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Team

Co-founders

We are an accomplished group of european founders and investors.
Our goal is to provide humanitarian relief for the Ukrainian people at scale, speed, and efficiency where it is needed most.

Martin ran Groupon Ukraine back in 2011 and still has many friends in Ukraine. Martin previously held leading positions at Airbnb and Wayfair Europe and co-founded mademoisellemartina.org to help evacuate Ukrainian women and children.

Martin Reiter

Markus, whose wife and her family are from Mariupol, Ukraine, is CEO and co-founder at GROPYUS, and previously co-founder of Lieferheld.de and Delivery Hero. 

Markus Fuhrmann

Alexa, who was born and raised in Odessa, Ukraine, is the co-founder and CEO of IoT platform Moeco.

Alexa Sinyachova

Mit, whose mother is from Rivne, Ukraine, has been organising adoptions of Russian orphans with disabilities since 2014, when the Russian government prohibited adoption by foreigners. He is a serial founder of product design, IoT and machine learning businesses such as Woodenshark and Moeco.

Mit Gorilovskiy

Klaus is the Founder and Chairman of Lakestar and one of Europe’s leading venture capitalists. Klaus is also a prominent voice for the European tech ecosystem with the aim of strengthening Europe’s position in times of digital transformation.

Klaus Hommels

Johannes, whose grandfather grew up in a small village which today is part of western Ukraine, is the co-founder and CEO of GetYourGuide.

Johannes Reck

Martina grew up in post-war Croatia, with the impact and trauma of the Serbian aggression shaping much of her childhood. Martina co-founded mademoisellemartina.org to help evacuate Ukrainian women and children.

Martina Kojic

Jens, whose wife is Ukrainian, is a serial entrepreneur and has built and managed international games and tech companies in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in Asia. Among others, Jens is founding GP at BITKRAFT Ventures and is co-founder and chairman at G2 Esports.

Jens Hilgers

Wolfgang, who is based in Lithuania, is the Co-founder & CSO of HomeToGo and the founder of NFQ Technologies UAB.

Wolfgang Heigl

Viktoriya, born and raised in Kyiv, Ukraine, is founder and Managing Partner of VC fund TA Ventures, founder and President of angel investor network ICLUB Global, founder of WTECH, an international community for women in tech, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Startup Fund, founder and President of Odesa International Film Festival

Viktoriya Tigipko

Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team is comprised of Ukrainian specialists.

For the last 5 years, Vlad has worked in IT in different positions, where 4 last years was managing an ERP system for the fashion industry. Company based in the US with a multinational team of 20 people from 7 different countries. Since Day 1 of the war in Ukraine, fully switched his focus to helping his motherland, where he doesn’t live for the last 8 years, but where he has his soul, family, friends, and home.

Vlad Bakaliar

Yuliia was an independent Legal & Operations consultant with a primary focus on technological projects. Before Yuliia was a part of KPMG Ukraine and the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. 

Yuliia Karnas

Illia has been working in international business management and operations for over 9 years, past 4 years working as a Director of Operations. Dealing with Asian, American, and European companies and organizations. Illia was coordinating the group of volunteers during EURO-2012 in Kyiv.

Illia Nadenenko

European founders and entrepreneurs
who have come together to help

We are an accomplished group of European founders and investors. Over the past few years, we have collectively raised billions in funding for fast-growing companies, managed around 50,000 employees, taken three companies public, expanded into 50 markets and created a market value of more than EUR 50 billion. Our goal is to provide humanitarian relief to the Ukrainian people at scale, quickly and efficiently where it is needed most.

Strong ties to Ukraine

After witnessing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine unfold, and with many of our founders born and raised in Ukraine, we felt compelled to help friends, family and colleagues.

We saw the need to help

We soon realized that much more was needed than any of us could do alone. Therefore, we joined forces to pool our resources and dedicate our capacities full-time and long-term to Ukraine.