In a Twitter thread, Mike Sapiton, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Ukraine, highlights some of the apps that have their roots in Ukraine. Tap to check

We all know about the war of Russia & Ukraine. Although you must have got a lot information about this, but hardly anyone would have noticed the tech world

WhatsApp

Jan Koum was born in Kyiv and grew up in the Fastiv. Jan Koum is Ukrainian-American businessman and computer engineer. He is the co-founder and former CEO of WhatsApp

Snapchat

The masking technology used in Snapchat was created by Looksery, a company from Odessa in Ukraine. Yurii Monastyrshin spearheaded it.

PayPal

Maksymilian Rafailovych "Max" Levchin, a Ukrainian-American software engineer, co-founded the company that eventually became PayPal.

Clean My Mac

Mac users must be familiar with this product. It is developed by Kyiv-based software house Macpaw. The company also opening the Apple Museum.

Solana

Anatoly Yakovenko, founder of Solana, was born in Ukraine. At the same time, Ilya Polosukhin who was born in Ukraine, is the founder of NEAR Protocol. 

Grammarly

Grammarly, was founded by three Ukrainians - Max Lytvyn, Alex Shevchenko, and Dmytro Lider. It assist people with writing grammatically correct and error-free content.

GitLab

Dmitriy Zaporozhets, who lives in Ukraine, co-founded GitLab from his house in Ukraine in 2011 to build open-source tools to help teams of developers collaborate more efficiently. 

Readdle

This is a Ukrainian app development company that started it with four friends. It is now an international company that makes productivity tools and apps for Apple

Revolut

This is a money management app. It was founded by Vlad Yatsenko. This is from the city of Mykolaiv.

Jooble

This app has helped people a lot in finding jobs online in 71 countries. Its concept was prepared in a hostel in Kyiv.