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Software and Data
#19 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#20 worldwide
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#28 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Kiev is ranked at number 48 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -16 spots since 2020. Kiev also ranks at number 1 in Ukraine, and 2 in Eastern Europe.

Kiev is an ideal place to locate for Software and Data, Marketing & Sales and Foodtech startups. As the most popular industries in Kiev, there is a sample of 166 Software and Data startups in Kiev, 54 Marketing & Sales startups in Kiev, and 39 Foodtech startups in Kiev, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 413 startups in Kiev, 12 accelerators in Kiev, 16 coworking spaces in Kiev, 20 organizations in Kiev and 2 leaders in Kiev.

Kiev Startups

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Startup, which sells e-books, has raised $330,000 investment. Investment raised funds from an investment fund Admitad Invest. The amount of the share sold is not disclosed. Read more
A sell side ad technology company providing holistic demand management and intermediation solutions for publishers. In 2016, its revenue was $4M. Read more
Mobalytics is the first personal performance analytics for competitive gamers and esports. Read more
Video streaming service with an office in Zaporizhia, in 2017 acquired by Vimeo. It was the largest acquisition in the history of Vimeo. Read more
Restream is the platform to simulcast and analyze live video to multiple destinations globally. Read more
Cloud solution for service centers and repair workshops Read more
iceFood is an innovative technology for creating and daily delivering of healthy meals both for your family and office team. The main difference is that these are natural, healthy and delicious products. Read more
Clean, protect and speed up your Mac with the new CleanMyMac X. It scans the entire macOS, removes junk and malware and brings a Mac back to its original fast performance. Read more
One of the largest Ukrainian crypto stocks. Read more
Proprietory face reconstruction AI Faces are an extremely important part of any image, which is hard to recreate. We trained our networks on thousands of images to teach the AI to automatically recognize small faces and offer you better and more accurate face reconstruction. Read more
We combine open government data to keep citizens and businesses informed of changes Read more
SaaS for automate business processes in repair shops and service based businesses. Read more
Template Monster is in the top 3 of global vendors for web development solutions. The company develops templates for popular content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc.) and e-commerce platforms (Magento, Shopify, osCommerce, and many more), as well as HTML5 and Bootstrap templates, corporate style elements, etc. Read more
Liki24 analyzes the prices and availability of drugs in 5000+ pharmacies, finds the minimum cost and delivers drugs to a convenient location Read more
Bunddler is a service which automates the workflow for businesses and individuals who work as intermediaries and deliver products from US, European and Asia web-shops to local markets in their countries. Bunddler’s functionality is somehow similar to Read more
Cloud-based POS system for cafes and restaurants Read more
Online service that directly connects passengers and bus carriers. Read more
Task management for teams. Clear design, lots of features, easy pricing. Clients - digital agencies, publishing houses, startups, SMB Read more
Service for anonymous job search in technology companies from the creator of the largest Ukrainian community of programmers DOU. Now there are 10 000 questionnaires on the site Read more
A multichannel sales engagement platform that automates personal email outreach, calls, and tasks Read more
Betbull is a product company, providing a new generation of sports betting with an innovative social gaming experience, primarily focused on mobile native apps and web platforms. Read more
Payment wall’s portfolio includes several financial projects operating in different countries and performing functions ranging from processing to a gateway for merchant accounts (Brick, PayAlto, SpiderPipe, Offerwall, and others). Read more
A system for referral marketing in e-commerce from the co-founder of the auction of technological talents Hired Allan Grant (Mykhaylo Sapov). In 2018, Talkable customers earned $150M through the system. Read more
Readdle started with a service for reading books and documents in Safari. Now an audience of their services is 90M users. One of the first companies in the world to begin developing apps for the iPhone even before the creation of the App Store. Read more
Netpeak’s company revenue, Serpstat’s developer, in 2016 was €2.5M. Read more
Hetman Software develops specialized data recovery and file repair tools. Years of experience in this field allow us to develop the most efficient and high-quality solutions. Our products are the most efficient tools of this type on the market. You can find cheaper products or, on the contrary, more expensive solutions, but Hetman Software products will find and restore more deleted files than their closest competitors. Read more
Banking and insurance products marketplace. From one side is the unified platform for banks and insurance companies to start sell online financial products. From other is comparison web app for users to make well-informed financial decisions by easily choose best banking or insurance service provider. Read more
Bookimed is a platform that matches patients with first-rate healthcare centers and trip arrangements globally. They have developed a medical marketplace where customers can book visits to clinics, compare costs, and read reviews. Read more
Bookimed is a leading international platform for finding the best medical facilities and trip arrangement in the world. Read more
Attendify team is building data-first event technology platform to bridge the gap between digital marketing and event marketing. The platform has helped 3,500 of event planners to hold more than 14,000 events. Read more
