In a state of war, it is important to continue innovation, responding quickly to new challenges to become a reliable front that works for the restoration and development of Ukraine.

SET University, Startup Wise Guys

and tech2impact continue to encourage the development of innovative economy and entrepreneurship in Ukraine, as well as strengthen Ukraine’s position

in the global tech scene.

 
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DURATION OF THE PROGRAM: AUGUST 8-26

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 31

WORLD-CLASS
IMPACT-DRIVEN
SET BOOTCAMP

A three-week educational project for startups that create products with an impact on the recovery of Ukraine.

Launched by SET University in partnership with Startup Wise Guys and tech2impact.

We invite prominent startup founders and their teams to join SET Bootcamp, the biggest educational event for startups this summer

The main criteria for selecting startups is the impact on the key areas essential for the recovery

of Ukraine: 

SECURITY

RECONSTRUCTION

OF INFRASTRUCTURE

EDUCATION

HUMANITARIAN

AND SOCIAL SUPPORT

INNOVATIVE

MEDICINE

ECONOMIC

DEVELOPMENT,

SME SUPPORT

 
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SET Bootcamp program

is a complete startup development guide with real-world mentorship by Ukrainian and global entrepreneurs

and investors.

 

Join SET Bootcamp to get access to expert-led sessions covering all the fundamentals

FUNDRAISING

FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS

CUSTOMER DISCOVERY & PROTOTYPING

PITCHING & INVESTOR DECK CREATION

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES STRATEGY

MARKETING & BRAND BUILDING (USING GROWTH HACKING TOOLS)

CASE STUDIES & SUCCESS STORIES FROM STARTUP FOUNDERS & INVESTORS 

 
 

FOR WHOM

Startup founders & their teams willing to grow their

companies and adapt to the changing environment

English is important.
Participants should have a basic working-level of English

Innovation/Product Managers, C-Level Executives

eager to improve the products they are working on

Engineering teams who want to understand
the business side of entrepreneurship

Teams of technologists who want to understand
the business side of entrepreneurship 

University students willing to learn

the practical aspects of building a startup

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1. Complete the application form.

2. Your application will be reviewed by SET Bootcamp mentors and organizers. Should you get accepted to SET Bootcamp (or not) we will notify you by the email you stated in the application form before August 1, 2022.
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 24

APPLY TO SET
BOOTCAMP

 
 

WHO ARE THE
ORGANIZERS?

Startup Wise Guys

 

​​ONE OF THE LARGEST ACCELERATORS & EARLY

STAGE INVESTORS IN EUROPE

Since Startup Wise Guys birth in 2012 in the tech-savvy Estonia, they have become the most experienced accelerator in the region and

the strongest footprint in CEE and CIS countries.

They have also invested in 250+ early-stage startups with founders from more than

40 countries. 

28

PROGRAMS

600

FOUNDERS

290

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

40+

COUNTRIES

SET University

 

NEXT-GENERATION TECH UNIVERSITY IN UKRAINE 

SET University provides a world-class higher education in IT for Ukrainian students all over the world. 

The university combines a modern academic approach and strong expertise in technology

to create an intellectual and educational hub focusing on entrepreneurial culture, research and a well-connected community. 

tech2impact

 

ACCELERATOR

FOR EMEA REGION

tech2impact Accelerator is a 5-month virtual program designed with impact tech founders in mind that aims to support founders from the EMEA region with becoming investment-ready, finding the right investor, and scaling positive impact.

PARTNERS 

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AGENDA

Founders of teams are required to attend weekly lecture/ training /mentor programs for three weeks (August 8-26), which will be held daily from 9:30 – 17:00 EEST

WEEK 1

DAY 1

09:30 - 09:45

WELCOME SPEECH

+ GOALS & OBJECTIVES

09:45 - 11:15 MANAGEMENT

CURRENT TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

11:15 - 11:25

Q&A

11:25 - 12:50 MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS PROCESS AUTOMATION

