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WINNERS

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Archdesk

archdesk.co.uk Created to address the issue by connecting the construction/production site seamlessly with the office. By creating an interactive project schedule with every department and process, the solution becomes viable for any company ranging from 5 to 1000 employees! The software can help managing on all levels of production or construction. From HR and purchasing to valuations.
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Hotailors

hotailors.com A smart travel technology created for modern travel agencies allowing to sell more hotel rooms faster.
Hotailors is all about bringing the quality of service back to grace with automation and machine learning. Thanks to them the process of reserving a perfect place for a holiday is shortened to...4 minutes!
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RadioNet

radionet.me Created Adsonos an app that replaces broadcasted ads on-air into targeted, pay-per-play set of ads online. Allowing for much better user experience by precise, data-driven targeting without any need of additional software on any sides. As easy as Google Analytics and as CPC as Google Adwords!
All seamless, real-time and without the recipient even noticing.
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Tidio

tidiochat.com A communication service for businesses. Tidio keeps all messages in one simple dashboard to allow for easy communication between the clients and their customers, no matter how they reach each other out.
The idea is to move much more tasks directly to the communicators. Delegate more tasks to custom fitted bots and establish a dominant form of contact between companies and clients.
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UserEngage

userengage.com A tool that empowers marketing, sales, and support teams by helping them send automated, personalized messages in all communication channels. It is to become an alternative to corporate systems thanks to its quick, even single day implementations. The big idea was to combine the services offered by six major SaaS providers in one package and improve them even further.

Program

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURS, WHOSE PROJECTS COMBINE A NEW APPROACH AND DARING IDEAS WITH REAL MARKET POTENTIAL AND GLOBAL POSSIBILITIES.
WE OFFER A CUSTOM MADE ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUAL VENTURES.

PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT

THE PROGRAM PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL MENTOR SUPPORT, KNOW HOW, TRAINING, NETWORKING AND A WIDE SPACE FOR CREATIVE DISCUSSION – EVERYTHING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS NEED FOR DYNAMIC GROWTH. WE PROVIDE NOT ONLY CAPITAL, BUT ALSO KNOWLEDGE, COMPETENCE, AND EXPERIENCE, BOTH OURS AND OF OUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS.

ADDITIONALLY THE FIRST 5 ENTREPRENEURS QUALIFIED FOR THE PROGRAM, WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL SUPPORT – PARTICIPATION IN THE IBM GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM, FROM IBM (OUR PROGRAM PARTNER). IT IS AN INTERNATIONAL  ENTERPRISE, ALLOWING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS TO USE THE LATEST CLOUD SOLUTIONS – IBM BLUEMIX. MOREOVER, THE WINNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE, FROM IBM, ADVISORY SUPPORT AND WILL BENEFIT FROM PARTICIPATION IN DEDICATED WORKSHOPS RAN WITH THE USE OF THE IBM DESIGN THINKING METHOD.

Rules

LEGAL BASIS FOR THE STARTUPS BEGINNING AUTUMN ACCELERATION WILL BE THE FIRST OPERATING OTWARTY BANK UMÓW (OPEN CONTRACT BANK) – A PROJECT PREPARED TOGETHER WITH STARTUP POLAND FOUNDATION. THE MAIN IDEA OF THE PROJECT IS TO CREATE CLEAR AND COHERENT STANDARDS FOR THE INVESTMENT MARKET. THE DOCUMENTS WILL BE LEGALLY BINDING FOR ACCELERATOR PARTICIPANTS, BUT THEY WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL, including OTHER STARTUPs, ACCELERATORs OR INVESTORs IN THE POLISH MARKET.

THE FIRST THREE DOCUMENTS – TERM SHEET, CONVERTIBLE NOTES AND GRANT AGREEMENT ARE ALREADY AVAILABLE ON THE FOUNDATION’S WEBSITE.

THE WINNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE FINANCIAL SUPPORT IN THE FORM OF NON-REFUNDABLE GRANTS WORTH UP TO USD 100 000.

INITIATOR

Sebastian Kulczyk

Kulczyk Investments CEO

The initiator of InCredibles is the leader of a new generation of Polish businessmen. For over 18 years he has been investing in technology companies. He gained his business acumen by working for large global corporations, such as Lazard, an investment bank in London, as well as the digital media department of Sony BMG in New York.

COORDINATOR

Rafał Plutecki

Campus Warsaw CEO

The InCredibles project counselor is the CEO of Campus Warsaw, who has been involved in the startup sector for more than 20 years. He was the founder and CEO of Internet Technologies, one of the first Polish internet service providers.

