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The War in Ukraine and AI Regulation
Since the committee is a social institution, the same thing happened to it as to the rest of the other healthy structures during the war - it was urgently reorganized and focused on solving the main problem of the country.Therefore, some members of the committee are now in the front-line trenches.
Source: European commission
Ukraine A Living Lab for AI Warfare
There is also increasing talk about how this conflict accelerates the arrival of fully autonomous drones and other weapon systems to the battlefield. The role of artificial intelligence in warfare looms directly overhead in such commentaries.
Source: National Defense
Fighting smarter: Ukraine’s transformation into a military innovator
More than a year later, drones have become an essential part of the Ukrainian military arsenal. They are used to conduct surveillance, reconnaissance, and attacks on Russian forces and territory. Drones also deliver supplies like medicine to Ukrainian positions and assist in evacuating civilians from front-line areas.
Source: Kyiv Independet
The growing IT sector in Ukraine
Ukraine’s tech industry was well positioned to capitalize on this opportunity thanks to the dramatic evolution it’s undergone in recent years. Since the first IT companies appeared in the mid-1990s the sector has experienced a meteoric rise. Today it accounts for 4 percent of GDP and employs roughly 200,000 people, boasting some of the country’s highest salaries.
Ukrainian VC SMRK invests in proptech Prengi’s Seed round
US-headquartered, Ukrainian founded, property and facilities management SaaS platform Prengi has raised a Seed round of $500,000 to expand its reach within the US, and expand further into Europe and the Middle East.
Source: Tech EU
Ukrainians have taught artificial intelligence to collect information on city damage
With a powerful server, the city's 50 square kilometres can be analysed in a few minutes. The accuracy of the calculations is constantly improving, as the project's development team is constantly training neural networks on new data that is manually validated.
At first glance, Ukraine's IT industry seemed to have been concerned with nothing but survival since the start of the great war. However, under fire, it has learnt to globalise its business, attract millions of dollars in investment, and produce much-needed products. Forbes has selected six main trends in Ukrainian IT in 2022
Source: Forbes Ukraine
AI for Ukraine is a new educational project from AI HOUSE to support the Ukrainian tech community
This is a non-commercial educational project by AI HOUSE – a company focused on building the AI/ML community in Ukraine and is part of the Roosh tech ecosystem.
Source: KD nuggets
Recent loud investments in Ukrainian startups
London-based neo-car finance startup Carmoola has raised £8.5 million in a Series A funding round. This round is also accompanied by a £95 million debt facility. According to the company, the new capital will be used to scale operations and support the rapid growth in the number of customers. In addition, the startup plans to increase its team to 20 people to meet the demand of the audience.
Source: Tech Ukraine
Ukraine’s Everlend secures €2.5M to provide ‘highest yield on deposits and lowest interest rate on loans’
The investors include GSR, Serum Foundation, Everstake Capital, Portico VC, and several angel investors. The funding comes after Everlend raised a bootstrap Seed round in October last year.
Source: Silicon Canals
Digital Transformation During Wartime
In an exclusive interview with Kyiv Post, the Ukrainian Minister for Digital Transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov, talked about Ukraine’s plans to become a leader among global digital countries; how education will be reformed to achieve that; and how he sees the future of artificial intelligence in Ukraine.
Source: Kyiv Post
An American venture capital company launches a $50 million fund exclusively for Ukrainian startups
The fund will support Ukrainian start-ups facing the unprecedented challenges of the Russian invasion while providing breakthrough technologies.
5 reasons why Ukraine’s fintech sector is growing despite war
Despite the hurdles of war, the Ukrainian fintech community is working to create better infrastructure and regulation for the country, which can attract valuable companies and institutional investors from different backgrounds.
Source: Tech Crunch
InSoft Partners acquires a stake in Forbytes and becomes an IT holding company
Since the start of the full-scale war, InSoft Partners has invested in four other technology companies - Inoxoft, Linkup Studio, Indeema Software, and Artjoker. InSoft Partners also announced the next stage of its transformation - the creation of an IT holding company.
The 2nd International Exhibition & Conference Rebuild Ukraine, powered by Energy, is an offline platform for recovery projects, materials, technologies, equipment, and investments required to rebuild Ukraine's war-torn economy. The event focuses on infrastructure, industry, energy, and housing.
Date: November 14-15, 2023
PHP fwdays'23 — the biggest and the most popular Ukrainian conference for PHP developers. There will be Ukrainian and international experts in the field of PHP, discussions with top specialists, intresting cases. 10% of each ticket cost will be directed to humanitarian missions or trusted volunteer foundations of Ukraine
Date: August 12, 2023
IT Arena 2023
Speeches by top industry experts, high-quality networking and international technological spirit remain unchanged at IT Arena, but this year's conference will be held in historic locations of Lviv, which will create a special atmosphere and give participants an exciting experience.
Date: September 29 - October 1, 2023
Software Architecture fwdays'23
Software Architecture fwdays'23 — is the conference dedicated to practical issues of software architecture. Among our speakers are engineers from leading companies in Ukraine and around the world. 10% of each ticket cost will be directed to humanitarian missions or trusted volunteer foundations of Ukraine.
Date: September 19 and 23, 2023
Valencia Digital Summit 2023
Fueled by the main theme of ‘Building the Good Future‘, VDS2023 will showcase how technology, innovation and digitization are changing, impacting and transforming every aspect of our lives. It will address the role of technology in the main social and economic challenges faced by society in the near future.
Date: October 26-27, 2023