12:50 - 13:00

Q&A

13:00 - 13:30

COFFEE-BREAK

13:00 - 14:45 WORKSHOP

MANAGEMENT IN DEALING

WITH UNCERTAINTY AND RISKS

14:45 - 15:00

CLOSING, CONCLUSIONS

WEEK 2

DAY 1

09:30 - 09:45

ICEBREAKER

09:45 - 10:45 MARKETING

STRATEGY

10:45 - 11:00

Q&A

11:00 - 12:00 MARKET ANALYSIS

12:00 - 12:15

Q&A

12:15 - 12:30

COFFEE-BREAK

12:30 - 13:30 BRAND COMMUNICATIONS

13:30 - 13:45

Q&A
 

13:45 - 14:30

LUNCH BREAK

14:30 - 15:30 INTERNATIONAL PR
 

15:30 - 16:45 WORKSHOP

PERSONAL AND COMPANY BRANDING IN SOCIAL MEDIA

WEEK 3

DAY 1

09:45 - 10:45 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

PITCHING AS A HERO

10:45 - 11:00

Q&A

11:00 - 12:00 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DUE DILIGENCE

12:00 - 12:15

Q&A

12:15 - 12:30

COFFEE-BREAK

12:30 - 14:30 1:1 MENTORING SESSIONS

OUR MENTORS

Eric Braun

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Over the past 25 years, Eric co-founded four tech startups and an incubator.  He has been an ecosystem organizer and startup mentor for 13+ years. His experience bridges both the technical and business sides of entrepreneurial ventures. He strongly believes in Design Thinking and Customer Discovery as the first steps to aligning product-market fit. In early 2022, Eric drew on his experiences building teams, developing ecosystems and working in areas of uncertainty to co-found Innovators for Ukraine (in4ukraine), whose mission is to help displaced Ukrainians regain independence and thrive through work, entrepreneurship and community.  ​ AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Customer Development / Product-Market Fit Ecosystem Development Team Development Inspirational Leadership Biz Dev / Growth / Sales Product Management / Development from 0 to 1.5

Co-Director, 
Babson Summer Venture Program

Co-Founder,
Innovators for Ukraine

Principal,
Velocity Innovation

 

Max Moneta

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Venture Partner,
Founder Institute

Founder,
Startupers Online platform

Startup entrepreneur and mentor

Maryna Nikitchuk

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Director of Sales Development,
Very Good Security

Leadgen community influencer

Journaling a popular Telegram channel on sales development

 

Performing as a sales development course author and lecturer

She worked as a part of EY, and PwC advisory practice focused on performance improvement advisory. Anna was a part of management teams in Venture funds, Private Equity, and CVC funds. She coordinated the acceleration program at GrowthUP Accelerator & Venture fund, performed due diligence, supported portfolio companies, coordinated fund cooperation with Silicon Valley and European VCs. Anna managed the Corporate Venture Fund portfolio: invested over 2M euros and launched 4 mobility startups in the CEE region. Currently she is a mentor at Techstars Berlin, Seedstars, ReaktorX, and a Board member at Startup Hub Poland.

Christoph Schachner

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Head of Growth, 
WeAreDevelopers

 

Christoph has worked with startups over the past 10 years and helped them in scaling their marketing efforts. As one of the first Growth Hackers in Austria, he was always keen on finding new and resource-low ways to grow companies, 

both as an in-house marketer as well as the Head of Growth for a Growth Hacking agency where he previously worked. He mainly focuses on B2B SaaS marketing, but is a strong believer that there is no B2B or B2C - only B2H. Next to his main job, Christoph works as a lecturer for various universities of applied science in Austria and is also one of the most booked mentors on Growthmentor. Areas of Expertise: SEO / SEA / CRO / Demand Generation / Demand Capture / LinkedIn Ads / Growth Processes / Organic LinkedIn / Data Analytics

Yana Pampukha

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Global Staffing and Recruiting Expert, Entrepreneur

Ex-KPMG, COO at GT. Mentor&Advisor for start-ups.

Yana has more than 10 years of experience in recruitment and business operations.

She worked her way up from a recruiter to the COO of an international IT company.

Now she is building teams for TOP product companies and start-ups from all over the world.

Orysia Khimiak

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For the past 8 years, have been engaged in international PR of Ukrainian tech startups, in particular Reface, Allset, and now Respeecher - Emmy-award winning startup that made AI voices for Star Wars. 

Clients were featured in WSJ, Forbes, Mashable, the Verge, Tech Crunch, and Financial Times.

For over a year, Orysia been conducting a PR Basics course on Projector. During the war, became more actively involved as a fixer and worked with the BBC, Guardian and The Times.

