Business School KROK is a partner of the competition "Top Brave Entrepreneurs"

Online media, together with KROK Business School, the KUB program - "Land of Successful Business" from "PrivatBank" and the Mastercard Ukraine company are launching the "Top Brave Entrepreneurs: Kiev" competition.

From September 6, 2021, the collection of applications for participation in the "Top Brave Entrepreneurs: Kiev" competition began. Any entrepreneur who has an operating business registered in the Kiev region can apply.

You can fill out the application form for participation at the link Opens external link in new window Applications are accepted until October 04, 2021 inclusive.

From November 02, 2021 on the website, a popular vote starts for 50 participants selected by the editorial board. The finalists of the competition will be determined based on the results of the reader's vote, the jury's estimates and the editorial estimates.

The organizers will announce the winner by December 22, 2021.

One of the participants, who will pass the editorial selection and get into the list of the top 50 entrepreneurs in Kiev, will have the opportunity to win the Grand Prix from the KROK Business School - training under Mini MBA program.

Based on the results of the reader's vote, the editorial board and the jury, the winners will receive grants for training from the KROK Business School.

On the jury of the "Top Brave Entrepreneurs: Kiev" competition:

  • Evgeny Zaigraev, Head of the Directorate for Work with Business Clients at PrivatBank
  • Anna Onishchenko, Vice President for work with clients of Mastercard in Ukraine and Moldova
  • Anna Derevyanko, Executive Director of the European Business Association
  • Oksana Seredyuk, co-owner of the chain of restaurants Mafia, Casta, Georgia, BAO and NĂM
  • Natalia Karpenchuk-Konopatskaya, President of the Women's Business Chamber of Ukraine
  • Yuri Dmitriev, head of the board of the Young Business Club, owner of the Dmitriev company,, Dmitriev sound
  • Roman Babitsky, founder of the investment company Babitskyi Investment, head of the Council for Foreign Investment and Economic Development of Ukraine
  • Dmitry Tomchuk, Founder of the FISON investment fund
  • Marina Avdeeva, entrepreneur, co-owner of IC Arsenal Insurance
  • Peter Sinegub, co-founder of the international business community Board, owner of the Mir Vesov group of companies

Media partners of the competition: EBA (European Business Association), Young Business Club, Board business community, Ukrainian Women's Business Chamber, KMB business club, National SME platform, online platform CASES.

We invite everyone to take part in the competition!


"Top Brave Entrepreneurs: Kiev" is held within the framework of the "Brave Ukrainian Entrepreneurs" project. In 2019, PrivatBank and launched a series of Brave Ukrainian Entrepreneurs contests to support courageous and inspiring entrepreneurs from the regions.

Since July 2019, competitions have been held for Lviv, Kharkov, Odessa and Dnipro.

The articles of the project were read by 400,000 people.

500 people applied for participation.

Each of the projects has 1 million coverage.

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