• I was very much impressed by the level of technological innovation, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit that was displayed by the
    startups at IDCEE.
    I look forward to being a part
    of the conference next year!

    Andeas Otto

    Investment Director @SevenVentures

  • It was an amazing experience to be part of so much enthusiasm.

    Martin Albert

    CEO @Bitalo AG

  • I was blow away by the vibrant start-up scene at IDCEE this year. If you're serious about building business or investing in the region you have
    to be there.

    Michael Kent

    CEO & Founder @Azimo

  • I remember fondly & with admiration the IDCEE & the enthusiasm & spirit evidenced. Hopefully, before too long, things will return to some form of normal and the country can
    once again move forward with
    the energy demonstrated at the conference.

    Limor Schweitzer

    CEO @RoboSavvy & Franky the Robot


In October 2014 during the IDCEE conference, Publisher of Focus magazine Boris Kaufman granted UAH 100k to startup The web site has just launched, and you may read what the Founder Irina Slavinskaya tells about the grant and how has the project developed since then. 


  • During the Investor Day Central and Eastern Europe conference, 19 Ukrainian startups were awarded top honours 

  • Startups include Petcube, Looksery and booking service GoodHotels 

  • Ukraine exports $2 billion (£1.27 billion) in software service each year

  • This figure us expected to grow by 85 per cent by 2020


Lifting any possible doubt about the resilience of Ukraine’s high-tech sector in these troubled times, the IDCEE conference was held brilliantly last week at the Olympic stadium of Kiev. Some 2,000 local and foreign startup entrepreneurs, venture investors, representative of small and large high tech and financial companies, industry experts and other IT people gathered in the gigantic venue.


Ukrainian tech companies Kwambio and Petcube received the highest recognition at Investor Day Central and Eastern Europe, a conference for startups that took place in Kyiv on Oct.9-10. Overall, as many as 19 startups took home prizes that range from mentorships to up to $19,000 in cash winnings.


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IDCEE 2013 Summary Video (copy)
  • Dear friends, For the 5 years of its existence, IDCEE has become one of the top-5 IT-events in Europe and one of the most important international tech conferences in the region. It has grown into an affective communication platform for investors from all over the globe and startups from Central and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and Russia. IDCEE has been gathering over 2,500 visitors annually from 45 countries worldwide.

    12.08.2015, 10:19

  • is an all-Ukraine online database of blood donors and those in need of blood transfusion. The team is already working in 20 cities across Ukraine.

    17.03.2015, 11:35

  • IDCEE and U-Start Conference have joined forces becoming the main player in the global tech conference management space.

    07.11.2014, 18:02

  • The winners of the Startup Competition as well as the the winners of several special awards of IDCEE2014 were announced.

    10.10.2014, 20:38

  • VOX was chosen the best project at the Startup Stage.

    10.10.2014, 17:16