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INTECRATOR – a program for high-tech startups, designed according to the Venture Builder model
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ABOUT US

The INTECRATOR is a program designed according to the Venture Builder model – a first of its kind in Ukraine. The program guides high-tech startups from the prototype stage to market launch of a full-fledged product. Cooperation with us will allow the most successful startups to get the opportunity to work with the largest corporate players - leaders in their relevant industries.

The INTECRATOR is a joint project by Intecracy Ventures and EY in Ukraine focused on acceleration and incubation of startups.

The INTECRATOR will become your first investor, mentor and partner from ideation to full-fledged product, as well as an adviser on fundraising and building a competitive balanced team. We also provide investors with access to a wide range of investment opportunities.

Team and Mentors

Team
Anton Marrero

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Anton Marrero

Anton Marrero

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Anton is a Ukrainian top manager and IT expert. He has over 30 years of company and project management experience in the IT sector.

Anton is a co-founder of Softline IT (later transformed into the Intecracy Group) which became one of the leaders of the Ukrainian and Eastern European IT market. He also co-authored multiple software and hardware solutions. Member of the Board of Intecracy Ventures.

Anton has a degree from Kyiv Polytechnic Institute majoring in Computer-Aided Design of Heat and Power Technologies. He also holds an MBA in International Trade from the International Management Institute (IMI) in Kyiv.

Yuri Sivitsky

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Yuri Sivitsky

Yuri Sivitsky

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Yuri is a Ukrainian top manager and IT expert. He has over 30 years of company and project management experience in the IT sector.

Yuri possesses profound expertise in strategic business development, investment management, marketing and sales. He is a co-founder of the IT Ukraine Association. Yuriy previously was a Board Member of the East Europe Foundation. Member of the Board of Intecracy Ventures. Co-author of multiple software and hardware solutions.

Yuri holds a degree from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute majoring as an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer. He also holds an MBA in International Trade from the International Management Institute (IMI) in Kyiv.

Mykhaylo Vigovsky

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Mykhaylo Vigovsky

Mykhaylo Vigovsky

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Mykhaylo is a Ukrainian IT and venture entrepreneur with over 15 years of professional experience in these areas. Member of the Board of Intecracy Ventures.

Mykhaylo possesses profound expertise in commercial and investment banking, project management, investment analysis and review of projects, management of financial and legal risk. He has Legal and Financial university degrees.

Andriy Pavlik

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Andriy Pavlik

Andriy Pavlik

Board member
Intecracy Ventures

Andriy has over 25 years experience in IT. For almost a decade he worked as one of the IT leaders at the Ukrainian Post (UkrPoshta)

Within the Intecracy Group Andriy is responsible for infrastructure management, quality control and informational security management systems.

As the COO of Softengi, he ensures seamless operational functionality of the company.

Chrystyna Venhryniak

Head of
INTECRATOR

Chrystyna Venhryniak

Chrystyna Venhryniak

Head of
INTECRATOR

Chrystyna has experience in launching and administrating multiple media and IT projects. She is also a professional lawyer with experience in Intellectual Property Rights, Telecommunications and IT. An expert on e-document management in Ukraine.

Chrystyna holds a Master’s degree in Law from the Shevchenko Kyiv National University.

Alina Bugar

INTECRATOR Coordinator from EY Ukraine

Alina Bugar

Alina Bugar

INTECRATOR Coordinator from EY Ukraine

Alina is a Senior Analyst at EY Start-up Accelerator in Ukraine. She specializes in project management, marketing and communication with investors. Together with the EY Start-up Accelerator team, she consults and provides comprehensive growth support to the high-tech start-ups as well as researches the issue of implementing innovations and solutions for the Smart Cities concept.

Prior to joining EY, she had a traineeship at the Parliament of Canada. She also was an official Ukrainian delegate to the UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris. Alina holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Guest Mentors
Alexey Borisenko

Developer Advocate
Cisco DevNet

Alexey Borisenko

Alexey Borisenko

Developer Advocate
Cisco DevNet

Alexey DevNet developer advocate at Cisco, where Alexey coordinates and develops DevNet in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Alexey creates applications, programs, and educational projects for the IT community and promotes DevNet and programmability of devices and solutions for local markets (customers, partners, etc.).

