Posts Tagged ‘Denis Dovgopoliy’

Denis Dovgopoliy likes to eat Zur!

So we meet again Denis Dovgopoliy! After all these years you come again to visit my country and eat our Zur. I met you in 2008 when visiting Ukraine for TMT.Ventures’08 conference and didn’t realize at first that you’ve been coming here since the early 2000’s to consume our nation’s most precious cuisine. And now you fly in to Warsaw a day too early with your Hello Kitty backpack and your 5 mobile devices that you carry around and you text me to say “I’m at the airport. Where are you?”. And you don’t even change your SIM card to a Polish one!

TMT.Ventures’08 Kiev

Remember Soviet Union? 30% of all R&D efforts of USSR were performed in Ukraine. High-tech, space tech, nano, bio – they did it all. This tells you something about local engineering talent. Multiply that by increasing internet penetration, access to business know-how and venture capital. What you get is a vast pool of potential breakthrough […]

Have a beer with a global VC

Having a beer with a global VC sounds good but try to arrange it and you will learn it is not easy at all. ;-) Here’s my HOW TO and case study from a night before TMT.Ventures’08 Kiev conference. First – you have to understand that a VC may have plenty of money under management […]