CONCORDBANK supported startups and awarded grant for US trip

The educational program for female entrepreneurs starts in October. The application process will be open until September 17

CONCORDBANK has partnered with the Female Leadership Program, an educational program for tech startups and female entrepreneurs, and awarded a travel grant for a trip to the United States, where the participants will work closely with international specialists for the whole week.

During the first stage, taking place in Kyiv on October 12-15, female entrepreneurs will attend lectures and masterclasses from leading Ukrainian and international experts in management, marketing, finance, sales, communications, and investment. The second stage will last from 16th to 17th October. It will be dedicated to mastering the art of self-presentation and negotiations with investors, and working out a business development strategy. Then the participants will compete for a travel grant from CRDF Global and CONCORDBANK. Ten winners of the competition will continue their education in the United States. The finalists will spend a week in Menlo Park, a unique educational and residential complex at the heart of Silicon Valley. During the intensive, the participants will learn about innovative business promotion tools and practical real-life business cases. If you would like to participate in this program, click here for the details.

According to DOU, the percentage of women in Ukrainian IT is actively growing and now amounts to 25%. Five years ago this figure was just over 14%. We are moving in the right direction, but we still need support. It is important that as many women as possible could learn about such programs.
Olesya Malevanaya, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Hub

CONCORDBANK has been supporting startups and IT companies for several years now.

CONCORDBANK is a complete fintech ecosystem with its own processing and IT team. For 3 years in a row, we were the main partners of the ITEM conference. Last fall, we held a teleconference with Google and Facebook employees. This time, we decided to support the initiative of the Ukrainian Hub and granted the US trip for the winners from the fintech industry
Elena Sosedka, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CONCORDBANK

It should be noted that the travel grant for the US trip from CONCORDBANK will be awarded to the winners of a separate fintech startups nomination.

CONCORDBANK became the first non-governmental bank in Ukraine to launch Concord Pay Internet acquiring with Apple Pay and Google Pay options. This allowed the leaders of the Ukrainian online business to double the conversion rates of their e-commerce platforms. CONCORDBANK was the first in Europe to adopt 3DS v2.1 to issue Mastercard cards, which proves the high level of payment security. CONCORDBANK entered the top 10 most successful banks in Ukraine in the categories ‘Internet banking’ and ‘Mobile banking’ at the FINANCIAL CLUB AWARDS 2019.

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