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The video every Ukrainian should watch – export potential

Grow Ukraine. Ukrainian export potential

Yes, we found it. This is one of things every Ukrainian should remember when feeling discouraged and disappointed with country’s government. Ministry of Agrarian Policy presented a video about agricultural sector of Ukraine’s industry and export potential. And it says that Ukraine is far from that useless thing we use to imagine. We at LifeInUA […]

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Despite war in the east Ukrainian harvest grows [infographics]

Despite war in the east Ukrainian harvest grows [infographics]

In spite of hostilities in the east, early grain harvest results of 2015 display growth in comparison to the same results in 2014. The agriculture volume that Ukraine produces is enough for export as well as consumption inside the country. This years result show up growth by two million tons in comparison on 2014. In […]

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Ukrainian startup Looksery becomes part of Snapchat for huge sum of $ 150 million

Ukrainian startup Looksery becomes part of Snapchat for huge sum of $ 150 million

Some three years ago, in 2012, the inventors of the mobile message app Snapchat declined $3 billion offer from Mark Zuckerberg. In 2015, Snapchat helped the team from Ukraine to make this huge exit in Ukrainian startups history. It has become known that Looksery has become a part of Snapchat. CEO of the Ukrainian company […]

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Unstable tax law is a painful issue for Ukrainian business

Unstable tax law is a painful issue for Ukrainian business

87.5% of Ukrainian companies consider the instability of tax legislation a major problem for business development in Ukraine. This was stated by the Deputy of the Finance Minister of Ukraine Elena Makeeva. She said these words during the press-briefing in the Ukraine Crisis Media-Center.   Businessmen named the high tax burden on the wage fund […]

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Creative industries have chance to save economy of Ukraine, including through exports

Creative industries have chance to save economy of Ukraine, including through exports

Intellect, hard work and creativity – this is a formula of successful business in Ukraine and guarantee of success of Ukrainian economy in the current environment. This opinion was  expressed by economist, president of International Business Institute Alexander Savchenko during roundtable discussion in Ukraine Crisis Media Center. The economist believes that reserve should be searched […]

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Second International Congress of Cultural Activists on June 28-29

Second International Congress of Culture Activists on June 28-29

Congress of Cultural Activists 2015 is the main event of this summer in sphere of culture for initiators and managers of multidisciplinary projects which initiatives are aimed at changing the country, building a dialogue between business, community and state. More details about congress and contact data are available on official website. The congress creates conditions […]

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National Securities and Stock market Commission want to protect investors in Ukraine

National Securities and Stock market Commission want to protect investors in Ukraine

National Commission of Securities and Stock Market intends to change game rules for investors in Ukraine. Head of NCSSM Tymur Khromaev informed this during press briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center. According to him, Ukraine needs radical change of approaches. Stock market should be transparent, with clear and transparent pricing. ‘We have to provide unprecedented […]

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Ukrainian startup will create augmented reality iOS application for National Georgraphic

Ukrainian startup will create augmented reality iOS application for National Georgraphic

iOS application can combine fun and learning. Ukrainian startup project Augmented Pixels is engaged in creating augmented reality technology. Recently they have attracted new big client. Ukrainian specialists will create iOS application for National Geographic and 4D Cityscape. The invention functions in the following way. Person buy 600 pieces puzzle with additional 3D elements. When […]

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‘New countdown’ will support small business of internally displaced people

‘New countdown’ will support small business of internally displaced people

In Ukraine there has been launched ‘New countdown’ program to support business of internally displaced people. The project started on June 2 in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa and Kharkiv. These are cities that have hosted the largest number of internally displaced people. The project became possible due to support of international fund ‘Renaissance’. ‘New countdown’ project […]

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Ukrainians have developed energy-saving device

Ukrainians have developed energy-saving device

Small sensor device is called Ecoisme. It can monitor energy consumption of each device in the house or apartment. Gadget must be connected to the main power cable. Sensor recognizes specific sound that is produced by many electric devices after switching on. Unique algorithm helps Ecoisme to differentiate large domestic appliances as well as small […]

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