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Victor Pinchuk Foundation and EastOne to Host Davos Ukrainian Breakfast on January 24, 2019

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On January 24, 2019 in Davos (Switzerland), the Victor Pinchuk Foundation and international investment advisory group EastOne will hold the annual Davos Ukrainian Breakfast, their traditional private event organized at the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Fareed Zakaria, host of Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, will moderate a conversation with Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and John Kerry, 68th United States Secretary of State. The event will also feature contributions from Yulia Tymoshenko, Head of the parliamentarian faction All-Ukrainian Union “Batkivshchyna”, Anatoliy Grytsenko, Leader of “Civic Position” political party as well as Jared Cohen, Founder and CEO of Jigsaw.

The discussion will address the challenges facing Ukraine and the choices lying ahead with the upcoming presidential elections.

Leaders from politics, business, civil society and the media from Ukraine and the world will attend the event. The Ukrainian event at Davos has been organized annually since 2005 to promote Ukraine and bring Ukrainian and international leaders together.

In addition, to Davos Ukrainian Breakfast the Victor Pinchuk Foundation together with other partners - WNISEF, Horizon Capital and UVCA - for a second consecutive year, organizes the Ukraine House, which operates in Davos January 21-25, 2019.

Partners of the Davos Ukrainian Breakfast 2019

  • International Renaissance Foundation
  • Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF)
  • Horizon Capital

International Renaissance Foundation

The International Renaissance Foundation is one of the largest charitable foundations in Ukraine. Since 1990 we have been helping to develop an open society in Ukraine based on democratic values. The Foundation has supported about 20,000 projects worth more than $220 million. The IRF is part of the Open Society Foundations network established by investor and philanthropist George Soros.

IRF provides support to civil society’s contributions to fighting corruption, protecting human rights and civil liberties, designing, implementing, and monitoring reforms in the areas of decentralization, deregulation, education, and public health ), improving quality of public policy-making, facilitating access to justice and unpaid legal aid, and access to public information, and support for people affected by the war in the Donbas.

Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF)

Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is a $150 million regional fund, a pioneer in Ukraine and Moldova with more than two decades of successful experience in investing in small and medium-sized companies. WNISEF was funded by the U.S. government via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Since its inception, WNISEF’s cumulative investments total over $185 million to 129 companies employing 27,000 people and made it possible to unlock $1.8 billion of capital for companies in Ukraine and Moldova. Currently, WNISEF is funding innovative, high-impact, reform focused programs and aims to support Ukraine and Moldova at this critical period by developing sound economic policy and leadership.

Horizon Capital

Horizon Capital is the leading private equity firm in Ukraine backed by over 40 institutional investors, with assets under management of over $850 million in four funds with a tenure of 25 years in the region. Horizon Capital is a value-added investor, backing visionary entrepreneurs who lead transformational businesses in Ukraine and the region. Company’s investment strategy is focused primarily on export-driven companies and selected domestic champions in fast-growing sectors of the economy, including IT, light manufacturing, food and agriculture, e-commerce and pharma.


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