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Ukraine war

Startups brace for talent crunch as Ukraine war rages

Israel tech companies have ramped up hiring during pandemic

Tech companies with engineers in Ukraine face a new, harsh reality: major delays in product development if Russia's invasion doesn't end soon. (Source photo by Getty Images) 

TOKYO -- Israel-based startup EverC was in expansion mode as demand for its software, which helps detect illegal goods sold on e-commerce sites, rose last year during the coronavirus pandemic. With fierce competition for talent at home, it followed what has become an increasingly popular playbook among fast-growing startups: assemble a team in Ukraine. 

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