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America House Kyiv, August 28 (Tuesday)


12:30 –13:00 Guest registration

13:00 –13:30 Introduction and welcome words

  • Valery Yakovenko, co-founder of the companyDroneUA;
  • Douglas Oneal, Deputy Counselor for Economic Affairs, US Embassy in Ukraine;
  • Christy Ann Hofland,Director ofAmericaHouseKyiv;
  • Olga Stefanishina, Director General of the Government Office for the Coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration;
  • Dmitry Nosov, Head of Market Research Department, Government Office for Export Promotion;
  • Oksana Semenishin, Open World Program Coordinator.

13:30 –14:00 Gennady Shestak, founder of the company "UGEARS".

They create unique, mechanical 3D puzzles from high-quality plywood. The company was founded in the summer of 2014. In 2015, she opened a fundraising campaign on the Kickstarter website, where the project raised more than $400 thousand with the required 20 thousand. Currently, UGEARSconstructors are exported to Europe and North America .< /em>

  • How to create a unique brand and establish cooperation in the international market;
  • Main stages of entering the international market;
  • Searching for investments: methods, solutions, problematic issues.

Questions and answers

14:00 – 14:30Valery Yakovenko, co-founder of DroneUA — Integrator of unmanned technologies in Ukraine. The company operates in the agricultural sector, energy and oil and gas industries, as well as in geodesy and topography. DroneUA drones are used on more than 3.1 million hectares of cultivated areas in Ukraine and abroad.

  • Choosing your own niche in the international market;
  • Brand position and partnership in the international market;
  • «VAT issue» for beginning entrepreneurs;
  • «Tax traps» for beginners: understanding the tax system and methods for solving problematic issues.

Questions and answers

14:30 –ndash; 15:00 Sergey Denisenko, Founder & CEO of the company "DelFast".

A Ukrainian company that has developed a super-powerful electric bicycle with a power reserve of 380 kilometers, which is 30 kilometers more than the Tesla electric car. The electric bike raised $165,000 and also received mentions in Western media, including TechInsider, Mashable and Yahoo.

  • Basics of building a pilot business project;
  • Nuances and features of the international market: how to choose the right market for export;
  • Problems and their solutions at the initial stages of export planning and implementation.

Questions and answers

15:00– 15:30 Alexander Nesterenko,CEO of ARTKB

They specialize in the development of consumer electronics, household appliances, wearable devices, household goods, wireless devices, gadgets and simple household products. They work with the most famous startups and companies from Europe, America and Asia.

  • Design of the author's product;
  • Preparation of design documentation and production of a functional prototype;
  • Calculation of production economics;
  • Quality control and logistics.

Questions and answers

15:30 –ndash; 16:00 Oleg Malenkov, COO and Co-founder of the companyConcepter.

We created the iBlazr and iBlazr 2 flash. This is the first Ukrainian gadget that hit the shelves of Apple brand stores and is now available at more than a hundred sales centers in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and other countries. p>

  • Preparation and work with crowdfunding platforms;
  • What to do to get the world's media to write about you for free;
  • Experience with Apple;
  • How to scale your business on the global market.

Questions and answers

16:00 End of the event

*The event will be held in Ukrainian, Russian and English (without translation) languages.

*Be sure to take an identification document (passport or driver’s license) with you to the forum.

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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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