Portfolio Companies
For the first time, company from Poland won the international Startup Europe Awards, promoted by the European Commission. Wojciech Syrocki, founder of Robocamp, received the award in Brussels in June. 84 startups from 14 different countries participated in the finals. We are writing about this, as the victors have common past with Black Pearls VC, being one of the first companies our Managing Partner, Marcin P. Kowalik, decided to invest in.

about 1 year ago

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We had a great pleasure of joining the infoShare’s Digital Healthcare Hackathon. Our Venture Partner Piotr Pągowski was a Jury member and CFO Hubert Szczołek was a business development and financing expert. 

about 1 year ago

People
When Black Pearls VC is expanding the team – it usually comes to the big names. We are proud to announce that Piotr Pągowski has joined us recently as a Venture Partner. Piotr will strenghten our potential in the field of innovative IT projects development, bringing elite expertise and experience that he has gained at Intel, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard on international level. His assets will complement Black Pearls VC international expansion strategy.    

almost 2 years ago

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September the 8th 2016 will be long remembered as a very important day for the Polish space sector industry. Two of our initiatives aimed at developing space technology projects had their great finale at Gdańsk Science and Technology Park, where Space3ac and POSITON Demo Day was held.

almost 2 years ago

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Another step in the implementation of Black Pearls VC growth strategy has been taken. We have become a member of Invest Europe (previously EVCA) – the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as and their investors. The organization is guarding the industry’s professional standards, demanding accountability, good governance and transparency from the members.

almost 2 years ago

People
We are here to direct Polish startups down the path of their development, assists them until they achieve a global-scale success. With a view to continuous improvement, we too must expand our team’s strength in international relations. Meet Bogdan from Ukraine, who has just recently won his place in our crew with a praiseworthy talent and determination.

almost 2 years ago

People
As part of the two-year Kauffmann Fellows program, Ewa Treitz investigated the topic of entrepreneurs´ satisfaction with corporate venturing in Western Europe and USA. This is a highly relevant topic as the CVC trend picks up in CEE.

almost 2 years ago

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Eight teams have made it to the final phase of the space industry accelerator Space3ac. They now have one and a half months to brush up their projects and prepare a presentation for investors. The winners will take PLN 50k to spend on scientific research and will have a chance to obtain investments worth even as much as PLN 2 M (approx. 450 thousand EUR).

almost 2 years ago

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With Black Pearls VC as Gold Sponsor, the biggest Tech conference in CEE Region brought together 5,000 tech professionals, developers, entrepreneurs and innovation leaders. For three days, Gdansk was the best place for networking, knowledge & experience sharing in Europe.

about 2 years ago

Portfolio Companies
On May the 16th, Quantum Lab won Best Startup 2016 – a prestigious competition for companies doing innovative new technology projects applicable for marketing, communication and sales purposes. 

about 2 years ago

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