The future of innovation is here
1-2 of July 2020
Results of
Ukraine
Innovation
UKRAINE

Get to know the first Ukrainian digital awards for corporate and startup innovators, investors, entrepreneurs who provide innovative solutions that can help businesses from Ukraine and around the world to grow through innovation.

The list of winners becomes a handbook for every innovative leader of every organization ready to grow.

Are you ready to meet the winners this year?
July 2, 2020, 19:00 EEST
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The Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration 2020
THE CASE-WINNER
Case Description

The omnichannel retailer Intertop was looking for a solution to optimize its summer sales 2019 campaign.

Intertop partnered with Competera to reach several goals:
1) clear off shelves by a certain date;
2) maintain gross profit and profit margin;
3) speed up repricing.

To craft price recommendations, Competera factored in all of Intertop's business rules: thresholds, repricing steps, rounding rules. The platform analyzed millions of data points of historical data to craft markdown suggestions.

The results:
1) Profit margin saving — 200 b.p.
2) Gross profit saving — 10.3%
3) Reduced repricing time to 15 min

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Markdown optimization. Saving profit margin at Intertop
Intertop & Competera
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS (top-10) OF THE NOMINATION "The Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration 2020" (order by jury votes)
  1. Intertop + Competera.
  2. WiggleCRC Group + Competera.
  3. DTEK + Limpid Technology.
  4. MHP + a-Gnostics.
  5. DTEK + a-Gnostics.
  6. MHP + Sovtes.
  7. Dragon Capital Property Management + AxDraft.
  8. PUMB + Getpin.
  9. МHP + AxDraft.
  10. Suspilne + Genesis.
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WiggleCRC Group & Competera
Since starting to use Competera's pricing software, WiggleCRC Group has managed to increase market coverage, streamline workflow, and reduce pricing effort by 50%.

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DTEK + Limpid Technology
Artificial Intelligence analyzes the content from digital cameras, captures video and instantly informs responsible staff by email or mobile phones about possible unsafe actions.

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MHP + a-Gnostics
Artificial Intelligence solution to forecast electricity consumption for Agro-industrial holding.

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DTEK + a-Gnostics
Artificial Intelligence solution to forecast electricity consumption in Ukrainian cities and regions.

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MHP + Sovtes
Implementation of the Trucksharing model to cut dead mileage.

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Dragon Capital Property Management + AxDraft
The automation of the process of legal documents' drafting, minimize routine and time-consuming technical tasks.

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PUMB + Getpin
A marketing automation platform Getpin fulfilled regain control over all the branches and ATMs on Google Maps and maps services (Apple Maps, Here Maps, Foursquare).

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МHP + AxDraft
The collaboration is aimed at transfer commercial agreements drafting to business units as well as reduce the number of mistakes in final document versions.

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National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA: PBC) + Genesis
Digital Transformation of Regional and Central newsrooms.

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THE LONG-LIST OF WINNERS (top-20) OF THE NOMINATION "The Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration 2020"
  • UNB + QRSmarty — possibility to identify any item at the enterprise, fast inventory, durability of the spare parts.
  • Ferrexpo Poltava Mining + Sensorama — standardize the training process of crusher dismantling,digitalize the training and examination process and reduce the training time and increase the proficiency level.
  • Glovo + AxDraft — the main goal was to reduce the number of errors in documents prepared outside the legal department. AxDraft allows you to generate a document through a questionnaire and most of our questions have hints so that you can easily determine the answer.
  • DTEK + AxDraft — the facilitation of the process of selection of the right template by users. using only up-to-date approved forms of documents.
  • TAS Energy + AxDraf— reducing the time of preparation of standard documents for registration of relations for the supply of natural gas and electricity; and reducing the amount of routine work of lawyers by delegating more to managers.
Best In-House Innovation 2020
THE WINNER
Case Description

The corporation has improved the PRIDE mobile application by adding a section for B2B customers who use WOG fuel cards for work and for business development.

The operator has combined services for B2C and B2B in one application.

