Free Mentorship Project for Startups Launched – Entrepreneurship in Residence Program in MoldovaAugust 09, 2023
On Wednesday, August 2nd, XY Partners, with the financial support of the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, launched the Entrepreneurship in Residence Program in Moldova (EIR), a remarkable opportunity for the development of startups in Moldova. Within the project, 12 exceptional mentors from the diaspora will return home to share their experience and knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship with local startups. The registration deadline for founders is August 15th.
Dreamups launches the first traction-type accelerator in the Republic of Moldova: UpNextJune 22, 2023
Dreamups launched the first traction-type accelerator in the Republic of Moldova funded by WNISEF. With the aim of nurturing growth, this program will provide comprehensive support to 6 promising startups, pairing them with specialized and seasoned mentors.
Moldova Innovation Awards Held in ChisinauJune 15, 2023
On June 15th,2023 the Moldova Innovation Gala celebrated and honored the best in innovation by IT and creative companies, startups, corporate innovators, and game-changing companies in the Republic of Moldova. The nominations for these awards were meticulously evaluated by a panel of nine top international and Moldovan experts.
Join the Creative Accelerator dedicated to creative industries and benefit from a financial support of 5000 $February 01, 2023
The first business accelerator program dedicated exclusively to creative industries in Moldova has been launched. Within it, any local creator or artist, business or startup that develops a unique creative product with a quick growth potential will receive training and mentoring from successful entrepreneurs, support in project development and the opportunity to pitch their idea for obtaining a 5000 $ financial support. Registrations are open until February 19, 2023, click on the following link: https://bit.ly/3GCQY6g
Lviv IT Cluster Launches an All-Ukrainian Tech Industry Study – IT Research UkraineFebruary 14, 2022
Lviv IT Cluster is expanding the IT Research project, which since 2015 has been conducting a comprehensive study and analysis of the Lviv IT market. In 2021, for the first time, the project had scaled beyond the region and studied the tech industry of Ivano-Frankivsk. Now IT Research is becoming a large all-Ukrainian study – IT Research Ukraine, covering 24 regions of the country. For the first time in Ukraine, 14,000 IT specialists will be surveyed within the research.
For the Second Year, Ukrainian Students Participate in Canada Mitacs Globalink Research Internship ProgramSeptember 12, 2018
For the second year in a row, Ukrainian students have a chance to join the international Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program, which has recently announced the start of the application process. It is the first Canadian-Ukrainian program of research internships for the Ukrainian students with great scientific potential. In Ukraine, the Program is supported by joint efforts of the Government of Canada, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Canadian non-profit organization Mitacs, and the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund Awarded Six More Scholarships to Ukrainians to Study at Top U.S. UniversitiesJune 26, 2018
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) has awarded six talented Ukrainians with grants to study at top U.S. universities within SEED Grant program. The SEED Grant program was launched by WNISEF in 2015 and provides Ukrainians and Moldovans with scholarships covering up to 100% of tuition for MBA, MPA and LLM studies at top U.S. universities.
Future Presidents are Raised Here: A New Academic Year Started at the Ukrainian Leadership AcademySeptember 13, 2017
Today, 200 talented young people between the ages of 16 and 21 from all over Ukraine will embark on a new and exciting journey towards becoming the leaders of Ukraine. The 10-month program includes climbing mountain tops and studying the basics of state formation in the EU countries, running social projects for Ukrainian regions and taking multiple disciplines ranging from political science up to the English language. Participation is free of charge — each student receives a grant from the Western NIS Enterprise Fund funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Canada Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program Launched in UkraineSeptember 05, 2017
This year Ukraine joined the international program in course of the continued partnership with Canada under Free Trade Agreement. The Taras Shevchenko National Museum hosted the solemn opening ceremony of the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program. It is the first Canadian-Ukrainian program of research internships for the Ukrainian students with a great scientific potential. In Ukraine, the Globalink Research Internship Program is supported by joint efforts of the Government of Canada, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Canadian non-profit organization Mitacs, and the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko.
“A year ago, I planned to do my bachelor’s degree and go abroad. But now I know that I will stay” – The graduate of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy second enrollmentJune 27, 2017
On June 27, 2017, Kyiv witnessed the second graduation of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy. The 10-month training helped 192 students of the five ULA branches build up their vision of future and gave a chance to explore Ukraine in a more thorough way.