Pavlo Kartashov

Country: Ukraine

Position: Director

Organization: Ukrainian Startup Fund


Pavlo Kartashov is the director of the Ukrainian Startup Fund (USF). USF is a state fund established in 2019 at the initiative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to develop the Ukrainian startup ecosystem.

In 2 years of operation, the Fund under the leadership of Pavlo Kartashov has become the largest angel investor in Ukraine, financing more than 200 startups worth almost $6 mln. The Fund gained a reputation of an ecosystem builder, bringing the innovative entrepreneurship to the national level and won “The Impact of the Year” nomination of the all-Ukrainian competition Ukrainian IT Awards 2020.