The whole world is currently looking at Ukraine in absolute awe, as it is holding off Russian military aggression against its sovereign territories, cultural and historical heritage, the democracy itself. Of course, the economic consequences of the war declared by the Russian government cannot be compared to the dread of physical destruction and emotional damage caused to the Ukrainian people. However, they are still grave.
That is why it is important to support Ukrainian businesses the best we can to help them stay afloat during these challenging times. Perhaps, you need a tech solution and are currently searching for a reliable partner? Take a look at the companies of Ukrainian origin! This way, you will provide effective and immediate help to Ukrainian entrepreneurs, their employees, and their families.
GetResponse prepared the list of IT companies and startups
Time is money and many of us don’t have that valuable resource to search for the company’s country of origin. That’s why we did it for you! We have prepared the list of Ukrainian tech companies and startups for you to choose from and we plan to add many more solutions to it with time.
Do you know some Ukrainian businesses that are not on the list? Feel free to add it!
This way, together, we will be able to support the IT sector Ukraine has grown to be recognized for.
Why Ukrainian IT?
In Ukraine alone, you can find more than 4000 local tech companies. Besides that, there are more than 110 globally recognized enterprises running their operations in Ukraine. Kyiv alone was headquartering more than 1000 IT startups and companies. Other enterprises of Ukrainian origin were located in Kharkiv, Odesa, and Lviv.
What is more, IT professionals from Ukraine have been recognized for their talent all over the world. In 2020, after the break of the pandemic, Ukraine has exported more than $5.06 billion in IT services.
There were more than 205,000 IT professionals with nearly 23,000 new tech specialists graduating every year. Ukrainian contractors were known to charge less than European or American coders, while the quality of their work was often higher.
Most Ukrainian tech companies are dedicated to ecommerce, enterprise, and fintech sectors, with most of the outsourcing clients based in Western European countries, the USA, and the United Kingdom.
Simply put: Ukraine is great with IT.
And here are just some examples to prove it:
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GitLab is a single-app complete DevOps platform used for project planning, source code management, CI/CD, and monitoring. Established in 2011, today GitLab has 30 million estimated registered users, 1 million active license users, and more than 2,500 active contributors across 65 countries and regions in the world.
MacPaw is a software company dedicated to making the user experience with macOS simpler, better, and more effective. Their services range from cleaning software for macOS, Windows, and external storage, VPNs, file encryption and decryption solutions, and more. The company was founded in Kyiv in 2008 and today it counts more than 30 mln users worldwide and even operates an on-site museum dedicated to Apple products.
With the help of AI, People.ai helps enterprise companies drive revenue through enhanced sales, marketing, and customer success teams processes. They use innovative data collection services to later utilize that data for improving core business strategies. In less than 6 years, People.ai grew from a small Ukrainian-American startup to one of the best-known data-driven marketing solutions in the world.
Founded in 2013 in Ukraine, Preply is now among the most popular elearning platforms for learning languages in the world. It connects experienced tutors of 85+ languages to students worldwide offering one-on-one lessons.
But there’s more!
Chances are, these well-established giants of the Ukrainian IT market will do just fine, given their global influence and widespread popularity. Instead, there are dozens of smaller tech startups and companies coming from Ukraine that could really use some extra support right now.
We have found more than 100 businesses of Ukrainian origin that could help you with your next digital project. And we’re certain that together we will find and add many more to the list. So let’s support Ukrainian IT together!
Check our spreadsheet. Search for the vendors that could be of help to your current operations. Share the list with your colleagues. Add more companies. And – most importantly – Stand With Ukraine.