Entrepreneurial Ukraine for the Future
Where an idea can become a business
Startups are needed now more than ever to rebuild Ukraine. Ukrainian Future Business Incubator helps to develop and transform the business ideas of young entrepreneurs-innovators into financially self-sufficient business models.
The Global Innovation through Science and Technology initiative (GIST) is a U.S. government program on innovation and entrepreneurship. The program assists businesspeople in establishing startups.
Ukrainian Future has a status of GIST Innovation Hub in Ukraine. The goal of its activities is to provide innovators with the training, mentoring, and additional resources they need to bring research results to market.
Pegasus Tech Ventures is a global venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, offering intellectual and financial capital to exceptional emerging technology companies around the world. SpaceX, Airbnb, Twitter, SoFi are in the portfolio of Pegasus Tech Ventures.
Ukrainian Future is an official partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures in Ukraine in organizing the regional competition of Startup World Cup in Ukraine. Every year UF organizes the regional final to select the best Ukrainian startup that represents Ukraine in the Grand Final of the Startup World Cup in Silicon Valley and competes for $ 1 000 000.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations agency tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development.
In 2021 the Junior Academy of Science of Ukraine and UNDP signed a MOU according to improve the quality of education and business support services for the development of youth skills in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship; development of implementation and promotion of biological solutions; conducting a biomimicry competition. Ukrainian Future realizes the joint activities from the side of the Junior Academy.
The Ministry of Good Spirit is a community that believes in good spirit to make better decisions and to see opportunities where others see obstacles. The Ministry brings together people who are committed to good spirit, supporting their growth with inspiring events and personal mentoring.
Mikko-Pekka Hanski, a founder of the Ministry of Good Spirit contributes to the activities of the Ukrainian Future being an advisor and investor to the UF startups.
Material ConneXion is a materials consultancy, headquartered in New York City, that helps companies source advanced materials to enhance the performance, aesthetics and sustainability of their projects. Its clients have included design and architecture firms, government agencies, and large corporations such as Adidas, Target Corporation, PUMA, BMW and Nike.
Material ConneXion is the only Materials Library in the world to feature Cradle to Cradle assessed and certified materials and the only materials consultancy to offer Cradle to Cradle Certification and Cradle to Cradle product development.
In 2021 Material ConneXion signed the agreement with the Junior Academy of Sciecnes of Ukraine to establish the first Material Library at the Academy’s business incubator Ukrainian Future.
UF Material Library is an archive that presents materials cataloged by type, information about the manufacturer, composition, properties and industry application of materials.
But first and foremost, it is a design platform that uses the most innovative materials from around the world.
Created in 1984, the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, IASP is a knowledge-based network which brings together existing and developing science and technology parks (STPs), and innovation-based business incubators(BICs), as well as R&D institutions, universities, consultants and experts in economic regional development and technologyand knowledge transfer. IASP gathers 397 members in 73 countries, which in turn represent a network of over 128,000 companies, most of them belonging to the innovation and knowledge economy.
Ukrainian Future is the first business incubator in Ukraine to become an accredited member of the IASP since 2021.
Among advantages of the business incubator's membership in the International Association of Science Parks:
- expansion of the network of contacts with heads of technology parks in different countries of the world, as well as their resident companies (startups);
- gaining access to new markets, potential customers and partners with the support of IASP.
The Kielce Technology Park is a place focused on innovation and creativity and, above all, open to cooperation with entrepreneurs from Poland and abroad.
The Park offers a modern and professionally prepared infrastructure and fully developed investment areas. The companies operating in the KTP can benefit from both the park’s facilities and the tax advantages. The offer of our institution is always a response to the individual needs of potential collaborators.
The Kielce Technology Park is a partner of Ukrainian Future since 2019 and contributes to the professional development of the UF team as well supporting its startups with coaching and international network.
Amoniac provides IT consulting and outsourcing services in desktop and mobile software development. The main idea of our business is to help our clients to build profitable products.
Ukrainian Future has been cooperating with Amoniac since 2019. Oleksandr Simonov, CEO and CTO at Amoniac provides his expertise to support the activities of Ukrainian Future being its Member of the Advisory Board.
Howspace is the platform that organizations use to foster culture and reshape how work happens in order to align everyone for the greatest impact.
In 2022 Howspace supported Ukrainian Future and provided its platform to run the UF programs enabling the Ukrainian startup people work together in the efficient and friendly online environment.
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.
Ukrainian Future and Amazon Web Services have been collaborating since 2019. The UF residents and participants of the UF programs recieve $ 10 000 for AWS services.