What benefits did average buyers receive? They can use the services of petrol filling stations for personal purposes, benefit from promotional offers, receive personal discounts of the PRIDE loyalty program on petroleum products, and on the product range.

What benefits did corporate clients receive? Cooperation with them involves wholesale consignments of goods and other levels of discounts and conditions. Also, B2B customers can now refuel with the help of application without leaving the car, using the WOG PAY service to pay.

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Smart oil station in the pocket:
update of the WOG PRIDE application
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS (Top-7) OF THE NOMINATION "Best In-House Innovation 2020" (order by jury votes)
  1. WOG PRIDE.
  2. Fozzy Group: інтернет-магазин shop.silpo.ua по моделі click&collect.
  3. VARUS: онлайн-доставка з супермаркетів з маркетплейсом кур'єрів "Остання миля".
  4. Fozzy Group: дизайнерські магазини Сільпо.
  5. MХП: Проект "Банк Ідей та Ініціатив МХП".
  6. Fozzy Group: проєкт "Вільнокаса" (Scan&Go).
  7. IQOS chat-bot.
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Fozzy Group: shop.silpo.ua online store with click & collect model
Quick quarantine launch of "Silpo" e-commerce within three weeks. During the quarantine the corporation promptly provided the opportunity for guests to choose the necessary goods from home, reducing the time spent in the supermarket.

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VARUS: online delivery "Ostannya Milya"
The "Last Mile" model is a courier marketplace within the service. After receiving the order, the corporation selects a store that meets the criteria of the customer in order to select the optimal courier route.

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Fozzy Group: Silpo designer stores
Designer thematic supermarkets: the corporation used an architectural design storytelling approach to create 42 original supermarket designs.

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MHP Bank of Ideas and Initiatives
MHP Bank of Ideas and Initiatives has helped unleash the potential of employees at all levels and positions: employees are encouraged to come up with innovative ideas of improving the quality of work, reducing costs, or solving any production related issues.

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Fozzy Group: Free Cash Desk" Project (Scan&Go)
"Free Cash Desk" Project has been launched at 58 Silpo stores at all self-service checkouts, which allowed customers to avoid lines, speed up the purchase process, and improve the customer experience.

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IQOS chat-bot
The integration of the IQOS chatbot in Viber and Telegram made the service native and user-friendly: now 2/3 our consumers are using Viber/Telegram bot, 73% of all requests hold by the bot (not the call center), while the NPS of such users grew 12pp compared to the call center.

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The Best Startup Innovation 2020
THE WINNER
Case Description

The startup was accepted into Y Combinator winter batch and completed the program eventually raising $1,11 mln of investment. Following the round AXDRAFT doubled its team, developing all new document collaboration functionality and adding machine learning algorithms into the system.

The startup improved its presence on the US market by signing Slack, Adama, Louis Dreyfus and 5 more law firms as well as gained new international clients among which Glovo, Sandoz, Flo Health and one of the biggest European energy groups – DTEK also started using our software. Overall, they tripled the number of documents generated from 2018 (9k) to 2019 (27k) and already passed that mark in 2020, added 15 new clients and saved more than 15 years' worth of working hours for our customers.

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Simple way to create mistake-free legal documents
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS (top-10) OF THE NOMINATION "Best Startup Innovation Cases in Ukraine 2020" (order by jury votes)
  1. AXDRAFT
  2. Competera
  3. 3DLOOK
  4. RefaceAI
  5. YouControl Compliance scoring
  6. TopCop by Delfast Inc.
  7. Effa
  8. Eyepass Technology
  9. Riddletag
  10. Picsell
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Competera
Market-driven price optimization for over half a million SKUs at WiggleCRC Group.

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3DLOOK
The brand has come up with a digital solution to help customers choose the right size products while also using the opportunity to attract digitally native customers and use innovative technology to put fit to the front of their inclusivity campaign.

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RefaceAI
RefaceAI is a deep-tech company with a breakthrough ML & AI technology for face swapping in videos. We provide a ready-to-use AI tool to create more engaging and personalized content.

