Over the past year, the number of Ukrainian entrepreneurs serviced in PrivatBank has grown by more than 100 thousand. According to Head of the SMB direction of PrivatBank Sergey Klyuyev, today PrivatBank serves accounts of more than 600 thousand Ukrainian entrepreneurs, whereas at the end of April 2017 the number of accounts of private entrepreneurs in the bank did not exceed half a million.
“You can open an account in PrivatBank for a couple of minutes, and for this you do not need to waste time on a visit to the office or collect many documents," said Sergey Klyuyev, Head of the Small and Medium Business area of PrivatBank. - The development of modern services for small businesses and credit support for entrepreneurship is one of the main directions of the bank's development strategy, we are more active than other banks to finance the development of entrepreneurship by providing free-of-charge services to aspiring entrepreneurs in the framework of the Incubator tariff package.
Most often, accounts in PrivatBank are opened by entrepreneurs in the sphere of IT, retail and wholesale trade. According to the number of accounts opened online, customers from the Kiev, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkov and Odessa regions are leading. To open an account on PrivatBank's website, it is enough to be a registered entrepreneur and a client of PrivatBank as a natural person (for example, to have a card or deposit) and receive an EDS in Privat24 for private clients.
According to the research of the banking market conducted by GFK Ukraine in 2017, accounts and other services of PrivatBank are used by 56.4% of Ukrainian legal entities and 73.2% of private entrepreneurs.