Alexey’s interests are network programmability, IoT, cloud technologies for collaboration, educational technologies. Alexey is engaged in research in the field of information technology, one of the latter is “Methods of teamwork in the study of programming. Modern IT market requirements.

Expertise in certain industries, knowledge of the application market for infrastructures and cloud solutions.

Creation and promotion of IT products (8 years), programming (3 years)

Emmanuel Lowe

International Business Consultant, Speaker in IT and Investment conferences, Mentor, Coach, Adviser

Emmanuel Lowe

Emmanuel Lowe

International Business Consultant, Speaker in IT and Investment conferences, Mentor, Coach, Adviser

Emmanuel Lowe combines his strengths in business, strategy and financial management, advising business owners and C-Level for more than 15 years. He is a multi-entrepreneur and a former Project Management professor at the Business School CNAM in Paris. Over these years, Emmanuel has acquired a sharp focus on delivering products with a high customer success performance.

His experience:

– 15 years in retail management in Europe, IT buyer and project manager.
– over 10 years advising and coaching business owners and top managers.  

– Member of the pool of International Senior Advisor for EBRD in Strategy and Retail

– Speaker for Information Technology and Investment Conferences and Forums.

– Mentor in several blockchain hackathons.

– Former Head of SMB’s committee at French Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.

– Former Teacher in project management at Business School CNAM Paris.

– Founder of MultiNations Kyiv a club of international likeminded people living in Kyiv. 2400 members.

Vladyslava Magaletskaya

Vice President at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group

Vladyslava Magaletskaya

Vladyslava Magaletskaya

Vice President at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group

Vladyslava is a Doctor of Cybernetics, MBA from Edinburgh University, a graduate of Harvard University Emerging Leaders Program.

Over the past 14 years, Vladyslava has had an illustrious career in business, public administration, non-governmental organizations. In particular, for over two years she was the Deputy Minister for of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, responsible for opening 11 new export markets for Ukraine and launching countless nationwide programs (agri insurance, agri + IT, crop irrigation, IFI loan programs et al).

Since 2017, Vladyslava is a VP at the international investment fund SigmaBleyzer, a VP at AgroGeneration. She is also a member of the National Reforms Council, member of the ASPEN Ukraine coordination council, a prominent expert of the Ukrainian agri industry, a prolific speaker at international conferences, forums and roundtables and is actively involved in charity.

Andreas Mentel

Partner at Bilgola GmbH

Andreas Mentel

Andreas Mentel

Partner at Bilgola GmbH

Andreas was born in Germany but lives in Switzerland (German and Swiss Citizen).

Andreas’ professional experience:

6 Years Management Consultant at Accenture;

3 Years Head of Consulting Texas Instruments Software Switzerland;

6 Years Co-Founding Partner Solution Providers;

4 Years Co-Country Head of Capgemini Switzerland;

3 Years Head of Healthcare Swisscom IT Services;

3 Years Group Head of Impaq Group;

6 Years Independent Management Consultant.

Areas that Andreas is mentor in: business plans, business models, go to market, market potential, operational setup, technology support.

Andreas studied at the University of Sydney (Computer Science and Mathematics).

Dmytro Norenko

CEO & Founder of Upswot

Dmytro Norenko

Dmytro Norenko

CEO & Founder of Upswot

Dmytro is a serial startup entrepreneur with a unique experience of launching his startups on a global scale and finance & economics background.

His latest solution, Upswot – a pre-scoring white label lenders-focused alternative data management platform – managed to get pilot contracts with 18 lenders across 5 countries in less than a year and the tech behind it was deemed as having massive potential by such global accelerator names as Start-Up Chile, UC Berkeley Skydeck, Techstars and Poland Prize. Upswot, under Dmytro’s guidance entered the full cohort of the Skydeck accelerator (financed by top-tier VCs, such as Sequoia Capital, Sierra and others). Upswot was also accepted to DIFC fintech hub created by the biggest corporates of MENA region.

