Startup World Cup Ukraine

Ukrainian Future business incubator is an official representative of the Startup World Cup Ukraine regional competition since 2020.

The winner of the Startup World Cup Ukraine 2022 is MANNA startup!

MANNA is an interactive media platform for creating original 3D animation content, streaming and social modification in VR environments.

Together with the winner of the Startup World Cup Ukraine 2020 - the startup Kray Technologies, which developed automatic drones for the import of protection and nutrition for plants, MANNA represents Ukraine in the Grand Final in Silicon Valley and competes for the main prize of $1,000,000!

Both startups  will receive the travel support from GIST Network!

Startup World
Cup Competition 2022

Startup World Cup is the largest global conference-competition of startups with a Grand Final in Silicon Valley. More than 60 countries hold regional Startup World Cup selections, determining the winner who will represent them in the Grand Final and compete for the prize in $1 million.

The organizer of the competition is the international venture company Pegasus Tech Ventures, the total investments of which is $14 billion and the portfolio includes such companies as SpaceX, Airbnb, SoFi, etc.

Startup World Cup is not just about competing startup teams. Grand Final in Sillion Valley is a unique opportunity to meet leading investors, founders and executives of innovative giant corporations such as Apple, Netflix, Siri, Softbank, LinkedIn, Cisco, Khosla Ventures at the venue. The regular speakers of the competition are Steve Wozniak, Mark Randolph, Adam Chayer, Marcelo Claur, Reed Hoffman, John Chambers and many other successful businessmen. Participants of the Grand Final have an opportunity not only to present their project, but also to chat live with "business sharks", to hear some advices of world experts, to find partners and future investors.

Jury of Startup World Cup Ukraine 2022
Ksenia Belkina

Сo-founder and CEO of Cardiomo Care, Inc., Forbes Top 25 Women in IT, Women-in-Tech US Award, 40 under 40 Emerging Leaders in Biotech

Yurii Sereshchenko

Managing Director at QPDigital Venture Capital Fund, where he is responsible for finding, investing, and developing new projects. He has managed business projects in the field of residential and commercial real estate and has experience in the financial sector. Expert in business development, team building, business planning, market research, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Volodymyr Khmurych

UMG Investments Business offcier, economist and financier. Volodymyr worked as the vice-president of the investment fund "ICON Private Equity"; in the investment division of the holding company "System Capital Management"; director to KFund Management, director to Industrial Park "Bila Tserkva" and other companies

Vitaliy Yakushev

Vitaliy Yakushev is the Chief Operating Officer of the cybersecurity consulting company 10Guards. Vitaliy is a specialist in the field of information technology and data protection, has more than 15 years of experience in various national and international projects for the construction and management of modern information systems. Speaker at many business events, lecturer at the International Institute of Business for MBA students. Vitaliy Yakushev holds a master's degree in several technological disciplines, as well as certificates from the world's leading IT and telecommunications institutes.