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As well as inspiring words and videos, Ukraine also needs practical steps such as Brain Basket Foundation … The foundation is aiming to make IT a driving factor in creating a strong economy, coordinating efforts to train 100,000 people by 2020. By boosting education and creating new jobs, it could help Ukraine get back on its feetRichard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group
We wish to transform the Ukrainian economy from a resource based economy to a knowledge based economy. The new Ukrainian government together with the IT Industry launches an ambitious plan to position Ukraine by 2020 as the IT powerhouse of EuropePavlo Sheremeta, Ex-Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
I think that creation and functioning of the BrainBasket Foundation in Ukraine, is an important step towards the quality development of IT industry in our country, as well as qualitative changes in the economyVitaly Klitschko, Mayor of Kiev
Ukraine has an opportunity to use the IT Industry as a locomotive to drive growth and become the IT powerhouse of Europe, or you could call it the “BrainBasket of Europe”Torben Majgaard, Ciklum
We strive to build hi-tech Ukraine. Education is the key to success. Every effort counts!Victor Galasyuk, President of the Ukrainian Association for Innovative Development (UAID)
We will do so by raising funds and resources to be invested into IT education and coordinating efforts to train 100.000 people by 2020.In 10 years from now, the IT industry will be the #1 exporting industry, contributing 20B$ yearly, driving start-ups and E-government.
We are setting up a non-profit, non-government, professionally managed organization with undisputed reputation to focus on educational initiatives, with one single goal:
To boost the educational eco-system in Ukraine in order to produce 100 000 new software engineers by 2020
Ukraine has an opportunity to use the IT Industry as a locomotive to drive growth and become the IT powerhouse of Europe, or you could call it the “BrainBasket of Europe”.
It is possible to train an additional 100.000 software developers before 2020, these will all get a job in the International software industry and generate 10 Billion $ in export revenues
Continued focus will make it possible by 2024, in 10 years from now to see this industry become the biggest exporter in Ukraine, with 20 billion $ in revenue Ukraine will in fact be an IT country
Grow the Middle Class. The vast majority of these revenues will be paid out to the employees, who would then drive growth in Ukraine when spending their income.
Competences gained while working with the software outsourcing projects will result in an overall stronger IT sector, qualified experts to implement E-Government and startups