Check the finalists


Award ceremony

JUNE 29 17:00 CET



Proposed technological solutions, preferably in the form of PoC or MVP, should aim at (i) refugees, IDPs, war-affected people and Ukrainian SMEs, a (ii) the country's recovery.

Financial and payments services, insurance, including DeFi and Web3

  • Cross border payments
  • Crypto
  • Insurance services
  • Currency exchange
  • Investing in startups platforms


  • Web Application Firewall
  • Website Scrapers
  • Log Analyzers

Logistics, coordination and information services

  • Transportation of humanitarian goods
  • Transportation of refugees
  • Transportation of animals
  • Contact aggregation
  • Relocation of business

Subsistence and access to everyday needs

  • Job portals for volunteers non paid/paid jobs
  • Job aggregators for IDPs and refugees
  • Needs collecting solutions (aggregators)
  • Shelter for refugees

Social resilience and fight against disinformation

  • Media
  • Info aggregators
  • Tell the truth to russians
  • Social media analytics

Professional and educational services, including financial literacy and inclusion.

  • Courses
  • Translation services
  • Education opportunities for people with disabilities


We invite any interested individual, team or company to participate in the competition:

By developing innovative ideas and applications that address these issues (participants - contestants).

By suggesting issues or challenges that need a solution and by developing an application to tackle them (public submission of proposals - consultation).

Supporting this effort (sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective entities).

Supporting this effort as a mentor at the Hack For Ukraine Hackathon


The war in Ukraine led to the disruption of many private and public services, while creating a need for new types of assistance, products or solutions to support refugees, internally displaced people and the business community. Many of their needs can be efficiently and effectively met with the deployment of digital and financial technologies, which are also pivotal in the recovery of a resilient Ukrainian country. Participants will create solutions, preferably but necessarily PoC or MVP, that:


Provide timely multi-sectoral assistance to refugees, displaced and non-displaced persons


Enable the provision of everyday services for refugees, IDPs and people affected by the war


Will help in the recovery of a strong, modern and well-functioning Ukrainian country


Submission of ideas

Publishing Technical Specifications

Ideation phase

Coding Challenge for Ukraine

Closing ceremony- Announcement of winners per challenge


Along with the innovation marathon, we will be holding online creativity competitions for children and pupils, starting with a painting and crafts competition on #stayhome.


Code your idea and win 10.000 EUR


The hackathon is open to everyone, who can help:

Teams should have at least three participants with defined roles and will have to be joined by at least one Ukrainian counselor, whose list will be made available at the opening of the hackathon at the latest.

Interested individuals can join a registered team or will be matched by the organizers based on their interests.

Mentors, available online for advice, will be leading experts in technology, finance, business, policy and other relevant areas.





Kostiantyn Koshelenko

Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine for Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitization

Jan Klesla

Board Member, INATBA

Petr Očko

Deputy Minister for Digitalization and Innovation at Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech republic

Rostyslav Dyuk

Chairman Of The Board at Ukrainian Association of FinTech and Innovative Companies

George Karamanolis

Co-Founder & CTO/CIO at Crowdpolicy - Chairman of Hellenic Blockchain Hub

Alyona Shevtsova

Owner of IBOX BANK, CEO of payment system LEO

Anton Melnyk

360 Tech Ecosystem Overview Coordinator Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine

Maria Staszkiewicz

President at European Digital Finance Association


Michael Psallidas

Managing Director, Crowdpolicy

Yurii Zadoia

Chairman of the Board, JSC "JSCB "CONCORD"

Yura Abharian

Senior Software Engineer, SoftServe

Vassilis Poulopoulos

Assistant Professor, ΓΑΒ LAB - Knowledge and Uncertainty Research Lab

Bohdan Pshenychnyi

Director, UBCH LLC

Dmytro Koval

Software developer, Vipps AS

Dmytro Titov

Senior Software Engineer, Vipps

Kateryna Danylchenko

CEO, IBCH Creditinfo Ukraine

Oleksandr Fedorov

Executive director, Dragon Capital (Cyprus) Limited

Vasyl Davydko

Professor, Pompeu Fabra

Inna Meteleva

Deputy Chairman of the Board, UAFIC

Alyona Andronikova

Group CEO, Moneyveo

Dmitriy Kovalenko

Marketing and Product Director, Credit Agricole Bank

Yulia Kyrpa

Executive Partner, AEQUO

Pavlo Kartashov

CEO, Ukrainian Startup Fund

Pavel Kaminsky

Founder & CEO, 7Security GmbH

Takeshi Kito

Vice-chair, Fintech Association of Japan

Olena Korobkova


Liliia Lishnianska

Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Social Policy

Pavlo Sidelov

Chief Technical Officier,

Dmytro Perepelytsia

CEO, Na Urok, LLC

Nataliia Slieptsova

CMO, Sportbank


It is a Pan-European online hackathon to develop technological solutions that will enable Ukrainians the access to and provision of everyday services and help the country’s recovery.

Supported by the European Commission, and organized by Ukrainian Association of FinTech and Innovation Companies and European Digital Finance Association, the event will consist of two parts, ideational workshops and the hackathon proper. Winners will be announced during a hybrid event in Brussels at the end of June.

You can apply here.

Support the action as a sposnor/partner here or as a mentor here.

To the team and its members. See the Terms and Conditions of Crowdhackathon here. Check the Privacy Statement Policy here.

Yes, existing and new teams can certainly participate in the competition.

#CodingChallengeforUkraine, #innovation

At Coding Challenge for Ukraine engineers, programmers, economists, analysts and in general anyone who has an idea on issues related to the challenges of the hackaton and is interested in developing it in a complete application will be able to participate. The direction of team building will be strengthened, as well as collaborations with external participants, such as professionals, academics, researchers or students.

We invite any interested individual, group or company to participate in the hackathon:

  • by developing original methodologies and applications that address these problems (participants).
  • supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective bodies).


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  • Crowdpolicy

  • You can also express your interest in being a sponsor and / or sponsor, as well as a data provider.
    The management team will tell you about the process.




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