Here is a collection of well-funded tech companies and startups that fully or partially outsource development to Ukraine through their own R&D or outsourcing vendors. Only companies that raised over $3 mln in funds have been included to the list and only those that can be identified in public sources as companies that outsource. Hope you enjoy the read!

1) Smartling


What they do:  Smartling is a translation management software

What’s interesting about them: This company operates a cloud-based software platform that streamlines the process of creating and delivering multilingual content to customers anywhere in the world. It counts Vimeo, Foursquare, GoPro, Pinterest, Kodak, TED, Spotify, Shutterstock, SlideShare and many other famous brands among its clients

Funding: $63.1m

Headquarters: New York, USA

Company size: 51-200 employees

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2) Shape

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What they do:  SHAPE offers products available worldwide under a broad range of categories including instant messaging, social networking, productivity, utilities, entertainment, media apps and web services

What’s interesting about them: SHAPE claims to be a leading cross-platform independent software vendor and web-based services provider. Throughout the years, the company’s products have been preloaded on mobile devices from leading manufacturing companies

Funding: $10m

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

Development region: Odessa, Ukraine

Company size: 51-200 employees

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3) Jelastic


What they do: Jelastic, Inc., provides enterprise software that enhances the economics of cloud deployment and management

What’s interesting about them: Jelastic delivered the industry’s first integrated Platform-as-Infrastructure solution, combining the flexibility of IaaS with easy to use PaaS, within a single platform for a fraction of the cost of existing virtualized environments

Funding: $5.6m

Headquarters: USA

Company size: 51-200 employees

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4) Currency Cloud

currency cloud

What they do: Currency Cloud delivers cross-border payments as a cloud service

What’s interesting about them: The company has moved $5bn of international payments in over 24 months. Since launch, the number of transactions has increased twelvefold. N-iX, the Ukrainian software development company has been the startup’s strategic fintech software development partner for years and built a development center for them in Eastern Europe.

Funding: $17m

Headquarters: London, UK

Development region: Lviv, Ukraine

Company size: 11-50 employees

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5) Elementum SCM


What they do:  Elementum helps to manage supply chains with cloud apps that simplify monitoring, order automation, risk management, and collaboration

What’s interesting about them: Elementum has a close partnership with one of the biggest supply chains in the world and was included in the list of most interesting full stack graph startups in 2014

Funding: $67m

Headquarters: USA

Development region: Kiev, Ukraine

Company size: 51-200 employees

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6) Viewdle


What they do: Viewdle is a mobile-focused visual analysis company that creates computer vision and recognition technologies for consumer products

What’s interesting about them: Viewdle was acquired by Google’s Motorola Mobility in 2012, the leading imaging & gesture recognition company at the time, for the estimated $30m to $45m range

Funding: $12m

Headquarters: Ukraine

Company size: 11-50 employees

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7) DisclosureNet

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What they do:  DisclosureNet™ provides cloud-based and in-house enterprise disclosure management solutions and services that help improve efficiency, accuracy, control, and reduce risk in internal and external reporting

What’s interesting about them: What sets the company apart from others is that DisclosureNet enhances disclosure management with the ability to conduct peer comparisons and XBRL analyses, while providing access to accounting standards, rules and regulations

Funding: $10m

Headquarters: Toronto, Canada

Company size: 51-200 employees

8) CloudMade


What they do: CloudMade is a location platform that serves the automotive and consumer electronics industries and the world’s app developers

What’s interesting about them: It serves 45,000 app developers and counting, as well as global OEMs and enterprises like Magellan, Motorola, Medion, SAP, and Siemens. CloudMade provides automotive manufacturers, OEM consumer electronics companies, and apps developers with a range of innovative tools and APIs that let them create unique location-based devices and applications across all major web and mobile platforms

Funding: $16.3m

Headquarters: USA

Development region: Kiev, Ukraine

Company size: 51-200 employees

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9) AdsWizz


What they do:  AdsWizz is a leading global technology company that provides advertising solutions for digital radio and audio industries

What’s interesting about them: The company’s clients include Coca-Cola and Dell. Recently, HARMAN collaborated with the company to deliver targeted advertising via Aha Radio. Deezer, a top music-streaming service, has also joined the partnership list in 2014

Funding: $3m Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

Development region: Lviv, Ukraine

Company size: 51-200 employees

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