Dmytro holds a degree in Finance from the Dnipropetrovsk University of Economics and Law.

Craig Phillips

CEO of Volia Software

Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips

CEO of Volia Software

Craig has more than 30 years of experience working with clients to improve productivity by planning, developing and integrating information systems.

Craig is a former Ernst & Young Partner and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Vice President.  He led the critical technology practice in energy, chemicals, and utilities.  He also provided information management leadership for the company.

He has experience working with clients across industries, including commercial software, oil and gas, utilities, and consumer products. In 2003, he helped found Volia Software, initially as the Chief Operating Officer.  Craig was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2008.

He double majored in Management and Economics at Rice University.

Mykyta Polatayko

Head of IT Practice AEQUO

Mykyta Polatayko

Mykyta Polatayko

Head of IT Practice AEQUO

Mykyta Polatayko is a leading IT lawyer in Ukraine, advising established multinationals and early stage technology companies on a wide range of issues from acquisition of local IT business and setting up development offices in Ukraine to copyright transfer and effective tax structuring. 

Throughout his career, Mykyta has specialised in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, information security and data protection as well as on e-commerce regulation and use of e-signatures.

He launched the first Ukrainian legal tech start-up and also worked as a council of a game development studio and a digital advertising agency.

For several years, Mykyta Polatayko has been actively participating in and leading various public initiatives aimed to consolidate professional IT law community and develop legislation.

Kevin Reddy

Global Managing Director at «Reddy & Co»

Kevin Reddy

Kevin Reddy

Global Managing Director at «Reddy & Co»

Kevin has 26 years of experience as a Senior Executive at Fortune 500 as Partner at top-tier management consulting firms PwC, Accenture, Booz & Co building and managing large high performance innovative teams and also as Silicon Valley startup Founder, NED, Advisory Board Member, Investor, Mentor, Senior Advisor at venture funded startups, incubators, accelerators, VC/PE firms, and global angel syndication platforms.

Currently Mr. Reddy is a Global Managing Director at Reddy & Co providing Interim CEO and Senior Executive Advisory Services in the areas of Emerging Technologies, Tech IB, Investment Advisory, Digital Strategy, Innovation, and Transformation for venture funded seed, early, and growth stage startups. Kevin is also a Regional Partner for California at Cataliize, a Global Venture Catalyst firm with HQ in Sydney. Previously Kevin built and managed large high performance teams as global leader for Digital Strategy and Transformation practice at Booz & Co. Prior to Booz he was a member of Accenture’s Financial Services IT Advisory senior leadership team with a focus on Digital Innovation and Transformation with FinTech/FSO as primary focus. Prior to Accenture, Kevin was CEO of sec|zone, a silicon valley based security software startup, Consulting Director of Professional Services at Computer Associates Int’l (NYSE: CA – Enterprise cloud and IT management solutions), and Manager in MCS (FS) group at PriceWaterhouse LLP.

Mr. Reddy was selected and honored with the prestigious ‘Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business’ award in 2006. Kevin graduated with a Master’s degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering. Kevin is a Citizen of the USA with OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) privilege.

EY Mentors
Olga Gorbanovskaya

Partner, People Advisory Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Olga Gorbanovskaya

Olga Gorbanovskaya

Partner, People Advisory Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Olga specializes in providing a wide range of consulting services in the field of personnel management – from the development and implementation of personnel management strategies to individual tax planning.

Olga is also a successful business coach and has extensive experience in teaching in higher education institutions (a branch of the Moscow Institute of Entrepreneurship and Law in Prague) and in business Schools (since 2005 and is still actively teaching at the Kiev-Mohyla Business School).

She also has experience in conducting various corporate and open trainings in all areas of personnel management (from employment law and personnel administration to performance management and staff loyalty).

Olga has two educations: economic and legal, as well as a degree in economics.

Olga is a member of AICPA (American Institute of Chartered Public Accountants), a certified accountant for international accounting standards (CPA, Certified Public Accountant), a certified MBTI practitioner, and also a certified coach ACC (Accredited Certified Coach) and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF, International Coach Federation).

