BOOSTING TECH SOLUTIONS
WITH SOCIAL IMPACT
PROJECTS
WHAT WE DO
AND WHY//
SocialBoost is Ukrainian civic tech* NGO

We create the synergy between startup community and government to solve national challenges and create breakthroughs for developing economy

We believe efficient e-services are as important for the society as fair laws and good roads

*civic tech are services that develop digital society and transform communications paradigm between state, IT sector, business and citizens
HOW WE DO IT
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Creating e-democracy,
e-governance and
open data projects
Our inhouse team of developers, product managers and designers creates impact projects for ministries, cities and communities
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Cultivating the ecosystem
of civic tech enthusiasts
We teach startups and activists to create nationwide IT solutions via niche hackathons, incubation programs and camps
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Consulting international organizations on tech component
We develop recommendations that strengthen tech and impact component of international organizations
OUR PORTFOLIO //
Niche websites, applications and platforms
7 nationwide projects in total
1000+
enthusiasts that drive civic tech ecosystem with us
5 mln
citizens engaged in country's development via our projects
$2,5 mln
impact investments raised
25
managers, designers and developers in team
HOW WE MADE IT
2012-2014
We started by holding 10 national hackathons and regional events. Among them is the first open data hackathon. Over 1000 activists joined us, generating 800 ideas. Over 20 projects got funding
2014
Co-authored Ukraine's open data reform. Supported by Renaissance Foundation, we created a national portal data.gov.ua, which subsequently transferred to the State Agency for e-Governance of Ukraine
2016
With the support of WNISEF, we founded 1991 Open Data Incubator, which helped 150 startups grow in Ukraine and abroad.

Backed by USAID, we launched Hromadskyi Project platform for transparent participatory budgeting. It now works in 80+ cities and communities of Ukraine
2017-now
In winter 2017, civic tech community settled in 1991 Civic Tech Center. Our team opened the space with a grant investment of $480,000 from the Luminate fund.

Since 2018, we are promoting digitization of the amalgamated communities through the Dosvit platform
HOW WE MADE IT
2012-2014
We started by holding 10 national hackathons and regional events. Among them is the first open data hackathon. Over 1000 activists joined us, generating 800 ideas. Over 20 projects got funding
2014
Co-authored Ukraine's open data reform. Supported by Renaissance Foundation, we created a national portal data.gov.ua, which subsequently transferred to the State Agency for e-Governance of Ukraine
2016
With the support of WNISEF, we founded 1991 Open Data Incubator, which helped 150 startups grow in Ukraine and abroad.

Backed by USAID, we launched Hromadskyi Project platform for transparent participatory budgeting. It now works in 80+ cities and communities of Ukraine
2017-now
In winter 2017, civic tech community settled in 1991 Civic Tech Center. Our team opened the space with a grant investment of $480,000 from the Luminate fund.

Since 2018, we are promoting digitization of the amalgamated communities through the Dosvit platform
SocialBoost is the team of 25, fueled by the energy of two brothers, DenYs and Viktor Gursky

Denys is a head of board. Impact investing evangelist, open data reform advocate. In 2015 served as an advisor to Ukraine's prime minister. Also a DJ.

viktor is an executive director. coordinates the development of it services for cities and communities. Design thinking adept, an author of all our logos. enjoys fishing.

HAND-IN-HAND //
All our projects grow with the support of governmental bodies,
NGOs, international funds and businesses
OUR STORIES
READY TO ROCK
CIVIC TECH TOGETHER?
Drop by 1991 Civic Tech Center to become
a part of Ukraine's civic tech ecosystem
SocialBoost is Ukrainian non-profit civic tech NGO that develops tech solutions with social impact. SocialBoost promotes synergy between civil society, government and startup community to solve national challenges and create breakthroughs for developing economy