CfE: UCU Center for Entrepreneurship - Center for Entrepreneurship
ideasLab Student Accelerator

ideasLab is a student accelerator established by the UCU Center for Entrepreneurship. Its’ mission is to create an environment that encourages students to explore modern problems and challenges as well as develop an entrepreneurial vision for the transformation of ideas into viable solutions, build a startup community of innovators and promote the rise of UCU as an entrepreneurial university.

CfE: UCU Center for Entrepreneurship

WHO WE ARE

Accelerator for startups with a global mindset and an educational platform for starting entrepreneurs in Ukraine.

MISSION

To guide you in launching innovative ideas. We help with acquiring the necessary knowledge, practical skills, and mentoring support, growing entrepreneurial and global mindset, finding like-minded people, and inspiring to create your breakthrough product. It’s all for seeing more Ukrainian companies in the global market.

GOALS

  • Cultivate an entrepreneurial culture in Ukraine through educational activities, meetings, and events;
  • Provide professional high-quality training programs for startup ecosystem participants;
  • Grow an international network of mentors, experts, and partners who are willing to contribute to our mission;
  • Develop the Ukrainian startup ecosystem and promote its role in the global ecosystem by educating and connecting its participants.

 

Programs

New Venture Launchpad

New Venture Launchpad

New Venture Launchpad (NVL) is a series of workshops aimed at entrepreneurs and professionals from different fields (IT, Education, Healthcare, etc.) interested in entrepreneurship or eager to start their new venture.  NVL is designed to help participants in this uncertain time understand how to identify a new business opportunity and what the first steps need […]

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Pre-Acceleration

Pre-Acceleration

Pre-acceleration program is a viability validation of innovative ideas and their subsequent transformation into early-stage products using simple and efficient tools. This program demonstrates that any idea has the right to exist if it is well developed. The program focuses on customer validation and the value proposition of the product/service you want to offer.  

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Acceleration

Acceleration

(Українська) Акселераційна програма CfE UCU – це можливість сфокусуватися на своєму стартапі, переосмислити помилкові теорії, по-іншому глянути на свій продукт, отримати інструменти для його розвитку та пришвидшити перетворення в життєздатний продукт.

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ideasLab Accelerator for student startups

ideasLab Accelerator for student startups

ideasLab is a student accelerator established by the UCU Center for Entrepreneurship. Its’ mission is to create an environment that encourages students to explore modern problems and challenges as well as develop an entrepreneurial vision for the transformation of ideas into viable solutions, build a startup community of innovators, and promote the rise of UCU […]

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Acceleration program for social entrepreneurs

Acceleration program for social entrepreneurs

Accelerator for Social Enterprises – 6 training modules of 2 days at UCU from the best trainers in the field with paid housing, food and travel compensation; more than 30 hours of personal mentoring from successful social entrepreneurs and business development professionals; access to grant support for social enterprise development; the opportunity to participate in […]

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Blog

ideasLab Batch 1

Минулого року ми вирішили зробити щось грандіозне і перевірити чи є в Україні студенти, які готові втілювати свої космічні ідеї в життя. Для запуску таких ідей ми створили платформу – студентський інкубатор ideasLab, і відразу ж на перший набір отримали 34 аплікації від ентузіастів з 8 університетів України. На початку жовтня 11 відібраних команд стартували […]

From a media monitoring agency to a competitor Google: the story of Alumni CfE UCU

Here at the Center for Entrepreneurship, we prioritize globality, especially in the context of the acceleration program. We integrate this idea and the spirit of globalization and scaling, so we are very pleased to see that our teams are succeeding and actively developing outside of Ukraine. And we already have a successful example of scaling […]

Startup statistics for 2021: basic numbers

We have prepared an extensive statistics digest from the field of startups so that you can assess your capabilities. We want you to have all the facts. We offer the main points from such resources as The Boss Magazine, Statista, Crunchbase. About 37% of all startups fail due to lack of capital or profitability. 77% […]

Seven steps on the way to successful investment in your startup

Seven steps on the way to successful investment in your startup   What makes a business idea attractive for investment ? How to attract investment in a startup successfully? Does your startup need an investment strategy? Anna Magera, a senior partner in startups and venture business at the international consulting company Finance PM, whose team […]

A startup is always about changing something

An interview with a mentor of UCU Center for Entrepreneurship and entrepreneur Taras Rodtsevych. Here we talk not only about the launch of his two successful startups, but also about mistakes, failures, and conclusions that help entrepreneurs move forward. To begin with, a little on inspiration, ideas and motivation: Where do you get your ideas […]

Team

Ivan Petrenko

Ivan
Petrenko

Executive Director at UCU Сenter for Entrepreneurship

Marharyta Velebnyk

Marharyta
Velebnyk

COO at UCU Center for Entrepreneurship

Vitaliia Dyriv

Vitaliia
Dyriv

Project Manager at UCU Center for Entrepreneurship

Sofiya Opatska

Sophia
Opatska

Vice-Rector for implementation of UCU strategy

Mentors

All mentors

Partners

(Українська) wise guys
(Українська) usaid
(Українська) cross border angels
(Українська) USF
SoftServe
sinebureau
Qubstudio
Факультет прикладних наук
Lviv IT Cluster
Львів відкритий для світу
Львівська міська рада
Enpact
Greencubator
Центр інноваційної освіти Про.Світ
UNIT CITY
Y&
Education business accelerator for startups
Axon Partners
T&M BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM
Impact Hub Odessa
EdCamp
Speak2me

Contacts

79000, Ukraine, Lviv
29 Stryysʹka str.

connect.cfe@lvbs.com.ua
+38 (096) 417 81 31