The 4th International Mayors Summit in Kyiv Brought Together More Than 50 MayorsSeptember 30, 2021
On September 28, 2021, the 4th annual International Mayors Summit, organized by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, took place in Kyiv. The event was attended by more than 130 mayors, business representatives, state officials and experts from Ukraine, Germany, the USA, Portugal and Albania.
PITCH DAY STARTUP WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR PARTICIPATION IN CES 2022September 15, 2021
The first public selection of startups to participate in the Consumer Electronic Show 2022, taking place in January of next year, was held on September 14. Eight winners were selected from 17 teams, who will receive Innovative Vouchers, exempted from paying rent on exhibition space and will exhibit their product at CES Eureka Park within the confines of the Ukrainian Startup Pavilion, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cities at the Frontline: Progress Despite Global Challenges. The 4th International Mayors Summit will be held in KyivAugust 18, 2021
The fourth International Mayors Summit “Cities at the Frontline: Progress Despite Global Challenges” will take place on September 28, in Kyiv, Ukraine. The Summit is organized by Western NIS Enterprise Fund.
DREAMactions 4.0 Small Grants Competition Kicks Off! Qualitative Changes Do Not Require a Lot of MoneyJuly 27, 2021
CANactions School and Western NIS Enterprise Fund, which supports reforms promotion and transformation projects in Ukraine, announce the 4th DREAMactions Small Grants Competition.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund Starts Touring Through Ukraine With City is Me BookJune 01, 2021
To raise proactive and responsible citizens one should start from a young age. That is why Western NIS Enterprise Fund introduces a new project – educational meetings of little city residents with city mayors throughout Ukraine. During the meetings, children also get acquainted with the picture book “The City Is Me”.
From Neural Networks to Poisonous Plants Recognition: Western NIS Enterprise Fund Holds the Fifth ІТ Technovation Girls ContestMay 27, 2021
Ukraine hosted international IT entrepreneurship girls contest Teсhnovation Girls, which became the fifth in a row. Seven teams of girls aged 10-18 pitched their solutions and competed for educational programs.
New Prospects for Social Entrepreneurs: Partners Join Western NIS Enterprise Fund to Launch Social Impact Award in UkraineMay 24, 2021
Western NIS Enterprise Fund backed the kickoff of an international program for social entrepreneurs – Social Impact Award in Ukraine. The project was also supported by the Nechytailo Family Foundation, SAP and Ukrainian Social Venture Fund.
New Prospects for the ATO Veterans: Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Oschadbank Grants a Loan at 5% Per Annum to Veterano Pizza MariupolMay 20, 2021
Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Oschadbank granted the second loan under the “Affordable Loans for Social Enterprises in Eastern Ukraine” project. It went to Oleksii Kachko, director of Veterano Pizza Mariupol.
Oschadbank and Western NIS Enterprise Fund Proceed With Social Entrepreneurship ProgramApril 28, 2021
Kyiv region-based company Smachni Spravy received a second loan under the “Social Entrepreneurship” joint program of Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Oschadbank at 5% per annum rate. The company was established by the NGO “Ukrainian Donbas” and two internally displaced persons. Part of the products are manufactured under the MAKHAN brand; the company holds three patents for its own products and focuses on production and sale of meat products, made under a unique technology.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund together with Oschadbank Granted the First Loan as Part of the Support Project for the Eastern Ukraine Social EnterprisesMarch 02, 2021
Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Oschadbank provided the first loan as part of the “Affordable Loans for Social Enterprises in Eastern Ukraine” project. It went to the Vocational Counseling Center for the Disabled “Drukarskyi Dim” in Kramatorsk.