The consequences of the pandemic, of course, affected almost all areas of business. Despite this, many investors continue to expand their portfolio: some companies, even in the face of the crisis, are able to attract multimillion-dollar investments.
“The future belongs to those who can predict trends. We need to shift our focus from the focus on the coronavirus and focus on opportunities and new directions, on developing and finding new horizons for our business – now is the perfect time for that,” experts advise.
Representatives of venture funds, during the survey, told which startups from which industries they are ready to invest right now.
For example, more attention has been paid to remote services in the areas of health, cybersecurity, training, collaboration, corporate communications and online shopping.
New directions in the field of the same robotics, artificial intelligence, industry are also considered. The focus in the field of deep tech has significantly expanded over the past six months and, according to estimates, interest will continue to grow.
Here is an example of five startups from around the world that have attracted investment despite the pandemic:
As for Ukraine, the Ukrainian company Spinbackup remains on the wave of popularity, having previously attracted $ 1,500,000 from the Polish fund bValue and several business angels. It is developing a solution that allows you to not lose important corporate data from cloud services.
Part of the investment is aimed at expanding the team and developing offices, as well as recruiting specialists in the field of cybersecurity.