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MI: Ukrainian Pitch – a podcast hosted by Dominique Piotet. Tech News & Tech Dudes. From Ukraine to the World.




MI: Ukrainian Pitch – a podcast hosted by Dominique Piotet. Tech News & Tech Dudes. From Ukraine to the World.




MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time with Vlad Savchenko from EASE

Vlad Savchenko – Ukrainian IT businessman, President of the European association of software engineering, founder of Powercode — International IT company and Foodex24 delivery service. Dominique Piotet discussed with Vlad the situation in IT market of Ukraine during wartime. https://it-ease.com/en/ MAYAK INNOVATSIY: Ukrainian Pitch is produced and sound engineered by ThePodcast.Bar.


MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time with Lesha Shaldenko from Wantent

Lesha Shaldenko, CEO at Wantent, spent 32 days in a bomb shelter in Kyiv and kept working for his company and cooperating with video production companies, OTT platforms, TV channels, and advertising agencies across the world. Wantent is a unique AI-based platform that identifies consumer reactions to the content and provides an analysis of the emotional connection between client and product by applying machine learning technologies. https://www.wantent.io/ MAYAK INNOVATSIY: Ukrainian...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time with Iryna Supruniuk from TechUkraine

TechUkraine is a non-governmental organization and media platform that represents the voices of the Ukrainian tech ecosystem. In this episode, editor-in-chief of TechUkraine.org Iryna Supruniuk shared numbers of relocated Ukrainian IT specialists, news on behalf of companies helping Ukraine and its people, and a vision of how to rebuild Ukraine and its tech ecosystem once the war is over. A lot of challenges including brain drain are ahead, but everything is TECHable with Ukraine! Read...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time with Anton Volovyk from Reface

Elon Musk, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Miley Cyrus, and many other celebrities use the Ukrainian app Reface. The Reface app is a leader in AI/ML technologies for personalized content creation and hit #1 in the App Store soon after release. Also, Reface is famous for receiving a $5.5 million investment from the Andreessen Horowitz Foundation of America and business angels just in 26 hours after the meeting. In the very first hours of war in Ukraine, Reface launched an information campaign...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time with Sacha Michaud from Glovo

Last week Spanish online delivery platform Glovo has partially resumed operations across 20 Ukrainian cities, including the capital Kyiv, to provide essential services and give humanitarian support. Having suspended all operations on Feb. 24 after Russia invaded, Glovo restarted in a limited capacity due to an increased demand for vital services to residents and NGOs who are unable to access food, medicine, and urgent basic goods. Glovo delivered more than 10,000 orders since restarting...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch in War Time: Cybersecurity with Yegor Aushev

Yegor Aushev, co-founder of Kyiv-based cybersecurity company Cyber Unit Technologies, together with more than 1,000 hackers is defending Ukraine from DoS attacks and helping organize a makeshift Ukrainian coalition of hackers that has carried out cyberattacks targeting Russia. You can join the cyber army of Ukraine messaging to Yegor Aushev on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-yegor-aushev-54b18455/ MAYAK INNOVATSIY: Ukrainian Pitch is produced and sound engineered by...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch with Bill Reichert from Pegasus Tech Ventures

Bill Reichert is a venture capitalist and Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures from Silicon Valley. He works with startups and entrepreneurs helping them to get to wow and to grow into legendary companies. Among Bill’s cases are SpaceX and Airbnb, for instance. This episode is not a regular interview. It’s a mantra for those who dare to dream big and make an impact. Recorded in November 2021, during Kyiv International Economic Forum, when Bill Reichert was visiting Ukraine for the first time...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch with Nik Gowing from Thinking the Unthinkable

Nik Gowing is the Founder of Thinking the Unthinkable. The independent project helps leaders embrace threats and opportunities in the new era of radical uncertainty and disruption. https://www.thinkunthink.org/ Also, you may know Nik as the main presenter for the BBC’s international 24-hour news channel BBC World News 1996-2014. He presented 'The Hub with Nik Gowing', BBC World Debates, Dateline London. Nik Gowing and Dominique Piotet had a thoughtful conversation about leadership and...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch with Chris Burry from USMAC

Chris Burry is Co-CEO of USMAC which is helping the founders of non-US technology to build great companies that can succeed not only in their local market but in global markets as well. In the past 5 years, USMAC has worked with the founders of more than 2,000 startups from more than 40 countries, including founders in Ukraine. What is USMAC’s mission? What is effectuation in entrepreneurship? Listen to this episode if you want to learn this, plus other secrets of successful...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch for Inshe Interview

This time Dominique Piotet, CEO at UNIT.City, is a hero of “Інше інтерв’ю” (Different Interview), the podcast #1 in Ukraine by Volodymyr Anfimov. It’s a frank conversation about Ukraine’s image in the world, about challenges the world is facing today, and about the mindset of a rebel. The episode is available in Ukrainian: Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3je3Dlt Google Podcasts: https://bit.ly/3b9x2ZL SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/attic_studio/d-piotet Web:...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch by Microsoft / Petcube / 3DLOOK / UNIT.City