Marian Danko

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Founder,
weHustle

Marian is an entrepreneur from Ukraine with a passion for innovation and technology. He is working on building bridges and connecting communities via technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Many years of partnering up and working with 20+ technology and entrepreneur communities led Marian to launch TECOM,

an annual event celebrating the power of the tech and innovation community. TECOM Shanghai 2019 brought Marian to Forbes China. In the same year, he won the Yicai Brilliant Award and entered the list by EqualOcean of 30 Foreign Entrepreneurs in China 2020. In 2019 Marian started to organize Founders Breakfast, a Friday morning meetup to connect startups and founders to the entrepreneurial ecosystem via expert talks and trustful connections. Founders Breakfast has chapters in Shanghai and Hangzhou. To inspire others and share knowledge and success stories from industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and corporate innovators, Marian launched a series of on-the-go interviews called Between Meetings. In 2021 Marian co-founded Startups Gear. On one hand, it's a tool that connects startups to growth opportunities but on the other hand, it is a Startup Relationship Management (SRM) platform that helps corporations, VCs, incubators, and event organizers discover, connect and collaborate with startups.

Zivile Einikyte

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Superpower: communication

Daily 3 ingredients: branding, communication & tech

Zivile is actively engaged in the Nordic Startups Ecosystem. Previously, she worked as a startup program manager at TechBBQ and has taken an organizer’s and advisor’s positions for multiple hackathons and sprints.

She works as an Ecosystem Manager at Uizard.io, the easy collaborative design tool for non-designers that helps to build interactive prototypes in no time. Zivile creates opportunities for startups to scale through different marketing and communication activities and helps boost their brand visibility. She is also an active mentor who looks for various ways to design and develop a more diverse and inclusive tech ecosystem.

Alisa Iurchenko

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Agency Development Manager, EU Headquarters,

Google Ireland

Tenured digital marketeer with 10+ years of experience working with businesses of various sizes & verticals from SMBs in Fintech & Retail to Global FMCG players. Focused on relationship-building and developing growth strategies for both agencies and its clients, looking for expansion opportunities and optimal online presence.

Had an opportunity to work remotely as Regional Account Executive for APAC region, driving its global and regional strategy for Top Beauty player in the region. In recent months, contributed to the Ukrainian Startup Ecosystem by engaging in collaborative team projects aiming to fuel Ukrainian Start Ups acceleration amidst uncertainty.

Alena Dalskaya-Latosiewicz

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Chief communications officer,

WePlay Holding esports group

Alena is a PR expert and strategic communications advisor. She is the founding managing partner at PRaxis Comms, PR & Communications agency.

At WePlay Holding, she is responsible for strategic communications, Global PR

including supervising the press office, and reputation management.  She has been working in communications for 22 years, of which eight in leadership positions. Before joining WePlay Holding, she headed the PR department at the marketing communications agency SAME & Friends. Alena is a certified PR and communications professional. She holds a British Dip CIPR diploma from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and is a member of international PR associations CIPR, PRCA, IPRA, PSPR. She teaches a course in PR and journalism in esports at the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport, the author of the Telegram channel “PR & Comms jobs”, mentor at PRJCTR mentorship program.

Snizhana Sukhorosolova

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Managing Partner,

Finance PM

 

She has raised over $300M within her 20-year career, including funding from EBRD, KfW, and other international organizations

Snizhana has two decades of hands-on experience in finance and fundraising. For almost 10 years, she has advised entrepreneurs, helped build accelerator programs, and mentored startup founders.  Snizhana operated in various capacities within her career, including financial management, project management, and team leadership roles in banking, food production, aviation and venture capital industries. Her background also includes portfolio management, restructuring and raising funds for complex resource-intensive projects.

Anna Magiera

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Senior Partner,
Finance PM

Early-stage startup mentor, financial and fundraising advisor

Anna has over 15 years of corporate, venture, and startup experience and a vast business and investor network in the CEE region.

Anna Saltykova

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Investors Coordinator,
Web Summit

 

VC & PE professional connecting early-stage founders with investors in Europe/US on the side. Passionate about Fintech (payments, DeFi, CeFi), SaaS, Web3, and women empowerment.

Previously served as a head of business development at a Venture Door and advisor in FemTech accelerator. Graduated Babson College in Finance and Economics, magna cum laude.

