The one-day trip to prepare an article for a Canadian magazine turned for Dmytro Potekhin into 48 days and nights of detention in a modern version of concentration camp. This becomes a unique opportunity to conduct a deep study of the impact modern propaganda has on the terrorists and their victims.
Dmytro's two-page concept of a counter-disinformation platform wins an international competition of one of the World's best Universities and intellectual centers of the Silicon Valley.
A group of Ukrainian developers writes the first pilot version of the FakesRadar system to test the assumptions of the concept. The MVP is very minimal and the product is not viable at all, but this failure does not stop us.
A trip to South Africa to train democracy activists coming from accross the continent results in a new connection and the first working version of the FakesRadar engine code.
The FakesRadar pilot mobile app is built. It gets positive feedback from experts and users alike. We begin looking for investors, coders and partners...
Due to the new partnership, our Chrome plugin gets a decent visual design and FakesRadar's code is audited by an independent security team.
The pilot has successfully detected fake news, statements and developers. Implementation of this stage helped us to detect and fix the weakest parts of our technology and the team.
The CyberNorth program of the StartupWiseGuys is a joint effort of Europe's most experienced accelerator and Estonia's Ministry of Defence.
We are currently upgrading our system and the team to make sure both are ready for the next challenges.