President Zelenskyy Visits Ukraine House DavosJanuary 17, 2024
Focus of Day 2: Ukraine’s Natural Resources and Human Resources
President Zelenskyy spoke on main stage of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, calling on governments around the world to recognize that “only our people and your investments can rebuild a resilient economy”. He reminded delegates that Ukraine’s greatest asset is its people, stating, “Our strength is our people, talented, modern and brave”.
1000 scholarships for Prometheus IT courses in partnership with WNISEF: free training in programs created together with GlobalLogic, Ciklum, and the top industry expertsJanuary 16, 2024
Prometheus, Ukraine’s largest educational platform, offers scholarships for paid IT courses created in partnership with GlobalLogic, Ciklum, and top industry experts. The Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is generously providing 1,000 scholarships to make the training free of charge.
Ukraine House Davos 2024 Opens Its Doors!January 16, 2024
Ukraine House opened its doors today with a stirring speech from Executive Director Ulyana Khromyak in which she spoke powerfully about the indomitable spirit of the Ukrainian people, urging a packed audience to remember that investing in Ukraine was an “investment in a more stable, secure and thriving world for all of us.”
Ukraine House Davos Opens from Jan 15 – 18, 2024. Program of Events and Speakers: www.UkraineHouseDavos.comJanuary 09, 2024
We are delighted to announce that Ukraine House Davos is back in 2024 to shine a spotlight on the continuing indomitable spirit of the Ukrainian people and ignite conversations about Ukraine’s triumphant post-war future.
Launching the Strategic Changes Support Office Together With WNISEFJanuary 04, 2024
The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, supported by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), which implements reform initiatives and transformational projects in Ukraine, is opening a Strategic Changes Support Office. The project was implemented as part of the joint efforts with the NGO Foundation for Support of Reforms in Ukraine.
u.ventures Invests Record $4M in Eight Ukrainian and One Moldovan Startup Since Russia’s Full-Scale InvasionNovember 15, 2023
u.ventures, a leading venture capital fund based in Kyiv, Ukraine, has invested $4 million in eight promising Ukrainian and one Moldovan startup since Russia’s full-scale invasion began on February 24, 2022. This marks a significant commitment to Ukraine’s resilient tech sector amid ongoing conflict.
Everyone Should Contribute To Rebuilding: Community Building Centers Will Be Created In Ten ATCsSeptember 15, 2023
Lviv hosted a workshop for ten communities from various regions of Ukraine that won the grants to create community building centers. With grants provided by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Cedos, each community will receive up to UAH 1,000,000 to open such centers.
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.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund resumes its Low-Interest Loan Program and in partnership with Oschadbank to provide a loan at 4% per annum to the social enterprise Smachni SpravyAugust 09, 2023
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) and Oschadbank are pleased to announce the resumption of loan services to social enterprises with terms beating those in 2021. The loan rate will now be 4-8% per annum, depending on the type of collateral. The social enterprise Smachni Spravy LLC, based in the Kyiv region, received its third loan as part of a joint initiative of WNISEF and Oschadbank, which showcases fruitful cooperation and mutual interest in the development of social entrepreneurship.
COMMUNITY BUILDING CENTERS FOR ATC DEVELOPMENT: GRANTS FROM WESTERN NIS ENTERPRISE FUND AND CEDOSJuly 05, 2023
Cedos and the Western NIS Enterprise Fund are announcing a grant competition for amalgamated territorial communities (ATCs) to create or renovate community building centers. The main goal is involvement (participation) and development of communities by uniting people, communicating, supporting each other, participating in impactful initiatives of the community, and planning for the future together. The centers should be fully accessible spaces.