MENTORS

Rafał Plutecki

RAFAŁ
PLUTECKI

CEO CAMPUS WARSAW
The Campus Warsaw CEO and the InCredibles project counsellor, has been involved in the startup sector for more than 20 years. He has gained his wide experience as a founder and CEO of Tempo Finance and managing partner of VC InnoFund. He is the founder and CEO of Internet Technologies, one of the first Polish internet service providers.
Piotr Pietrzak

PIOTR
PIETRZAK

CTO IBM POLSKA
For many years connected with IBM R&D, he regularly cooperates with VC/PE investment funds, incubators and accelerators. As CTO of IBM he is responsible for the development of the cloud market and cognitive computing in Poland. He promotes innovation and specializes in optimization and digital transformation projects for companies.
Julita Krzysztofiak-Szopa

JULIA KRYSZTOFIAK - SZOPA

CEO STARTUP POLAND
The President of Startup Poland Foundation. She has been working for start up sector for 8 years: in Poland, Silicon Valley and Switzerland, She was the first Program Director at California-based accelerator – Blackbox.vc. She is an entrepreneur and founder of the global lingerie brand Welfitting, producing in Poland.
Lawrence Barclay

LAWRENCE
BARCLAY

HEAD OF VENTURE CAPITAL KULCZYK INVESTMENTS
Venture capital investor at Kulczyk Investments. Lawrence was previously a Principal at DN Capital, leading largely consumer internet investments across Europe and the US. Prior to his career in venture capital he was a strategy consultant at Monitor Group focusing on innovation and go-to-market strategies across life sciences (pharmaceuticals), consumer goods, and clean technologies.
Mariusz Gralewski

MARIUSZ
GRALEWSKI

CEO DOCPLANNER.COM
Founder and CEO of DocPlanner.com - the world leader in medical appointments. Previously, he founded the GoldenLine recruitment service. An angel investor in Typeform, Brainly, Unamo, Shoplo, StarOfService, Eversports, Preply and several others. His areas of expertise include strategic management and product and technology development.
Barbara Sobowska

BARBARA
SOBOWSKA

CEO MOST PARTNERS
Barbara is a transaction lawyer (qualified to practice in the US, England and Poland). She works internationally with tech start-ups, individuals and venture capital funds on various international and local transactions, including VC financings and market expansions. She gained rich experience while working at international law firms in Warsaw and London where she advised private equity funds and major corporate clients on a wide range of cross-border and domestic capital markets and M&A transactions. She is an entrepreneur, investor and the founder of MOST Partners, a one-stop shop for growing tech companies, business angels and VC funds to assist them with a wide variety of legal and business aspects of transactions and global expansions.
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JAS
BAGNIEWSKI

CEO EVE SLEEP LTD
Jas is the founder and CEO of Eve Sleep Ltd, prior to which he was country head of Zalando UK and a member of the Senior Management Team at CityDeal/Groupon UK. Prior to working in e-commerce, Jas worked as a consultant in the Financial Services industry with Accenture. Jas has an MBA from Cambridge University and a Master's degree in International Relations from University College London. Specialties: Business development, e-commerce, product management, online marketing.
Joanna Nagadowska

JOANNA
NAGADOWSKA

Google: Startup, Export, Development and Entrepreneurship
Joanna is developing Start-Up community in CEE region in cooperation with Google Campus Warsaw.
Her main focus is transforming local into global gamechangers.
During her 10 years at Google she has worked closely with companies across sectors helping them to accelerate and scale internationally via analytical, product and industry research support.
Joanna is leading global Google research monitoring rising trends to better respond to the actual universal people's needs. Her areas of expertise include international expansion and customer acquisition.
Aleksandra Laska

Aleksandra
Laska

Head of Corporate Solutions Improbable.io
Aleksandra Laska has been leading the corporate team at a London based technology start up, Improbable, since September 2014. Improbable raised $500m from Softbank in May 2017. Prior to joining the tech company, Aleksandra was an early stage investor at a London based VC fund, mostly looking and B2C pre-revenue start ups. Previously she was the founder and CEO of a fintech company. She spent her first five years after her law degree at Goldman Sachs as a sales-trader on the equities trading floor. Aleksandra is an advisor on several charity boards.
Wojciech Fedorowicz

WOJCIECH
FEDOROWICZ

Managing Partner of TDJ Pitango Ventures
Wojtek is leading the investment activities of TDJ Pitango Ventures which is part of the Pitango Group - a top Israeli VC firm. Since 1993 Pitango has invested in and supported the growth of over 200 companies, many of which have become global leaders and were exited with valuations frequently surpassing $200M.
Wojtek holds an MBA from Stanford University and led the GSB High Technology charter at Stanford in 2009-2010. He has a profound knowledge of growing technology startups gained as a founder, angel investor as well as mentor to young entrepreneurs.
He focuses on the areas of big data/AI, digital health, enterprise software and IoT.
Michal Petz

Michal
Petz

Of Counsel at K&L Gates
Michal Petz is of counsel in the Warsaw and Palo Alto offices of K&L Gates. Prior to joining K&L Gates he practiced in the Warsaw and Silicon Valley offices of another US law firm. Michal represents venture capital and private equity firms in acquisitions, divestitures and debt and equity investments across a wide range of industries as well fund formation processes. Michal also represents emerging companies raising capital, and provides legal advice and strategic planning assistance to management, board members and shareholders.
Jacek Balicki

Jacek
Balicki

Counsel at Baker McKenzie
Jacek Balicki is a counsel and transactional lawyer in the Warsaw office of Baker McKenzie. He has extensive experience in representing clients on private equity and venture capital transactions in the TMT and FMCG sectors. He advises on domestic and cross-border transactions, both private and public. As a startup enthusiast Jacek is involved in various acceleration programs where he supports growing companies in connection with business and legal aspects of transactions. He is also an active angel investor.
Greg Albrecht