Alyona Mysko

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Founder and CEO,
fuelfinance

She has worked in finance for more than 10 years, being expert in financial planning and risk management. During this period she was a lector for more than 1500 students and participated as a mentor in CEE SeedStars, EO business

Incubator, Tech2Impact programs. 2 years ago she launched her personal startup fuelfinance and dove deep into CEO staff details, trying to change the world of finance. Already been hosted by 15 podcasts (Masters of Scale, etc), been featured by CNN, Insider, American Banker etc. Passionate about wakesurfing, Petrykivka painting, Ukrainian Art and non-trivial things.

Andrew Gubinskiy

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Managing Partner,
Craft Innovations

15+ years of management experience, MBA, Design Thinking certification at MIT Sloan Management (USA), lecturer on "Innovation and Digital Transformation" course at MIM-Kyiv Business school, and Expert at Ukrainian Startup Fund.

Alex Balderstone

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Co-Founder,
Kaiku

Kaiku - an AI scouting platform for venture funds that has worked with over 300+ in 50+ countries.

Alex also is Venture Director at Birmingham Enterprise Community, one of the UK’s leading accelerators.

Camelia Isaic

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MBA, CFA


Camelia is an investor relations & access to finance expert, with extensive international experience from start-up level to IPO and beyond.  Proud mentor of Startup Wise Guys since 2018. In her free time, she actively volunteers to support rare disease patient advocacy.

Kamen Bankovski

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Investor and a founding member,
Vitosha Venture Partners

Kamen is an active participant in the Bulgarian and regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. He helps various projects, initiatives and start-ups in Bulgaria, working with regional investors and organizations to provide general support for entrepreneurship in the Balkans. With more than 250 companies 

mentored, he participates as a jury and mentor in accelerator and incubator training programs throughout the region. He has previous operational experience in multiple startups and technology companies and has further background in management consulting and private equity, founding his first company at the age of 21.

Evgeny Galkin

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Industry Head,

Google Ukraine

Started his career as an engineer at the biggest Ukrainian airlines, UIA. 12 years ago became one of the first employees at the Kyiv office of Google.He’s covering the largest Google Ads exporters - companies from Ukraine and Belarus 

promoting their digital goods globally. In recent years actively working with Tech and Gaming industries, helping large partners and working on scaled marketing initiatives. Developed several courses for Ukrainian product managers and marketing specialists, built acceleration programs for startups. Currently, together with Google for Startup team working on Ukraine Startup Fund - a $5 million fund allocating equity-free cash awards and Google support for Ukraine-based startups.

Julija (JJ) Jegorova

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Founder,

Black Unicorn PR

JJ is a trained journalist and counts with over a decade of experience in Public Relations and communications, and has worked both in-house and agency-side internationally. JJ's professional journey began working for some of the world’s most renowned brands, including TomTom, ASUS and VISA until shifting her focus

towards the world of startups in 2015. From then on, Julija headed PR for one of the most successful London tech startups and worked with independent PR agencies for a wide range of technology clients. In 2018, JJ founded Black Unicorn PR to bring something new to the market – a PR agency that would put itself in the shoes of startup founders and support them as a true extension of their team. JJ is a regular speaker at various conferences across Europe about the role and importance of PR and communications. She can be found jet-hopping, delivering workshops and mentoring sessions for ecosystem facilitators, established companies and startups.

Halyna Vasylevska

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Key expertise: healthcare innovation, data protection, fundraising and donor relations, technology regulation, and operational management.
Halyna started her career managing non-profit projects and corporate social responsibility projects. In the future, she managed projects for the development of local infrastructure, and small business support, and led relations with international

donors, including USAID, UKAID, MATRA Human Rights, Swedish Embassy Fund, and UNDP. On the basis of this experience and expertise in legal support of international transactions, Halyna joined the creation of one of the MISs - Medics as an Operations Director. In 2017, Halyna was invited to the Parliament of Canada for a short-term project, where she dealt with the issue of the national strategy for reimbursement of the cost of medical drugs, and issues of protection and interoperability of medical data. In 2018, Halyna entered Cornell Tech for a dual specialization program - LL.M in Technologies and Entrepreneurship in New York. During her training, Galina worked in innovation departments with the largest insurance payers, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer, Willis Towers Watsons, and Weill Cornell Hospital. Since 2019, Halyna lives in San Francisco, California, and works as a leading expert in data exchange and medical data protection technologies, and manages the development of products used by more than 1,500 companies worldwide, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. Halyna also regularly speaks as an expert in national and international mass media on issues of innovations in health care, protection of personal data, and legal regulation of technologies.

 
 

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