Matchmaking with Experts, Partners and Investors

Ukrainian Startup Fund


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Service description

USF offers to ignite innovation with 1-3 month targeted matchmaking programme, propelling EIC Transition and EIC Accelerator beneficiaries to market prominence. We seamlessly connect participants with industry leaders, angel investors, venture fund representatives, and corporate influencers, cultivating networks, feedback, and investment avenues. Our mission is clear: empower EIC beneficiaries by offering profound insights into product development, facilitating connections with customers and investors, and propelling accelerated growth in the market. The journey unfolds seamlessly in two key phases. Firstly, a meticulous needs assessment guides our expert team in understanding the goals, challenges, and unique needs of each participant. Tailored support, including pitch coaching, soft skills training, and market research, readies them for transformative matchmaking activities. In the second phase, our team orchestrates a series of dynamic matchmaking events, seamlessly blending online and offline components. These curated events encompass pitching sessions, demo days, and visits to corporate facilities, providing a platform for EIC beneficiaries to showcase products, receive expert feedback, and establish pivotal connections. Anticipate tangible outcomes as EIC beneficiaries gain insights, connect with customers and investors, and refine product development strategies. Our programme is the catalyst for sustained growth and triumph in the competitive market landscape.

Sector agnostic
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 1 – Basic principles observed
TRL 2 – Technology concept formulated
TRL 3 – Experimental proof of concept
TRL 4 – Technology validated in lab
TRL 5 – Technology validated in relevant environment
TRL 6 – Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
TRL 7 – System prototype demonstration in operational environment
TRL 8 – System complete and qualified
TRL 9 – Actual system proven in operational environment
Disclaimer related to service

Please note that our service is provided in phases, and the activities delivered may vary depending on individual circumstances and the availability of external parties. We recommend that EIC beneficiaries undertake their own due diligence and seek independent professional advice before making any business decisions or entering into any agreements or contracts. By using our matchmaking program, you agree to these terms and acknowledge that our service is provided on an "as-is" basis and we will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising from or related to your use of our service, including any loss of profits, business interruption, or data loss.

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