Dozens of Belarusian IT companies moved to Ukraine under IT Relocate project – ministry
Dozens of Belarusian IT companies have already moved to Ukraine thanks to the IT Relocate Belarus project, which is being implemented by the team of the Ministry of Digital Transformation with the support of President Volodymyr Zelensky, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation Oleksandr Borniakov has said.
"We have created IT Relocate for those who want to relocate themselves or move their team from Belarus to Ukraine, and are ready to provide support in the future. As the AIN.UA source said, Wargaming has moved hundreds of employees to Ukraine. The company is the developer of the world famous online games World of Tanks, World of Warships and World of Warplanes," he wrote on his Facebook page.
According to him, another Belarusian IT company, PandaDoc, is opening its office in Kyiv. Founder Nikita Mikado notes the talents of Ukrainian specialists, favorable tax conditions and the actions of the Ukrainian government in supporting the IT industry in Belarus.
"Ukraine is rapidly digitalizing, becoming a global IT hub and creating comfortable conditions for the development of the IT industry. Ukraine is ready to provide Belarusian specialists with opportunities to work on a simplified registration system," Borniakov said.
The IT Relocate Belarus project offers 90 days of continuous stay for 180 days without obtaining a visa, an average salary of $2,000, 4G in all major cities, more than 5,600 service and technology companies, affordable housing and office rent.