January 31, 2019
The winner of the 134th Startup Battle, Kyiv is Body Forming VR Suit!
11 preselected startups were presented at the Battle.
The Judges of the 134th Battle of Startups, Kyiv included:
Alexander Soroka, CEO & Founder at Startup.Network;
Konstantin Karpushin, Head of Innovation at CIS, Head of Transfer at Pricing Group Ukraine, Partner at KPMG;
Emanuele Volpe, Chief Innovation Officer at DTEK (Ukraine);
Andriy Dovzhenko, Managing Partner at SMRK VC Fund; Founder of KUNA exchange;
Anastasiia Bilous, CSO & Partner at the Australian company New Media Services;
Nadiia Kaznacheieva, Investment Director at UMG Investments;
Konstantin Koshelenko, Deputy Chairman at Board Forward Bank;
Alexander Snitsarenko, Managing Partner at Certon Capital;
Ievgen Netreba, Associate at Chernovetskyi Investment Group; Commercial Director at Zakaz.ua;
Aleksey Mas, Lead of Innovation Lab at Kyivstar;
Oleksandr Striamets, PhD, X & D Leader, Samsung R & D Institute Ukraine;
Oleksandr Bartkoviak, Capital Investment Fund;
Ksenia Oush, Investment Associate at SD Capital Investment Team.
In the first block, there was a panel discussion on the topic “Does it make sense to enter Accelerators? Experience of our Startups Accelerated in Europe, America, Hong Kong.” The participants of which were the representatives of Startups, who passed the acceleration programs - Ksenia Belkina, CEO & Founder at Cardiomo; Svitlana Malovana, CEO & Founder at Raccoon.World; Natalia Vladimirova, CEO, co-founder PatentBot; Lisa Voronkova, CEO at Emotion labs. The discussion was moderated by Alexander Soroka.
The voting results are as follows:
The leader in terms of votes received was the project - Body Forming VR Suit with an average score of 3.85.
Body Forming VR Suit - Virtual reality that you can feel.
Second place: Activechat - 3, 69
Activechat - LEGO ™ for virtual buddies and voice agents.
Third place: New Age Data Compression - 2.69
Fourth places: VR Inn LLC - 2.58
Fifth place is shared by two Startups: SensumFMS and Skillonomy - 2.53
Sixth place: Blogist - 2.44
Seventh place: House modeling - 2, 30
Eighth place: Dynamic Division - 2.16
Ninth place: eDucat - 1.84
Tenth place: LRC Solution - 1.41
Forms of all presented startups can be viewed on the event page: https://battle.startup.network/events/386046/#startups
Sergey Farenik, CEO of Body Forming VR Suit, commented on the event in the following way: “It can be seen that professionals are working on the Startup Battle organization. We tried very hard and as a result we took the first place. Immediately after the Battle, we were made several specific proposals from Investors and now we are analyzing them. Thank you very much".
We express special gratitude to our partners for providing valuable prizes and support for start-up startups:
GreenWeb - Marketing Agency, is engaged in the creation of websites, seo-promotion and contextual advertising.
Head of GreenWeb agency, marketing guru - Vladimir Gurinenko presented 4 certificates for agency services:
1st place, Forming VR Suit project - certificate 4000 UAH;
2.3 places, Activechat and New Age Data Compression - certificate for 1000 UAH;
To your favorite of the competition, Dynamic Division - certificate 4000 UAH.
EnglishDom is an online English language school, one of the leaders of educational technologies in Eastern Europe. Presented a certificate for a three-month premium subscription to the winner of the 134th Startup Battle - Forming VR Suit.
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