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YouControl Compliance scoring
Compliance scoring - safe and legal automatic complex solution for verification of legal entities and individuals based on 75 factors (Express-analysis) and 18 parameters of verification of an individual (YouControl People).

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TopCop by Delfast Inc.
"Free Cash Desk" Project has been launched at 58 Silpo stores at all self-service checkouts, which allowed customers to avoid lines, speed up the purchase process, and improve the customer experience.

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Effa
Back in 2019 the company received an email from NETFLIX, asking for their toothbrushes for their company. As a result, the startup has signed up for a 60K / month delivery to Netflix offices in Los Gatos and Los Angeles.

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Eyepass Technology
Eyepass.tech is an e-learning analytics system based on computer vision and human behavior analysis. The company successfully validated the technology in two main areas — corporate and academic education.

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Riddletag
Riddletag in cooperation with Bank of Georgia and Visa completed successful testing of facial recognition technology at one of Tbilisi underground stations. As a result, Georgia has become the 4th country in the world using biometric payments in transportation.

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Picsell
This team signed a contract with the international FMCG manufacturer — HENKEL. The essence of the PICSELL product is to optimize merchandising and increase efficiency with the help of computer vision and machine learning technologies.

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THE LONG-LIST OF WINNERS OF THE NOMINATION "Best Startup Innovation Cases in Ukraine 2020"
  • JetOctopus — is a full-service SEO website crawler and auditor that helps you get valuable on-page data on every URL and improve SEO performance.
  • FINTECH.PRO — service automates and accelerates the process of obtaining a loan for agribusiness.
  • IntelSoft Technologies — the app helps organizations improve performance and reduce operating costs by better understanding and predicting operations, customer behavior and external environment.
  • Rozdoum —software manufacturer and provider.
  • ABM Inventory — is a cloud-based system, that helps retailers to organize all business processes regarding inventory management, make it transparent and effective.
  • ABM Shelf — cloud service for automating the management of visual merchandising and building planograms for laying out the trading floor.
  • AgriFinance — allows free applying for a loan without the need to submit documents.
  • Prostir3D — to catch up with the modern world in the production effectiveness.
  • Ukrtrimex Llc — the app solves such problems of complex retail automation as acceptance of cashless payments, management reporting, accounting and control, preparation of Fiscal reporting.
  • 482.solutions — as a technology provider, we supplied innovative solution that enable utilities, energy grid operators of emissions-free distributed energy resources (DERs) to integrate low-carbon energy assets into the grid.
The Best Early Stage Startups in Ukraine 2020
THE WINNER

Case Description


SEMCS by Mosquito Control designed a prototype, tested it in Ukraine, Germany and the USA following the creation of MVP. The device has passed safety certifications — CE Certificate and UL precertification. The system was patented, received a trademark.

SEMCS was among 6 Ukrainian startups that won a nationwide competition to participate in CES 2020 in Las Vegas. SEMCS went through a mentorship program at EO Business Incubators, took part in CES 2020 in Las Vegas with 350+ conducted interviews.

The team has signed partnerships agreements with Centex Termite and Pest (Waco, TX); Abhoshek Business Consolidations Private Limited (India); Anbell Group (Jamaica); ABM Group (Pakistan); SiS International Holdings Limited (Singapore); AccessPLUS Communications (Republic of Ghana).

SEMCS is among top 6 hardware startups according to UVCA - Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Overview 2019.

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Smart Eco-friendly Mosquito Control System to clean outdoor territories from mosquitoes
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS (top-10) OF THE NOMINATION "Best Early Stage Startups in Ukraine 2020" (order by jury votes)
  1. Mosquito Control
  2. Propertymate
  3. nect WORLD
  4. Bicovery
  5. Legal Nodes
  6. Meredot
  7. GIOS
  8. Activechat
  9. Plai
  10. FlashBeats
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Propertymate
The startup helped to make 2,200+ residential real estate transactions ($1.1B+ worth real estate) for 70+ real estate developers and 1,300 agents from largest US brokerages like Sotheby's IR, Compass, eXp Realty, and others.

