On March 29, Kyiv (Kiev) will play host to the first edition of ChatBot Conference UA, an international conference dedicated to chatbots. The event will bring together major local and foreign industry experts. Entrepreneurs, officials, investors and other professionals are also invited.
Live chat is claimed to increase conversion by 5-10 times. Chatbots, which are considered the main e-commerce trend in 2017, will replace applications and become a regular channel for interaction between companies and clients soon, believe the organizers of the conference.
eSPORTconf UAH, which presents itself as Ukraine’s first eSports business conference, will be held on February 22 in Kyiv (Kiev). The event will bring together entrepreneurs and investors, as well as representatives of the gaming and gambling industry in Ukraine and other Russian-speaking countries.
Ukraine is among the top six countries with the most developed eSports industry. This market grows by 50% every year, according to Smile Expo, the organizer of the event.
Ukrainian teams invited to apply to leading European B2B startup acclerator and receive €20,000 (deadline: Jan 31)
Early stage B2B startups from Ukraine and other Eastern European countries are invited to apply for a three-month Startup Wise Guys acceleration program, which will take place this spring in Tallinn.
Twenty-five pre-selected teams will participate in three-day finals on February 20-22 in Tallinn. The program will include more than 20 one-on-one mentor and investor meetings, as well as business training.
On February 2, Station Berlin will host the second edition of E-Commerce Berlin Expo, one of the largest e-commerce events in the world. This year, the organizers expect 3,000 visitors and 90 exhibitors. These include the representatives of Deutsche Post, Rakuten Deutschland, Idealo, Semrush, Freshdesk, PrestaShop and Händlerbund.
Participation in the event is free of charge, but requires preliminary online registration. (The number of tickets available is limited, so hurry up 🙂 )
On December 16, Kyiv (Kiev) will host Digital Monkey, an event dedicated to business promotion methods using digital tools.
The event will combine a conference and a party for international and local professionals and enthusiasts from the digital industry, SMM, SEO, PR, design, blogging, advertising, journalism and content marketing.
Ukrainian e-commerce and e-payments professional invited to leading international event (Berlin, Feb. 14-16)
Payment and e-commerce professionals from all across Europe, including Ukraine, are cordially invited to the international Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE2017) conference and expo, which will take place in Berlin, February 14-16, 2017.
MPE 2017, is Europe’s top event about merchant payments, CX, POS and card acquiring, featuring 300+ CXOs and MDs, 150+ speakers, 1000+ of participants from 40+countries, 70+ sponsors & exhibitors.
Innovative companies from Ukraine and neighboring countries are invited to pitch their projects to the board of jury of international investors as part of Belgrade Venture Forum. The event claims to be the largest forum of innovations, entrepreneurship and investments in the South East Europe region. It will be held on December 5 – 7 in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Pitching Competition provides strong innovative startups with an opportunity to present themselves directly to a large group of international investors interested in the region.
Ukrainian startups are invited to participate in the third edition of Get in the Ring!, a major international startup competition to be held on November 24 in Budapest, Hungary.
Eight pre-selected startups will fight for the Central and Eastern European title. The winner will get an investment offer of €200,000 and will participate in the Get in the Ring! Global Final. All the costs will be covered by the organizer. This year there is a great fight between New York and Singapore to organize the finals.
The first edition of Odessa Indoor Positioning Conference will be held in Odessa, Southern Ukraine on November 1-2. Some 150 attendees are expected.
The conference will highlight technical solutions for indoor navigation in such fields as retail, entertainment, healthcare and transport with a strong focus on SAS-systems (Safety at Sea).
As municipal acceleration programs are getting more and more popular in Poland, Krakow’s KRK Road to Success is inviting young Ukrainian startups to join its program.
Together with Ad Ventures, the municipal authorities have opened a call for applications to their first batch of pre-acceleration program. These three days of intensive mentoring, meetings with investors and local startup community will take place in November.