We are excited to announce that we have extended coverage of our electronic identity verification platform, GlobalGateway, to include Ukraine, a country that has seen 31 percent eCommerce growth in the last year.
Some of the well-known companies that hail from Ukraine include Grammarly, TemplateMonster, GitLab, Readdle, Jooble, and Depositphotos. With all of the tech talent available and the low startup costs, many Ukrainians are becoming entrepreneurs.
The startup community is growing by 500 new entrepreneurs each month, according to Startup.Network founder Alexander Soroka.
In terms of number of IT professionals, it’s fourth in the world. As it’s adding 15,000 qualified techies a year and offers great value — salaries are approximately 40% of those in the US — Ukraine is attracting numerous world-class companies. Already, companies such as Google, Oracle, Siemens, Ericsson, Blackberry, Boeing, Snapchat and Opera Software are there.
It is also known for outsourcing; according to Global Services Location Index by A.T. Kearney, Ukraine is home to 13 of the top 100 outsourcing companies. The same survey ranks them 24th in terms of world leaders in outsourcing and there are over 1,000 IT service in the country.
For companies looking to enter or streamline operations in Ukraine, GlobalGateway now provides a quick and easy way to perform identity verification checks for Ukrainians transacting online.
Adding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance capabilities coverage for Ukrainian citizens is part of Trulioo’s mission to provide the entire global population with verified identities.