Russia-Ukraine War: These 9 apps including WhatsApp and Snapchat have direct connection with Ukraine, you may not know

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new Delhi. As we all know the war between Russia and Ukraine is on. Russia’s attacks on Ukraine continue to intensify. Although you must have got a lot of information about this on TV or online, but hardly anyone would have noticed the tech world. In a Twitter thread, Mike Sapiton, Tech Editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Ukraine, highlights some of the products and technologies that have their roots in Ukraine. Trust me, you will not even know about them.

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

PayPal- This payment platform has its roots in Ukraine. Its co-founder is Max Levchin. They now run Affirm. It is a company that aims to build a next generation credit network.

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Readdle- It is a Ukrainian app development company that started it with four friends in a rented apartment in Odessa. It is now an international company that makes productivity tools and apps for Apple

Clean My Mac- Mac users must be familiar with this product. It is developed by Kyiv-based software house Macpaw. Last year, the company announced that it was opening the Apple Museum.

Snapchat- If you want to know whose brainchild was Snapchat, then let us tell you that its concept masking technology was from the Lookery team. She mostly worked out of Odessa. They also have offices in Kiev and Zaporizh.

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

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

Solana- Anatoly Yakovenko, the founder of the blockchain platform Solana, was born in Ukraine. At the same time, there is another founder Ilya Polosukhin who was born in Ukraine. He is also the co-founder of a blockchain startup, NEAR Protocol.

Grammarly- You all must have heard about it. It was founded by three Ukrainians. The value of this company is $13 billion. Its office is located in Kiev.

[Attribution to NBT]

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