Ukrainian hardware providers bet on outsourcing production to China
Despite Ukraine’s low wages, the nation – just like many more affluent ones in
the West – outsources hardware production to China. Successful local tech
firms such as Petcube, LaMetric and iblazr, which have raised almost $800,000
collectively on Kickstarter, have their production set up in Shenzhen.
Crowdfunded fund Fison to back foreign startups
Launched in 2013, Fison is now beginning to direct crowdfunded investments
into foreign startups, following a successful last year of financing local
projects in spite of the difficult situation in Ukraine.
How LiveUAmap became a global media resource
A mapping tool based based on Google Maps borne out of the Maidan protests has
gone on to become an innovative resource for trouble hotspots around the
world. Today, LiveUAmap has 25,000 unique visitors a day without the
implementation of any marketing methods.