• Insly will help Polish insurance agents and brokers become more competitive
  • iGRID investment
  • Succesful investment exit from PHK
Insly will help Polish insurance agents and brokers become more competitive
iGRID investment
Succesful investment exit from PHK
Ewa Treitz in European Innovation Council

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The EU's Horizon 2020 perspective ends in two years. The European Commission is already developing a new model for the functioning of the SME Instrument deigned for small and medium-sized enterprises with a radical innovation that can disrupt established value networks and markets. What has been changed? Project evaluation has been transferred from the Commission's officials' hands to European Innovation Council consisting of experts from private sector (entrerpreneurs, business angels, VC managers). 
Energa will try out Quantum Lab's products for customer service development.

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The idea of cooperation between Quantum Lab and Energa (Poland's third largest energy distribution system operator) is to use Quantum Welcome and Quantum Feedback for analysis of emotional reactions of Energa customers and increase the quality of customer service. 
VoiceLab.AI will provide Polish courts with automatic speech transcription systems.

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VoiceLab.AI, together with Comarch S.A., will set up a system for automatic speech transcription and management of the transcription process for  Polish common courts. The contract value is PLN 11 mln (EUR 2,6 mln).
Interview with Autenti's Tomasz Plata on fintek.pl

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Tomasz Plata explains how e-signature works and why 90% of business documents don't have to be signed by hand. 
Exit strategies — some pro tips for startups.

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Maciek Skórkiewicz shared some of his thoughts on exit strategies and why startup founders should consider them before they start fundraising. Check his latest medium.com post. 
Insly will help Polish insurance agents and brokers become more competitive

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Black Pearls VC has invested PLN 2.94 million (EUR 700k) in Insly, a company that created an innovative software supporting insurance agents and brokers in effective management of sales and customer service activities. The transaction has an international character: our co-investors in the round of nearly PLN 9.2 million (EUR 2.2 million) are: Concentric Ventures and London Co-Investment Fund. Insly is already present in many European countries - including Britain, Lithuania and Latvia and has been founded in Estonia.
iGRID investment

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Black Pearls VC invests PLN 3m (€ 720k) in iGRID – a startup using industrial internet of things (IIOT) and fog computing technologies for the needs of the energy industry. In 2017, iGRID tested its solutions on the network infrastructure of Tauron Distribution, as part of the ScaleUP Pilot Maker program. Thanks to the promising effects of the pilot, TAURON and iGRID signed an agreement to continue cooperation in 2018 at the end of last year.
Succesful investment exit from PHK

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After nearly two and a half years, Black Pearls VC completed the investment in PHK, a company working – under Hem Poland brand – in the field of industrial hemp cultivation and processing. As the result of selling PHK shares, Black Pearls VC received several times return on invested capital.
AUTENTI - one-click e-signature

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Autenti, a platform for approving documents and signing contracts online, will use Blockchain technology for additional security of data and operations credibility level increase. In introduction of technology of distributed ledger, as well as dynamic development of the company in areas of sales and marketing, Autenti will be supported with PLN 6.3 million (EUR 1.5M) funding by Black Pearls VC and Innovation Nest.
Satellite data is the "new oil". 5 reasons why.

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Our downstream space sector expert Wojciech Drewczyński has blogged lately about satellite data industry, stating that satellite data is the “new oil”. Definitely worth checking out.
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