Position: Associate Partner
Iurii-Volodymyr Blavt is Associate Partner and Head of Startups and Innovation Division at CIVITTA. Currently Iurii-Volodymyr is leading the Startups and Innovation stream within the company. Iurii is an expert in funding attraction for startups and innovative companies With more than 5 years experience in the field, Iurii has successfully helped numerous Ukrainan and foreign startups to attract funding from European Commission, USAID, Horizon 2020, EBRD, COSME, EXPO 2020 Impact Innovation Grant program and other national and international grant programs. Iurii-Volodymyr is a mentor in a few acceleration programs and is also responsible for design and delivery of startup support programs in Ukraine and abroad. Together with his team, Iurii-Volodymyr is passionate about helping innovative startups and companies to develop scalable business models, identify most promising markers, develop financial models, sales and pricing strategy, increase their investment attraction readiness and bring companies to the next level. Iurii has been involved in strategy development for UNIT.city, the first Innovation Park in Ukraine and is a representative of Altfinator Hub, which aims to facilitate access to alternative financing among Ukrainian innovative SMEs.