The world of work is changing. Artificial intelligence and automation replace a lot of jobs and create new ones. The COVID-19 crisis accelerated existing trends and caused organizations to reevaluate many aspects of work. In this episode Dominique Piotet, CEO at UNIT.City, Vadim Rogovsky, Founder at 3DLOOK, Yaroslav Azhnyuk, Founder at Petcube, Jan Peter de Jong, Country Manager at Microsoft Ukraine, are talking about the latest perspectives on the future of work, workforce, and...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch by Nicolas Brusson from BlaBlaCar. KIEF-2021 Edition

Episode # 2 (36) Season 5. Nicolas Brusson is CEO and co-founder of BlaBlaCar. BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading community-based travel network enabling over 100 million members to share a ride across 22 markets. BlaBlaCar’s environmentally and human-friendly mobility network saves 1.6M tons of CO2 and enables 120M human encounters every year. Nicolas leads the company’s global operations and international growth. He drives BlaBlaCar’s corporate development and has successfully led the...


MI: Ukrainian Pitch by Oleksandr Solovei from FINMAP

Episode # 1 (35) Season 5 FINMAP is a cash flow management for modern business. It's a young but already global company. On MAYAK INNOVATSIY: Ukrainian Pitch we've been talking about a way of an entrepreneur, about smart acceleration with 500 Startups and Startup Wise Guys, and about the art of dealing with money. From Ukraine to the world. https://finmap.online/en/ Produced by The Podcast Bar and Tatiana Morozova Skydan. Sound engineering by Masterskaya and Pasha Cecetov.


Mayak Innovatsiy_Vadim Rogovsky from 3DLOOK _S.4_Ep#12

Vadim Rogovsky is CEO & Co-Founder at 3DLOOK which is transforming fashion retail and manufacturing industries by providing contactless real-time body measurements and size recommendations to end consumers. Raised money from some of the most prominent investors - 500 Startups, Boost VC, Natalia Vodianova, and received the LVMH Innovation Award. We were talking about 3D scanning technology, the future of fashion, trends in retail and consumer behavior, and sweatpants as a world...


Mayak Innovatsiy_Andriy Fedoriv_S.4_Ep#11

Andriy Fedoriv is Founder and CEO of creative investment company FEDORIV GROUP, which include: FEDORIV AGENCY (international marketing agency), FEDORIV HUB (the next-level event platform & public multimedia space), FEDORIV VLOG (YouTube channel with 100 000+ subscribers). We were discussing what it means to be a Brand Father and creative capitalist, how to create global brands, and make early-stage investments. Also, we touched on such topics as freedom and inspiration. Thanks for the sound...


Mayak Innovatsiy_Oleg Kurchenko from Binaryx_S.4_Ep#10

Oleg Kurchenko is Founder & CEO of Binaryx Exchange, Buying, Selling, and Trading Cryptocurrencies. We were talking about trends in the crypto world, mining, hackers, tokenization of everything, NFT, and the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement. Thanks for the sound engineering of the podcast to Masterskaya.Space and especially to Pasha Cecetov.


Mayak Innovatsiy_Andreas Flodström from Beetroot_S.4_Ep#9

Andreas Flodström is an entrepreneur & CEO. 9 years ago he moved from Sweden to Ukraine and co-founded the Swedish-Ukrainian IT companies Beetroot & Beetroot Academy, now totaling 500+ team members. Beetroot helps VC-funded startups and large enterprises to scale their R&D capacity, in a sustainable way. Beetroot Academy teaches intensive IT courses and has 3,200 graduates, 70% of which were employed in IT within 6 months after graduation. We were talking about running IT business in...


Mayak Innovatsiy_L'Oreal Ukraine & Supplio_S.4_Ep#8

This episode aims to bridge the gap between large corporations and startups and show how they collaborate. On behalf of the corporation is Mark Sawchuk, Country Manager at L'Oreal Ukraine. Startups are represented by Adam Golovenko, Founder of Supplio, a platform that integrates suppliers and beauty salons into a single system. We were talking about innovations in the beauty industry and the ideas startups bring to traditional businesses. This episode was Zoomed due to quarantine...


Mayak Innovatsiy_Dasha Kichuk from Effa_S.4_Ep#7

Dasha Kichuk is CEO and Co-Founder of Effa which is creating sustainable products, aiming to replace disposable plastics around the World. Together with her husband Dasha launched Effa company to create toothbrushes made of paper. Among clients of Effa are famous hotel chains, airlines, and even Netflix. https://effabrush.com/ This episode was recorded in NEST, a space in UNIT.City entirely dedicated to the startups. https://unit.city/nest/ Thanks for the sound engineering of the podcast...


Mayak Innovatsiy_Mark Patchett from Growth Shop_S.4_Ep#6

Mark Patchett is e-commerce Entrepreneur and Founder of Growth Shop, an international marketing agency and one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the world. In less than 2 years, GS has grown by more than $ 1 billion. The company’s offices are based in the UK, Ukraine and Vietnam. We’ve been talking about e-commerce. How does it work? What are the key components of growing a company online? Why Tik Tok is cool, and how to use it? Thanks for the sound engineering of the podcast...