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Diia City: Bringing opportunity to Ukrainian start ups

Posted by on 11 September 2023
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In the midst of geopolitical shifts and global concerns, Diia City, a haven of innovation and urban aspiration within the backdrop of geopolitical tension has emerged. As the Russia/Ukraine conflict continues to cast a shadow on the future, this ambitious urban endeavour continues to take shape, offering a glimpse into a future that remains steadfast amidst uncertainty.

Yuri Bender, PhD candidate, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, Editor in Chief, Professional Wealth Management, Financial Times, and Anna Tutova, CEO, Coinstelegram, paid a visit to the IMpower Studios to discuss opportunities in the face of the current Ukraine/Russia war. In this interview, Yuri and Anna explore how the war has inspired digital transformation by Ukrainian entrepreneurs, how Diia City brings investors and start ups together as well as offer advice to Ukrainian digital start ups who trying to project their ventures internationally.

Under the spotlight:

Anna Tutova

Anna Tutova is a public speaker, Fortune media journalist from Ukraine and CEO of Coinstelegram, a crypto-media group and PR-consulting agency. Anna holds a degree of Master in International Law. She is an expert in public relations and business development, featured on CNBC Arabia TV, Forbes Middle East, Nasdaq, Finance Yahoo, Gulf News, Cointelegraph. Additionally, Anna is a Partner at Fintech company , marketplace for direct matching business with financial and legal providers,

Furthermore Anna is a co-producer of the documentary film “Decentralized - No Matter What” on the new era of the digital economy(featuring El Salvador’s government officials, CZ, Founder Binance, Sandeep Nailwal, Polygon Founder, Charles Hoskinson, Founder Cardano, Justin Sun, Founder Tron, Sebastien Borget, co-Founder Sandbox, Chairman DMCC, Head of Dubai blockchain center etc.).

Yuri Bender

Yuri is a financial journalist focusing on private banking, international asset management and capital markets. He has edited and launched a variety of titles at the Financial Times group and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Professional Wealth Management global magazine, website and events hub.

He has led debates on how banks and asset management groups must match customer needs and has reported from developing markets including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine and writes a regular column for FTfm, the fund management section of the FT newspaper.

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