Startup Polandis one of the largest and most important technology think tanksin Central Europe. Formed in 2014 by a group of young Polish entrepreneurs and startup founders, we represent Polish startups in a dialogue with the government, parliament, the European Commission and self-governing unitary authorities.
We break the barriers between big business and the startup community.
Thanks to our network of ambassadors in all of Poland’s voivodships, we can reach startups all over the country, and obtain a comprehensive image of this sector of the Polish economy.
What we do
THINK TANK • INVESTMENTS • STARTUPS • VENTURE CAPITAL • INNOVATION • BUSINESS • ANALYSES • ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY • PUBLIC ADVOCACY
PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY
We are startups voice in the dialogue with policymakers: public hearings, official statements, policy papers and regulatory recommendations
We conduct quantitative and qualitative research into startups, funds and public policies
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & SCOUTING
We provide an access to the best startups and innovators based on our customer's needs
NATIONWIDE AMBASSADORS' NETWORK
Our eyes, ears and hands in the regions, who monitor local changes in the ecosystem
Startup Poland in numbers
Publications about Polish and European startup ecosystem
We are supported by the greatest companies & institutions
Meet the team
People behind Startup Poland's projects
Julia Krysztofiak - Szopa
President of the Board
As Startup Poland's leader since 2016, Julia has been defining the purpose and vision of every single project undertaken by the team. Since her return from Silicon Valley, her mission has been to help diffuse the best practices of venture capital investment throughout the Polish tech scene.
Head of Business Development
Since 2015, Magdalena has been responsible for Startup Poland’s partnerships with both private and public stakeholders, making sure the organization has the necessary assets to grow. The relationships she has built and nurtured enable the financing of Startup Poland’s projects.
Head of Legal & Public Policy
Marta has been working with Startup Poland since 2015. She provides legal and legislative support to the organization and is also responsible for collaboration with the Polish public sector and EU agencies.
Head of Communications & Strategy
Maciej takes care of Startup Poland’s public relations and marketing activities. In the past he was responsible for communications at one of Poland’s most prestigious law offices, one which is renowned for supporting venture capital funds. He was the organizer of the Venture Capital Congress 2018 at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Head of Project Management
Since joining the team in 2017, Monika has successfully brought the vision of every project to life. Apart from research projects, she has also coordinated the activities of all 27 Startup Poland Ambassadors.
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