Ukrainian startup is in the final of the EY Accelerating Entrepreneurs Program 2017   

KYIV, 24 FEBRUARY 2017. The EY Accelerating Entrepreneurs international program helps fast growing startups from around the world to scale their business. 48 executives of the high-potential startups from 22 countries were selected to participate in the final in Rome. Ukraine was represented by a startup Competera, which provides SaaS-based competitive price monitoring solutions.

Participants had the opportunity to attend coaching sessions, seminars, lectures of the industry experts, as well as to take central stage at the 10th annual EY Strategic Growth Forum Mediterranean in Rome, Italy, which gathered more than five hundred global business leaders, investors, government officials and young entrepreneurs.

The comprehensive program also included content-rich sessions from world-class speakers, workshops, individual coaching sessions with EY Service Lines leaders and opportunities to pitch their ideas in front of the world’s most innovative business leaders. Finalists of the program will have access to the strongest and most connected entrepreneurial ecosystem in the world as well as ongoing mentoring support from local and international EY teams involved in entrepreneurial growth.

Aleksandr Galkin, CEO and Co-founder of Competera, says:

“My impressions of the event are very positive – both the logistics and the content are of the highest quality. Participation in the program has brought many actionable insights. Week after the event we have started to apply received knowledge in business canvas and marketing strategy update, development of focused sales and relations through partner channels.”

Alexander Romanishyn, Leader of EY Startup Accelerator program in Ukraine, comments:

“Our goal is to identify the future leaders and to support them through the next steps of their growth journey. We offer startups all benefits of the access to the EY global network represented in 150 countries and support of the experienced consultants in the sphere of business modeling, investment, taxation and law, performance improvement and other. I am sure that our experience in providing mentoring support for entrepreneurs will bring great benefits for the accelerating program participants”.

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