After publishing of intermediate results, the Ukrainian grant Fund Global Technology Foundation (GTF) named the top-ten Startups-finalists. Among this TOP-10 ezperts of the Fund will select three projects, which will receive grants for UAH240K. Winners will be announced at the conference IDCEE-2013, which will be held in October, 10-11 this year.
In the rating of the second stage – selected Startups, which have filed applications since August, 1 this year. The first positions take projects “Kaznachei”, Attendify and GoSave. If to compare the TOP-10 of finalists and TOP-3 of winners of the last selection stage, which took place in August-September, it is evident, that top places in the rating not always guarantee victory: last time from the TOP-3 of rating the grant has been given only to Pics.io.
The third selecting cycle will start in October, 1, and will continue till October, 29. Finalists will be announced in the beginning of December, and in December, 13 will be named regular grant receivers. Aleksey advices not to postpone applications filing for the last moment, because it should pass the formal check (three working says from the moment of filing), and manage to get estimations of the expert committee, in order to enter the rating, top-10 of which will go to final.
It is important to recall that last time grants from the Fund GTF for amount of UAH240K each have been given to Startups Pics.io, uGift and Gutenbergz.
The granting Fund Global Technology Foundation – is a joint project of Runa Capital, TA Venture, Almaz Capital and Bionic Hill.