Yandex launches Go, an application that combines services for solving daily tasks in one place. In Uzbekistan, in the Yandex Go application, fast movement around the city by taxi and instant sending of things are now collected; in other countries, they may be supplemented by express delivery of meals from restaurants and groceries from stores, a “live” schedule of public transport, car sharing and travel with a personal driver.
IT Park, together with USAID, is launching the Tumaris Tech project, aimed at supporting women’s entrepreneurship in the country, within which women will receive support in the development of their start-up projects. Namely, projects will go through incubation and acceleration programs and acquire skills for further development.
On 13 August, Minister of Innovative Development Ibrohim Abdurakhmonov visited the new building of the Business Accelerator, erected in Syrdarya region and got acquainted with the final stage of construction and finishing work.
By the resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 29 August 2017 No. PP - 3245 "On measures to further improve the project management system in the field of information and communication technologies" in 2019-2023, a phased implementation of the Safe City project is planned in all regions of Uzbekistan.
Tholons, an international consulting agency, has published a report that includes TOP-50 “digital nations” and TOP-100 “supercities”.
The COVID-19 pandemic is imposing an impact on young people’s opportunities around the world and in Uzbekistan including their chances to learn and acquire new skills that are required to professionally succeed.
Beeline’s subscriber base in Uzbekistan in the second quarter of 2020 decreased by 18% or 1.6 million customers. This was stated in the report of the VEON.
The Uzbek Republican Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange (UZEX) launched the exdoc.uz electronic document management system. This is the third large project implemented by the exchange in 2020 - in the "Year of Development of Science, Education and the Digital Economy" (the first project is the updated VYT, the second is an electronic competition and tender).
According to the study “Uzbekistan Startup Indicator 2020” conducted by the Association of Venture Investment of Uzbekistan with the support of the investment fund “Sturgeon Capital”, IT Park Uzbekistan, JSCB “Universal Bank” and the law firm “Centil Law”, startups in Uzbekistan are more focused on the development of financial, medical and educational technologies.