Oleksiy Imas

Associate Director, EY Start-Up Accelerator and Innovation Leader at EY Ukraine

Oleksiy Imas

Oleksiy Imas

Associate Director, EY Start-Up Accelerator and Innovation Leader at EY Ukraine

Oleksiy has 15 years of experience in advising on merger and acquisition transactions, raising capital, project management and other services in the field of investment banking and corporate finance, with a total amount of consulting successfully closed transactions of more than $ 1 billion.

He worked at several leading investment banks and consulting companies in Ukraine, and was an adviser to two ministers of agricultural policy and food in Ukraine and an advisor to the chairman of the State Property Fund of Ukraine. He has a deep understanding of the innovation eco-system and financing of start-up projects.

Oleksiy received a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), as well as a master’s degree in international economics from Kiev National University of Economics.

Dmytro Lazuchenkov

Senior Manager at Advisory department, Leader of IT Risks and Assurance practice at EY Ukraine

Dmytro Lazuchenkov

Dmytro Lazuchenkov

Senior Manager at Advisory department, Leader of IT Risks and Assurance practice at EY Ukraine

Dmytro has more than 11 years of experience in providing consulting services in the field of information technology and IT risks and more than 13 years of general IT expertise.

The main areas of his competence include: IT process management (COBiT, ITIL, BS, ISO, etc) auditing information security management systems; optimization of IT-dependent business processes; development of IT strategy, plan of development of IT functions, architecture of target IT systems; developing a business continuity management system and disaster recovery plan.

Dmytro’s experience is confirmed by certificates from a leading international organization in the field of information security – CISA, CISM, СGEIT (ISACA), ISO 27001: 2005 ISMS Lead Auditor certificate.

Dmytro is also a Microsoft-certified Microsoft (Microsoft Certified Professional) in infrastructure and communications solutions.

Dmytro received an MSc in Computer Science from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. 

Valery Povreznyuk

Director, Operating Restructuring Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Valery Povreznyuk

Valery Povreznyuk

Director, Operating Restructuring Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Valeriy specializes in financial and operational restructurings for banks and corporates, debt raising, asset / liability / cost optimization, structured finance. He has 22-year experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining EY, he has worked at the top international banking groups such as BNP Paribas, Raiffeisenbank, VTB. Valeriy’s main areas of expertise are: debt restructuring; corporate turnaround; business analysis, financial modelling; operational improvements, optimizations; debt raising, structured and project finance, syndications, WC finance, LBOs; M&A advisory, investments, carve-outs; risk assessment and management.

He graduated from the Dnipro National University and holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Banking. Valeriy has also received an MBA degree at the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Bogdan Yarmolenko

Partner, Transaction Advisory Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Bogdan Yarmolenko

Bogdan Yarmolenko

Partner, Transaction Advisory Services Leader at EY Ukraine

Bogdan has more than 18 years of experience in managing projects for evaluating business and fixed assets in order to incorporate financial statements in various fields. 

 Among the key areas of competence of Bogdan: business modeling and appraisal, raising capital, reporting under IFRS standards, financial planning, advising in the field of M & A, advising Ukrainian state institutions on reforms, etc.

Bogdan graduated from Kiev National Economic University and received a diploma Bachelor of Laws and Masters in International Economics.

He also is a PhD candidate at the Institute World Economy and International Relations of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Intecracy Ventures Mentors
Ilya Gandzeychuk

Technical Director
Softengi

Ilya Gandzeychuk

Ilya Gandzeychuk

Technical Director
Softengi

Ilya is a top manager with over 25 years of experience in the IT sector. He previously worked at Kvazar-Micro and Sitronics IT.

Currently, Ilya is the CTO of one of the Ukrainian outsourcing leaders – Softengi – also responsible for sales and marketing. Ilya gained invaluable hands-on expertise in management, business processes and software technologies having grown from a software developer to a top manager in the IT sector. He is an expert in R&D management, as well as virtual, augmented and mixed reality, IoT, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

He holds an Applied Mathematics degree from the National Odessa University and an MBA from UNI Kassel International Business School (Germany). ff

Victor Golub

Blockchain Guru

Victor Golub

Victor Golub

Blockchain Guru

Viktor is a co-founder of a number of Ukrainian startups, including the Smart Home solution AZIOT and crypto-payments solution BHander.

