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UVCA Publishes Overview of Ukrainian Investment Market

UVCA Publishes Overview of Ukrainian Investment Market

The Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (UVCA) published the first overview of Ukrainian investment market displaying current players’ activity, sectors of interest, and portfolio. The Investors Book identified 34 active investors, which deal with global companies from Ukraine (mostly IT sector). According to the Book, there are 29 funds operating in Ukraine, consisting ... Read More
 
Why Investors Are Giving Ukraine a Second Chance

Why Investors Are Giving Ukraine a Second Chance

Ukraine today is open and transparent, but foreign investors are often taken aback by its challenges. While corruption and property rights are issues, any objective assessment must recognize the monumental strides the country has taken on these issues. After three years of reforms, society is fatigued, and the mood is pessimistic. The current media narrative—that ... Read More
 
EBRD Intends to Invest € 1 Billion in Ukraine in 2017

EBRD Intends to Invest € 1 Billion in Ukraine in 2017

Şevki Acuner, Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for Ukraine, hopes that the bank will expand its investments in projects in Ukraine up to EUR 1 billion this year. “Over the previous two years, we invested EUR 2.2 billion in total, which is about EUR 1 billion per year, so I ... Read More
 
Black Iron: Suspensions Lifted on the Shymanivske Project

Black Iron: Suspensions Lifted on the Shymanivske Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – Black Iron Inc. (“Black Iron” or the “Company”) (TSX:BKI) is pleased to report that the Company has received written notice from the Dnepropetrvosk Ecology Department (the “Ecology Department”) that the suspensions on exploration activities imposed by the Ecology Department on the Company’s Shymanivske project in 2011 and 2012 have been lifted. Matt Simpson, Chief Executive ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s IT boom could speed up EU integration

Ukraine’s IT boom could speed up EU integration

Ukraine has a literacy rate of 99.7 percent, which is higher than most EU states June 2017 will mark the three-year anniversary of the association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, and while the Eastern European state has taken major steps towards European integration, its progress has been slow. With the signing of the ... Read More