Droneua leaders Valery Yakovenko and Fevisie Ametov in the top rating of entrepreneurs of the Year of Ukraine

October 03, 2023
Керівники DroneUA Валерій Яковенко та Февзі Аметов у ТОП рейтингу підприємців року України
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<div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p>The heads of DroneUA Valery Yakovenko and Fevzi Ametov took 15th place in the ranking of entrepreneurs of the year at the national level.</p> <p>Unmanned technologies &mdash; this is not the future, this is an existing market in which thousands of specialists work and we are happy to be an example in the creation of Ukrainian technologies, an example in building distribution and exports, and we are especially proud of our achievements in agriculture and precision farming. #DroneUA serves over 3 million hectares of land bank independently, using its services and equipment.</p> <p>Become <a href="https://drone.ua/">our partners</a> &mdash; develop a new Ukrainian economy with us</p> <p>Rating "Entrepreneurs of the Year 2017" compiled by the editors of the online magazine MS Today. More than a hundred Ukrainian entrepreneurs with an annual business turnover of up to $30 million and a staff of no more than 500 employees were assessed.</p> <p>Project "Entrepreneurs of the Year" is supported by Lenovo, which pays special attention to business innovation.</p> <p>Evaluation criteria for entrepreneurs:</p> <p>Innovativeness of a product or service - a participant’s competitive advantage through the introduction of new technologies. How well a participant's product or service matches the technological development of its market or segment.</p> <p>Example to follow - the extent to which competitors and entrepreneurs from other industries are trying to repeat or copy the candidate’s strategy, tactical maneuvers, and operational features. To what extent is the candidate considered an entrepreneurial innovator?</p> <p>Influence on the image of Ukraine ー achievement of a participant in the world market, attention from the foreign press. To what extent does the candidate’s business contribute to the positive image of Ukraine at the international level?</p> <p>Business longevity ー the ability of a business to remain competitive and innovative for the next ten years.</p> <p>Social responsibility - how useful the candidate’s business is for Ukrainian society.</p> <p>Experts participating in the evaluation of rating participants:</p> <ul> <li>Alena Kalibaba, director of the creative space "Chasopys". In addition to developing the startup environment in Chasopys, Alena led the accelerator programs VDNG-TECh, Country Ambassador of Seed Stars, Acceleration Program Chief.</li> <li>Katerina Venzhik, editor of Hromadske TV. For five years she headed the editorial office of the online business publication Delo.ua.</li> <li>Larisa Marchenko, partner of the international audit and consulting company EY in Ukraine. The company is one of the big four auditors.</li> <li>Horizon Capital, a leading Ukrainian investment company managing private equity funds with a total capital of more than $700 million.</li> <li>Taras Dzhamalov, General Director of Lenovo Ukraine.</li> <li>Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of the venture capital company Aventures Capital. Over 25 years in business, Kolodyuk has built 10 companies in various fields with total revenue of more than $1 billion.</li> <li>Evgeniy Sysoev, managing partner of Aventures Capital. One of the most influential investors in Ukraine.</li> <li>Alexander Bornyakov, founder of Vertamedia. The American company Deloitte included VertaMedia in the list of 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.</li> <li>Alexey Mas, serial Internet entrepreneur.</li> <li>Andrey Khudo, founder of the !FEST holding. Develops restaurant, construction and tourism businesses. Founded a publishing house and clothing brand.</li> <li>Evgeniy Leng, Doctor of Economics and venture entrepreneur. Previously, he worked in finance, the agricultural sector and traded petroleum products.</li> <li>If the business interests of experts and rating participants coincide or have ever overlapped, the rating will not be counted.</li> </ul> <p>The results of the rating can be found <a href="https://mc.today/rejting-mc-today-predprinimateli-goda-itogi-i-pobediteli/">here</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div>
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DroneUA is an international system integrator of unmanned solutions and robotics.

On the market of Ukraine and Eastern Europe, the DroneUA group of companies is the largest importer and distributor of leading drone manufacturers in the world and represents technological solutions from the brands XAG, EcoFlow, Pix4D, Parrot, Chasing, DroneDeploy, AgroCares and others.

The group of companies has its own engineering, production and service divisions, as well as an open data processing center. Technological solutions presented by DroneUA are used on more than 4 million hectares of cultivated areas of Ukraine. According to the results of the 2021 and 2022 agricultural seasons, more than 2.2 million hectares were protected with drone sprayers from DroneUA.

DroneUA is among the top three most innovative businesses in the agricultural sector of Ukraine according to FORBES and among the twenty most innovative enterprises of Ukraine.

The group of companies continues to expand the list of technological brands that it presents on the Ukrainian market, and is active in agriculture, the oil and gas industry, as well as in the fields of energy, geodesy and topography.

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