In September 2021 a strategic event of the month took place, namely the Second International Investment Forum InvestForum UA. Traditionally the Forum took place in the Canary Islands - Tenerife, Costa Adeje. It was attended by the representatives of business, financial organizations and funds, expert and consulting environment from Ukraine, Spain, Estonia and Latvia.
The InvestForum UA program 2021 (11-16 September) included the presentations of leading experts, panel discussions, presentation of investment projects, acquaintance with Tenerife as a place for developing partnerships, running business and rest.
While opening the event the chairman of the steering committee InvestForum UA Mykhailo Korylkevych spoke about the aim and the main values of the event: national and regional context of the stable development in Ukraine and of its partners, social investments and social responsibility, innovative and asymmetrical responses to the global challenges, energy concentration on the intercrossing of ideas.
Session “Spain – Ukraine. Possibilities of cooperation. Canary Islands - a free economic zone of EU” opened for those present on the forum the prospects for collaboration of islands and continental Spain with Ukraine. The representative of government of Tenerife Liskel Alvarez and the team of the agency Why Tenerife? headed by the head of the project Andreas Fisher spoke during the session.
The experience of Spain's investment in Ukraine was presented by the case of the Dacsa Group industrial group from the general manager of the company Santiago Martin (a large-scale investment project of the company Dacsa Bunge Ukraine in Vinnytsia region, the amount of investment together with the company Bunge amounts to $ 14 million).
The famous social technologist and visionary Vladimir Tarasov and the bellwether of franchising in Ukraine, founder of the Franchise Group Myroslava Kozachuk took part in InvestForum UA. The Forum participants - business owners received valuable information and effective advice on doing business in terms of organizing management and launching a franchise, learned about the trends in their industry for the coming years.
The speech of the CEO of ICLUB Tamara Lobzina was devoted to venture investment based on the example of ICLUB Global. Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) Ivan Petrenko presented the activities of the UCU venture fund.
Within the framework of the Forum, the presentations of successful investment projects took place. In particular, within the framework of the business program, an online grocery store Foodex24 (speaker – Vladyslav Savchenko, IT businessman), a platform for customer loyalty management and personalization of sales based on artificial intelligence RecONSale (speaker - Taras Tsarenko, CEO Artygeek), and an investment startup, which is developing the family farming industry, "Family dairy farms" (speakers - Maksym Shvets, Lyudmila Ivashchuk, Oleksandr Lisovskyi, the project "Family Dairy Investments") were presented.
At the final discussion panel the participants discussed the possibilities and realities of financing investment projects in Ukraine and abroad; credit granting and stock market prospects - Ukrainian and international frames; corporate governance standards in the context of attraction of investments. The discussion was attended by Mykhailo Korylkevych, Impact Investor, Chairman of the Steering Committee InvestForum UA (Ukraine), Valeriy Kulitskyi, Managing Partner of Baltic Partners (Latvia), Yurii Oleksiienko, Head of the Investment Department of the asset management company "OTP Capital "(Ukraine), Tamara Lobzina, CEO of ICLUB (Ukraine), moderator - Taras Dumych, managing partner of the Kyiv office of the international law firm Wolf Theiss (Austria).
During the Second International Investment Forum InvestForum UA, participants and potential investors conducted negotiations and reached agreements regarding investments in Ukrainian projects and startups (agricultural sector, technologies).
The third International Investment Forum InvestForum UA is planned to be held in March 2022 in the Canary Islands. You soon can get acquainted with the event program, conditions of participation and sign up on the website investforum.biz.
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About InvestForum UA
InvestForum UA is an annual international investment forum, a platform that opens Ukraine to the world and the world to Ukraine. The InvestForum UA concept is aimed at developing a permanent platform for organizing interaction between initiators of investment projects in Ukraine and foreign and Ukrainian investors.
InvestForum UA's mission is to create a transparent and understandable investment environment in Ukraine, to develop a network of leaders who are aware of their influence and responsibility, to create and develop ecosystems for stable development.
The forum is held annually in the Work & Rest form, which allows event participants to take the advantage of their stay at InvestForum UA.