: Ukraine's IT-startup wins international contest, EUR 100,000 investment (video)

16:34 Jul. 5, 2016

Ukraine's IT-startup wins international contest, EUR 100,000 investment (video)

Photo source - ain.ua

Ukrainian team is the only Publicis90 contest winner from Eastern Europe

Live audio broadcast mobile application Roopor, created by the Ukrainian Yarche digital agency, is among the winners of the international contest Publicis90.

The project receives EUR 100,000 investment, AIN.UA internet magazine reports.

6,000 teams from all over the world took part in the contest, however, only 90 projects won – including the Ukrainian startup.

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Roopor became the only winner among the CIS and Eastern Europe countries. Other projects are mainly presented by teams from the U.S. and the E.U.

The application allows users to stream their own live audio with one click. It combines functions of a traditional podcast with those of a video streaming service.

"As a result, we have a very simple audio application, which promises to become a much-in-demand product", the team representative said.

Publicis90 is a contest, established by Publicis, one of the world's largest media groups. The company previously announced that it would choose 90 IT-startups from around the globe and provide EUR 100,000-500,000 worth of financial assistance to winners.

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This is how the holding decided to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The competition consisted of three rounds involving experts in marketing, communications, management and technologies. The Publicis90 awarding ceremony took place at VIVA Technology event in Paris.

Photo course - AIN.UA internet magazine


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