There is an epidemic failure within the industry to understand what is really happening. Game companies are spending large budgets and still misjudge their products and mismanage their companies. People who run video games companies think in terms of making games: Their goal should not be to make games. Their goal should be to find hits, and in order to find hits you need to make cheap pilots. Millions of developers look at “World of Tanks” and they see a star. When we see WOT we see an imperfect understanding of where hits come from and what makes a game successful. And we know where hits come from Goal: Compress idea search stage into a very short period. Build a methodical prototyping factory with lowest cost possible using MVP model combined with intense customer development. Our current cost is 2400 USD per developer per month. Naval Action - open world pvp game Ultimate General - strategy franchise Snowstorm 1 mln players with no PR Read more
BetterMe is the fastest-growing family of Health&Fitness apps in the world, with over 50 million installs and 6 million members across social media platforms. Read more
Automated content delivery for media publishers. Send important news, latest updates, special offers and more with an easy to use marketing push notification service. Read more
Esports Charts is a unique analytical agency collecting all information about esports, streaming and providing actual fact data Read more
PromoRepublic is an easy to use, one-stop, SaaS platform for marketing professionals at any business to easily run online social promotions. We use the most popular, efficient and proven mechanics including contests, lotteries, and sweepstakes to acquire and engage new customers. Our technology allows marketers to publish campaigns on key social media websites: Facebook, Twitter, Vkontakte, mobile apps or a standalone website. Our core customers: digital agencies, SMBs and large corporations.  Read more
TestCaseLab - is the modern QA test case management system. It allows QA's to organize their test cases, diversify them according to different categories, therefore gather them into plans and build clear-cut test runs for QA engineers to follow. Read more
Mydutyfree is a global marketplace for travel retail Read more
Petcube is a worldwide leader in connected pet cameras and software. With products like Petcube Play, Petcube Bites, and Petcube Care, Petcube connects pets to the internet, understands them through machine learning, and provides a platform with curated pet products and services. Read more
This bank is the first in Ukraine and one of the first in Europe mobile banks to work completely without physical branches. More than 500,000 customers signed up in Ukraine within the first year of its operation. Currently the team is planning to enter the UK market. Read more
Ajax creates smart security systems and devices for smart home. Ajax’s portfolio includes 17 security gadgets that are in high demand in dozens of countries in Europe, the CIS, Asia, and South America as a high-quality alternative to expensive brands. The production is based in Ukraine. In 2015, the startup raised $1M of investment. Read more
When you start a journey, you'd like to travel more for less. That'€™s why we started Hotelscan. Hotelscan is a search service for keen travelers who want to find the lowest prices for the best hotels and make the right decisions. Before, you would desperately hop from one site to another, hunting for hotel deals to save $50 or more. Now Hotelscan does this job for you, finding available hotels and comparing prices from all major booking websites. There is a pinch of coding magic in our search algorithm, so you can pick hotels by cities, streets, addresses, hotel names and even landmarks. Enter your destination and our service will scan available hotels in a glimpse of an eye. Compare hotel prices from more than 30 travel websites and save up to 70%. So why stay in a cramped motel when you can afford a luxury hotel at discounted rates? Say no to mysterious hotel fees or hidden city taxes. Hotelscan does all the math for you and uses only final prices. Read more - social network for cooks with a full range of services and tools that are necessary for a person who is interested in cooking. These are some of main functions: personal recipe box with the function of adding and saving recipes from different cooking web sites, sorting recipes by category, rating and reviewing. Users also can chat and create communities. There are several services in development now, such as ordering products online, menu creation, shopping list. Also we plan to develop news feeding about all cooking events. Our business model is paid subscription for the best recipes of the site.  Read more
People is the AI platform for enterprise sales, marketing, and customer success that uncovers every revenue opportunity from every customer. Read more
Salesforce-native customer engagement toolset that pushes your revenue up an incredible growth curve Read more
Online solution for interior design in 3D aimed to become global marketplace for furniture and decorative materials. Read more
Hi! Meet RubyGarage team. We are product oriented web development team. We focused on delivering great web applications. In our company we use Ruby on Rails as a core technology for delivering great web products. If you're a startup, we can handle everything from brand package design up to scaling your Rails apps. If you're an established company, we love figuring out what drives your business and making it better. Read more
Integrates entirely with Gmail, placing the full-featured Sales CRM right next to the work emails. Everything a salesperson needs is now available in the Gmail inbox - email tracking, deals and opportunities, data filters and views, team collaboration, bulk email and etc Read more
Software shows state of Num, Caps and Scroll locks. Very useful for notebooks and keyboards that have no hardware indicators. Read more
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