Inna’s Granola, granola

American breakfast as Ukrainian business

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Young married couple Sasha and Karina promote in Ukraine granola, the American breakfast. They promise that their trademark Inna’s Granola would be on a level with European standards.
barbershop, Tommy Gun

Al Capone hairdo

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Brothers Maksim and Aleksandr Galevich opened a barber’s shop “Tommy Gun” where men cut and shave men only. The brothers tell The People about treating clients to whiskey, about absence of competition and the network growth in Ukraine.
Aurora Ogorodnyk

Down with naphthalene in restaurants!

Photographer:Ekaterina Nedesnova
Avrora Ogorodnik is a co-owner of Ukrainian restaurateurs’ forum RestoPraktiki. Avrora tells The People why 5000 hrivnas for a three-day lectures course is a reasonable price, about Praktiki transfer to Lvov, development of local cuisine and ideas.

Expedition in search of ideas

Photographer:Lena Petrosiuk
Igor Shaverskyi and Nazar Gulik are boys from Kiev who have decided to say goodbye to successful careers of banker and drumbeater and go off on a world tour. They have taken along with them two backpacks, plenty of enthusiasm and the goal to find interesting business projects in every corner of the planet. The journey began less than two months ago, but the boys, already inspired and experienced, have told us about the Georgian acquaintances, Oriental hospitality and the Greek acts of god.
Radio Aristocrat

Online wave

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Radio presenters Danila Khomutovskyi, Lera Chachibaya and Yaroslav Lodygin created "Aristocrates" this February, it is the first full cycle Internet radio in Ukraine.

Dream team

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Olga and Raisa have been friends since the first year of university. They have moved to Kiev and have founded their own brand Vasil'eva & Sviridova Family. The collection of t-shirts and sweatshirts Dream Team has won the hearts of metropolitan trendsetters.
the new old


Photographer:Irina Litvin
Creative and lively Aliona Zlobina from Kiev has already organized and held two charity flea markets TheNewOld in Kiev center, all metropolitan trendsetters buy and sell there.

Ideal pair

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Alina Ocheretiana, the founder of Kachorovska brand, continues the business of her parents. Together with her husband Ruslan she tries to bring shoe making in Ukraine to a new level.

Live music

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Vitaliy Pototskiy tells how CD rental, love to cars, music and traveling have encouraged him to create Pototskiy audio systems.
TFW, Tako Chkheidze

The Ministry of fashion

Photographer:Georgi Chumburidze
The founders of Georgian Tbilisi Fashion Week Tako Chkheidze, Maka Kubusidze and Sofo don't just organize the event twice a year, but also build the industry helping Georgia to develop.

Dolce vita

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Eygeniy Klopotenko, the founder of gastronomic shop ‘Confiture’ tells about new tastes search, problems with containers, which jam is most often bought as a present but not to eat and about competition in ‘sweet’ business.
Вячеслав Шестаковский - THE PEOPLE

To mix the ice by spoon

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Viacheslav Shestakovskiy, founder of homemade ice cream ‘Umka’ tells us how he left moto-business to do ice cream, about ‘foody’ clients, problems with personnel, online-deliveries and future trends.

Dacha in megalopolis

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Tatiana Merzlaya, the manager of Slava Frolova’s ART-picnic, tells us about the origin of the project idea, about those who realizes it, the target audience, difficulties, budget and plans for the future.

Ukrainian style avatar

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Designer Anna Kostenko who has invented and realized the service of patriotic avatars, tells us which elements of image she was asked to add, about avatars with the Russian flag, women with moustache and cats in helmets.
главная stUP

Business to produce business

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Anna Petrova, Statrup Ukraine founder tries to make Ukrainians more active and enterprising.

One life

Photographer:Irina Litvin
The leaders of One life travelers’ movement Artemiy Surin, Oleg Bidzinskiy and Dmitriy Novitskiy tell us how they came to this project, about the team which organizes the journeys around the world and about those who travel.
1 copy

Plastic surgery in a couple of minutes

Photographer:Elena Koutina
Yura Monastyrshin from Odessa is 22 years old. He is a cofounder and a Chief Operations Officer of Looksery project. With the help of this application within a month every user of IPhone will be able to change his features out of all recognition.

Good mood for sale

Photographer:Irina Litvin
Illustrator Anastasiia Vinokurova made herself known thank to art-notices ‘Picspocs’. There is no purchase or sales offer, but any passerby can take a piece with a picture of an animal or a sweetie and get a portion of positivity. Anastasiia tells about the popularity of owls and beavers, admiration and threats in Facebook, and about her plans for family and professional affairs.
Ольга Спектор - THE PEOPLE

Dog’s business

Photographer:Julia Nikitina
Olga Spektor all her life tried to help homeless animals and two years ago, she established the charitable fund 'Happy Paw'. She told us how 5 hryvnas donations matter, what can you achieve combining 'ratio and 'emotio' and how to live in own house with dogs, tortoises and children.

‘Erasable’ maps

Kyiv Polytechnic Institute graduated Kseniya Fursova was the first to produce worlds' scratch-maps for travelers in Ukraine. During holidays, the novelty was sold very quickly and now young entrepreneur is facing new tasks.