Lviv Tech, a place that can connect US and European customers with fast-growing Ukrainian technology innovations, suppliers and companies.
Lviv Tech is the brand new B2B digital database and research platform to introduce Ukrainian suppliers to the global tech industry, to build a business in a united digital ecosystem and to provide access to qualitative research data and insights on local technology and digital businesses. . This move will facilitate faster development of Ukraine’s tech ecosystem and anchor Lviv as a leading tech hub. The platform consists of a pre-selected selection of the most trusted Ukrainian partners and members and is now available in English.
Additionally, platform features include:
direct communication between customers and companies via online search by size, activity and types of services
This project was co-funded by USAID’s Competitive Economy Program. During the 2019 strategy session, member companies of Lviv IT Cluster launched the initiative. Project execution work continued throughout 2020-2021. Further collaborations between Lviv IT Cluster and global partners and sponsors will be announced in the coming months.
Lviv Tech aims to become a necessary tool to support technology companies, bringing a digital catalog of companies to market. With this new technology market and the vision of Lviv as a technology destination, Lviv IT Cluster has plans that focus on introducing Ukrainian technology to the global market with new innovative solutions and dynamic business models for mobility, energy, FinTech, industry 4.0, Internet of Things and beyond.
“The goal of the Lviv Tech project is to promote the Lviv IT industry in the global market,” said Stepan Veselovskyi, CEO of Lviv IT Cluster. “The platform will be useful for small and medium-sized businesses as it will help them to be promoted without additional marketing costs and likewise, major global players will have an efficient channel to locate qualified and talented people in Ukraine.”
“Our mission is to make Lviv a modern hub of the technological world,” said Andriy Sadovyi, Mayor of the City of Lviv. “We have more than 30,000 IT people in Lviv, and it’s not just people who work in companies.
“The speed of Ukraine’s digital transformation and the development of its IT sector are impressive.” said David Anderson, Chief of Party for USAID’s Competitive Economy Program (CEP). “According to a survey of the e-commerce market in Ukraine, conducted by the USAID Competitive Economy Program in 2020, the e-commerce market has grown by almost 40% since 2019. Therefore, we are confident that Lviv Tech will help Ukrainian IT. companies to gain many more new customers and create even more high-paying jobs in Ukraine.
About Lviv IT Cluster
Lviv IT Cluster is a Ukraine-based non-profit tech community focused on organizing one of Europe’s biggest tech events and conferences, such as IT Arena and IT Jazz, bringing together over 20,000 people in recent years with more than 5,000 participants each year.