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Two Ukrainian startup companies — GitLab and Grammarly — are among the greatest in the world!
The Cloud 100 ranking by Forbes features the 'best, brightest, most valuable private companies in the cloud' globally. GitLab (#11 on The Cloud 100), founded in 2015, provides solutions for managing and securing apps. The whole company has always been remote, and its founder Dmytro Zaporozhets created a code behind GitLab right from his home! Grammarly (#43 on The Cloud 100) helps people communicate better. With an assistant using artificial intelligence, people's writing becomes more effective and clear. Now Grammarly has over 30 million users! Another proof that everything is possible with smart Ukrainian techies.Read MoreClose
The Ukrainian runner Andriy Tkachuk took second place in world history in the 48-hour race.
In 30-degree heat, the runner managed to run 435 km 446 meters and set a national record. Moreover, Andriy approached the world record. Only 38 kilometers separate Andriy from the best result in history, set by the Greek athlete Yiannis Kouros.Read MoreClose
Ukraine is one of the most generous countries in the world!
We are in the top-20 countries out of 114 in World Giving Index 2021. The Index is created by Charities Aid Foundation. It offers a unique glimpse of global trends in charitable giving.Read MoreClose
Irina Galay is the first Ukrainian woman to climb K2
Irina Galay is the first Ukrainian woman to climb K2, the second-highest mountain, also known as the deadliest one. Galay dedicated her ascent to the Savage Mountain to the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. Only 337 people managed to conquer the 8,611 metres mountain.Read MoreClose
WeSoftYou recognized as the fastest-growing company in the world!
The Ukrainian company WeSoftYou is a global leader in Product Designing and Engineering. WeSoftYou creates app solutions crafting bespoke mobile and web applications for businesses. 100 fastest-growing B2B providers in the world are highlighted annually by Clutch, the leading ratings and reviews platform for IT, marketing, and business service providers.Read MoreClose
Netflix to make a film in Ukraine
Have you met Jean-Claude Van Damme on the streets of Kyiv? Yep, that was him. Kyiv with its urban vibes is a magnetic spot for the world-famous musicians and brands to shoot. But it was the first ever time when Netflix shot its film in Ukraine. Action-comedy 'The Last Mercenary' airs on July 30.Read MoreClose
Ukraine takes part in the World Surfing Games 2021
A surfing team from Ukraine participates in the World Surfing Games 2021! For the first time ever, Ukraine is represented on the international surfing arena. The competition takes place in El Salvador this year.Read MoreClose
Go-A Band conquers music charts
'SHUM' by Go-A continues to conquer global music charts. For the first time (!) ever, a song in Ukrainian debutes in Spotify global top-200 chart at #69. It is also #8 in iTunes Worldwide Songs chart and #5 in the European Songs chart.Read MoreClose
'SHUM' by Go-A goes viral
'SHUM' by Go-A is #5 in the Spotify global viral tracks chart! Ukraine literally goes viral with a first-ever Eurovision song fully in Ukrainian.Read MoreClose
Golden Lily Award for Best Film goes to Ukraine!
The international jury of the Go East Film Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany decided to award 'This Rain Will Never Stop' by Alina Gorlova with this year's Golden Lily Award for Best Film! 'Through a bold use of cinematic language, the director offers a humanistic look at a man caught in multiple troubled worlds, each experiencing their own conflicts. Gorlova's vision, outwardly stoical and filled with empathy, transcends simplistic boundaries by using image and sound as a sensory experience.'Read MoreClose
24 awards for Ukrainians at Malaysia Technology Expo 2021
Young Ukrainian researchers from the Youth Academy of Science of Ukraine received 10 golden, 11 silver, 1 bronze, and 2 special awards within 'Asian Youth Innovation Awards 2021' category. In total, there were over 500 inventions from 16 countries. 'Asian Youth Innovation Award' is one of the three key nominations at the annual Expo, which moved online this year.Read MoreClose