Day 1: Fundamentals
15:00 - Course Introduction
• Charles Whitehead, Professor at Cornell University, Co-founder at eō Business Incubators

15:20 - Why Ukraine? Why Now?
• Leading VC in Ukraine (coming soon)

16:00 - Ukraine Startup Ecosystem Overview. What Are The Opportunities?
• Dominique Piotet, CEO at UNIT.City
• Alexander Soroka, CEO at Startup.Network
• Pavlo Kartashov, Director at Ukrainian Startup Fund

17:00 - How to Get Started in Early-stage Investing?
• Bas Godska, Founder and General Partner at Acrobator Ventures
• Stephan Reckie, Executive Director at Get, Co-founder at Angelus Funding

18:00 - Special Keynote
• Paul Holliman, Angel Investor, Mentor at 500 Startups, Executive at Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (former)
Day 2: Deal Mastery
15:00 - How Do You Source Deals In Ukraine?
• Vlad Tislenko, Partner at SMRK VC Fund
• Andriy Zinchuk, Advisor at Antler, Mentor at Seedstars, Member of Selection Commission at USF
• Leading lawyer in PE and VC (coming soon)

16:00 - What Makes a Startup a Good (or Not-So-Good) Investment?
• Felix Litvinsky, eō U.S. Coordinator, Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University (powered by Techstars)
• Jane Klepa, Executive Director at 1991 Open Data Incubator
• Oksana Strashna, CFA, Non-executive Board Member at SOC Prime, Former Partner at Horizon Capital, Investor

17:00 - SAFEs vs Convertibles vs Equity vs Debt: Understanding Investment Structures
• US Counsel (coming soon)

18:00 - Some Common Deal Terms
• (coming soon)

18:45 - Special Keynote
• Marvin Liao, Former Partner at 500 Startups, Partner & Board Member at GAMEGROOVE Capital
Day 3:
Rough Diamonds
15:00 - What are the Pitfalls in Ukraine? An Overview of Legal and Tax Issues?
• Anastasiya Bolkhovitinova, Counsel, Attorney at Law, PhD, Head of Technology, Telecommunications, Aerospace and Defence, Kinstellar
• Natalia Kirichenko, Counsel, Head of the local IT & IP, Data & Cybersecurity, and Telecommunications, Kinstellar

16:00 - How Should Investors Work With Companies?
• Andriy Fedoriv, Founder and CEO, FEDORIV GROUP
• Will Mercer, Venture Director at Zag

17:00 - Intellectual Property
• Feras Mousilli, Managing Parner, Lloyd & Mousilli
• Ilya Sverdlov, Parner, Kinstellar

18:00 - Exits and Liquidity
•Rick Rasmussen, Berkeley
• Andrii Sorokhan, Venture Lead at U.Ventures, Western NIS Enterprise Fund

18:45 - Special Keynote
• Adrian Slywotzky, Partner, Oliver Wyman
Day 4:
The Art of Timing
The fourth day will conclude with a two lectures on how to evaluate startup pitches followed by a live pitch competition.

The UNO Pitch Competition is organised in partnership with eō Business Incubators, where 10 pre-selected Ukrainian startups will pitch their projects in front of a jury of UNO experts and eō mentors.

15:00 - What To Look For In a Pitch?
• Yaroslav Azhnyuk, CEO & Co-founder at Petcube
• Andrii Sorokhan, Venture Lead at U.Ventures, Western NIS Enterprise Fund
• Andriy Zinchuk, Advisor at Antler, Mentor at Seedstars, Member of Selection Commission at USF

16:00 - Early-Stage Growth and Beyond
• Dmitry Norenko, CEO at upSWOT
• Andrey Dakhovsky, CEO at Djooky
• Anastasiia (Nastya) Romanova, CEO at Mosqitter

17:00 - 19:00 UNO Pitch Competition
• 10 Startup Pitches
• Feedback Session
• Award Ceremony
Registrations Now Open
If you are an advisor or aspiring investor who wants to learn the key principles involved in making investment decisions from experienced, professional investors, this pass is for you.

- Access to all UNO web platform features
- Access UNO lectures and workshops
- Watch UNO Startup Competition
- Access to Networking area
- Unlimited access to on-demand content
- Offline: No access
Advisor $80
If you are a Founder of an early-stage startup who wants to learn more about the benchmarks that investors use to evaluate startups, this pass is for you.

- Access to UNO web platform
- Access to UNO lectures and workshops

*Ticket is subject to approval. Only apply for this ticket if you are a Ukraine-based startup.
Startup free*
Want to be part of the growing group of sophisticated investors targeting Ukrainian startups? Then the Investor Pass is for you.

All features of Advisor Pass, plus:
- Access to offline event in Kyiv (limited to 50 tickets)
- Participate in a private post-event group Q&A session with UNO speakers
- Access to UNO Startup Competition & Awards Ceremony
- A chance to attend private Demo Days hosted by eō Business Incubators for an opportunity to invest in rising startups (subject to approval)
Investor $150
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