Self-reinvention: the Mayor of Khmelnytskyi becomes a yard-keeper, and the Mayor of Chernivtsi hits off a trolleybus check-takerJanuary 29, 2018
The Mayors of Khmelnytskyi, Zhytomyr, Chernivtsi, Dolyna, Trostianets and Glukhiv joined the special project “Undercover Mayor” and lived one day as ordinary citizens. Six city leaders dared to disguise and dive into the crowd to find out the people’s opinion regarding the mayor’s office work.
“Million Worth Community” airs on 1+1: TV-presenters announcedJanuary 25, 2018
On January 28, at 9.50 am the 1+1 TV channel kicks off a new business-social reality show “Million Worth Community”, where united Ukrainian territorial communities will contend for UAH 1 million investment from the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) by creating projects to improve life in the regions.
The Official Opening of the Ukrainian Pavilion at the World’s Biggest Consumer Electronics Show CES-2018January 10, 2018
On January 10, a Ukrainian pavilion was officially opened at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – the world’s biggest consumer electronics conference annually held in Las Vegas, USA.
Oschadbank and Western NIS Enterprise Fund jointly grant another social loan in Luhansk regionDecember 22, 2017
Enterprises and individual entrepreneurs that prove social focus of their activities can get loans at a rate of 5% to 10% per annum under the “Social Entrepreneurship” program.
First-ever Ukraine House to open in Davos during the World Economic Forum’s Annual MeetingDecember 19, 2017
Ukraine House, a multi-format venue, is set to open in Davos, Switzerland during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Under the theme Ukraine: Creativity, Innovation, Opportunity, this multi-format space will showcase investment opportunities in Ukraine’s IT and Innovation sector to global business, technology and investment leaders. Ukraine House is a unique opportunity to highlight the vibrant, energetic European country and society that is Ukraine.
International Mayors Summit Started in KyivNovember 28, 2017
The International Mayors Summit, organized by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, kicks off in Kyiv. More than 150 Ukrainian mayors and local government leaders from eight countries gathered to share their experience in introducing innovations.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund Launches New Fund to Invest in Promising Startups from Ukraine and MoldovaNovember 15, 2017
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), with more than two decades of successful experience investing in small and medium-sized companies, announced the launch of U.Ventures, a new fund focusing on investing in early-stage technology startups from Ukraine and Moldova.
Teсhnovation Challenge, a global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls started its new season in UkraineNovember 03, 2017
The Innovation Park Unit.City hosted the kick-off session of the tech entrepreneurship competition for schoolgirls and the discussion of technical opportunities for girls in Ukraine. Ukraine joined the program in 2017 and has already seen 15 teams of girls making mobile apps for solving issues in the Ukrainian cities. The project in Ukraine is supported by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Peace Corps.
Oshchadbank and Western NIS Enterprise Fund Provide a Social Loan to Support ATO VeteransOctober 18, 2017
Oshchadbank has provided the first social loan to a self-employed entrepreneur as part of “Social Entrepreneurship” – a joint program, partnered with Western NIS Enterprise Fund.
UA TECH EXPO ZONE for CES-2018 AnnouncedOctober 17, 2017
10 winners of the UVCA Challenge: CES-Edition contest were announced to represent Ukraine in January at the world’s largest consumer electronics show CES-2018, that is annually held in Las Vegas, NV. The contest winning projects encompass various fields ranging from aggrotech, and 3D printing to systems of traffic and parental control.