How many investments did Ukrainian startups attract in 2017?
02 January 18How many investments did Ukrainian startups attract in 2017?
For some Ukrainian startups, 2017 appeared to be very profitable. What is more, this was the year of the record-breaking number of attracted investments. We present top 5 startups that were considerably funded with the view to development and promotion.
May 2017 turned out to be remarkable for Grammarly, an online service for English grammar checking. Its developers managed to raise $110 m, which is record-breaking for all the startups established in Ukraine. General Catalyst, IVP, and Spark Capital were investors of the project.
A solution with an open source code for hosting of git repositories GitLab got another $20 m investing. According to the company representatives, all drawn funds will be directed to the software development.
A developer of special devices for pets Petcube informed about the $10 m investing from Almaz Capital, AVentures, Y Combinator. As the startup creators report, these funds will be used to launch new devices, marketing campaigns, and expand the client base.
A Ukrainian project Rentberry announced receiving $2.8 m from Zing Capital, 808 Ventures, and Beachwood Ventures. The startup offers housing rent services in the U. S. According to the team, the raised money will be directed to the widening of the service functionality.
A venture fund AVentures Capital has parked investments in another Ukrainian startup Bookimed. This platform gives you an opportunity to book appointments at clinics in accordance to your diagnosis, budget, and geolocation. The total number of funds is estimated at $500k.
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