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Glovo acquires Ukrainian grocery delivery Zakaz.ua

Spanish food delivery service Glovo has signed an acquisition deal with the Ukraine-based grocery delivery service Zakaz.ua, Ukrainian tech media Ain.ua reported on Jan. 21. The companies didn’t disclose the acquisition cost, but according to experts’ estimates, the negotiations could have started at $15-20 million and shouldn’t have exceeded $50 million. According to Ain, ...
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US giant chipmaker Qualcomm acquires Ukrainian startup Augmented Pixels

The U.S. cellphone chip manufacturer Qualcomm has acquired Ukraine-founded startup Augmented Pixels for an undisclosed amount, Forbes Ukraine reported on Jan. 15. Augmented Pixels, founded by Ukrainian Vitaliy Goncharuk, develops virtual and augmented reality software. The company hasn’t yet published an official statement about the acquisition, but it changed its ...
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Ukrainian startup Awesomic attracts $2 million to expand its designer marketplace

Ukrainian startup Awesomic has attracted $2 million of investment to grow its service, which matches web designers with online businesses, according to its co-founder Stacy Pavlyshyna. Awesomic wants to use the money to expand its team to 50 people and attract more designers to its website. Among the company’s investors are ...
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Ukrainian sports tech startup raises $6 million in cryptocurrency offering

Ukrainian-Swiss startup Blocksport has raised $6 million in an initial coin offering, the company’s co-founder Volodymyr Liulka announced on Dec. 7. Investors included Chinese digital asset manager FBG Capital, the Dubai-based venture fund NewTribe VC, Mexican crypto platform MEXC, and Australian investors LVT Capital, among others.  Initial coin offerings or ...