Greg
Albrecht

Executive Advisor, Investor, Keynote Speaker
General Partner at Albrecht&Partners and Venture Partner at VC Data Ventures fund. He has been launching new brands and products to the market for 15 years and building companies from scratch for 10 years. For the last 5 years he has been involved in the startup sector as a mentor, advisor and investor. Since 2014 he performs as a keynote speaker during conferences and closed speeches for corporations.
Tomasz Swieboda

Tomasz
Swieboda

CEO of Inovo.vc
Tomasz Swieboda is managing partner at Inovo, one of the most active VC funds in Poland. He is investor and board member in Booksy, Brand24, Sotrender, Restaumatic and other companies. Inovo is a growth fund focused on supporting Polish and CEE companies to become global leaders. Inovo invests mainly in companies with proven traction that have a scalable business model and proven channels to grow their business and helps them to get on a faster growth curve. Before joining Inovo Tomasz gained financial experience at Rothschild and Penta Investments (private equity fund with assets under management of €1.5bn). At Penta Tomasz supervised portfolio companies in Poland, including Empik Media Fashion (valued at €200m+).
Mentor programu InCredibles - Jacek Chodzko

Jacek
Chodzko

Consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates
Jacek Chodzko is an executive search Consultant at Russell Reynold’s Industrial and Financial Services practice with extensive experience working for venture capital and private equity clients in Europe and Asia. Prior to joining the firm in Warsaw, Jacek spent six years in the executive search industry in London and Singapore. He advises on strategic talent decisions during transformations and M&A transactions.
Mentor programu InCredibles - Aleksandra Kujawa

ALEKSANDRA
KUJAWA

Business Unit Manager 
Antal IT Services
Aleksandra is working as a counselor with start up sector since 2007. For the last 9 years successfuly developing Antal - an executive recruitment company, where is responsible for cooperation with most promising technology companies in the EMEA market.
Mentor programu InCredibles - Dorota Kołecka

DOROTA
KOŁECKA

Managing Partner
Dorota is one of the most experienced headhunters in Poland. Before she started her first company - dk Executive Search - she was working for Ward Howell in Vienna and later became the GM of Korn/Ferry International in Poland.
Dorota is working for multinationals and local companies from all sectors. She helps the largest private equity companies to attract the best managers for their portfolio companies. She has a keen eye for competences and skills, and she focuses on the capability to create shareholder value. A lawyer by education, she applies a highly structured and rigorous approach to identifying talent. She is also Managing Partner at dk Human Resources, a boutique consultancy specialising in developing competences and building competence models.

Mentor programu InCredibles - Harry Stebbings

Harry
Stebbings

Founder of The Twenty Minute VC
Harry Stebbings is the Founder of The Twenty Minute VC, the world's largest media asset in Venture Capital with over 4m downloads per month, partnerships with Mattermark and ProductHunt and guests from over 200 leading VC’s including Sequoia, Founders Fund, Y Combinator, Benchmark, Accel and Index. Harry currently invests with Jason Lemkin out of SaaStr, San Francisco's pre-eminent SaaS fund. Previously, Harry has worked with Atomico (the UK’s largest venture capital fund) as an EiR where he worked to establish Atomico's west coast presence and provide follow-on funding options to the current European portfolio. Harry has also been featured in the likes of WIRED, TechCrunch and Business Insider.

News

Networking

ALL PROGRAM RELATED EVENTS WILL BE HELD IN CAMPUS WARSAW – A PLACE CREATED BY GOOGLE TO ANIMATE THE NEW-TECH YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS. ALL PARTICIPANTS OF THE PROGRAM WILL GAIN AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXCHANGE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE AND BUILD BUSINESS CONTACTS DURING NUMEROUS NETWORKING EVENTS.

HERE IS WHERE THE FINAL EVENT WILL ALSO BE HELD, ON 22ND OF SEPTEMBER WE SUCCESSFULLY SELECTED THE WINNING ENTREPRENEURS. THE SELECTED STARTUPS TOOK PART IN INSPIRING WORKSHOPS RAN BY A SPECIAL GUEST – KEES DE JONG. KEES IS A FOUNDER OF BBI GROUP HOLDING COMPANY. HE IS ALSO A PRESIDENT OF EUROPE’S 500 – ENTREPRENEURS OF GROWTH NL, AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES IN YEO (YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ORGANISATION).

Applications

OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS, TO A PILOT EDITION OF INCREDIBLES, HAS ALREADY FINISHED! THANK YOU FOR ALL THE APPLICATIONS. WE ARE NOW WAITING FOR THE FINAL EVENT – ON 22ND OF SEPTEMBER – THE JURY WILL SELECT 5 COMPANIES OF 426 WHO ENTERED THE PROGRAM. THE WINNERS WILL TAKE PART IN CUSTOM MADE ACCELERATION PROGRAM. WE INVITE FOR OUR LIVE COVERAGE. DETAILS SOON ON OUR FANPAGE.

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