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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.

8 months ago

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Our Bogdan Zhukevych visited Ukraine lately to take part in Seedstars CEE and Kyiv Tech Hub. Check out his insights and comments on Ukrainian ecosystem in his medium.com blogpost. 

9 months ago

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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.

9 months ago

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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.

11 months ago

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Marcin Zagórski‘s Q&A on how should Poland catch up with the Nordics, Germany and the UK in terms of innovative economy. 

11 months ago

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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.

11 months ago

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Foundation for Polish Science, Leon Kozminski Academy and Black Pearls VC  will support Polish startups that have developed unique, advanced technologies with great market potential. Creation of new investment fund will be they key to do it.

12 months ago

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We have been thinking for some time about doing this, time has come to act. We decided to use medium.com as the platform has international range and thus – is perfect for companies operating in global environment.

12 months ago

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“Venture funding into Central & Eastern Europe is on the rise. But the region needs more than capital to excel.” – writes Ewa Treitz in her medium.com blogpost focusing on CEE region’s ecosystem properties, chances, and the need of greater connection to the global ecosystem.

about 1 year ago

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Team of scientists originating from the Warsaw University of Technology, led by Mateusz Delekta and supervised by prof. Tomasz Ciach, will develop an innovative way of growing and exploring the applications of marine algae. The Green Goods project will be developed in partnership with Black Pearls VC and the industry specific co-investor from the US.

about 1 year ago

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