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nect WORLD
nect WORLD has had successful launch on Indiegogo (https://igg.me/at/nectmodem) with more than 1,700 preorders equal to $170,000 and counting.

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Bicovery
The startup develops the Machine Learning powered solution that monitors the emotional and physical state of people living with bipolar disorder.

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Legal Nodes
The startup launched the fourth iteration of our platform based on 100+ customer sessions, 212 company requests referred to legal providers and scored the highest during the 5th Ukrainian Startup Fund Pitch Day for Seed-stage Startups.

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Meredot
The startup has won a Horizon 2020 Phase 1 grant and closed a pre-seed round with Overkill VC. They also have got into contact with the biggest and brightest stars of micro-mobility like Bird, Lime or TIER.

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GIOS
Actual school curriculum with in-depth knowledge for a particular class that includes exam preparation simulator with 2000 practical tasks, classroom system for blended learning, and distance learning. The startup has 97.000 registered users, 2800 schools from 25 regions of Ukraine, over 30.000 active users.

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Activechat
The startup is the #1 best-selling product on appsumo.com ($510,000 in sales in 2 weeks, over 6000 new customers immediately). The startup closed the deal with TET (ex-Lattelecom), the largest mobile and telecom provider in Baltic region.

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Plai
Launched Pro version (with Reviews/Feedback/Praise), attracted first 6 paying customers and $1910 MRR. In total, 3600+ registered users, 700+ WAU.

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FlashBeats
FLASHBEATS.net is an online licensing store, the platform grew to the catalog it is today, gaining millions of streams, working with thousands of independent artists while also placing music with major labels and artists such as French Montana, Vic Mensa and many more.

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THE LONG-LIST OF WINNERS (top-20) OF THE NOMINATION "Best Early Stage Startups in Ukraine 2020"
  • ioon — a non-alcoholic sanitizer that converts ordinary water into a substance that kills viruses and bacteria by silver atoms
  • ChoiZY — has 14000 users and 65 professions (online-courses) on the platform.
  • SaveEcoBot — the first environmental chatbot + map & independent air quality sensors network.
  • Skyworker — recruiting software automate your HR marketing to hire 10X faster
  • Pizdata Inc — focused on delivering SaaS solutions for small and medium e-commerce stores.
  • Supplio — a platform that integrates suppliers and beauty salons into a single system.
  • DJOOKY — the first Online Song Contest. Every artist and songwriter is welcome to participate. Prepare your songs and get ready to show your talent to the world.
  • BioBin — a mobile application to reduce the environmental impact by better managing individual and household food waste.
  • NLSQL — AI chatbot helps people to make proper business decisions by getting information from database using just natural language.
  • Hive Identity — a complete self-sovereign identity management solution that institutes a system of relationships between businesses and consumers.
  • Carbominer — startup provides hardware solution to satisfy greenhouse operators' need in cheap and climate friendly CO2 and same time helping to prevent climate change by removing CO2 directly from the open air.
The most valuable investor in
Ukraine's startups 2020
(by the amount of investments)
In the nomination "The most valuable investor in Ukraine's startups 2020" won several investment funds for the largest collective investment in the Ukrainian startup market 2020 - Goldman Sachs, Iconiq Capital, Y Combinator, Continuity Fund for an investment of $268 million in Gitlab with Ukrainian roots.
Goldman Sachs
Iconiq Capital
Y Combinator
Continuity Fund
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS OF THE NOMINATION "The most valuable investor in
Ukraine's startups 2020"
(by the amount of investments), free order
  1. Goldman Sachs
  2. Iconiq Capital
  3. Y Combinator
  4. Continuity Fund
  5. General Catalyst
  6. Horizon Capital
  7. Andreessen Horowitz
  8. Lightspeed Venture Partners
  9. Knuru Capital
  10. EBRD