He has profound experience in software development, blockchain, IoT and business analytics.

Viktor has hands-on experience of US and European startup accelerators, preparation and presentation of pitch decks to investors and at international conferences, incl. those at Silicon Valley.

He holds an MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Kyiv Polytechnics Institute.

Pavlo Mashlyakivsky

Tech Guru
Unitybase

Pavlo Mashlyakivsky

Pavlo Mashlyakivsky

Tech Guru
Unitybase

Pavlo has over 25 years of experience in the IT sector and is a prominent expert in the field. For many years he is considered the Technological Guru of the InBase and Softline IT companies (part of the Intecracy Group consortium of companies).

In 2018 he received the Special Award from the Ukrainian IT Awards. He holds degrees from Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Cybernetics) and the Higher Qualification Institute of the Kyiv National Trade and Economics University.

Oleksandr Rossol

CEO at InBase

Oleksandr Rossol

Oleksandr Rossol

CEO at InBase

Oleksandr is a top manager and IT expert with over 15 years of project management experience in the IT sector.

InBase, the company led by Oleksandr, is responsible for development of e-document management and business automation solutions.

Oleksandr is an author and co-author of multiple software and hardware solutions. He holds a degree from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute as well as an MBA from the International Management Institute (IMI) in Kyiv.

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Intecracy Ventures

Intecracy Ventures assists entrepreneurs in developing high-tech solutions and financing their operations, as well as enabling venture investors to access a wide range of startups from different sectors of the economy.

Intecracy Ventures is an investor in a group of IT companies working within the integrated Intecracy Group brand, as well as a number of startups.

EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The company also possesses significant expertise in technology and innovation.

EY is one of the global leaders in the provision of robotic process automation (RPA) services and implementation of IoT according to HFS Research, 2018. The company is a leader in the field of cyber security consulting according to ALM, 2018. EY uses about 2,000 bots and digital tools internally and in client service offerings.

EY supports corporate clients in introducing innovations and provides comprehensive and systemic support for high-tech startups.

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Who are we looking for?

The INTECRATOR facilitates development of high-tech startups operating in new and high-growth niches in the B2B and B2B2C segments  

Key selection criteria:

High-Tech Solution or Product

Quick Scalability

Focus on International Markets

Unique Niche in a Trending Sector

B2B, B2B2C Focus

Concept, Pre-MVP and MVP Stage

Operational Fluency in English by Key Team Members

Quick R&D Cycle

Sectors of Interest

Security

Health&Wellness

Renewable Energy

FinTech & Marketplaces

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

RPA & Autopilots

AR, VR, MR, XR

Internet of Things (IoT)

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

Big Data

Military & Defense

AdTech

Structure of the Programme

Acceleration Programme

3M

3-month acceleration program, which includes mentoring, consulting, team and business strategy development. Startups will communicate with top managers, business owners, investors and recognized industry experts.

Access to the Ecosystem

9M

9-month incubation period with access to the INTECRATOR ecosystem. Teams will become part of the synergetic community of IT companies, will be able to use the technological support base, participate in educational programs and events.

Benefits for Startup

Communication with potential investors

Access to pilot clients

Marketing and PR support

Back office support

Legal structuring

Software development

INTECRATOR doesn't get any equity in a startup for participation in the Acceleration program. In return for participation in the second part of the Program (from 9 months length), startup founders provide the INTECRATOR with temporary nominal equity control in the startup. The exact equity share is determined individually for each startup and is fixed in the INTECRATOR program participation agreement.

The agreement will also stipulate specific Performance Milestones for a particular project. Upon successfully reaching those Milestones, equity will partially be returned to the founders.

Event Schedule

The INTECRATOR Kick-Off Night
INTECRATOR Pitch Day in Dnipro
INTECRATOR Pitch Day in Kharkiv

INTECRATOR Pitch Day in Kyiv

Final Demo Day

Start of Acceleration

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