Founder and Chairman of the Board
Andriy Kolodyuk started his entrepreneurial career in New York. In 1994, he founded an IT investment firm, which financed its first project, Unitrade. In 2001, Kolodyuk reorganized Ukrinvest.com into a venture capital firm, AVentures. From 2001 to the present, he has been Chairman of AVentures and involved in a number of IT, Internet, cleantech and real estate projects. In 2001, he became a Founder and President of the Information Society of Ukraine Foundation. In July 2003, he became the Head of the Public Working Group E-Ukraine, whose objective is the development of Ukraine's national strategy for information society development. During 2001-2005, Kolodyuk was Chair of the Telecom Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. In 2009, he became a Founder of DIVAN.TV - the first OTT Smart TV operator in Ukraine and Russia. Kolodyuk graduated from Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and studied law at Kyiv National University. In 2005, he defended his PhD thesis: “Information Society: Modern Condition and Perspectives of Development in Ukraine” with the specialty “Political Culture and Ideology”.