The Business Development Tour “Ukraine`s IT Sector: The Emerging Tiger of Europe”, held on November 6 – 13, 2021, featured a seven-day visit to Kyiv, Ukraine for Heads of IT and C-suits responsible for the business development of large Gulf Cooperation Council`s (GCC) corporations.
For this Tour, CFC Big Ideas arranged meetings with such pioneering Ukrainian IT companies as N-iX, SoftServe, Eleks, Ukrainian Startup Fund, Avenga, Infopulse, Augmented Pixels, Hacken, Sigma Software, as well as with the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine. These meetings covered the essential IT segments which are rapidly developing in Ukraine, namely IT outsourcing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Application Development, Blockchain, and government digitalization programs. The cultural program supplemented the Tour`s program and consisted of a guided tour around Kyiv’s historical center.
During the Tour, the participants found strategic partners for developing their newest IT products and features; discovered the peculiarities of the Ukrainian IT market; learned from the market experience of Ukraine’s biggest IT companies; and gained insights into legal and market conditions of establishing the IT entity in Ukraine and hiring its developers, as well as special incentives from the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation for IT investors.