Topic: ukraine

Ukrainian hackathon to fight disinformation

Social Boost, a Ukrainian tech company, and its 1991 Accelerator are launching the 1991 Hackathon: Media, a free event focused on identifying digital solutions to counter disinformation, analyze data for media, and develop cyber hygiene. The event will take place Jan. 20-22 at the Google Campus in Warsaw, Poland and online.  The winning projects of … continue reading

Cross-European Hack for Peace hackathon announced

Swedish-Ukrainian software company Sigma Software Group has teamed up with Tech Nation to host a hackathon called Hack for Peace throughout Europe aimed at building tech solutions for solving issues related to war and promoting peace throughout the region.  “Across our networks, we have seen tech leaders supporting individuals affected by this tragedy, and striving … continue reading

CodeGym launches special donation program to help Ukrainians

Since Russia’s initial attack on Ukraine, 53% of Ukrainian citizens have lost their jobs and over 4.5 million have been forced to flee the country, according to CodeGym, the Ukrainian online course for learning Java programming. Because of this, CodeGym announced the launch of a special donation program to help Ukrainians that have been severely … continue reading

Once a refugee himself, Caspio CEO now helping Ukrainians

The devastating events transpiring in Ukraine have been at top of mind for many in the last few weeks. For several global software development organizations with employees operating in Ukraine, these tragedies hit far too close to home.  According to a recent tweet, Frank Zamani, CEO of Caspio, was once a refugee himself, fleeing from … continue reading Protection Status