General Catalyst
Horizon Capital
Andreessen Horowitz
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Knuru Capital
EBRD
The most active VC investor in
Ukraine's startups 2020
(by the number of deals)
THE WINNER
Genesis Investments
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS OF THE NOMINATION "The most valuable investor in
Ukraine's startups 2020"
(by the amount of investments), free order
  1. Genesis Investments
  2. TA Ventures
  3. Horizon Capital
  4. SMRK
  5. Admitad Invest
  6. Adventures Lab
  7. Andreessen Horowitz
  8. Iconiq Capital

TA Ventures
Horizon Capital
SMRK
Admitad Invest
Adventures Lab
Andreessen Horowitz
Iconiq Capital
The most active accelerator investing
in Ukrainian startups 2020
(by the number of deals)
THE WINNER
Startup Wise Guys
THE SHORT-LIST OF WINNERS OF THE NOMINATION "The most active accelerator investing
in Ukrainian startups 2020"
(by the number of deals), free order
  1. Startup Wise Guys
  2. TechStars
  3. 500 Startups
  4. Sector X
  5. Y Combinator
TechStars
500 Startups
Sector X
Y Combinator
Top-20 Women Tech Entrepreneurs
in Ukraine 2020
The awards highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace, focus on narrowing the gender gap and also recognize the achievements of women working to drive IT excellence, innovation, leadership and success in the tech industry.

(The list of top-20 is in alphabetical order)
Aleksandra Boguslavskaya
Data Science UA
Anna Mazur
Happy Monday
Anna Polishchuk
Allset
Anna Prokofyeva
The-Chef
Daria Leshchenko
LabelYourData and SupportYourApp
Dasha Kichuk
Effa
Elena Malitskaya
ISE Group (Innovation Startup Entrepreneurship Group LLC)
Iryna Novikova
NANOfluid, P.aid
Iryna Savytska
Bank of Memories
Jane Klepa
1991 Open data Incubator, SPREAD
Ksenia Belkina
Cardiomo
Lidiya Terpel
Skyworker
Margaret Rimek
Pix Inc.
Margarita Sivakova
Legal Nodes
Nataly Vladimirova
PatentBot
Svitlana Malovana
Raccoon.World
Sofiia Shvets
Let's Enhance
Sofiya Vyshnevska
Propertymate
Victoria Repa
BetterMe
Viktoriya Tigipko
TA Ventures, WTech, Odessa International Film Festival
Top-20 Corporate Innovation Cases
Jury voting will highlight the best cases in Corporate-Startup Innovation and In-House innovation in 2019-2020.

"Corporate-Startup Innovation" category will highlight best cases of launching innovative projects inside the organization powered in COOPERATION BETWEEN CORPORATION AND STARTUP.

"In-House innovation" category will highlight best cases of launching innovative projects inside the organization by INTERNAL TEAM over the past year.
Top-20 World's Most Active Investors of the year in Ukrainian startups
We will find and choose the best investment funds who invest in startups and innovative companies born in Ukraine.

The nomination is unavailable – the top-20 investors will be chosen by numbers of confirmed investments made into startups with Ukrainian roots in 2019-2020.
TOP-20 Startup Innovation Cases
Jury members will choose the best cases where startups (or innovative providers) have become suppliers of innovative solutions for other organizations. Most successful, most efficient and most result-oriented projects will be highlighted among top-20 cases of 2019-2020.
TOP-20 Women Tech Entrepreneurs
Jury voting will choose 20 most active women-tech-entrepreneurs in Ukrainian tech market in 2019-2020.

The awards will highlight the importance of diversity in the workplace, focus on narrowing the gender gap and also recognize the achievements of women working to drive IT excellence, innovation, leadership and success in the tech industry.
TOP-20 Early Stage Startups in Ukraine
Jury voting will choose top-20 most prominent early stage startups from Ukraine in 2019-2020.

Jury members will select early startup companies which have innovation product and have shown the best revenue growth, successful investment cases or other relevant successes over the last year.
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