in cross-application development projects in global e-payments, eCommerce and FINTECH for nearly 15 years

Founder of Paris-based DevteamRadar.com, he runs consultancy and software development projects to assure successful launches for new startups and SaaS businesses

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Date:

05.02 - 08.02.2019

About

As for the Export Strategy of Ukraine 2017 - 2021, presented by the Ministry of Economy and Trade of Ukraine, the IT and creative industries (services) are one of the seven key directions. Moreover, the Ukrainian Furniture market is a fast-growing segment of the economy which augments 14% annually. That is why Architects & Designers Buyers Tour was a well-time event in terms of Ukrainian Export Strategy implementation and further policy adoption.

Partners

Purpose

  • Deep dive into Ukrainian Furniture Industry and Interior Design Ecosystem.
  • Present Ukraine`s export capabilities in the sector of architecture and design
  • Lay the groundwork for long-term business relations between Israeli and Ukrainian enterprises in the sphere
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of the Ukrainian market niche.

Results/goals reached:

  • 10 - 15 participants, architects, developers and design businesses from Israel;
  • 20 - 40 B2B meetings in Kyiv and its region;
  • 60% of participants report increased business linkages with businesses in Ukraine;
  • 40 new business contacts established during the trade mission;
  • 5000 of target audience reached by the media campaign in Israel;
  • 8 B2B itineraries company-specific developed.
Study tour“Exploring Israeli FoodTech Industry”

Date:

29.10. - 02.11.2019

About

With expertise in biotech, food e-commerce and ingredient innovations, Israel holds its position as one of the biggest food tech communities globally. At the same time, Kormotech is the leading pet food producer in Ukraine. Therefore, we have found an opportunity for promising cooperation through sharing experiences with high-tech and family companies, innovation, and R&D сenters.

Purpose

  • Deeper insight into the Israeli market niche.
  • Discover the hottest technologies, get to know innovative approaches in production, business development and sales strategies on an international scale.
  • Expand and strengthen the network.
  • Sharing experience and learning from real successful cases.

Results/goals reached:

  • 7 B2B meetings with key industry companies in Israel;
  • Bringing to negotiations with 3 Israeli companies.